Last treatment is here......

  • 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 ...

Where's the manual?

  • By glorox · Posted March 12, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I am one who always reads the directions and has a manual for just about everything. I remember when I was pregnant, I had the book 'What to Expect When You're Expecting". I don't know what I would have ...

PET Scan

  • By drews1965 · Posted March 12, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Hi, I'm new to this site...My father is 78 years old with no history of cancer till now. I just got his PET scan back and he has a 2.6 cm nodule with an SUV of 10.04. No symptoms. Doctor is sending him ...

cancer really sucks for all of us

  • By why-me · Posted March 12, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • This isn't about me. I am just hurting for a friend of mine who was diagnosed last year with breast cancer. She had a double masectomy and was doing well. Her husband found out he had stage IV Colon cancer ...

MRI Update

  • By Deblovesthesun · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • My mri came out good. No cancer! Yeah! Tomorrow I have pulmonary tests. One down, three to go. On another note, where can I find the white lung cancer bracelets? Can someone let me know please? Thanks ...


  • By MAXINEZ · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • In general the new Pet Scan is not too bad. Oncologist says that my cancer is unique as it is progressing very, very slowly which is a good thing, considering I have had no treatment of any kind for at ...

Make someone happy

  • By Lovelife8 · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • lg The gift of a song is in what you hear. Thinking of each of you today. Karen in the Forest ...

Eric has clean scan !!!!!!!!!!!

  • By ty-1-on · Posted March 11, 2014
  • 28 replies
  • He will go back in 6 months and they are getting ready to drive home. I forgot about the Hour time difference and went into panic mode when i did not hear from him. So all is well for another 6 months ...

Battle wounds....

  • 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 ...

diagnosed with extensive mall cell

  • By naty2018 · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • My father was diagnosed a week ago with extensive small cell lung cancer with metasis to the brain, this has been a devastating moment for our whole family, we have always heard of cancer but never though ...

No luck

  • 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

  • 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 ...

Scan Results In!

  • By ihavehope11 · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • All clear! Thank you everyone for your kind words and prayers ...

The Story Of Tobacco Companies and Our Children; Worse Than You Think

  • By bandan · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • I thought you would be interested in reading and sharing this story. We are trying to raise awareness about the role big tobacco plays targeting our children to start smoking to help fight lung cancer ...

Recuperating from 3rd round of chemo

  • By marvlus1 · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Today is Monday, March 19. It has been four days since I had my third round of chemo. This round has been the easiest thus far for me to get through. I plan to return to work on Wednesday, assuming my ...

Happy Birthday to Me!

  • By Imhealedstage4 · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 17 replies
  • On Wednesday I will be 55 Years old. This comes three years after my Stage IV small cell lung cancer diagnosis. I'm still here, still functioning, still praying for a chemo break. Started new chemo ...

Not a bad dream

  • By Loveusis · Posted March 10, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • 48 hours after my sister was told that she has lung cancer, I realized that this is not a bad dream. I am awake. It's just the beginning of this nightmare. Here I lay in bed, wet tissue blanketing my ...

One week since losing Ron

  • By Sagreenia1010 · Posted March 9, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • Well, I am one week today since losing my Ron to lung cancer. He fought 13 months for his life, he was a warrior and a good one. I will miss him til we meet again. My life will need to keep going and ...

Here I Go Again

  • By Deblovesthesun · Posted March 9, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Well the bronc showed cancer. It is squamous cell in the bronchi of my right lung this time. Meeting with the onc tomorrow to go over the plan of attack. This is new to me as the first round was "five ...

Just checking in

  • By TomNY · Posted March 9, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • I don't make around here too often anymore but I wanted to check in with an update. I got my scan results back last week and the mets in my liver and bone have been very stable for the last 12 months ...
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