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Lorynda3

Lorynda3
  • By Lorynda3 · New reply 6:12 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Squamous cell · 1 reply
  • I had stage IIIB squamous cell lung cancer treatment started in May cisplatin and etoposide, daily radiation mon through Friday for 35 days. Mondays were cisplatin and etoposide tues through Friday. I ...

Do you have a Bible Scripture for 2015

PrayerTeam
  • By PrayerTeam · New reply 6:06 pm
  • Discussion in Family members and caregivers · 3 replies
  • Joel 2:25-25 “And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you. And ye shall eat in plenty ...

Progression on Tarceva - Help with options

bcowgs11
  • By bcowgs11 · New reply 5:46 pm
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 4 replies
  • Just gotword that the Tarceva has stopped working. Would love to hear from others that have faced this. We were only on the Tarceva for 5 months before it failed. First set of scans were remarkable but ...

Question....

marachandler
  • By marachandler · New reply 5:42 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 22 replies
  • Hi gang! Just a quick question... I was wondering if you get scans with contrast or without?...I have been getting mine without...I had a consult with another Onc...and he was surprised that they were ...

The cough and amount of mucus is terrible

mztereza
  • By mztereza · New reply 5:39 pm
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • My husband has a sever cough with ALOT of mucus is this normal. His doctor does not seem to be very concerned about this at all. It keeps him and I awake at night but I just don't know what I can do to ...

Is it time for another doc or opinion?

Jilli423
  • By Jilli423 · New reply 5:29 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 15 replies
  • This may be a long story and I'm sorry but I'd like all your thoughts and advice. Mark is getting better. Walking better, and getting the use of his left arm back. We can't seem to get anyone to order ...

Research finds Doxycycline kills lung cancer stem cells

Mamachallen
  • By Mamachallen · New reply 5:20 pm
  • Discussion in Lung cancer in the news · 5 replies
  • http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/n ews/health/daughter-8-dinner-table-brain wave-8532065 ...

Don has Earned his Wings Tonite...

texdjh
  • By texdjh · New reply 5:20 pm
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - General · 86 replies · Photos
  • Donald James Hart JR Nov. 3, 1952 ------Jan. 27, 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7IbQyG9 PL4 ...

Lorynda3

Lorynda3
  • By Lorynda3 · Posted 5:13 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Squamous cell · 0 replies
  • I had stage IIIB squamous cell lung cancer treatment started in May cisplatin and etoposide, daily radiation mon through Friday for 35 days. Mondays were cisplatin and etoposide tues through Friday. I ...

Canadian study shows that Red wine can help against lung cancer

Deesher
  • By Deesher · New reply 5:11 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative medicine · 1 reply
  • A study has shown that red wine is beneficial in the fight against lung cancer! http://www.torontosun.com/2014/02/28/red -wine-can-block-lung-cancer-cell-growth- study http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2014/02 ...

Will Bone mets heal?

elwrong66
  • By elwrong66 · New reply 5:09 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 38 replies
  • Hi, I'm posting about my wife. She was diagnosed with NSCLC Stage 4 lung cancer in September 2014. It had metastasized to her back and spine. That's the only way we found out from the pain. She is 45 ...

SCANS AND MRI TODAY! another 3 months :)

Yris
  • By Yris · Posted 5:01 pm
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - Limited · 0 replies
  • Hello everyone! It is been almost 3 months since the last set of scans results of hubby.... Update: Hubby installed a new hardwood floor and repipe our new house, also, he went back to work on January ...

Frequency protocols for Brain MRI while NED?

AryaStark
  • By AryaStark · New reply 4:59 pm
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - General · 9 replies
  • I have been NED since late October 2014, and am getting organized for for my next three month PET scan. I was surprised to learn that my oncologist does not routinely order (and the insurance company ...

Canada Sucks! No treatment for Brain mets

zhangh11
  • By zhangh11 · New reply 4:57 pm
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - Extensive · 5 replies
  • So frustrated!!! My dad has 6 lesions brain mets, which we found out last Christmas. I blame the Radiation doc for his negligence, my dad had complained of dizziness for 5 months, the doc just told us ...

whats its cost

sickman100
  • By sickman100 · New reply 4:47 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 3 replies
  • I pay 6k for a bottle of T in Texas but I hear people in other states pay less. And the people in Mo only have to pay a max of $75 for any cancer meds. This is before insu. payments, am I paying to much ...

My Dad's gone.

onechild
  • By onechild · New reply 4:11 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage III · 19 replies
  • I haven't been getting on this site for awhile. I just had to stop by to say thank you for all of your answers to my questions, feedback, advice, care and concern. I didn't share much but read a lot and ...

Unless I get a miracle? I could be on the way out?

HeliEye
  • By HeliEye · New reply 4:03 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 257 replies · Photos
  • Todays meeting with my Oncologist, was not the happiest meeting, as he said he couldn’t do any more for me, or, Jenny thinks he may have said, “there’s nothing else I can give you” He had exhausted all ...

Mk3475 how's it going?

Flufffy
  • By Flufffy · New reply 3:43 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 41 replies
  • Hi everyone. I just wondered how other people on this are doing. I've been on it 1 yr, 4 mo. I have adinocarcinoma stage IV nsclc with KRAS, pd1 negative. I have 75-80 % tumor shrinkage. It seems to reached ...

Frankincense - could it be a cure for cancer BBC news

Deesher
  • By Deesher · New reply 3:43 pm
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative medicine · 68 replies · Photos
  • I've been using Frankincense for a while now and am I convinced it has healed my spinal tumor - reason : I was in agony where the tumor is a couple of months back, I was due to start palliative radiotherapy ...

Immunotherapy with dendritic cells and Newcastle disease virus

Bernie3
  • By Bernie3 · New reply 3:15 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 347 replies · Photos
  • Dear Inspire friends I have been treated so far with smart drugs, which successfully inhibited my cancer and prevented resistance from developing. The progress is very gratifying, but I would feel safer ...
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