Posts tagged Texas
Marcus

“Mr. Marcus, you have kidney, lung, and brain cancer. Stage 4. We are going to monitor you for the next 24 hours but there is not much we can do for you here. You need to go home and start making arrangements. At most, you have two years to live.”

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MetathriverGary RickeTexas
Nancy

Savanah was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, also known as stage lV, at the early age of 24 years old. Since her diagnosis, Savanah has done a genetic test that test many genetic mutations and all have come back negative, which have left her team of doctors very concerned.

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Lisa

I was a 54-year-old lady when I went for my first mammogram, and it came back positive for estrogen-fed breast cancer. Scans showed it had already gone to my spine, my chest cavity, then it started a mass in my arm.

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MetathriverGary RickeTexas
Debrah

I’m a 12 year survivor, but I’m scheduled to go to UT Southwestern this month because of burning pain in my other breast and a 9mm nodule in my right lung and a lump next to my spine!

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Lisa

[I am] 55 years old diagnosed [and was diagnosed] with metastatic breast cancer in January 2018. I did 14 days of radiation and am going on my 14th chemo treatment.

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MetathriverGary RickeTexas
Buffy

Metastatic cancer has been the worst thing that has ever happened in my life, but at the same time, I can tell you, as weird as this sounds, I'm thankful for it. I live life much more intentionally now. I notice sunrises and sunsets. I ask people how THEY are. I look people in the eye. I always say thank you and mean it. I'm more passionate about women's health and funding for that. 

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Janet

To all the ones who have died with this horrible disease: I pray you haven't died in vain, that money and research will find a cure. I pray your daughters and sons and grandchildren will not have to face this in their lifetime and that a cure will be found.

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