Small cell lung cancer - Limited

Support for those diagnosed with limited small cell lung cancer.

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Third Line Treatment

wallzworld
  • By wallzworld · New reply 7:05 am
  • 2 replies
  • Husband Rick was diagnosed with limited SCLC in July 2011. Since then he's been in remission twice but docs think one of the tumors (there were three) is growing again. Pet scans are Friday, April 25 ...

CT Scan Results

trukdriver1997
  • By trukdriver1997 · New reply 3:43 am
  • 27 replies
  • Got my results of my CT Scan today everything is still clean and doctor said 1 more year with clean scans he would consider me cured from this awful disease. I am so thankful for this news as to what ...

Thermography instead of PET/CT scans

ShirleyE
  • By ShirleyE · New reply April 22, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • I have decided to have a body thermography scan performed this next Wednesday and also one of the mouth as a follow up instead of a PET or CT scan (after completing 2 rounds of chemo and radiation intervention ...

Nausea after 6 weeks of ending chemo?

soyundime
  • By soyundime · New reply April 14, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • I finished my chemo on 2/24 and my radiation on 2/28. Right now, I am getting my PCI (10 sessions). No side effects, so far. My issue from my first session of chemo has been the nausea. I still have that ...

Preventive brain radiation

Tammy07
  • By Tammy07 · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 28 replies
  • I had my 4th chemo last thursday, (every 3 weeks), and finished 15 rounds of radiation, (daily,) last wednesday, My cancer cough was completely gone,but developed radiation cough,as Doc said I would,...just ...

New Cancer Fighter

Mooshi
  • By Mooshi · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • Hello everyone, this is my first post and you will have to forgive me if I leave anything out or sound a bit away with the fairies but this is VERY new to me. My name is Tammy, I am 46 years old and I ...

painful joints

kamthemonk
  • By kamthemonk · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Firstly thanks to Inspire for having brought us this far. Male 68 yrs 53 yrs smoker under treatment for COPD last 10 yrs diagnosed with 3 cm tumor - lower left lobe on Aug 1 2013 Chemo/radiation/PCI ...

this is a horrible nightmare

Jzee83
  • By Jzee83 · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I'm new to this. Both the discussion board and SCLC. My mom has been sick with pneumonia for two months. We found out on Friday that she has stage 4 small cell lung cancer. She starts chemo on Monday ...

Magnesium deficiency with Chemo? How about Cardiomyopathy?

maryannk
  • By maryannk · New reply April 3, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Hello to my cancer friends who "get it".... I was diagnosed a year ago with Limited Small Cell Lung Cancer, and after numerous aggressive chemo treatments and 30 radiation treatments in 15 days, I am ...

Another clear scan!

antigone55
  • By antigone55 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • My husband was diagnosed with SCLC Limited last May. He just had his third scan and the results came back clear! We were worried because he hasn't been feeling well lately - fatigue, lack of appetite ...

nightmares

Geology
  • By Geology · New reply April 2, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • My husband thank god, knock wood is at this pointe in remission from lsclc. Lately he has been very grouchy and depressed. When I ask what's wrong he either blows up or ignores me. He finally told me ...

Concurrent chemo / radio VS Sequential

SuzanneLouise
  • By SuzanneLouise · New reply April 2, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Hi all, Are there any SLCL survivors out there that have received sequential chemo & radio? Dad's oncologist won't give him concurrent chemo and radio but every survivor story I read on here tells me ...

Happy Dance Everyone!!! SCLC

Yris
  • By Yris · New reply March 30, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Great amazing news everyone!! Sorry I didn't give you the update earlier.... On Thursday my hubby and I went to the oncologist office for CT SCANS and Brain MRI ..... And these are the results : chest ...

Severe Esophagial Burns from Radiation

patdeb
  • By patdeb · New reply March 26, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Hi Everyone, New to posting here, but I've been finding comfort for months from the stories of others. My 59 year old mother is right smack in the middle of her treatment for Small Cell, and has finished ...

Good news!! 5 years Cancer Free!

luvhubby
  • By luvhubby · New reply March 26, 2014
  • 32 replies
  • We are so excited, hubby had his 5 year checkup and he is still cancer free! Yahoo!!!! He now only goes once a year for checkups unless there are some problems. He will still be seeing his lung specialist ...

Weak, weak legs

GDavis9755
  • By GDavis9755 · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • I'm 66 years of age. In my 3rd year of being NED for SCLC. I'm very pleased to be where I'm at in my recovery except the ability to walk any real distance. The ability to lift my legs to keep from failing ...

NOT AGAIN!!

SuzanneLouise
  • By SuzanneLouise · New reply March 21, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • After having an upper right section removed due to Non small cell carcinoma and the lower left lobe removed due to squqamous cancer. Dad has now been diagnosed with small cell lung cancer of the upper ...

Pet Scan Monday

Kevinpm
  • By Kevinpm · New reply March 21, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • I wrote at couple of weeks ago about having a lot of pain.the Doctor has been very diligent in trying to find some thing that works not much luck yet. Trying something new now called Butane. I ask her ...

SCANS

SIDNEY333
  • By SIDNEY333 · New reply March 17, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer- is it better to have a pt or ct scan? Why? Thank you ...

small cell limited lung cancer

cydny
  • By cydny · New reply March 17, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I have so many questions. I am not sure if my dad has limited or extensive smlc because the doctors dont tell me. When I ask direct questions, they just go around them. What can I expect after treatment ...
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