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Andy Prompts Lung Cancer License Plate

  • By BDaddy52 · New reply yesterday at 11:53 pm
  • 17 replies
  • Here's a video of the Louisiana House of Representatives voting to authorize a Lung Cancer "vanity license plate". Kinda hard to hear Rep. Jay Morris over the din of backroom deals (hey it's Louisiana ...

Cancer Vaccine

  • By azjoey · New reply yesterday at 6:30 pm
  • 9 replies
  • Happy Easter! This article appeared in the news this morning. The"Cancer Vaccine," according to Associate Professor Willem Overwijk at Anderson Cancer Center, the vaccine is intended to activate the immune ...

Valerie Harper CANCER FREE!

  • By Prayformomma · New reply April 20, 2014
  • 35 replies
  • I can't link it from my phone, but if you google it, I'm sure it will come up ...

Happy Easter!

  • By bulletsdown · New reply April 19, 2014
  • 16 replies
  • From my crazy family to yours.....We wish you a Happy Easter 2014 ...

10-year survivor CT scan results

  • By jmlavey · New reply April 1, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • Hi Everybody, Thanks for all your support, thoughts, good vibes, and prayers. The last 24 hours have been excruciating. My scan results were normal and clear. I'm going to plan a celebration! Thanks to ...

Andy Back on the Tennis Court

  • By BDaddy52 · New reply March 27, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • After watching Leslie return to the tennis court and take runner-up in Ladies Doubles, Andy couldn't resist and talked Mom Karen and Leslie into hitting with him for about an hour. While he was disappointed ...

I think they left a volleyball in me...

  • By Kbellaluna · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Hello, I"m new here. I had my right lower lobe removed one month ago. They tried to do it VAT but couldn't so I have a 6 inch incision around my back. to my side.I'm very fortunate that it wasn't cancer ...

Health Care Reform

  • By larrylm53 · New reply March 21, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I was sitting in my Neuro surgeon's waiting room yesterday and read this article. It seemed to explain the ACA pretty well. I think you can read it without subscribing. The arrows at the top move you ...

10 YEAR Stage IIIB Survivor!!!

  • By Mother-in-law · New reply March 18, 2014
  • 16 replies
  • This woman is amazing! Bonnie took my daughter-in-law, Emily (runner #315 in the video), under her wing from the time of diagnosis and has been part of our extended family ever since. Congratulations ...

No Mets to Bones!

  • By Blowininthewind · New reply March 15, 2014
  • 16 replies
  • Phoned for results of my bone scan today and there has been no spread. Panic attacks - be gone! I will be raising a glass tonight. One or two issues with degeneration of bones but I'm not going to let ...

radio show today

  • By myhopeisinhim · New reply March 14, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • I am co-hosting on Cancer Nation Radio this morning and ShellyET is going to be our guest. She's going to tell her story and raise awareness. Please listen live if you can on at 10am PST ...

Heart Update!

  • By cards7up · New reply March 9, 2014
  • 58 replies
  • Well luckily I don't have blockage and won't need a stent. We're just going to monitor and continue on Crestor. If it gets worse, then I'll do the Holter Monitor. YEAH!!!! Take care, Judy ...

8 years ago

  • By sharon717 · New reply March 5, 2014
  • 35 replies
  • Eight years ago today, my right upper lobe was removed. I was staged at III B at that point. Eight years later, I have been pronounced cured. I do get a bit (well more than a bit) short of breath but ...

Mark Update

  • By costello782 · New reply February 27, 2014
  • 23 replies
  • Mark has been experiencing eye twitching for the last few weeks. Just as a precuation, his oncologist sent him for an MRI. Everything came back clear. We were very relieved!! Today he had a CT scan which ...

Give us our damn lab results

  • By larrylm53 · New reply February 26, 2014
  • 28 replies
  • This could really help with scanxiety 9/15/give-us-our-damn-lab-results ...

A Dead General, His Dead Troops, and a Lone Sniper

  • By Cynthia8265 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • 104 replies
  • The results of my post SBRT scan on my lung tumor were described to me by the radiologist as follows: 1. The Dead General- my lung tumor, now that it has been seen with a PET scan was explained to me ...


  • By cedar44 · New reply February 21, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I have been silent for awhile. My CT showed NED last week. Now my oncologist gave the OK for removing the port. Also took me off going to the cumadin clinic, no more warfarim. Its been a rough ride for ...

New therapies raise hope for a breakthrough in tackling cancer

  • By Linda5030 · New reply February 18, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Check into the following link. This immune-checkpoint blockade is a form of immunotherapy, aiming to help the patient’s own immune system fight cancer. It is a breakthrough! ...

Early cancer detection

  • By larrylm53 · New reply February 17, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • How much could this cost. Not real invasive unless he bites you. a/msnbc.pdf ...

Successful Bilateral Lung Transplant, Diffuse BAC

  • By sunshinenroses · New reply February 2, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Cancer is generally considered to be a contraindication for pulmonary transplantation. And there are not a lot of treatment options for BAC diffuse form but this article lends new hope where a woman with ...
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