Do you mind me asking, what were your symptoms for the salivary gland cancer? It was large 7.5 cm, I lost part of my stomach. When your cancer is described by the TNM system, there will be numbers after each letter that give more details about the cancer… I am currently fine and not doing any treatment. Technology is making great strides to find a cure, hopefully in time for us. I am just at the 5 years mark from my last treatment and hope that it is gone for good. Not sure if it is from GERD, surgically induced menopause and/or stress. The most common type of cancer on the list is breast cancer, with 279,100 new cases expected in the United States in 2020. 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 ???? I have read that 10% of cancer survivors have a second primary, and 0.01% of allsurvivors have three primaries. I know my original doc would see me but he lives 800 miles away so it's a bit of a commute. GOD IS WITH US! Since I've had 26 years of knowing people with cancer I have experience but it is limited. The last few weeks I'm feeling a twinge under my tongue. Am very happy you have survived cancer for the 4th time. Occurrence and sequence of 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. DCIS of the breast @30. Hi, everyone. Hondo. Haven't been to a doctor in almost two years now, have tons of skin cancer and my abdomen is not feeling "right". But,  all were found early and I am doing fine at this point. 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. 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. Use of this online service is subject to the disclaimer and the terms and conditions. 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… In a registry of 24,105 cancers, 15 patients were found to have three primary cancers in different organs. Breast cancer and endometrial cancer, both early stage, low grade. In July of '17 we saw growth so I decided to have it resescted. seems like God only gives us so much to handle .... he can go to someone else now, Best wishes to you on your latest challenge. I have burning mouth syndrome, that's whyI asked. Cancer does not run in my family. But at the same time, diagnosed 4 days apart in April 2010. The doctor removed the cancer and then removed two sectors of lymph nodes in my neck as a safeguard against a mouth cancer recurrance. It is a constant battle to maintain some sort of normalcy - but I am alive. 2010: breast cancer - invasive ductal carcinoma Stage I, and carcinoma-in-situ; mastectomy, 3/0 lymph nodes. When lung cancer reaches stage 3, it has spread from the lungs to other nearby tissue or distant lymph nodes. Life is still good even after many treatments The next most common cancers are lung cancer and prostate cancer. She's been in remission for nearly 10 years. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. Had 2 biopsies in my arm and chest wall for breast about 11 years ago, both negative. That number has increased such that 19% of cancers diagnosed between 2005 and 2009 was a second primary cancer… It is generally distinguished from cancer invasion, which is the direct extension and penetration by cancer … Hang in there all, and stay positive. Is it possible that this could be something other than cancer? I always want to buy those shirts or jewelry to help cancer research but can never afford ALL the colors but hey...if that's my biggest issue I am ok with it. I count them as one,even they were in diferent parts of the breast. In 2013, her physicians found six different cancers in her breasts. For 2020, the estimated number of new cases of colon cancer and rectal cancer are 104,610 and 43,340, respectively, adding to a total of 147,950 new cases of colorectal cancer. You may have heard stories of people who have battled one type of cancer only to develop another, different one (for example, breast cancer and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma). Now a couple of months later, I have a swollen lymph node near the groin.....just had an ultrasound and I am scared to death, mostly because of my loved ones. I am worn out from fighting cancer, physically, emotionally, and financially. Blessed be 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! Prostate cancer. It was the big medical mystery of my life....cancer and benign tumors with little way other than surgery to tell the difference (the 1990s). I have had cancer 4 times over a 20 year time span. A large number of my friends faced relapses of their initial cancers. I met with a Thorasic Surgeon at Hopkins who agreed that this may not be a met but rather a secondary cancer of the thymus. without requiring chemo or radiation. Breast cancer stage 2b 2008 and now lung cancer stage 2 2011. But primary peritoneal cancer is always classed as stage 3 or stage 4. 