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Archives for October 2016
I am reluctant to say I am a survivor
In late 2012, through a miraculous fluke, it was discovered that I have a very large (46mm) aneurysm at the aortic root. In the MRI scans they did to evaluate it, some small nodules were spotted in my lung. After a followup CT scan and a biopsy, lung cancer was confirmed. In Feb. 2013, I had surgery to remove one lobe of…
small cell lunger cancer
i am 43 and have small cell lung caner.
Stage 4 lung cancer in "remission"
I am new to this type of communication and hopefully did this set up right. I am 6 mos responsive to chemo + radiation for stage 4 lung. Also now a 6 year breast cancer survivor. I am now in "remission?" I have no idea how to handle this emotionally. Yes its great, but waiting for recurrance expected? I can say that the…
New here and completely lost with what Dr.s are "not" saying
I have no clue what is going on. I asked my Dr point blank If I had heart issues from feet swelling I suspected from heat but others freaked me out. So she sent me for a Echo and a chest xray. Xray came back with a nodule of right lung. Next was a CT scan. (By the way heart is great.) Ct scan showed lobulated noncalcified…
I am looking for suggestions, I will try to keep it short. In October 2013 I had the full blown lobectomy to the lower left lung 3.5cm andenocorcinoma with 12 nodules stage 1b, no chemo or radiation was recommended. CT scan were clear until October 2015 (2 years post surgery) when they found 5 or 6 nodules the largest…