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SCLC Not spreading, but growing, prognosis not good

Beegwa
  • By Beegwa · Posted March 25, 2013
  • In Lung Cancer Survivors · 18 replies
  • My Dad had a follow up scan last Monday and we saw the oncologist on Wednesday. We have learned that the SCLC is still limited (he was diagnosed a year ago, has been through two lines of chemo and radiation ...

Side Effects of Brain Radiation

Beegwa
  • By Beegwa · Posted November 11, 2012
  • In Lung Cancer Survivors · 22 replies
  • My apologies - I posted this to the wrong thread initially. This is concerning LSCLC. My Dad had "preventative" brain radiation that ended just over 4 weeks ago. Since then he has had awful side effects ...

Side Effects of Brain Radiation

Beegwa
  • By Beegwa · Posted November 11, 2012
  • In Lung Cancer Survivors · 2 replies
  • My Dad had "preventative" brain radiation that ended just over 4 weeks ago. Since then he has had awful side effects. His taste is completely off, exhausted most of the time and he cannot eat! Not only ...

Coughing up blood clots

Beegwa
  • By Beegwa · Posted October 14, 2012
  • In Lung Cancer Survivors · 3 replies
  • A brief history - My Dad was diagnosed with LSCLC in March of this year. He went through 35 radiation treatments along with 6 rounds of chemo which consisted of carboplatin and etopiside. A few weeks ...

Multiple Myeloma - Can it be diagnosed via kidney biopsy?

Beegwa
  • By Beegwa · Posted July 7, 2012
  • In Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma · 5 replies
  • I am new to this group, although not new to the site. While my father is fighting SCLC, they now suspect my mother may have multiple myeloma. She has had chronic kidney disease for a few years, but in ...

Esophageal Irritation

Beegwa
  • By Beegwa · Posted May 20, 2012
  • In Cancer Treatment · 9 replies
  • My Dad is headed into his third full week of radiation tomorrow for SCLC. Last night he was having bad pain in the middle of his chest when swallowing. I know the radiation can cause irritation to the ...

SCLC Survival w/out surgery?

Beegwa
  • By Beegwa · Posted April 29, 2012
  • In Lung Cancer Survivors · 17 replies
  • As I had posted on the other board, my father was diagnosed on 4/26 with ltd SCLC. He starts aggressive chemo and radiation treatment on Wednesday. Surgery is generally not an option for SCLC, and especially ...

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