Journals

Amrubicin and Cisplatin Inferior to Irinotecan Regimen for Small-Cell Lung

bandan
  • By bandan · Posted 3:48 pm
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  • http://www.cancernetwork.com/news/amrubi cin-and-cisplatin-inferior-irinotecan-re gimen-small-cell-lung-cancer?GUID=139E21 AB-F80E-4943-8922-6AA3078E99A2&rememberm e=1&ts=23042014 ...

Phase III Immunotherapy Lung Cancer Trial Stopped Early

bandan
  • By bandan · Posted 3:37 pm
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  • http://www.cancernetwork.com/news/phase- iii-immunotherapy-lung-cancer-trial-stop ped-early?GUID=139E21AB-F80E-4943-8922-6 AA3078E99A2&rememberme=1&ts=23042014 Disappointing ...

Biopsies may miss KRAS and BRAF due tumor heterogeneity

bandan
  • By bandan · Posted 2:39 pm
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  • http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-no n-uniform-genetic-mutations-lung-cancers .html The research, published in the journal Oncotarget, explored tumour heterogeneity – where different cells have different ...

Still NED April 22, 2014.

SuzanneMW
  • By SuzanneMW · Posted 1:33 pm
  • 3 replies
  • Mom had her scans yesterday. She is still NED!! Diagnosed in September 2012 with SCLC-Limited (3 more days would have been extensive), finished treatment in January 2013. She has an amazing quality of ...

John of God

Smt2233
  • By Smt2233 · Posted 1:00 pm
  • 2 replies
  • I know this is a long shot, but when you've exhausted all your options you reach out for anything, has anyone ever heard of John of God in Brazil, the faith healer that was interviewed on Oprah Winfrey ...

Why am I coughing so badly?

Jenny8022
  • By Jenny8022 · Posted 12:27 pm
  • 6 replies
  • I have had a cough for a number of weeks now. About a month ago I went to see the doctor - she gave me Amoxicillin but the cough remained. Since 5 days ago the cough has worsened. Went to see another ...

Radiologist

patn936
  • By patn936 · Posted 10:22 am
  • 12 replies
  • Hi All, Yesterday I went to see my Radiologist. Great news, I have been released from his care as I am very close to my 5 year NED date. I will not need to see him unless there is a new situation in my ...

Management of elderly patients with lung cancer

bandan
  • By bandan · Posted 7:07 am
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  • http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201 4/04/140422113441.htm?utm_source=feedbur ner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3 A+sciencedaily%2Fhealth_medicine%2Flung_ cancer+%28Lung+Cancer+News+--+ScienceDai ...

Up close and personal

Lovelife8
  • By Lovelife8 · Posted yesterday at 11:54 pm
  • 15 replies
  • See me as I look right this minute. Never could afford make-up. What you see is what you get - Karen -100% here for you all!. Love to you now and beyond. Karen ...

Late effects of alimta maintenance 6 months after treatment

LiveLaughLove4ever
  • By LiveLaughLove4ever · Posted yesterday at 9:47 pm
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  • Hello everyone, Any ideas why my Mom is experiencing the following symptoms after being off Alimta maintenance chemo for 6 months? -extreme fatigue -muscle weakness -lack of appetite -weight loss -joint ...

Blog: Back to chemo again!

designeremily
  • By designeremily · Posted yesterday at 6:16 pm
  • 4 replies
  • Burton is sleepy and resting right now. I'm keeping my eyes peeled for serious side effects. http://ros1positive.wordpress.com/2014/0 4/22/first-methotrexate-today ...

The body is a miracle

Lovelife8
  • By Lovelife8 · Posted yesterday at 5:54 pm
  • 8 replies
  • IF we could trust, that our bodies are reflections of what we have lived, breathed, loved and hated, I do believe we would NOT be at such odds to what everyone has attached or attributed to the word "cancer ...

THANK YOU FOR YOUR REPLIES AND SUPPORT

MAXINEZ
  • By MAXINEZ · Posted yesterday at 1:17 pm
  • 6 replies
  • Inez and I would like to again thank each and every one on this site for your very wonderful and thoughtful replies to my posts. The support that we receive from all of you has done much to allow me to ...

LUNG CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, GLENDALE ARIZONA

MAXINEZ
  • By MAXINEZ · Posted yesterday at 1:02 pm
  • 1 reply
  • Anyone interested in attending a Lung Cancer Support Group in Glendale, Arizona, here is the information. Next Meeting is Tuesday, May 6th. LUNG CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS 1ST TUESDAY OF THE EACH MONTH ...

Cancer stem cells linked to drug resistance

bandan
  • By bandan · Posted yesterday at 7:48 am
  • 3 replies
  • http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201 4/04/140420131521.htm?utm_source=feedbur ner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3 A+sciencedaily%2Fhealth_medicine%2Flung_ cancer+%28Lung+Cancer+News+--+ScienceDai ...

CANCER IS SO LIMITED

MAXINEZ
  • By MAXINEZ · Posted yesterday at 6:29 am
  • 17 replies
  • Am having difficulty sleeping tonight so here I am on the computer. Maybe it is the chemo I had today. Know many go through this so am not complaining. Found the following on the wall of my Oncologist ...

Wasn't too bad of a weekend...

designeremily
  • By designeremily · Posted April 21, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Cleared up some info about why we got Xalkori too: http://ros1positive.wordpress.com/2014/0 4/21/this-weekend-and-chemo-soon-again/# comments ...

AbbVie Launches Veliparib Trial for NSCLC

bandan
  • By bandan · Posted April 21, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • http://www.empr.com/abbvie-launches-veli parib-trial-for-nsclc/article/342940/?DC MP=EMC-MPR_WeeklyNewsbrief&CPN=&spMailin gID=8406731&spUserID=ODU2NDAzMTI4MTAS1&s pJobID=281934001&spReportId=MjgxOTM0MDAx ...

Faith

Liebling
  • By Liebling · Posted April 21, 2014
  • 23 replies
  • I have lost all faith in people and god. The people, mostly my family,do nothing but give me grief and lip service. No support I. Dealing with my illness as well as taking care of my husband who is recovering ...

My Journey

ceilann
  • By ceilann · Posted April 21, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Had my 3rd chemo treatment on April 10th and all went well. Also had a brain MRI done before my treatment to check on 2 small mets the size of a pencil eraser that was found on a scan back in February ...
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