I have cancer... ***Update on last page... 11/20/17... ***

Discussion in 'General' started by combo gd, Aug 6, 2015.

  1. combo gd

    combo gd

    Jan 29, 2013
    I'm 34 years old, and just recently found out I have cancer.

    I never smoked cigarettes, weed, and don't drink

    I had an earache, and the ear specialist couldn't figure out what was wrong.

    He had me get a pet scan, and turns out my lymph node was cancerous and had swollen up, causing it to pinch nerve that caused ear pain. Also found a tumor on the base of my tongue.

    I had a biopsy, and it was determined the cancer devolped as the result of me contracting HPV.

    Ish is crazy. I have to do 3 chenotherapy treatments and 35 radiation treatments. I am having surgery to get a feeding tube placed in my stomach tomorrow because the doctors say the effect of the radiation won't allow me to eat.

    I take methodone, oxycodene, steroids, and all other kinds of drugs.

    I love NT and have been a member for over a decade (classyfreshman was my old name). I need NT to show me some love and hopefully influence the universe to get me better. I have two kids and a lot to live for.

    I also want to let people know that this HPV is real, so protect yourself when you are doing your thing. I was married for ten years and felt like i made good choices, but it still can happen to anyone.

    So NT I ask you to share your stories, give me some positive energy, make me laugh, something...


    Chemotherapy is no joke. There is nothing in this world that can help me explain how I felt after receiving chemotherapy. I got Chemo on 8/17. I was pretty much in and out of consciousness for the next 5 days. I had to go back to the hospital twice because I was so dehydrated. It was the worst feeling in the history of earth. I could feel every sensation, vibration, smell, through my body.

    With all of that being said, I am getting through. 28 more radiation and 2 more chemo treatments left. I have lost all taste in my mouth, but I am still able to swallow. I lost 10 pound after chemo but I gained back 3 since. The fight has begun, and I am fighting.

    My family started a gofundme campain. ANY #NT help would be appreciated.

    Description... Kyle Kostic is a 34 year old man who was born and raised in Allentown, PA. Despite dealing with some challenging circumstances in life, as a man Kyle has taken on the role as a helper, leader, and someone who was always interested in the betterment of others. Kyle is the devoted father of two great children, coaches youth sports, has written an inspirational book, and has worked as a helping professional throughout his adult life.

    Due to recently being diagnosed with Stage IV head and neck cancer which has spread to his lymph nodes, Kyle is now in a position where he unfortunately needs to be helped. Anyone who knows Kyle knows that he is reserved, quiet and someone who would rather give than receive. The circumstances that have come with this cancer and the toll it has taken on his body during his treatment have left him no choice but to seek funding for the continuous mounting medical costs and day to day life necessities. Kyle has a positive attitude, a good spirit, and the will to get better so he can continue to be a positive contributor to the lives of others. Any help during this trying time would be extremely appreciated.

    Thank you.


    Video Update


    Me getting radiation treatment... 

    Me giving a pregame football talk to my old high school

    me feeding myself...

    Last edited: Sep 20, 2015
  2. stay lurkin

    stay lurkin

    May 29, 2009
    I will keep you in my prayers man and I appreciate your courageous post. Sounds like they have caught it early so you are just going to have to fight through it :smokin.

    Stay up fam and keep us posted.
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  3. big1236


    Jul 11, 2003
    Damn dude... prayers and positive energy going your way.

    i can already tell you're a fighter, beat the sh*t outta this thing dude...

    subscribed to this thread....
  4. kvsm23vs24


    Sep 1, 2008
    Sorry my man. I hope everything goes great for you. You can beat this my man.
  5. two zero five

    two zero five Banned

    May 1, 2011
    God bless.
  6. grimlock


    Sep 29, 2008
    Brah, stay strong!

    I know you know your dealing with a lot right now but you have to rise above the negativity that can overcome you through this stage in your life.

    Think your cancer free and you will be cancer free.

    i'll be back to support you....
  7. stihl


    Aug 25, 2014
    Life is scary like that. You could be living a clean lifestyle and still get hit with a fatal disease. It's imperative for us to get regular doctor check ups to possibly catch these diseases early so that it's treatable. I need to take my own advice.

