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I'm starting treatment Monday for 3rd cancer in 10 years, with the doctors telling me it is unrelated to the other two. I was diagnosed with breast cancer Stage I Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma and tubular Type carcinoma, both diferent cancers 20 years , had a mastectomy and chemo. Went to nursing school for the past year, just something I had to finish when I was diagnosed with cancer number three. Cathy, No problem asking any questions it helps- Well about 2 years ago a lymoh node under my chin seemed to pop in and out but it seemed to be everytime I had a sinus infection so ignored it and chalked it up to sinsus issues, then last October it stayed out and seemed a little larger - so while at the dentist he said due to my background and prior radiation I should see a oral surgeon in his office ..who sent me to his ENT, so no real symptoms except for the enlarged lymph node - guess for us - enlarged lymph nodes are not good mist of the time, Comparing notes is very helpful for me! Visit me at. My second cancer was tongue cancer in 2011, for which I received 35 radiation and 4 chemo. Hi, I've had 3 different types of cancer in 3 years: 2008: Stage Ia endocervical adenocarcinoma; 25 external and 5 weeks of internal radiation. In such a case, the cancer is called a poorly differentiated cancer of unknown primary. Are there long-term effects of treatment that could cause this? Well guess it depends on definition of cancer. For all you have gone thru you sound like me keeping a good attitude. The following table gives the estimated numbers of new cases and deaths for each common cancer type: If you would like to reproduce some or all of this content, see Reuse of NCI Information for guidance about copyright and permissions. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer): As described by its name, this cancer starts where the bile duct connects to the liver. I've been told I'm at a higher risk for other cancers. Anyway, sorry again for not answering your question sooner and I hope you are doing well. It is a constant battle to maintain some sort of normalcy - but I am alive. I can not believe it has been nearly two years since i came back to this. Often people mistake these as naturally being related to the first cancer, or a spread of the first cancer … Hi, everyone. Now some 12 year after the first treatment I have a lot of problems with side effects of radiation. With those I chose separate routes as far as surgery. Also didnt know there were others- Did you receive Total Body Radiation?? My current oncologist is going to test my prior tumors for a genetic component. The doctor removed the cancer and then removed two sectors of lymph nodes in my neck as a safeguard against a mouth cancer recurrance. There is still no sign of cancer, but the radiation has left a severe path of destruction. Melanomas are derived from the melanocytes, or pigment cells, in the deepest level of the epidermis. Just over 192,200 cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed annually. The doctor's say NONE are related to the other. When your cancer is described by the TNM system, there will be numbers after each letter that give more details about the cancer… She's been in remission for nearly 10 years. Noelle Johnson, 42, was diagnosed with her first cancer — a soft tissue sarcoma under her right arm — in 1999 when she was 21. It's possible to have more than one … I wish I knew what I could do to keep from getting another, but I'm constantly greatful that I live in this time, when cancer is so treatable. old and have two bouts with NHL and three with lung can ( two surgeries and last radiation). Had a pet scan and mri last month...thankfully everything looked good. IDC, BC 2008 - DMX, Cathy is my wife's name except hers is spelled with a K. My case is also simular. If you know someone who has several kinds of cancer as well as benign lesions look into it. The broad category of stage 3 lung cancer is divided into two groups, stage 3A … Life is still good even after many treatments Primary EC most often presents either as esophageal squamous cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma (1, 2).Accounting for over 90% of the disease worldwide, esophageal squamous cell carcinoma is the major cell type of primary EC and is highly correlated with environmental factors (3… It is … would love to hear more from you, I sure god spares me from breast and lung cancer (another side effect that can happen). I am into the 3rd year of my x3 cancer survivor. This means that the cancer has spread from the primary tumor to other parts of the body. Breast cancer stage 2b 2008 and now lung cancer stage 2 2011. That was in 2006 and I am still here, I am a Christian and I believe and have a lot of Faith in the God I serve. long time friend had cancer and ok for many many years and got it back 2 more times...recently just died from it...she was about 80ish...so this was over about 25 yrs or so.. Good news! When lung cancer reaches stage 3, it has spread from the lungs to other nearby tissue or distant lymph nodes. In 1996 (2 years after my daughter was born) I had AML which i had intensive chemo for, at that time I wasn't given a high long term survival rate and now in 2011 I had Ovarian cancer...had the Operation and 6 months of chemo. I want to be prepared so I can be there as whatever support she needs. I cherish the life God has given me, but do on occasion get into that "why me" mentality. Welcome here to CSN, I do hope you plan to stay, God bless and keep you while in his workshop So no reconstruction with that one, just removal of my right breast and nodes. Is it possible that this could be something other than cancer? The current will be 30 radiation and 6 chemo. Admittedly I have a rare but under diagnosed genetic cancer syndrome..Cowdens Disease. i believe that there must either be an environmental reason, or something systemic in our bodies that they just don't know enough about. The monograph describes the patterns of subsequent cancer risk for over 50 adult first primary cancers and 19 types of childhood cancers, by gender, age at initial diagnosis, time since diagnosis, initial treatment by radiation, and histologic type. Had 2 biopsies in my arm and chest wall for breast about 11 years ago, both negative. But, all were found early and I am doing fine at this point. But at the same time, diagnosed 4 days apart in April 2010. Thanks for being here. Tubular adenomas...forerunner of colon cancer this summer. Cancers … Thanks for the kind words. Within the next 3 weeks I had a breast biopsy done and found out it was invasive intraductal carcinoma. In general, a lower grade indicates a slower-growing cancer … They also did internal radiation and complete hysterectomy in which I had to go in