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Essential oils help for symptoms

  • By sleepy832 · New reply 6:31 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative medicine · 14 replies
  • Hi all! I wanted to share my husband's journey with essential oils. My husband was diagnosed with squamous cell lung cancer in January 2014. He had surgery to remove two lobes of his lungs in March 2014 ...

Xalkori in refrigerator

  • By Ikhlaq · Posted 6:26 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 0 replies
  • Hi All, I have seen a long discussion about Xalkori and in that discussion Craigin said that he will ask Dr Shaw that Xalkori can keep it in refrigerator or not? Did he ask? Because my brother disease ...

Thought last night was going to be my last

  • By Deesher · New reply 6:22 am
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - Extensive · 53 replies
  • Since I've been suffering with this pain, on a scale of 1-10 it's 100 or more, I've not been able to really stop the first bout at night. Last night was all my nightmares come true, the pain was the worst ...

A week out and thinking about needing A CT.

  • By chris47 · New reply 6:07 am
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • This time next week it will be nine years. Not that I remember the day had to remain on O2 for a couple of more days. Did wake up to a very cute nurse in the ICU. Strange what you see and remember after ...

How long for scan after WBR

  • By Knicnic · New reply 5:57 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 6 replies
  • Hi Dad finished a week of wbr for brain mets on the 20th March. He has an appointment to see his oncologist on the 16th April. I am wondering if he will have a scan before his appointment or is it too ...


  • By janetsie · New reply 5:50 am
  • Discussion in ALK mutations and lung cancer · 10 replies
  • My son Clint got his first CT results since being diagnosed with lung cancer stage iv and the Xalkori is working YEAH!!! All of his tumors have shrunk except for one area that has stayed about the same ...

Ned NSCLC adinocarcinoma stage iv


Nivolumab - squamous only???

  • By reenie48 · New reply 5:03 am
  • Journal · 34 replies
  • Hi everybody. I'm confused about this. Does anybody out there know if this drug is only for squamous folks?? If it is, does that mean it doesn't work for the rest of us? Or it's just not FDA approved ...

Swimming with one lung

  • By kremliner · New reply 5:00 am
  • Discussion in Hope, friends and humor · 9 replies
  • I am a 33 year old male without the right lung for the past 10+ years. The right lung was removed due to a large carcinoid tumour back in 2004. I have led a pretty much normal and somewhat active lifestyle ...


  • By Branastasia · New reply 4:31 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 31 replies · Photos
  • Welcome Divas and Dudes, Newbies, Caregivers, Loved Ones, Friends and Lurkers. This is a post for all things Tarceva. It's the tiny, precious little things in life that remind me just how wonderful life ...

AZD9291 - DAY 1 of CYCLE 1 & Beyond

  • By Donna-W · New reply 3:32 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 1680 replies · Photos
  • 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 ...

Epigenetics – Connection of impaired sleep to cancer and progression

  • By Christine32 · New reply 2:52 am
  • Discussion in Lung cancer in the news · 10 replies
  • I read an interesting article regarding sleep epigenetics which discusses effects of inadequate or poor quality sleep. Not only can it effect the immune system making us more susceptible to infection ...

New Single Brain Met

  • By cerniglia1 · New reply 2:25 am
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • After all we have been through now this. My husband Duane now has a growth in the right cerebellum the size of a grape. We were fighting with the insurance company to get his suggested 3 month scan which ...

Is Anyone in an ASP8273 Clinical Trial?

  • By bdn · New reply 2:20 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 6 replies
  • I believe this is a new drug and the trials are either Phase l or Phase ll? My husband was on Tarceva for 19 months and then started progression. He has signed up for this trial. We don't have the results ...

What were your first symptoms?

  • By Malki13 · New reply 2:16 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 63 replies
  • Hi all, The more informed I become the more I am learning that for many there were symptoms present before diagnosis maybe even way before that and looking back it can be said they were the first symptoms ...

6 hour documentary that is supposed to bring hope

  • By glorigemery · New reply 1:44 am
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • C:\Users\Owner\Downloads\Ken Burns, Katie Couric Take on Cancer in New Documentary Video - ABC News_files PBS Monday March 30 @ 9:00 PM 3 part series ...

Prayers,help please ct after tageted rads

  • By bsdscsts12 · New reply 1:15 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 3 replies
  • AS OF MARCH 30/TOMORROW IT WILL BE THREE YRS SINCE MY DX As we all know I was stable for 30 months 25 were maint and I became toxic. Off tx starting August 2014 thru January 2015 no tx and ony very little ...

Docetexal side effects

  • By Ikhlaq · New reply yesterday at 11:53 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 2 replies
  • Dear All, I need some help regarding Docetexal because onc is suggesting Docetexal to my brother after growth on Xalkori, he had Cis/Alimta 4 rounds plus 3 Alimta maintenance and then Xalkori. Docetexal ...

Cancer douctmentary March 30 @ 9:00 pm


Mark Update: My love is flying with angels

  • By costello782 · New reply yesterday at 10:51 pm
  • Discussion in In memoriam · 26 replies
  • This is a post that I have absolutely dreaded to type. I am sure some of you have already heard that Mark chose to enter into the Kingdom of Heaven to be with Jesus on February 21, 2015. He fought so ...
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