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RIP SISSY OCTOBER 7TH 1:17 AM

kaleebaby
  • By kaleebaby · New reply 5:52 pm
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Sissy passed away on the 7th of october 2014. When dx in February 5 they told us 6-12 months. little did i or anyone know that one more month than they said was true. i kept faith and took care of her ...

very confused and upset

doodyda
  • By doodyda · New reply 5:50 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 2 replies
  • how r u all doing ? I feel very upset today , as my mother after 2 months of pain in moving with her back . And after the opinion of her onc. one month back ( that her pain is not from the bone Mets ...

Why can't they do anything for me?

Woogers
  • By Woogers · New reply 5:50 pm
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - General · 3 replies
  • I had wbr back in April. MRI shows they r back but onc said rad doc can't do anything. He fears doing more harm than good. All the stories I read on here, why am I out of options? I'm alone and freaking ...

? for the ladies with lung cancer

gijanet
  • By gijanet · New reply 5:43 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 23 replies
  • This is really for all ladies with lung cancer, whatever the type, or types as in my case. Do you still get mammograms? Between chemo and radiation and a lobectomy and CTs every month for the last 4 months ...

Avastin

Cigarman
  • By Cigarman · New reply 5:39 pm
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • I go in next Wednesday (October 29th 2014) for my 3rd Avastin-only maintenance therapy. I feel much better than I did while on Carbo / Taxol / Avastin, but still tired. My hair is kind of growing back ...

At the beginning

ElliesDad
  • By ElliesDad · New reply 5:33 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage III · 4 replies · Photos
  • I'm in the very early stages of 3A. Diagnosis was mid-September. Will begin radiation/chemo the second week of November. Anyone out there a little ahead of me in this ongoing treatment? I hate the thought ...

AZD9291 - DAY 1 of CYCLE 1 & Beyond

Donna-W
  • By Donna-W · New reply 5:32 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 930 replies
  • On 12/13/10 I was diagnosed with Stage 4 BAC with EGFR 19 POSITIVE mutation and told I had six months to live by my original oncologist which, was a diagnosis I would not accept. I sought a new oncologist ...

Next update a bit late

Yure
  • By Yure · New reply 5:32 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 22 replies
  • Hi everyone I promised an update been a bit slow. Met with my rad doc all good there lovely supportive doc , after much discussion we looked at it all and he felt is was not as serious looking as previously ...

Pain in hip, throbbing down the leg, now pain in back

help1952
  • By help1952 · New reply 5:31 pm
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - Extensive · 8 replies
  • My brother was DX April, 2013. Has responded Great to all Chemo, Had Preventative Radiation. After First chemo treatment, cancer shrinks 50%. He is enrolled in a clinical trial at Vanderbilt, He will ...

Renee(Davestar)

Attootsie

Toe Tag in 6 months?! Don?! No way....is it??

texdjh
  • By texdjh · New reply 5:27 pm
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - Extensive · 15 replies · Photos
  • Well, Hi... of course we are having issues with being told the progression has spread into organs, lymph nodes, brain, a bottom lung collaspe...kidneys are the worst......but must tell you I went over ...

Pink with Envy

65x
  • By 65x · New reply 4:57 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 24 replies
  • Yes I am Pink with Envy!! As we all know it is Breast Cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is a terrible disease so I do not want to downplay it!!! But........The public is soooooo... misinformed on ...

Mom just diagnosed with stage 4 NSCLC adenocarcinoma

BayAreaDaughter
  • By BayAreaDaughter · New reply 4:54 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 7 replies
  • Hi everyone. My mom, who is 70 was just diagnosed with stage 4 NSCLC adenocarcinoma a couple weeks ago. She's never smoked, but she's an Asian women and this is apparently common among Asian women. She's ...

Big Pharma Depends on No Cure for Cancer and me update

Seraphina
  • By Seraphina · New reply 4:51 pm
  • Discussion in Lung cancer in the news · 6 replies
  • http://healthimpactnews.com/2014/cancer- vaccines-the-next-huge-market-for-big-ph arma-depends-on-no-cures-for-cancer/ Hello Sisters and Brothers, I was just doing a little light reading, after I went ...

Dreaded Scans tomorrow

Deesher
  • By Deesher · New reply 4:48 pm
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - Extensive · 3 replies
  • It's that dreaded time again, I dread these scans more and more every time. The chaos of having to go over an hour early so they can decide which vein I need to freeze for the contrast to put through ...

need some help..

kaleebaby
  • By kaleebaby · New reply 4:42 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Squamous cell · 11 replies · Photos
  • My Sister Jeri 36 diagnosed in February with stage 4 non-small cell squamous lung carcinoma no more options for treatment. Did 9 rounds of radiation and not responding to chemo. Last chemo was carbo/gemzar ...

A Love Story ..."The World's Best Dog"

Dwindle
  • By Dwindle · New reply 4:13 pm
  • Discussion in Hope, friends and humor · 2 replies
  • Dearest Inspire Friends, The poet, Mary Oliver asked a question ... "I Asked My Dog How I Should Live My Life" “Love, love, love. And run as fast as you can along the shining beach, or the rubble, or ...

Introducing Karen's New Boyfriend!

Lovelife8
  • By Lovelife8 · New reply 3:55 pm
  • Journal · 7 replies · Photos
  • I wanted you to know I can only choose boyfriends with toes pointing outward toward life and with a jolly demeanor...and here he is...SVEN, My Beau ...

RECOMMENDATION FOR NYU (NYC) ONCOLOGIST

benjamin07095
  • By benjamin07095 · New reply 3:51 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 13 replies
  • Hi, I have LC with mets to brain and adrenal glands so I'm now thinking about going for another opinion. My main oncologist is with Columbia Presbyterian and I'm so-so comfortable with him. My insurance ...

Ontario folks

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