    Hope the best for you, combo gd. Keep us updated and keep your spirits high.
  8. jjs07


    Jul 18, 2012
    Damn bro....you're in my thoughts. Stay strong!
  9. wj4


    Jul 7, 2002
    Stay strong, my man.

    I work at a cancer research and hospital now. The experience gave me a new outlook on life. Some things money can't buy.

    Stay positive and determined. It helps a lot. NT supports you most definitely.
  10. the natural mystic

    the natural mystic

    Nov 27, 2007
    I wish you a full recovery bruh. Stay strong.

    On another note I hope your wife didn't give the HPV infection to you. Because that's grounds for an infinite Rick flair figure four leg lock.
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  11. jumpman247


    Dec 21, 2000
    Stay strong!
  12. stillin729


    Dec 30, 2008
    stay strong brother, positive mindset is the 1st step to beating cancer
  13. Fong$tarr


    Oct 9, 2007
    What stage are you?

    I am 34 too. Something about this age has gotten me thinking. Maybe cause I am almost like half way to 70 or things that people do in their past start really catching up to them around this time or soon. I have a friend that has been smoking since 14 years old and now has smoked over 50% of his life. The dude is at a pack a day, smells like crap and doesn't take care of himself physically. Like it was all fun and games when we were young but I can only imagine what his lungs look like now. In theory I think the guy has like 20 years left at this rate. I almost think its crazy that he knows what he's going to die of and yet, he won't do a damn thing about it.

    I had a couple of people that had cancer and if there is any advise I can give you is fight it and put a real effort into doing it. My uncle was stage 3 when he was diagnosed and cut drinking, eating specific things and more in order to stay alive. Doctors gave him only a couple of years and he lived 10 more. Don't take this for granted. Literally fight this bastard and think positive. All that seriously can help.

    Good luck.
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  14. bballkid11


    Jan 6, 2009
    Prayers Up for you!!!!!!

    Keep a positive mind and Fight like you could not fight anymore! Keep your thoughts clean and positive!

    You will beat this thing!
  15. grimlock


    Sep 29, 2008

    Watch this in your downtime. Hope you enjoy it.

    Always laughed at George Lopez's stuff....
  16. htg designs

    htg designs

    Nov 3, 2006
    You mite wanna start doing that 2nd one bruh. lol

    May God fully restore, strengthen and enlighten you throughout this trial.
    May your family be comforted, assured, and supportive aswell.
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  17. je ne sais quoi

    je ne sais quoi

    Oct 18, 2008
    Stay strong, bro.
    My father had cancer at a similar site, but thankfully he didn't need a feeding tube.
    He did have an all liquid diet, though.
    So with that and the radiation, it took some hard training to swallow right and eat solid food safely.
    Get a swallowing specialist to teach you exercises and a lymphedema specialist to address the swelling and hardness your site is going to have after the radiation.
    It's going to be tough, but worth it for your family.
  18. 916kid


    Oct 16, 2009
    Sorry to hear that. Stay strong.

    gotta treat your body right. Work out and eat right. Not saying cut of splurging but put it to a minimal
  19. stihl


    Aug 25, 2014
    This is the trippy thing about health. There are those people that do all the smoking, drinking, bad diet, lack of exercise and yet they still live a long, regular life. Then you have the ones that are up on all the "scientific studies" on how to eat, sleep, etc and they get hit with a cancer out of the blue. Just goes to show, it doesn't matter what you do, anyone can get got.
  20. combo gd

    combo gd

    Jan 29, 2013
    I'm Stage IV. They said it developed on the back of tongue and spread to my lymph nodes. The scan showed it hadn't spread anywhere else yet which is good.

    Above anything else this had shown me I am mortal. Even though I get caught up in living life, this made me realize my clock is definitely going to stop too. The doctor said that since my cancer is caused by HPV it responds better to treatment. Apparently it is tougher to recover from cancer caused by smoking and drinking.