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CHEST CT SCANS AND CLOTHING

Sunshine4me
  • By Sunshine4me · New reply 12:58 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Adenocarcinoma · 27 replies
  • My last two chest CT Scans were done while wearing a bra. Even though it had metal clips on straps and metal snaps in back, tech said not to worry about it. These were both done at a major hospital. I ...

VERY EASILY AGGITATED

TUDRYN137
  • By TUDRYN137 · New reply 12:36 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 11 replies
  • HUSBAND WITH STAGE 4 NSCLC. Only 42 years old. I am 36. We have 3 children. We have been going through a roller coaster with this for just over a year now. He seems to think that his illness should not ...

Maybe I want to stay positive...

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · New reply 12:00 pm
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • I know I can call my ONC and get the results from my CT scan but I have an appointment on Thursday. I know it sounds silly but I know on Thursday when I find out the results....my scan will be clean ...

Hi all, back again

cosmo254
  • By cosmo254 · New reply 11:55 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 4 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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walterthai
  • By walterthai · New reply 11:20 am
  • Discussion 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 ...

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

walterthai
  • By walterthai · New reply 11:19 am
  • Discussion 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 ...

Sugar and Cancer

TroySC
  • By TroySC · New reply 10:36 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 77 replies
  • Can anyone tell me if you can have foods such as ice cream and juice when you have cancer? I have heard that sugar feeds cancer? Does that mean we should eliminate all products with sugar ...

Unexpected protein partnership has implications for cancer treatment

bandan
  • By bandan · New reply 10:32 am
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201 4/04/140415111320.htm?utm_source=feedbur ner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3 A+sciencedaily%2Fhealth_medicine%2Flung_ cancer+%28Lung+Cancer+News+--+ScienceDai ...

Know any good Natural doctors in the Bay Area, California?

hopefuls
  • By hopefuls · New reply 10:26 am
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Hi all, Does anyone know any good natural doctors in the Northern California area? Thanks in advance, Bina ...

taking a break from alimta

kelly12
  • By kelly12 · New reply 9:41 am
  • Discussion 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 ...

Does anti PD-1 trial really work for most patients?

jc59
  • By jc59 · New reply 9:07 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 17 replies
  • I am almost in a similar situation as tvoltagg who reported of last week of failure of MK-3475 trial. My CT scan result after the 3rd infusion of BMS phase-1 anti PD-1 clinical trial (Nivolumab + ipilimumab ...

I guess we are giving up..

betsy0525
  • By betsy0525 · New reply 8:51 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 20 replies
  • My dad has been sent home from the hospital because he was tired of being there . We found out while we were there his second line of chemo was not working. The oncologist (not his primary but a partner ...

Great news on Alectinib

Kangaroopaw
  • By Kangaroopaw · New reply 8:22 am
  • Discussion in ALK mutations and lung cancer · 18 replies
  • My son just had his first scan results after 8 weeks on Alectinib. He has significant reduction to brain mets and lung tumors. We are over the moon with this drug - he just gets better everyday, even ...

Druggable Oncogene Fusions in Invasive Mucinous Lung Adenocarcinoma

bandan
  • By bandan · Posted 8:17 am
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24727 320 ...

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Mickp
  • By Mickp · New reply 7:01 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 21 replies
  • Hello to everyone. I think it's been almost a year sense we have talked. To update those who have followed me (believers and skeptics) in the past. Everything is going fine. Cancer free now for over 2 ...

Tarceva and Hair Loss

TroySC
  • By TroySC · New reply 5:09 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 15 replies
  • I'm not sure I'm posting this in the right place but has anyone taking Tarceva experienced hair loss? I started taking Tarceva in December 2013 and started noticing major hair loss in February/March ...

First scan results on MK3475 trial

lynba
  • By lynba · New reply 4:07 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 4 replies
  • Jus got scan results yesterday. Had scan 9 weeks in after 3 cyc;es. Main tumour has shrunk slightly. I node has 'grown' 1 node is stable. Overall there is a 4% progression. This apparently isn't bad ...

can't get it out of my mind

Jon321
  • By Jon321 · New reply 4:05 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage I · 23 replies
  • Hi, I have been reading everyone else's posts since I was diagnosed with lung adenocarcinoma in the beginning of January. Tonight I decided that I could use some advice. I am a nonsmoker male, who never ...
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