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  • inkslinger has replied to a post on the message board

    I was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2011 and they removed a mass and my left kidney. i was told 90% of kidney patients having this procedure never have another issue with kidney cancer. One year later, I was diagnosed with stage four Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma - with mets in my lungs, liver. Eventually tumors were found in my bones. I was told, the five year survival rate was only 5%.  I have been on S...

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    • inkslinger has replied to a post on the message board

      I was diagnosed with stage four clear cell renal cell carcinoma in 2012 and was denied by the VA an agent orange claim multiple times.  This denial was in spite of veteran patient studies by the Shreveport, LA VA Medical facility showing a liink between agent orange and CCRCC. I was however, a Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune in the late sixties and the VA has determined that CCRCC is service connected due...

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      About inkslinger

      I was diagnosed with stage four Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma in 2012.

      My wife and I were initially devastated but now we are living a full, hope filled life and refusing to allow this disease to define who we are.

      My advice - never give up. Life Is good!

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