a few weeks later to repeat the surgery becaused they missed a lymph node. Thank you for your support. I thought I had it pretty bad until I went back to St Jude as an alumni and read something by a child who was fighting 4 different kinds at the same time. Couldnt remove the tumor and this time had chemo - 2x 96 hour drip, and radiation - 30 sessions over 6 week period. I lost the ability to swallow and talks, being an Elder in my church I lot to preach but can no longer do that. I am worn out from fighting cancer, physically, emotionally, and financially. As noted above, primary cancer refers to the initial cancer a person experiences, whether that is lung cancer, breast cancer, or another type of cancer. Cervical they did chemo with Cisplatin this time, which has destroyed my muscles. Lumpectomy on left breast May 30th, total hysterectomy (TVH/BSO) 6 days later on June 5th. Stage 1 breast cancer 3 times and also Stage 2 ovarian cancer. Central nervous system cancers: Cancers that begin in the tissues of the brain and spinal cord -- "brain and spinal cord tumors," gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary adenomas, vestibular schwannomas, primary CNS lymphomas, … There are three primary types of skin cancer: basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma. Had some taken off today on my face...ouch! I wish you the best too during the "interesting" journey we have. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Hopefully we can figure out a way to talk about it. That is remarkable that you has survived 4 times, I had NPC 3 times and I know I could not survive it again, it really takes its toll on your body. In July of '17 we saw growth so I decided to have it resescted. I had the same cancer three times to the same area always in the sinus, doctor said they did all they could do and gave me 6 months to a year at best. Good luck and prayers to all of you with similar histories. I've also had pre-cancerous lesions frozen off my lip and eleven polyps removed from my colon. cannal and drum as well as alot of bone loss. Uterine cancer in 2007 receiving chemo and Brachytherapy radiation which I believe was botched and led to my current vaginal cancer. The easiest way to fight cancer is to stop it before it starts. For 2020, the estimated number of new cases of colon cancer and rectal cancer … The first breast cancer, I had chemo, and a total radical mastectomy in which they took a lat from my back and used that with a prosthetic and of course lymph node disection. Just dealing with skin cancer right now. Hondo. My oncologist tells me I have a low inmune system. stage IV – the cancer has spread from where it started to at least one other body organ; also known as "secondary" or "metastatic" cancer; Cancer grades. The incidence of second primary cancers has been rising steadily, largely due to improving survival rates from cancer. I really hope that one day i can start a fund for deserving people who don't have access to health care that REALLY need it. I have no insurance and really wish they would start a fund for people like myself who need it but have worked so can't get medicaid. The newly pathological sites, then, are metastases (mets). November 17th 2016 I had a malignant GIST removed from my stomach. I believe this radiation (it was considerably stronger back in 1980) caused breast cancer on both sides about 10 years apart. Currently, I'm awaiting surgery to remove an ovarian cyst and I have an elevated CA-125 level, removing the uterus too because of a poyp, ovarian cancer and /or uterine cancer?? We can prevent cancer by— Promoting and providing vaccines that prevent cancer… It is generally distinguished from cancer invasion, which is the direct extension and penetration by cancer … But I am thankful I am alive!!! I found this post when looking up how common triple diagnoses are. Primary peritoneal cancer is staged with the same system used for ovarian cancer since the cancers are similar. They also found I had thyroid cancer. I know my original doc would see me but he lives 800 miles away so it's a bit of a commute. Epithelial cells are found in the skin or tissues that line or cover the internal organs. Sorry Wendy, didn't mean to not respond. The most common type of cancer on the list is breast cancer, with 279,100 new cases expected in the United States in 2020. Most cancers are cancers of the epithelial cells. My family and friends are a terrific support system and I am trying my best to stay optimistic. I am doing proton therapy to cut down tha rate of recurance for the thymoma but all looks good thus far! Several members of my family have had two different primary cancers; my sister has had three primaries, all early stage and treated only with surgery (renal cell carcinoma dx 1995, papillary thyroid cancer, dx 2004 and non-small cell lung cancer, dx 2004. Had heart issues due to adriamycin in 1988 - fine now, then 2008 due to radiaition I got thyroid cancer - had thyroid surgery and RAI treatment and then on meds - pretty lucky and hate to say an wimpy cancer, then this year got Salivary gland cancer again from TBradaition - no lymph nodes affected but due to my lucky background currently half way done with head/neck radiaiton treatment, and oh my lets not go into the skin cancers (mostly basil cells) i have at least 40 on my legs and arms since 2000 - again this is a side efffect from radiation.... have skin checks every 4 months and am thanful when it is just a few basil cells - mostly treat them myself with Aldara cream but yes some she has biopsy only had one on my face and had Moh's surgery years ago -, each af my many scars have a story ???? Between 10%-15% of liver cancers … Multiple Primary Cancer Thirty Patients with Three or More Primary Cancers Joseph B. Cleary, MD, New York, New York Kirk K. Kazarian, MD, New York, New York Walter L. Mersheimer, MD, New York, New York Many types of cancer… so sorry to the others that are also facing this terrible problem of having multiple cancers. Harsh as it may be, current treatments allow us to live when earlier generations would not have survived. Copyright 2000-2019 © Cancer Survivors Network, I had the same cancer three times to the same area always in the sinus, doctor said they did all they could do and gave me 6 months to a year at best. Occurrence and sequence of cancer … I have had chemo, radiation, and surgeries. Just trying to stay on top of all the possible long term effects from our treatments. Thank-You, Paula. Wilms tumor. Visit me at www.restoringgodstruth.com and read my sermon called Prison. Primary liver cancer will commonly spread to the lungs, the portal vein (kidney), and portal lymph nodes. Halfway thru radiation got radiation burn so bad treatment was postponed for 2 weeks and then resumed. 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