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Scar tissue

  • By vlhogg · Posted 9:19 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage I · 4 replies
  • Has anyone experienced scar tissue after a lobectomy 9 weeks after surgery I have a real hard feeling under my arm pit that runs underneath my breast that comes and goes that causes a very tight feeling ...

Tarceva change in fluid color! same amount though

  • By Jess76 · Posted 9:12 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 0 replies
  • My dad has been on Tarceva since November of 2013.He has done pretty well with it.Last few weeks the fluid color has darkened a bit from a light beer color to a darker beer color.He gets 150 cc out a ...

Need Info on WBR/PCI?? Woudl YOU>>?? ASAP..

  • By texdjh · Posted 8:35 pm
  • Discussion in Small cell lung cancer - Extensive · 5 replies
  • Any suggestions.. Any opinions... Better there.... Done that?.... Long story short..please read my profile.....yes it's me the wife/caretaker... April 2014....2 New brain mets...please quickly tell us ...

No go on the MEK 162

  • By Grgka · Posted 8:11 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 0 replies
  • Well I had to stop the trial (mek162) because of pleura effusion . Today I met with my Onc who has suggested chemo. Docetaxol / Avastin. This will be my third line of treatment besides the trial. I am ...

vitamin b17


Update on my journey

  • By Petra1103 · Posted 5:32 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Stage IV · 5 replies
  • I just wanted to give you an update to my current treatment. I am on Tarceva for 2 month now not because I am EGFR positive but because a blood test showed that I would respond to it. I got the rash and ...

Scanxiety Day

  • By Arundle · Posted 3:56 pm
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • After waiting for scan results for 10 days, scanxiety can certainly build up. Saw my onc today and the first words out were 'Everything is clear'. What a sudden release of mental pressure that was! There ...

Passover and Easter Greetings to Each and All

  • By Lovelife8 · Posted 3:21 pm
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Signs are all around us if we are looking. This grape hyacinths were peeking at me through the sunroom window at home..standing straight and not so tall - a reminder of the legions who have come before ...

Happy Easter!

  • By bulletsdown · Posted 2:42 pm
  • Discussion in Good news · 11 replies
  • From my crazy family to yours.....We wish you a Happy Easter 2014 ...

Good News

  • By Valentine1251 · Posted 2:26 pm
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I was diagnosed with the EGFR mutation stage 3 in January 2014 and started TARCEVA a month ago justs received some wonderful news the tumor on my lower right 7.5 shrank to 4.3. I am ...

This Girl kicked Cancers Ass !!!

  • By Trishyff · Posted 1:09 pm
  • Journal · 29 replies
  • I did it, I did it....Today I got the results of my CT scan, NED baby !!! I am so freaking happy, I cant control my emotions. One second I am laughing then I am crying. This has been the craziest, most ...

Another Vaccine in trial: nsclc AND sclc (and more)

  • By AnnikaH · Posted 12:06 pm
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 4 replies
  • Friends, This is very interesting. Pilot Study of Allogeneic Tumor Cell Vaccine With Metronomic Oral Cyclophosphamide and Celecoxib in Patients Undergoing Resection of Lung and Esophageal Cancers, Thymic ...

another day and trying to move forward

  • By reflection571 · Posted 11:46 am
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • I have been here working and asking myself why??? Why am I even here? But know I have a purpose in life...If only I wasnt filled with such insecurities...I know I am strong but the weight I feel is so ...

Asking about your opinion with this natural regimen

  • By Yanni254 · Posted 11:18 am
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative medicine · 2 replies
  • Hello I am a 39 years old male, i was compeltely fit, running half-marthons (but smoking a lot) I was diagnosed with paraneoplastic syndrom after experiencing bad brainsymptoms in November 2012. I aslo ...

Veliparib (ABT-888) phase III trial for Squamos

  • By AnnikaH · Posted 10:21 am
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - Squamous cell · 3 replies
  • AbbVie Announces Initiation of Pivotal Phase III Study of Veliparib (ABT-888) for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced ...

something showed up on ct, but not on mri

  • By jillsteve-123_ · Posted 9:22 am
  • Discussion in Help desk · 8 replies
  • I have been having left eye, ear, face and temporal pain for about 4 months now. My balance has been a little off. I went to my family Dr. and he ordered a CT scan. It showed a 4.5mm meningioma by the ...

Good news

  • By Tomm1215 · Posted 9:12 am
  • Discussion in Family members and caregivers · 10 replies
  • Good morning friends. I wanted to give you an update on mom. She got a call from her hospice nurse stating that she will be coming tomorrow and discharging my mom from hospice care. She has been on hospice ...

Reflecting on new development

  • By Meepers · Posted 7:48 am
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • On Tuesday (4/15/14) I was relieved to learn my CT scan that morning was "clean." Once Dr. Toth shared that good news, we talked about her latest movie recommendations for my husband, Dale, who was unable ...

Has anyone heard from Enricofox?



  • By poksa · Posted yesterday at 11:01 pm
  • Discussion in Non-small cell lung cancer - General · 6 replies
  • Attention AFATINIB users, caregivers, lurkers. I am so sorry to report that I inadvertently deleted the 02/14/2014 thread. It was totally accidental. Team Inspire told me once a thread is deleted, it ...
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