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Archives for December 2007
I had my left lung removed ,an after the surgery I had some different things happen Like My nipple on my left boob was so sore you could not touch it. Another thing I would role over an hear a sloshing sound. I had a Xray done an the Doc showed me the plura was about half full of liquid , he said your your lung is gone an…
Want to wish all of you a Happy New Year . Thank you for being here for me. Greg
I am also at MD Anderson. I was diagnosed with IIIB lung cancer after being hospitalized for a complete white out of the left lung. I don't have a tumor but do have a nodule or nodules in the space between the chest wall and the lung. I don't ask questions about "cure" but the doctors seem optomistic that I will "respond…
The other night we were talking on CSN an a couple of us decided they should not sugar coat cancer so much. They have stats on life expectancy.They watch a thousand or so people and and there you go they tell ya how long you are going to live. I know we are all differant, and our cancer was not treated the same . The Chemo…
Melanoma in the Lungs
I'm looking for a survivor of Melanoma in the lungs and what Chemo treatment was used in your treatment. I have multiple melanomas, both lungs, stage four and after 8 weeks of Interferon and DTIC the tumors have still grown. Thank You!!! Gerald Howard
"shadows" mean what?
This might be a silly question but: What are some of the things "shadows" on the lung might be other then cancer? I know the only way to really know is to do a biopsy ... so I was wondering what also shows up as "shadows". Do lungs not retain old damage done years ago from smoking?! Do THOSE show as shadows?? ... or does…
my physician has started me on provigil 100mg.daily.this will help motervate me and get my head out of my chemo fog.just started.does anyone have any histors with this drug