CSN Login
Members Online: 9

Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

wendisarrazin's picture
wendisarrazin
Posts: 4
Joined: Mar 2001

I am new to this group. I have been reading some of your stories and they are encouraging. My boyfriend was diagnoised with NSLC approx. 6 weeks ago. He has a 8 cc tumor on the lung that has spread to the treacha and the brain (4 spots on the brain)surgery is not an option. He is currently undergoing chemo & radiation (radiation aggressive to the lungs, neck & brain). Chemo was started with Taxol & Carboplatin and was changed to Cisplatin which seems to be helping reduce the tumor on the treacha. Needless to say he is extremely sick he has 2 1/2 weeks more of radiation to go. I would love to hear from people going through similar situation.

mcosnett
Posts: 1
Joined: Jul 2001

Hi,

My wife is in 4th week of treatment nsclc stage IIIb N3 M0 - medistinal chest, sub and supraclavical nodes involved - Same chemo as your b/f started on plus 60 cGy radiotherapy over 7 weeks with external boost to primary and supraclavical tumors - I can't offer you anything from my end but I am interested in knowing the outcome of your b/f's initial treatment regime - also what was the second line treatment? Most important, how is his quality of life? I am hoping for some good days - I sure hope he is doing well and that you are holding up. AS you can see, my inquiry is for selfish reasons, I am hoping that your b/f is doing well which gives me some hope. - God bless and strengthen you both

M Cosnett

Subscribe with RSS
About Cancer Society

The content on this site is for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. Use of this online service is subject to the disclaimer and the terms and conditions.

Copyright 2000-2014 © Cancer Survivors Network