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Valerie Harper CANCER FREE!

Prayformomma
  • By Prayformomma · Posted 3:54 pm
  • In Good news · 2 replies
  • I can't link it from my phone, but if you google it, I'm sure it will come up ...

Radiation pneumonia

kim2004
  • By kim2004 · Posted 2:58 pm
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 3 replies
  • I've just completed 36 radiation treatment to nodes on my mediastinum. My last was 2wks ago. I've heard of radiation pneumonia but not how they treat it. In the last week I have developed a dry cough ...

Any Houston patients willing to talk to the press?

Deanah
  • By Deanah · Posted 2:50 pm
  • In Lung cancer in the news · 0 replies
  • Any patients in the *Houston* area who had a delayed lung cancer diagnosis and might be interested in talking about it to the press? If so, please reply and I'll put you in touch with the person directly ...

Mom completed second chemo... Just want to hear from everyone

DanaL14
  • By DanaL14 · Posted 2:09 pm
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 3 replies
  • Mom completed her second carbo/alimta/avastin . She's feeling so so... Experiencing fatigue, aches, mouth discomfort and constipation. All of the side effects although not ideal are being managed. The ...

eye problems

Faithandme
  • By Faithandme · Posted 12:45 pm
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage III · 3 replies
  • Does anyone have eye problems on Tarceva. I have been on Tarceva for a month and only have a slight rash on my face but my eyelids - upper and lower- are red and some red sores around the lower lid. Also ...

Nodule growing - please help :-)

porcelana
  • By porcelana · Posted 11:18 am
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 18 replies
  • Hi all, I have been reading the posts of this forum for a while, and I have decided to join because I feel I need support, and I have seen how knowledgeable and supportive everybody is here by reading ...

She says she doesnt love me anymore

af77
  • By af77 · Posted 4:59 am
  • In Family members and caregivers · 6 replies
  • Morning all, My wife has been fighting stage IV nsclc for over 3 yrs now and recently she has told me she doesnt love me andymore and isnt happy. To say we have had a rocky relationship is a understatement ...

far infrared sauna safe when on chemo some research links if possible

walterthai
  • By walterthai · Posted 4:40 am
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 1 reply
  • i trust my ornocologist a lot but she is from stright do it as per book and if she does not know aobut effects of something is quite honest and advises dont. I have been having a far infrared saunas troughout ...

Tough times

cyberpilla
  • By cyberpilla · Posted 3:08 am
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 5 replies
  • Hi Inspire family, I am from India and my beloved mom 49 years old was diagnosed with NSCLC stage 4 last month she completed two cycles of chemotherapy. And the tumor is responding well the doctor says ...

Last Treatment??? How long??

melbutler98
  • By melbutler98 · Posted 1:33 am
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 4 replies
  • Hi Inspire family... Yesterday mom had 4th treatment. We will not be scanned til May2nd. You all know this disease has consumed me... As yourselves. We got news after 2nd treatment tumor shrank by 50 ...

It feel likes it has been a million year since mom left me

neverstoploving
  • By neverstoploving · Posted yesterday at 11:51 pm
  • In Family members and caregivers · 11 replies
  • Sorry, I have nothing much to say. I can only say that since my mother passed away on Feb 18, 2014, I have lost the will to live. She would have been 57 yesterday. I know she wanted me to live. We were ...

Happy Birthday Sharpie!

AnnikaH
  • By AnnikaH · Posted yesterday at 7:45 pm
  • In Hope, friends and humor · 17 replies
  • photo happy-birthday_zps8fdec463.gif I hope you are having a great birthday! Annika ...

Cannabis oil

Fantan

Dancing so hard I can't breathe!

MPC
  • By MPC · Posted yesterday at 4:09 pm
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 19 replies
  • I am sure I can't breathe for many reasons besides dancing. Went to get my latest results of my PET and Brain MRI after my March CT scan showed growth in size of one lung mass and some activity on my ...

Tinnitus Relief

slimesnake
  • By slimesnake · Posted yesterday at 3:44 pm
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 8 replies
  • A couple of weeks ago I had my first experience with tinnitus in my left ear. And then this morning my second episode. I don’t know if this is age related or chemo related. The first time, I was finishing ...

Lung Surgeon in MD Anderson

dikiqi

Low magnesium... ideas?

ShellyET
  • By ShellyET · Posted yesterday at 3:23 pm
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Adenocarcinoma · 3 replies
  • Hello. I'm getting my alimpta/avastin infusion today. Before I get those goodies I am getting 32 ML of magnesium. I was taking magnesium citrate the past two months, but that did not help my magnesium ...

taking a break from alimta

kelly12
  • By kelly12 · Posted yesterday at 3:18 pm
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Adenocarcinoma · 3 replies
  • I have stage 4 and mets to the bones. My last ct scan showed my bones are still stable but the lung cancer has grown a very very little. I had a treatment today and the Dr wants me to have another ct ...

chemo side effects

walterthai
  • By walterthai · Posted yesterday at 2:25 pm
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 11 replies
  • Hi I've just finished my first of series of 4 planned chemo sessions each of 3 weeks. I was diagnosed with stage 1B lung cancer about 2 months ago. Had op which removed a 4.4 cm tumour and doctors say ...

Hi all, back again

cosmo254
  • By cosmo254 · Posted yesterday at 1:48 pm
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 5 replies
  • It's been a rough year and it's only April. I guess it actually started last December when Jerry had a reaction to his Alimta maintenance. When he had it previously he had taken 1 pill the day before ...
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