darthpaul's Journey with Stomach Cancer

Survivor: Stomach Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 8 years ago, Male, Age: 50

  1. 1
    over 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    9-09-09 the day i was told .....this is branded in my mind for ever ! it felt like the doctor handed me a shovel and told me to start digging .........i was told i have stage 4 stomach / esophageal that is spread to other areas and the survival rate was very low .....i had 1 year without treatment maybe 5 years with treatment ....hmmmmmmmmm i think ill choose door number 3 .....that i will beat this ! and ill show you doctor whos in control and that is god not you sorry doc , I AM A FIGHTER ....I AM A SURVIVOR .....AND I WILL WIN ! thats what was running thru my head the rest of what he was saying sounded like charlie browns teacher .....first thing i said to my family was no matter what i need my wife taken care of while i fight this ...........

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  2. 2
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    ive been thru XXX with 4 different types of chemo , ive also been a canidate for the drug call herceptin which is a anti-body /cell blocker , ive been doing that from day one and its working for me with a minor side effect numbness to my hands and feet

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    what was the question ?????? lmao sorry but i fight cancer with humor ! and laughter for me is the best medicine , i have a facebook page call chemo 4 champions if you interested heres the add.https://www.facebook.com/chemo4champions

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  4. 4
    over 5 years ago
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    Hand foot syndrome

    Side Effects

    im use to it now but the numbness in my finger tips and the bottom of my feet , if this is what i have to deal with daily so be it i am alive !

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  5. 5
    over 5 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    9-09-09 i was diag. with stage 4 stomach cancer .........everyday is a celebration !!!

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