DeniseD's Journey:

Patient: Lung Cancer > Non-Small Cell > Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: about 3 years ago, Female, Age: 67, Stage IA, EGFR mutation positive: No

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    • DeniseD
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Day one was in ICU severe pain and nausea. Day 2 much better as they changed pain medication which took care of nausea and moved out of ICU. Day 4 happy to return home. I am now 5 weeks out and almost back to normal.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • DeniseD
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Surgery was a success, NED, and next scan scheduled for November. Wahoo!

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    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 2 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Scan revealed operation was successful, no evidence of disease.

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    • DeniseD
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    10 months ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    My cancer is at a .7mm. Almost undetectable at this point. My next scan is in six months instead of three. That's a breakthrough in my book.

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