• Has anyone else had multiple cancers?

    Asked by BrookeDK on Friday, June 21, 2013

    Has anyone else had multiple cancers?

    At 6 weeks I had neuroblastoma tumor and had chemo and radiation. At 22 years I had total thyroidectomy due to cancer. At age 30 I had right kidney removal and 10% left kidney removal. Has anyone else had experiences like this? I had genetic testing and both were negative.
    Thanks

    6 Answers from the Community

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    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      I had Hodgkins Disease 25 years ago, it returned 6 months later to fight it again, then 4.5 years ago I had a malignant tonsil, Squamous Cell Carcinoma. There are lots of people on the site that have had many different types. I know of one on the site that has had cancer 11 times, several different types.

      over 6 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar
      SueRae1

      Hugs. I had a nepherctomy in 1995 when I was 43 and told I was cured, 4 years ago discovered 5 kidney cancer lesions on my kidney. in 2010, while still being treated, 1 cm TNBC tumor was found in my left breast. I had a lumpectomy and radiation treatment, but did not get prophylactic chemo because I was still being treated for advanced kidney cancer. Last April a new lesion was found on my kidney, the pathology report came back TNBC - so I am now being treated for both cancers. I was tested for both BRCA mutations as well as having a BreastNEXT Gene panel test - it looks for mutations in 14 different genes know to effect breast, kidney, kidney and other related cancers, they all cam back negative.

      over 6 years ago
    • BoiseB's Avatar
      BoiseB

      I have had two types of Cancer. Esophageal and Uterine. I thought I had survived Esophageal cancer. I was diagnosed with Uterine cancer and when they did a hystorectomy they found two tumors one esophageal and one uterine.

      over 6 years ago

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