Donny's Journey with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer

Patient: Lung Cancer > Non-Small Cell > Adenocarcinoma

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Male, Age: 50

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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Had a bad lower back and left foot was freezing cold

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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port was for pain meds and blood draws, not chemo.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Bad Rash all over body, but that was supposed to be a good thing.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    External radiation (Stereotactic)

    Radiation

    I am always cold and tired! Also hospital did full brain radiation, older protocol instead of tartgeted radiation which I was told later was what I should have had.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Tarceva with radiation after progression.

    Clinical Trial

    Kept taking Tarceva after progression and do radiation on new cancer spots.

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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Memory changes

    Side Effects

    Full Brain radiation

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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Natural path oncologist

    Other Care

    Natural path oncologist gave me list of supplements to take to aid the Rx medications.

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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Or the DoctorS say Stable -no disease progression in 1 1/2 years plus. Total 4 plus years living and thriving.

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