Dad was recently diagnosed with lung cancer
I am new to tjis site and this is my first post. My dad is 65 and was well until Marchh ehen he felt "sick" and was short of breath. Recently he was diagnosed at stage 4, metastasis to bone and not long tolive. He's taking chemo, but we are allso overwhelmed. I often find myself sobbing out of nowhere. Anyone else going…
moderate to severe back pain and nerve pain in my back after going through chemotherapy and radiatio
I began having pain in my mid back radiating down my left leg. At times i have severe pain across my shoulder blades. At times i feel a crawling pain going up my spine radiating over shoulder blades. I have had x rays, cat scans and mri's only to be told me i have 2 slightly bulging disc. Any help would be appreciated j.
Had CTA Pulmonary Angiogram and need answers.
I had a CTA Chest Pulmonary Angiogram and it came back negitive for pulmonary embolism. The scan did find the following: 1. Left renal cyst 2. Nonspecific hilar & interlobar lymph nodes. Also had left axilla node measure 13 mm in greatest dimension. 3. Left hydronephrosis I understand that 1 and 3 relate to my kidneys. I…
Kidney Cancer to Lung possible R Lung Lobectomy
Hi Guys, Normally on the kidney discussion boards but it looks like I have 2 x Kidney Cancer Mets in the right lower lobe of my lung, only small 6mm and 8mm. However, just when I think no problem he can just cut them out my Right HILAR lymph node is 'enlarged' on my next set of scans, although it is inconclusive that the…
Our doctor resisting giving referral for second opinion
Hi, my mom was just diagnosed with stage IIIB non-small cell lung cancer and I'm looking into getting a second opinion from another expert or two, mostly to confirm her oncologist's treatment plan and to explore other options like clinical trials or anything else that might give her a better chance to improve or even…
How long will my dad be sick after completing treatment for SCLC??
My sweet, sweet, sweet, precious dad was diagnosed with stage 3 SCLC (imited stage) back in August 2014. He completed chemo and radiation to his chest in late Decmeber, and there was no signs of any tumors. He then had prophylactic brain radiation which was completed in March 2015. He has some good days but so many bad…
79 years old man stage 4 lung cancer
My grandpa has done the CT CHEST ABDOMEN PELVIS. The findings are 4.6cm (AP) x 3.9cm(H) x 3.7cm(W) soft tissue mass seen in the right upper lobe. There is several mediastinal and right axillary lymph nodes noted. Also, there is a 2.5cm x 1.8cm soft tissue mass in the right adrenal gland. Please advise the best treatment…
My Friend 50 yrs just told nudules and cyst on lungs---Info please
She is a smoker. xray shows nudules and a cyst. Can this be cancer? Please give me some info.
results of taking nivolumab
Im looking for information of hoa people are feeling while taking the drug nivolumab?
prophylactic cranial irradiation
my wife has recently completed chemo and 3d direct beam radiation for limited small cell lung cancer, her recent PET scan according to her dr. showed no cancer and said she was in complete remission. he wants her to start PCI in the nest week and we are not sure about the treatment. i have researched a lot of available…