Faces of Angiosarcoma

Lauren Ryan

Lauren Ryan

PASC, Dx 4/30/2009 Rest in Peace ~ June 19, 2014 In March of 2009 I was diagnosed with primary angiosarcoma of the right breast. On March 7, 2009 my husband noticed bruising under my breast and asked me what happened. I had no clue what he was talking about. I then went to look in the…

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Bethany

Bethany

Dx 6/2008, PASC R.I.P. 1/27/82 – 2/3/2011 My story began in November 2006 when I was showering and all of a sudden felt a grape-sized lump in my breast! I was 24 years old and figured I was too young for cancer but was terrified when I felt the lump. I went to my primary care…

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Jordan & Danielle

Jordan & Danielle

Cardiac AS Dx June 2010 R.I.P. 12/30/83 – 4/23/11 During the springtime of 2010 I was having a lot of chest pains. I went to a primary care doctor and he said it was just heartburn or a chest virus not to worry. Weeks went by and the pain still continued. The first week of…

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Lorrie McGrady & Husband

Lorrie McGrady

Dx AS Well, my journey started the first week of April 2010. I noticed a small scrape and bruising underneath my belly button as I was getting into the shower to get ready for work. I just thought I had ‘bumped’ into something chasing people at work or our four kids around the house. Two days…

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Anette Lundquist

Anette Lundquist

54 years old Swedish ” girl ” who was diagnosed with AS Mars 2014, first the Dr thought it was a pulmonary emboli but not…it was AS in my pulmoary artery. Both sides. My Swedish team said it was inoperable and I started chemo. I did not exept that and started to look for a…

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Colin Madge

Dx 5/23/2014 R.I.P. 05/26/2014 A blood test on May 2nd showed up an abnormality in his liver, he was admitted to hospital on May 13th. After various tests which included a CT Scan, Endoscopy’s, MRI, results came back to show gallstones, a hernia and Cirrhosis of the liver (the non-alcohol related one). We were also…

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Bettyann Martin

She was an amazing Mother, grand-mother and great grandmother. I lost my mom in March 2014 from Secondary AngioSarcoma. She had massive does of radiation when she was diagnosed with BC. Her tumour was less than 2cm. She had a lumpectomy. I often think had she had a full mastectomy and chemo only, perhaps she…

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Lilith Votzi

Lilith Votzi

DX 01/07/2006 RIP 12/05/2011 Austria For all of us AS was unknown. My daughter had over 30 surgeries, also with skin transplantations as well as radiation. AS started at her breast. Between the recurrences she stayed also one year in her beloved Japan.  She was fluent in Japanese. She fought without a lot of complaining…

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Deb J.

Deb J.

40 yrs old,  Dx 5/2007, Charleston, SC My story. My name is Debbie Johnson. I live in Charleston, SC. Im a 40 year old stay at home mother of two beautiful children. Abigayle, 6 1/2, and Walter, 4 1/2. My husband, Chad, is the best. Always positive and uplifting. I lived in my home town…

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Gilly Carpenter

Gilly Carpenter

52 yrs., Weston Super Mare North Somerset, England Dx 9/5/05 PASC Finally diagnosed with Angiosarcoma, primary of left breast on 5 September 2005. This was after months of being told it was definitely not cancer as breast cancer is not painful; told to take starflower oil for a month as it was menapausal, and ‘my…

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Gloria M.

Gloria M.

Sorry to join this group but glad you are here! I just finished 21 rounds of chemo for angiosarcoma of the breast in March 2010 and am now official NED, THANK GOD and MD Anderson! Though the MD Anderson thanks is a bit subdued due to the fact that I was under the care of…

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Sharon M.

PASC, Dx 5/2008, London I’m married with 2 daughters, 5 grandchildren and a cat. Born in 1953, with relatively good health and no incidence of cancer in any of my family that I can trace. I work for an insurance company in London but since diagnosis I have been thinking of retiring, and with this…

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From Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, dx 2/18/10 My journey with ASC started late December 2009. One evening I took a shower, and felt something hard in my breast. The diagnosis took almost two months. I went to see my gynacologist, who first thought that it was a beningn tumor because it hurt. He referred me to have a…

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Precious

Precious

PASC, Dx 1/19/09, New York I am currently a survivor of Angiosarcoma of the blood vessels found in the breast. What is Angiosarcoma. Angiosarcoma is a rare and clinically highly variable cancer of blood vessels (a form of sarcoma). Angiosarcoma – cancerous tumors originating from blood vessels. In my case it was found in the…

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Wendy L., Boston

Wendy L., Boston

Dx 3/00 Breast Cancer, Dx 4/00 Melanoma, Dx 2/03 ASC & another Melanoma http://wendylerman.blogspot.com/ March, 2000- Happy 32 birthday to me. My cat died, had a lump in my breast and received the news I had agressive Breast Cancer. Treatments and surgeries, then remission. Started feeling lumps in my other breast and Mammos, Ultrasounds, MRI all…

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