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Drain tube is back in

  • By Walterm · Posted January 18, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Well changes occur all the time and we deal with them. The nurse got me up early this morning and got me up and on a scale for a weight measurement. That went ok but once back in bed i got a breathing ...

Signet Ringcell Adenocarcinoma-Para Aortic Metastaic Colon Cx w KRAS 30%

  • By JoeDsDaughter73 · Posted January 18, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Can anyone direct me to the best clinical trial or information re: KRAS mutations, My Dad's factor is over 30%. He is only 62 with Signet Ring cell colon cancer that originated in the Appendix and he ...

Not my day

  • By RitWar · Posted January 17, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Will went for my chemo today. Just to walk out with out it. After 3 tries at finding a vein no go. So now we will wait for port to be placed. That will happen on the 21st of this month. The radiation ...

Ode to forgetfulness

  • By Katuha · Posted January 17, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • er-song ...

Blinkin English Insurance Companies!!

  • By snettie · Posted January 17, 2014
  • Journal · 28 replies
  • Well I sat at my PC for the best part of today and I must have filled in around 15 Insurance quotes for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Now I am always honest on these things and maybe that ...

Milestone Today!!!!

  • By MizK · Posted January 17, 2014
  • Journal · 47 replies
  • This morning at 6:15 am, I completed my 35th and final radiation therapy! I must say and not a day too soon! Briefly, a small nodule was found in URL during a routine chest x-ray. Followed up with CT ...

Day 10 Post Chemo...

  • By Trishyff · Posted January 16, 2014
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • So where am I.....feeling pretty dang on good. Had my first treatment with minimal side effects been going to the gym everyday working out. Had my mid point checkup with the ONC yesterday and he was pretty ...

New to Traceva

  • By cin298 · Posted January 16, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • A lot has happened since my first post in December. My husband had a pet scan on Christmas eve. The day after Christmas we found out he has stage 4 extensive. Mets to his brain, lymph nodes, other lung ...

All The New Things

  • By SeeGirlLive · Posted January 15, 2014
  • Journal · 23 replies
  • It’s been a while since I’ve done a proper update. I’m going to attempt one now, though I may have to come back and add things later. I’m a little exhausted and have been for a while, so it’s a little ...

I'm on oxygen, how do I live a normal life?!

  • By michelleb_123 · Posted January 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Complementary therapies and spirituality · 1 reply
  • hi, I'm not sure if this is the right category to post this question- but I'll do so anyway for lack of better direction. I've been diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer about 2 years ago.... My whole ...

Lymphatic Leak

  • By Justcathy · Posted January 15, 2014
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • Has anybody ever heard of a lymphatic leak after lobectomy? My husband had surgery to remove horrible thing on Tuesday Jan 7th and has developed this leak. They tried to stop it with a dye thru the groin ...

Waiting for the Taxi.......Today is the day the I Terminate Mr. C

  • By Walterm · Posted January 15, 2014
  • Journal · 32 replies
  • Well the day is finally here. Waiting on my taxi so i thought one more post before it starts. The monster comes out today. He will be evicted, dislodged, ejected and removed. Thanks to all of the good ...

the only thing I can say is I miss him.....

  • By reflection571 · Posted January 13, 2014
  • Journal · 21 replies
  • I miss him seeing his face, his smile.through this nightmare he always put us first...I miss him so much his strength his kindness...he was the toughest person you were ever going to meet yet he had a ...

Day 6 Post Chemo....

  • By Trishyff · Posted January 12, 2014
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • So its day 6 post Chemo and I am feeling pretty good. Been to the gym the past 2 days and I have to say I am feeling a little normal. Kinda scary... Just been doing some cardio but nothing to crazy. Just ...

New beginning

  • By Liebling · Posted January 11, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Today it is 70 degrees here in San Antonio, and after all the cold rainy miserable days, the sun is shining. I decided since it is so pretty outside, to clean my flower des and cut some of the dead pieces ...

Happy 2014

  • By bluestar · Posted January 10, 2014
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • LIBERATE YOUR IMAGINATION Let me remind you who you really are: You're an immortal freedom fighter who longs to liberate all sentient creatures from their suffering. You're a fun-loving messiah who devoutly ...

Dad is now sleeping all the time and hasn't eaten for 5 days :(

  • By tams_dad · Posted January 10, 2014
  • Journal · 34 replies
  • Ok it's time to say my dad has given in to this nasty lung cancer that has eaten his bone and destroyed everything he has ! It started before Christmas with severe lymph edema ,followed by feeling sick ...

Allogeneic Blood Stem Cell Prep - New PICC Line Insertion!

  • By Pazzy1970 · Posted January 9, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • City of Hope moved up my PICC Line Insertion to today. I checked-in to Radiology at City of Hope’s Helford Clinical Research Hospital. It took about 45 mins. for the nurse to insert my new PICC Line into ...

Hi Everyone!

  • By Skyesevens · Posted January 9, 2014
  • Journal · 17 replies
  • Now that the celebrations are over it is time to fight the winter Grrr! It truly is a challenging one for a lot of us with Lung Cancer and Copd. I had to get rid of my pup. He was 5 1/2 mos old , weighed ...

Surgery date finally here

  • By Walterm · Posted January 9, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • Well I've been waiting since a week before Christmas to find out when my surgery would be and I finally have a date. Wednesday January the 15th will be the day they remove this cell hijacker that I have ...

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