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SCLC CLINICAL TRIAL MD Anderson Temozolomide with or without VEliparib

  • By tammiewilson · New reply 6:11 am
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - General · 8 replies
  • Hello ...this is my first post. Let me start by saying I'm terrified and sad. Sometimes it's hard to get through the day. Other days I'm just thrilled to see the sunshine. It's such an emotional roller ...

Anyone on Crizotinib/Xalkori, Ariad's AP261, and LDK/378 (ALK gene) Part 3

  • By matson001 · New reply 5:51 am
  • Discussion in ALK mutations and lung cancer · 6637 replies · Photos
  • I am looking to make contact with people who have the ALK gene and/or are taking Crizotinib, (Xalkori) (PF-1066). I'm also looking to hear about the Ariad Drug, AP26113 and LDK/378. I think this would ...

Cannabis Oil Cancer Cure

  • By cannabishelps · New reply 5:42 am
  • Discussion in Survivor stories · 34 replies
  • I'm sure many on here are familiar with the alternative treatment of Cannabis Oil. About 2 years ago my father was diagnosed with metastasized esophageal cancer 7/2011. He endured the chemotherapy and ...


  • By sunset100848 · New reply 4:35 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 25 replies
  • I Have four people in our family who have/had lung cancer. 2 smoked 2 never smoked (one never even had smoke around them) Just curious yes or no ...

mesothelioma-late stages- HELP!

  • By 1000summers · New reply 4:22 am
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 3 replies
  • my mom was dx in jan 2014 with pleural mesothelioma, had pd surgery and oct 2014 mets to abdominal areas and started alimta an carbo for 1 round then alimta maintenance that has stopped ...


  • By Branastasia · New reply 2:10 am
  • Discussion in What, me worry? · 35 replies
  • The venting room is open! This is a no judgment zone that presents the opportunity to kvetch about what's stuck in your craw right now. Join the BMW (b**ch, moan and whine) club today! Me first I go to ...

Chemo or Trial? Advice requested!

  • By inhercorner · New reply 2:07 am
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Hi Everyone, Well, we're in a very uncomfortable situation, and I'd appreciate any insight or advice you might have, based on your own experiences. Alex has progressed a lot on Afatinib (her second line ...

diagnosed june 2014

  • By willsrat67 · Posted 1:59 am
  • Journal · 0 replies · Photos
  • Small cell lung cancer with 2 lymph nodes involved no systems other than they think a bout of pneumonia what didn't clear no cough no weight loss quite healthy even though I have crohns at 47 I remember ...

Appetite Boosters/Ways to get extra calories/fat??

  • By jesschm · New reply 1:38 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 8 replies
  • Mom was diagnosed a year ago - Stage IV NSCLC. She had cisplatin/alimta for three rounds and is now on alimta only. Lots of boughts with pneumonia and the flu this past winter/spring. Since diagnosis ...

Taking Aleve with Xalkori

  • By tddcs1 · New reply 1:32 am
  • Discussion in ALK mutations and lung cancer · 4 replies
  • Hello everyone. My boyfriend has been taking Xalkori for Stage IV adenocarcinoma since January. All scans so far have been great except for the last one. All of the previous visits were showing great ...

Is it okay to say I feel good today on Opdivo?

  • By Stillawake1 · New reply 1:22 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 17 replies · Photos
  • I had my second infusion on Sat. After a day or two of fatigue and poor concentration I went to work today, I laughed, got a lot done,,ate and most importantly did NOT drag myself to bed immediately after ...

Stage 4 Lung cancer

  • By dnchck · New reply 1:19 am
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - Extensive · 10 replies
  • Hi everyone, My name is Donna Chick. I have been recently been informed that i have Adenocarcinoma with bac features in both lungs. I am going to Boston,mass on june 8th in the Dana Farber cancer Institute ...

Share information about clinical trials for SCLC Recurrent

  • By tammiewilson · New reply 1:18 am
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - General · 3 replies
  • Hello My husband had limited SCLC diagnosed Sep 2014. Chemo/radiation through Dec 2014. Tumor shrunk from 6mm to 2mm. Recurrence and mets to 1 lymph node found April 2015. Basically told 6 months to live ...

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Help needed brain mets

  • By Tiny16 · New reply 1:06 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 3 replies
  • Can anyone offer advise. My mum has 2 brain mets. Steroids have gotten the swelling and symptoms under control. She has had 10 WBR. Back from not being able to talk to talking laughing. Couldn't walk ...

KRAS Mutation Treatment Options

  • By JayBFree · New reply 12:53 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 9 replies
  • I am caregiver to my lovely wife Monique 58 YO otherwise healthy strong woman. She has a KRAS mutation and we need to know what the best treatment options are for this "undruggable" mutation. Monique ...

MD Anderson Doctor Recommendation

  • By alt1 · New reply 12:51 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 16 replies
  • I'm planning to visit MD Anderson for a second opinion on my stage iv lung cancer. I'd like to meet with one of the best doctors there who specializes in lung cancer. Could some of you who have been treated ...

Any alternative remedies that worked?

  • By jkbrewer · New reply 12:46 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage III · 2 replies
  • Help us out here. Dad just Dx with Stage IIIB NSCLC with pulmonary fibrosis. Tumor is advanced, into the chest wall, and inoperable at this time. Underlying heart problems render chemo a non-option. Now ...

Blog: "My CO-1686 - Tiger 'X' Kitten Stumbles Upon a Club Med"

  • By poksa · New reply 12:29 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Adenocarcinoma · 19 replies · Photos
  • For those who are: a. following her adventures b. so into reading anything c. just plain nosy d. all of the above and then some Here is the link: 1/my-co-1686-tiger-x-kitten-stumbles-upo ...

Huffington Post Blog - my Story

  • By REMhope · New reply 12:08 am
  • Discussion in Lung cancer in the news · 3 replies
  • Hi All! Today my story was published by the Huffington Post Blog. Just thought I'd share with everyone that I've taken up advocacy and haven't been here lately. But I'm still HERE. :) ...
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