Colon Cancer Connected
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Hi everyone!

I am Montana Marci......I am a two-time cancer survivor. At age 16 I was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma went through radiation and chemotherapy. In 2010 I was diagnosed with stage IIIC rectal cancer. Treated once again with radiation and chemotherapy. I also became a ostomate due to the rectal cancer. Currently recovering from TAVR surgery. Due to the radiation to my chest for Hodgkins I have stenosis of all my heart valves. So far I have had the Aortic valve replaced and three stents put March. Looking forward to meeting you all!

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omg I hope u r okay. how old are u?


Hi Montana, so sorry you have had to go through all of this. I also had radiotherapy for Hodgkins (when I was 19) and am having my aortic valve replaced in February. I had a stent put in in October.

Can you tell me more about your surgery? Did it go well? I'm having open heart surgery, but seems you had a TAVI.

Wishing you all the best


Omg montana you have been through so much and still fighting, thank you for sharing your story with us and i do wish you all the best for the future, such a strong person from a young age, best wishes and good luck for the future,


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