Category: My Cancer Series Stories
To all those who wish to hear my story. My name is Albert Damore and I was diagnosed with lung Cancer in early 2011. I knew something was wrong after my vision became double as I was out driving.
“Everyone from front desk to nurses were wonderful. They made me feel comfortable and welcomed at every visit.”
Christopher Petz was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer October 17, 2012 at Mass General Hospital. He originally went into hospital for a blood clot, which caused a stroke in his left eye. Today he still only has 50% vision as a result from it. They admitted him and started running tests and he soon found out he had cancer.
A 62-year-old white male from the Bradenton-Sarasota area presented with anemia and thrombocytopenia.
A bone marrow aspiration and biopsy was done and a diagnosis of marrow failure due to myelodysplastic syndrome was made.
A 44-year-old female presents with history of breast cancer, metastatic to the liver. At the time of presentation, her liver was largely replaced with cancer. The patient was treated with Avastin (bevacizumab) and chemotherapy for about 2 years. The patient responded well for 18 months.
An 84 year old white male was treated in the Sarasota-Manatee area for more than a decade with cyclosporine for a diagnosis of aplastic anemia.
A 71-year-old retired physics professor was seen and evaluated in the Sarasota-Manatee area for anemia in early 2007.
A 53-year-old female pharmaceutical executive was seen in May 2009 for a new diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.