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    Oh No (Cancer is back/Recurred ): In November 2011 after 3-1/2 years of being in remission, my cancer returned. This time in my upper esophagus or throat. I am curreently undergoing more chemo treatments.

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    Celebration (Remission): After the surgery I was tested with petscans and found out that I was cancer free. I was tested every six months and was tested clean for at least three years.

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    Procedure or Surgery (Surgery): On April 7th 2008 I had surgery to remove the cancer. I had my esophagus and most of my stomach removed. The surgery was successful.

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    Radiation (External radiation )

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): I started my chemo sessions on December 31st 2007. I had six weeks of treatment once a week.

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    Oh No (Diagnosed): After having trouble swallowing food I was diagnosed with esophagus cancer. I had a tumor in the lining of my esophagus where it entered the stomach.