small cell cancer in rt lung with aorta irritation
I was recently diagnosised with small cell cancer which was irritating the aorta. After one set of chemo and steriod use the aorta irritation stopped. It is back and my doctor said it was not a growth of the mass but likely an inflammatory process. I am back on steriods but it doesn't seem to be helping. Has anyone delt…
Possible lung cancer
Hi, I am a 33 year old female, Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survior of four years now. I had a CATSCAN done in December of 2000, and they found two lung nodules, and approximately a year after that in December of 2001, they found the two lung nodules again, stating they were both 3mm. I just had another CATSCAN done this month,…
who knows about brain radiation?
I have just finished radiation and chemo for NSCLC and am considering "prophylactic cranial irration". Would like to hear from someone who has had it.
My family has just become aware of the above term. We are seeking anyone who may have experienced symptoms as follows: Racing, repetitive thoughts (as in overactive brain), brain noises such as whirring, chirping, wind-like sounds. These started and have progressed after extensive chemotherapy and radiation due to lung…
Follow up after complete lung removal
My wife has had her right lung completely removed as of 5/3/04, all of the pathological tests of the lymph nodes and tissue samples came back neg. We were told she would have a chest xray every 6 months for the next 5 years. I asked about a prventive maintenance program and our doctor mentioned adjunctive chemo treatment.…
nsclc at 37
I am 37 yrs old and was just diagnosed with a 2 cm upper lobe nsc lung tumor. A 2x3x4 in my neck on the same side (not biopsied) was also spotted on the mri. I was very positive with this until the pet results came in yesterday. Looks like one lymph on the other side of the chest and 3 in the abdomen are showing positive.…