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Tara

Tara
Bio: In late August 2010 I started having Strange Episodes that would stop me in my tracks. I would have a "DejaVu" type experience where in my mind I would recall recent events and when this happened I would also smell…more
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Cancer Symptoms: I had Seizure symptoms which led to further testing and discovery of my Brain Tumour.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery: Craniotomy at Right Temporal Love for full tumour removal Date: October 21, 2010 Hospital Stay: 4 days Side Effects: Initially the pressure in my head was really bad but that was due to swelling of the brain from surgery and I was…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: N/A

Paul Daigrepont

Paul Daigrepont
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Glioblastoma
Cancer Symptoms: loss of word finding, flat affect, fatigue
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: craniotomy on 1/30/09 with ability to speak better immediately but still needs lots of speech therapy.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Temodar throughout radiation and now higher dosages (5 days on 23 days off). Fever, low platelets, fatigue
Death Date: December, 2012
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Sammie

Sammie
Bio: I am 17 years young. I like to play the piano. Unfortunately I only have a keyboard. I am a senior at Perry high school. Survivor of Medulloblastoma.
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Medulloblastoma
Cancer Symptoms: Woke up with a headache one day.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2 brain surgeries. mediport. spinal catheter. feeding tube. lung cath.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: i was supposed to get 8 chemo's. but i only received 7 because my blood count wasn't up in time. i had "Vincristine" (iv)every week. Cyclophosphamide(iv)every 6-8 weeks. Cisplatin (iv), every other chemo, and Lomustine (pill) every chemo.

Gina

Gina
Bio: 12 year survivor of Non-hodgkins lymphoma. Went through CHOP. Recently diagnosed with brain tumor. Undergoing further testing. Was told that operating wasn't a reasonable option at this time due to the risks. Waiting to see what it is, how fast…more
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Trigeminal Schwannoma vs Menigioma most likely

Renee

Renee
Bio: I am a 49 year old woman who has been married to my husband for 19 years on 12/28/2010. On 11/8/2010 our battle with brain cancer began. A grade 3 high grade anaplastic astrocytoma, inoperable in the left insula.
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Grade 3 high grade anaplastic astrocytoma
Cancer Symptoms: It began with high blood pressure 210/120 and facial numbing (which we found out were seizures)
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Craniotomy and resection on 12/1/2010
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Began 150mg Temodar on 1/3/2011 2nd Dose of Chemo to begin 3/17/2011
Death Date: January 7, 2012
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Suzy G.

Suzy G.
Bio: Were do I start ? This has been a crazy, crazy ride...When I was first told that I had a brain tumor, I was in total shock ! I could not believe that I had a BT, that only…more
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Oligodendroglioma
Cancer Symptoms: Had 1 Seizure. MRI found BT, after surgery put on 1000mg of Keppra daily for cheap insurance.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: May 6, 2005 Total Gross Resection
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started Temodar on 11-23-09 380mg to much dosage, went to Hospital for low platelets 12-18-09 My platelets were at 6K !!!

Reginald Dontae Johnson Sr

Reginald Dontae Johnson Sr
Bio: Hi my name is Reginald Dontae Johnson Sr and right now i am a cancer survivor and cancer fighter.I was diagnosed with brain cancer january 15, 2010. I have a son and he is pretty much the reason why i…more
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Pathology Ependymoma
Cancer Symptoms: Lost 40lbs, constant vomiting,major headaches, seizures.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: I was woke and had to talk and stay woke during the whole surgery. January 17,2010, 5 hours. weakness,less appetite,and fatigue.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Taking a Temodar pill for 2 months.more fatigue, and sickness.

Cortney

Cortney
Bio: I'm 26 years old and have been rediagnosed with the Hodge. This will be my 2nd stint with cancer this year. I created this blog to keep my family and friends up to date with whats going on during my…more
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Nodular sclerosis
Cancer Symptoms: Night sweats/ fevers, itching skin, lumps in neck and under arm
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: lymph node biopsy 3/22/10 medi-port put in 4/2/10 bone marrow biopsy 4/9/10
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: ABVD
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September 16, 2010

Ft.Lauderdale, Florida

May 16, 1984

Cancer Fighter

Cancer Info

Brain Cancer

PNET

June 28, 2010

Thought of losing my hair

occassional headaches, ringing in left ear

07/26/2010- remvoved whole tumor, no side effects

started 9/13/2010-weekdays, mostly tiredness

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