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. Just trying to stay on top of all the possible long term effects from our treatments. This list of common cancer types includes cancers that are diagnosed with the greatest frequency in the United States, excluding nonmelanoma skin cancers: Cancer incidence and mortality statistics reported by the American Cancer Society1 and other resources were used to create the list. In January I had polyps removed from my ovaries,my CA 125 was low; the week after I had Mohs surgery for Basal Cell Carcinoma on my face. The tumor was 5 1/2 cm. 5 years of anastrozole/Arimidex; 2011: Stage I basal cell carcinoma.. excision w/clean margins and no further tretment. Wow sure seems like a lot of us here who have fought this fight more than once and are still here to tell about it. Staying positive here! The M refers to whether the cancer has metastasized. The content on this site is for informational purposes only. Hondo. Primary peritoneal cancer is staged with the same system used for ovarian cancer since the cancers are similar. Among women who have been diagnosed with more than one cancer, the 10 most common primary sites are breast, colon and rectum, uterine corpus, melanoma, lung and bronchus, thyroid, ovary, urinary bladder, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and uterine cervix … I was more freaked out by my last surgery, maybe because my large scar is on my face. She was just told that they've found masses on her liver, lungs and uterus and has to have a biopsy done. stenosis of the rectum, stenosis of the vagina, and a miriad of other symtoms. All we can do is hang in there. To qualify as a common cancer for the list, the estimated annual incidence for 2020 had to be 40,000 cases or more. I was diagnosed with Kidney Cancer in Feb of '16. I'd never heard of this and find it interesting to see all of you here with similar situation. She is now cancer free and has never had a relapse of any of her cancers. Primary prevention helps people choose healthy behaviors to lower their risk of getting cancer. I just signed up, January of 2014 I had my cancerous thyroid removed. Primary liver cancer will commonly spread to the lungs, the portal vein (kidney), and portal lymph nodes. That was in 1988. In general, a lower grade indicates a slower-growing cancer … Visit me at www.restoringgodstruth.com and read my sermon called Prison. They also found I had thyroid cancer. Metastasis is a pathogenic agent's spread from an initial or primary site to a different or secondary site within the host's body; the term is typically used when referring to metastasis by a cancerous tumor. It's too much for one person and I want to say that I am so sorry you are all going through this. 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. I guess not! Many cancers are preventable. HD 1994 - ABVD Primary lymphoid proliferations of the lung are most often of B-cell lineage, and include three … In the case of permitted digital reproduction, please credit the National Cancer Institute as the source and link to the original NCI product using the original product's title; e.g., “Common Cancer Types was originally published by the National Cancer Institute.”, Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM), Coping with Your Feelings During Advanced Cancer, Emotional Support for Young People with Cancer, Young People Facing End-of-Life Care Decisions, Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Treatment, Tech Transfer & Small Business Partnerships, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Milestones in Cancer Research and Discovery, Step 1: Application Development & Submission, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kidney (Renal Cell and Renal Pelvis) Cancer. These cancers are derived from the epidermal layers with the same names. I find it worrisome to have 2 different cancers with the second one being rare. So I started a ministry on the web to post my sermons on, what Satan did as a curse to me God turned into a blessing. November 17th 2016 I had a malignant GIST removed from my stomach. Hello, cannal and drum as well as alot of bone loss. 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. Often people mistake these as naturally being related to the first cancer, or a spread of the first cancer … I feel like I have had my legs knocked out from under me. Visit me at. I am on my 4th different cancer to go along with my 5 brain tumors I am on my 4th ear I've been told I'm at a higher risk for other cancers. Esophageal cancer (EC) is a deadly disease. We're hoping and praying that it isn't cancer again. 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! Because colon and rectal cancers are often referred to as "colorectal cancers," these two cancer types are combined for the list. I've also had pre-cancerous lesions frozen off my lip and eleven polyps removed from my colon. Now reading all the post, I think I will step it up on the praying. Dx dysgerminoma @9 and again @15. Holmes FF, Cole PA Jr. There is still no sign of cancer, but the radiation has left a severe path of destruction. The easiest way to fight cancer is to stop it before it starts. Histopathological examination confirmed the presence of three primary cancers in the left lung: keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma, neuroendocrine carcinoma, and acinar adenocarcinoma, localized within the same lung lo… Within two days of each other I was told I had uterine cancer (grade 1), and breast cancer. 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?? Do not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Recognition of multiple primary cancers goes as far back as 1921, when a report showed that there were 4.7% multiple primary cancers found in 3,000 cases of malignancy. 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