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So Greatful to have found Inspire

Shellz
  • By Shellz · Posted March 18, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hello Inspire neighborhood.... As my title says I am so glad I found this site. I have spent some time looking at the information here and reading all the stories of everyone. It has been very comforting ...

Seven Day Weather Forecast

Katuha
  • By Katuha · Posted March 18, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • http://biggeekdad.com/2014/03/seven-day- forecast ...

Here we go again...

Bobib
  • By Bobib · Posted March 17, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Feb. 10, 2014 Father-in-law complains about a lump in his neck. Goes to the doctor to get it checked out. Feb. 15, 2014 He is referred to a cancer doctor. Feb. 20, 2014 Gets some tests done. Feb. 25 ...

Minor Earthquake

DebinSoCal
  • By DebinSoCal · Posted March 17, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Hi Friends! Thought you'd like to be the first to know that a small earthquake just rumbled through the South Bay area of SoCal. It was probably a 3-4 shaker, rolling, not jolting. Haven't had an earthquake ...

Never thought THIS would happen...

DebinSoCal
  • By DebinSoCal · Posted March 16, 2014
  • 31 replies
  • Today I was sitting on the front porch, petting my dog, when a felt something poke me on my upper thigh, like there was something in my jeans pocket. I thought, now what is poking me and was about to ...

So far?????

MiracleSteph
  • By MiracleSteph · Posted March 16, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • I'm off for my 5 year appointments: scans & blood work. I am terrified of the results! I would greatly appreciate, need, your prayers & positive energy my way. My husband doesn't really understand the ...

One Test Too Many?

ThreeStone
  • By ThreeStone · Posted March 16, 2014
  • 47 replies
  • In December my oncologist noticed that my Iron levels had been steadily dropping over the past 9 months and, “with your history” it’s not to be ignored thinking this could be from either a tumor or a ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 14, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

2 chemo done

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 14, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • So Tuesday was very busy with blood work, chemo, radiation and then they messed up the pump again. So we had to wait around for that. For a couple of days dad was doing good eating. But he is getting ...

Day 1 Post Treatment Chem Day #4 (Final)

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · Posted March 14, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • It's one day after my "FINAL" chemo treatment and I am feeling pretty good. I got to see my ONC yesterday and he was very optimistic with everything. My blood work was perfect , he gave me the OKAY to ...

Checking in SCLC limited

SuzanneMW
  • By SuzanneMW · Posted March 13, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Hi all, Mom is still doing well. So far so good. She's still working and not having any problems with memory loss (or any symptoms) after her PCI over a year ago. Glad we did that. She has her next scans ...

Angels

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · Posted March 13, 2014
  • 19 replies
  • Life is not the way it's supposed to be.. It's the way it is. The way you cope with it is truly what makes the difference. So I sent an angel over to watch over you last night But it came back. I ask'd ...

Last treatment is here......

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · Posted March 13, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • So I am laying here receiving my chemo for my (hopefully) final treatment......reflecting on this crazy adventure with lung cancer I have been on. Never in a million years would I have guessed at this ...

Sources sought for article about co-insurance to pay for specialty drugs

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 13, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/13/14 Dear members A healthcare journalist with the Associated Press (AP) is seeking more people to interview for an article she is researching on ...

my story

darthpaul66
  • By darthpaul66 · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Paul legler’s story On sept 9-09-09 I went to the emergency room because the night before I vomited blood , when my results came back and they found a mass in my upper part of my stomach and kept me for ...

Battle wounds....

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • I think scars are like battle wounds - beautiful, in a way. They show what we've been through and how strong we are for coming out of it. I hope everyone has a blessed day ...

long day

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Today will be a long day. Blood work, chemo doctor, chemo and then radiation. And once he is home we waiting on the pump. My dad has been feeling pretty good the last couple days. Even ate some steak ...

No luck

Liebling
  • By Liebling · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 37 replies
  • I was finally feeling a little better regarding my broken shoulder and feeling good about NED an the Sunday morning, my husband, my pillar of strength, my caregiver had a massive stroke. He is still in ...

Laser Surgery on Thursday

sks44
  • By sks44 · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • Hi all, I am scheduled for laser surgery on Thursday to blast an opening through the tumor blocking my left mainstem bronchus. This will be the first of three laser procedures. Hopefully, this will allow ...

Patients worried about high co-insurance to pay for specialty drugs

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/10/14 Dear members A healthcare journalist with the Associated Press (AP) contacted us today seeking to interview someone for an article she's researching ...

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