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interstitial lung disease and tarceva

Timmi
  • By Timmi · Posted April 5, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 2 replies
  • I'm on tarceva for 9 months. Wanted to know if anyone has developed interstitial lung disease from tarceva. If so how did it manifest ...

What should CT cover?

faitleafarms
  • By faitleafarms · Posted April 5, 2014
  • In Neuroendocrine (NETS) / Carcinoid tumors · 4 replies
  • My wife was diagnosed with a typical carcinoid tumor in the fall of 2012 and underwent a lower left lobe removal that seemed to get it all, margins and no lymph node involvement. She's had a PET scan ...

Aggressive Progression: recalibrating

Bcresto
  • By Bcresto · Posted April 5, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 3 replies
  • My husband John (the patient EGFR+ NSCLC adeno stage IV) and I are at MD Anderson and have just received bad news. Lots of new liver tumors. Last scan in February showed all clear in the lungs and the ...

NSCLC hope

mdmfoo
  • By mdmfoo · Posted April 5, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 2 replies
  • Benitec’s treatment for lung cancer is another avenue that is currently being worked on, and is detailed in a Youtube video from UNSW Australia… and can be watched here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UESv1hzr ...

Mrs. Margaret G

margaretguralnik
  • By margaretguralnik · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Family members and caregivers · 3 replies
  • My husband has been diagnose with two forms of cancer in December of 2013. Had surgery in January. Now he has a neo bladder. We are dealing now with CML. He is taking a Gleevek 400 mg. He is battling ...

Seizures

billieb
  • By billieb · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 3 replies
  • Hi, Just wanted to see if anyone had thoughts on our latest difficulties! Mum had an MI 2 weeks ago. She had been experiencing terrible pain in the back of her head and neck for some weeks, notably since ...

Megace, mothers doctor will not give to her

kasinomann6
  • By kasinomann6 · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Small cell lung cancer - General · 5 replies
  • Really do not understand why. She has sclc ext. She has no appetite Doctor says because of the side effects she does not want her on it. From what I read side effects are hardly none, common ones that ...

You need to see this!

mdmfoo
  • By mdmfoo · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 15 replies
  • I have Hep C, just read about new trials starting on an amazing potential cure with one injection, instead of 12 weeks daily pills I'm on now. Then I read about other diseases in the trial stage. Guess ...

CT scan clear, pneumonitis/atelectasis/bronchiestasis

Cattail
  • By Cattail · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage III · 1 reply
  • Now what happens. I have developed a cough over the past month, dry hack. CT scan shows no new or progressive EOD. But they radiologist used the word "extensive" to describe the pneumonitis/atelectasis/bronchiestasis ...

Greg Anderson

Walker12
  • By Walker12 · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Survivor stories · 3 replies
  • Check out his books: 50 essential things, the cancer conqueror, and more. http://www.cbn.com/tv/1422170287001 ...

Bonne Soiree, Ma Petitte!

Leagigi
  • By Leagigi · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 18 replies
  • At 12:12 pm, March 26,2014, my partner in life and love, Ginette Rozon aka Gigilea, peacefully with love surrounding her, slipped into her eternal sleep....God bless all of you ...

Tarceva and Bloating

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Russia
  • By Russia · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Hope, friends and humor · 20 replies
  • Salut Salon "Wettstreit zu vi https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BKezUd_xw2 0 ...

Brain Mets-is staying positive doing anyone any favors?

Woogers
  • By Woogers · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Small cell lung cancer - General · 9 replies
  • Went in yesterday for a MRI then the plan was to start preventative brain rad. Doc was pretty surprised to see mets there after a clean scan the end of January. I had finally started to pull myself out ...

Just Joined Today Have No Idea What Most of You are Discussing

Daughterslove
  • By Daughterslove · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Family members and caregivers · 16 replies
  • Obviously I have a lot to learn. This is like a whole new language. My Father has recently been diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer. He is getting his 2nd treatment today. Off I go to start reading and ...

A little good news!

DanaL14
  • By DanaL14 · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 3 replies
  • So mom dxd stage 4 adeno had her first chemo 2 weeks ago of carbo/alimta/avastin. They had to lower the alimta bc her liver levels were abnormal and they felt this was due to the liver mets. They've been ...

HELP-ARE WE IN DENIAL

Ellasdaughter
  • By Ellasdaughter · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Family members and caregivers · 21 replies
  • Sometimes I don't know what to do with myself and other times I don't know what to do with my siblings. I know we've all been in denial at one time or the other in re to my mother's condition and as the ...

Gamma knife

phlebstick
  • By phlebstick · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Adenocarcinoma · 8 replies
  • Is there success stories for the gamma knife on brain mets? We are looking at going to NC to a facility there that has good success. Please share your experiences ...

last cat scan revealed a very faint shadow

Ruthmatts
  • By Ruthmatts · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 2 replies
  • my husband had a one year scat scan in January after they removed his his upper right lobe and lymph nodes. the cancer was 1b. the one year cat scan revealed a very faint 1cm shadow on his lower right ...

Stage 4 adenocarcinoma without mutations

Petra1103
  • By Petra1103 · Posted April 4, 2014
  • In Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage II · 66 replies
  • I have been reading several posts on inspire, but it seems that most people with stage 4 adenocarcinoma have some sort of mutation. Is there anybody out there who that does not have a mutation? I cannot ...
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