Faces of Angiosarcoma

Lauren Ryan

Lauren Ryan

PASC, Dx 4/30/2009 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 mirror and when I lifted up my…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unnamed

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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