carol's Journey:

Survivor: Lung Cancer

Patient Info: Prefer not to answer/not applicable/unsure, Diagnosed: over 9 years ago, Female, Age: 62

  1. 1
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    call from nurse, a 3 centimeter tumor in lower right lung.

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  2. 2
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 3
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The tumors returned due to initial doctor not typing it correctly. There were several.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. 4
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    cancer verification from biopsy

    Decision Point

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  5. 5
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my lower right lobe removed.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  6. 6
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  7. 7
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    Finally got it typed correctly as ALK, so on chemo pills but not too bad.

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  8. 8
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Bladder problems

    Side Effects

    I do get loose stool occasionally.

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  9. 9
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Other Care

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  10. 10
    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    tumors returned

    Decision Point

    Surgery did not cure and it returned. My original doctor only x-rayed and did not type it correctly. Lesson learned.

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    • carol
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Other Care

    heart x-ray

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