CarolCooper's Journey with Non-Small Cell, Lung Cancer

Patient: Lung Cancer > Non-Small Cell

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 64, Stage IV, EGFR mutation positive: Don't Know

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Already spread from lungs to liver to bones.

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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Can't eat and keep on weight because food is tasteless. No appetite. Very difficult to remain hydrated.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Getting infused with iron weekly.

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  5. 5
    over 4 years ago
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    CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

    Other Care

    Chemotherapy did not work, now getting chemo with a drug that will not kill the cancer, but will hopefully extend my period of time left.

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