Mother Diagnosed with Small Cell
My mother was just diagnosed with small cell lung cancer about a month ago. The past 3 years she has been treated for Non Hodgkins Lymphoma that never went away. A month ago she was awaiting a cat scan from her last chemo cycle when she rushed to the emergency room with swelling on the upper part of her body (arms, chest,…
small cell lung cancer
Hi, I am Salie and I had one lung removed in January 2003 dur to small cell cancer. No chemo or radiation, the surgeon says he "got it all". I do not know anyone who has been in my shoes and am looking for conversation. E-mail ToBaRose2@aol.com.
My dad is current receiving chemo treatments for NSCLC Stage 3. The doctors told him that cancer can cause the blood to clot at a high rate so he is on blood thinners. The problem is his legs and knees. His legs are extremely swollen and his knees are so painful its hard for him to walk. Has anyone else had the same…
New to group
I had stage 111B lung cancer and recently completed radiation therapy with weekly chemo Taxol/carboplatin doses followed by two three week doses of chemo separated by three weeks. I am having a hard time with the roller coaster aspect of all of this. I appear to be free of cancer but can not be completely sure. I have a…
metastatic lung cancer
My wife has been diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer. It is stage IV and has spread to her bones. She is undergoing chemo and radiation treatment. The pain is very bad. I would like to hear from someone with a similar condition and maybe some helpful information. We are very desperate and need some help soon. Thank you…
Help me support her!
My mother in law was just diagnosed with lung cancer in one lung. After a recent scan, it was discovered to also be in her lymph nodes. They can not operate due to the size and will therefore be giving her chemo and radiation first. She is a very private person and I am unsure how to help. She was so considerate through my…
Is Chemo Enough?
My dad is 55 y/o and was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer about two weeks ago. It was diagnosed by a biopsy of a large growth in a lymph node in his neck. The doctors never said what stage it was in but based on my research, it is NSCSL stage 3B. While no time-line was given, they repeatedly told him that pallative…
thanks to the reply's
hi there- about a month ago i posted some questions about helping my recently diagnosed father with eating tips, and i got some lovely and very helpful responces. so i am sad to say that my dad did not make it. he was a trooper till the end, and smiled his silly little smile until he was at peace, and i just wanted you all…
7/8/03 Survivors List Update
The following is a list of Stage 3B/4 NSCLC survivors. If you would like to be included on this list, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, date of Dx., treatment and how your are now. If you would like to include what you have done to stay alive (works/words of wisdom), please do. Name Date…