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Archives for December 2008
To exchange personal advices to cope the best we can with our cancer
I am new to the network. Please write to me. Thanks Luciana
Ear / Neck pain
I am a 50 year old female that was diagnosed with NSCLC Stage3B in Feb '06. I had surgery to remove right upper lobe, had chemo, recurrence in hilar lymph node and several other nodes 9 months later. I started on Tarceva in Nov.'06 and after about 7 months I have no sign of lung cancer. I was however diagnosed with bladder…
Chemo treatment with Avastin, Taxol and Carboplatin
I'm being treated with Avatin, Taxol and Carboplatin for non-small cell lung cancer. Has anyone else undergone this treatment and, if so, how are you faring?
hello, im new to this. and i just wanted to know some things about lung canser from someone who has had it. i just found out my step dad has lung cancer. thats all i know, my step dad didnt tell me my mom did. he doesnt want me to know because he knows i would have a melt down, and he doesnt want to see that. so i just cry…
Cancer pain medications
I'm just wondering about how my medications for pain compare to others and if there is a norm what that might be. I am a 45 year old man with stage IV lung cancer. I had a left neck dissection in June of 2008 and experienced major nerve damage in that area. I am taking 160 mg of oxycotin twice daily but lately it isn't…
Question and advice??
Hello all, I'm new to this forum and am not really sure if I belong here or now... my story is like this: In the beginning of September my husband had two attacks where he had problems beating... being a smoker it scared him so much that he immediately stopped smoking... about ten days after quitting smoking he got severe…
I am schedule for a partial lung removal and wonder if anyone has had this surgery? What can I expect?