Posts tagged “Lung Cancer”

A Lung Cancer Journey

by "Cards7Up".

Our Blog Post today is from WhatNexter "Cards7Up", she is a Stage IIIA lung cancer survivor and has been through quite a journey. She shares her story of fighting with determination while being her own advocate for quality care.  

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I was originally diagnosed with NSCLC (non small cell lung cancer) adenocarcinoma, stage IIIA in July 2010. At that time, two tumors were found, one in upper and lower right lobes. I knew about LC as my Mom had passed almost one year previously to the day I...

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November Cancer Awareness

by GregP_WN.

In the month of November we recognize the following cancers and these events:

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer

There are three main types of lung cancer. Knowing which type you have is important because it affects your treatment options and your outlook (prognosis). If you aren’t sure which type of lung cancer you have, ask your doctor so you can get the right information.

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

This is the most common type of lung cancer. About 85% of lung cancers are non-small cell lung cancers. Squamous...

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7 Things to Known Before a Lung Lobectomy

by Brittany McNabb.

A lung lobectomy is a treatment of lung cancer and is typically performed on patients with cases of lung cancer that have not spread to other parts of the body. Tumor size, type, and location are major factors of whether a lobectomy or lung surgery is the appropriate plan of action. During a lung lobectomy, the part of the lung with cancer cells is surgically removed. 

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If a lung lobectomy is a part of your treatment plan, here are some things WhatNexters wish they had known before...

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