aimster1mo's Journey:

Caregiver: Lung Cancer > Small Cell

Patient Info: Diagnosed: almost 4 years ago, Male, Age: 69

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    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    Dr.'s suggest he may have cancer

    Oh No

    they chased it for almost a year but it was too small at that point and hidden behind a rib. His last cat scan, from Feb to May, it had grown so much and so quickly they were finally able to do a broncosopy and rertreive tissue from tumor. The very next day Dr. called and gave him the news

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    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    He has just finished his first chemo session. The first few days he was ok but now the sickness is beginning to creep up on him.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    Cough

    Side Effects

    He's developed a bad cough and nausea is settling in as well as lack of appetite and constipation. He also has a terrible pain in his back they are controlling with pain meds. He's become very fatigued and has chills and sweats and is losing weight.

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