Lung cancer

Share your personal experience with lung cancer. Discuss your treatments, share information you've learned along the way, and discuss strategies for screening and prevention.

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Deb 2014

Deb2014
  • By Deb2014 · Posted March 27, 2014
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  • Hi. I have alot going on with my health. I had a cat scan done thay showed a 4mm nodule in my left lung. Dr. says need a repeat scan in 4 to 6 months to look for any change because right now its too small ...

HAVING LEFT LUNG REMOVED

Donna406
  • By Donna406 · New reply February 11, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Hi I am a recurring cancer patient. I was re-diagnosed Nov of 2013. I have non small cell adenocarcinoma lung cancer stage 3A. I was being treated by an oncologist the first time Dec. of 2010 and went ...

Just found out I'm pregnant... stage IV adenocarcinoma 6/13

tmorgan
  • By tmorgan · New reply December 5, 2013
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  • Where do I start... My husband & I tried for 7yrs to have a baby, with IVF (x4) we finally succeeded 12/29/12. When our miracle was 6 months old I was admitted with a "large" plural effusion (over 1500ml ...

just lost a good friend

Deannie58
  • By Deannie58 · New reply November 25, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • To lung cancer. My heart is broken. She was a loving courageous women and I will miss her dearly. I don't know much about lung cancer but losing her makes me more aware just how serious and deadly it ...

lilian37

lilian37
  • By lilian37 · New reply October 23, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • has anybody heard about vitamun B 17, found in bitter almonds and apricot kernels? I heard that it attacks cancer cells. Some people claim they have been healed eating apricot kernels, like about 30 to ...

Carcinoid Lung Cancer

dakins9770
  • By dakins9770 · Posted June 3, 2013
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  • Has anyone had carcinoid lung cancer return? I had a small tumor removed 3 years ago. I have been experiencing pain in my back as if in my lungs when I have tried to jog lately and also I have had a cold ...

hi everyone

cyndyragan
  • By cyndyragan · Posted December 29, 2012
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  • i'm 42 and have five children, i'm concerned for my genes as all the women have died young from cancer. My maternal grandmother at 63 lung cancer from smoking her sisters however lived long lives and ...

Lung cancer question?

amaury1209 (Inactive)
  • By amaury1209 (Inactive) · Posted August 4, 2012
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  • Stage 4 Lung cancer ? dx July 15 th 2012 age 35 non smoker i am still not sure if this is primary lung as they are saying it could be breast because of the markers are breast. Andecarcinoma .There is ...

Lets get together

Huggy1956
  • By Huggy1956 · New reply April 24, 2012
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  • Im in South Florida and I cant find a support group, Any suggestions..thank you ...

Women & Lung Cancer in A Woman's Health

lorihope
  • By lorihope · Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Special Section on Lung Cancer in the Spring Issue of this mag - http://awomanshealth.com/spring-2012/ - Includes "5 things all women should know about lung cancer" - http://awomanshealth.com/5-things-all-wo ...

National Shine A Light on Lung Cancer Vigil in honor of my Mother

gerdau28
  • By gerdau28 · Posted October 4, 2011
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  • Dear Friends, Lung Cancer Alliance and the local community hosts would like to invite you to take part in the largest coordinated lung cancer awareness event in the country—the National Shine a Light ...

CAV? Anyone?

gma6xs
  • By gma6xs · Posted July 20, 2011
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  • One of the options for my phase II treatment is CAV (ocyclophosphamide adriamycin vincristine) My doctor said it was an alternative that was regularly used in Europe instead of a similar drug used in ...

Can anyone help me with my question????????

frangy
  • By frangy · New reply June 10, 2011
  • 1 reply
  • I was diagnosed this april with a low grade neuroendocrine tumor of the lung- so far I have not received any treatment because I am waiting for my medi-cal insurance to approve. Will I die- it's about ...

rheumatoid arthritis

kato43
  • By kato43 · New reply December 5, 2010
  • 3 replies
  • I have stage 4 lung cancer and am on tarceva. I was diagnosed in August and had a brain tumor surgically removed. I had been on meds for my arthritis until I was diagnosed. I was immediately taken off ...

Lucanix

littlerocker65
  • By littlerocker65 · New reply July 2, 2010
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  • I talk to my onco about this new drug being tested in called Lucanix but he knew nothing about it and even suggested Avastin again. I amso confused because I read some things about Lucanix and i think ...

Cancer in your 20s

sports11
  • By sports11 · New reply June 24, 2010
  • 4 replies
  • This entire site is new to me. The reason I joined is because I was recently diagnosed with a rare kind of lung cancer. I am 25 and just starting my adult life. Luckily, my prognosis looks great, however ...

So happy to see this site

LTLCS
  • By LTLCS · New reply February 24, 2010
  • 6 replies
  • Hi Gals, I am SO HAPPY to see a Lung Cancer Support Group Site for Women. This is a nice place to go and compare notes. HOORAY!!!!!! How exciting this is!!!!!! I am trying to spread the news and I hope ...

cancer

kaycee191
  • By kaycee191 · New reply December 9, 2009
  • 1 reply
  • explain why would more people die from lung cancer than breastcancer ...

Port Yes or No

NotReadyToSayGoodbye
  • By NotReadyToSayGoodbye · New reply December 3, 2009
  • 8 replies
  • My mother has a hard time getting chemo via a vein each time she had Chemo. Because they will probably be doing Chemo again, she asked the Onc about a Port. What are the pros and cons for having a Port ...

Smokers....

search10
  • By search10 · New reply November 20, 2009
  • 2 replies
  • Hey all, I wanted to say hi and see what’s going on with everyone. Let me just say that I was a smoker for seven years and not a day goes by now that I don’t wish I never picked up a cigarette. I’m ...

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