cancersux87's Journey with Small Cell, Lung Cancer

Caregiver: Lung Cancer > Small Cell

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 68

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    Incontinence (cannot control urine)

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    over 4 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

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    over 4 years ago
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    Eating problems (anorexia)

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    Fatigue (tiredness)

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    over 4 years ago
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  8. 8
    over 4 years ago
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    Skin changes

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    her skin is starting to look rather yellowish brown

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  9. 9
    over 4 years ago
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    doctors say its too late

    Oh No

    My grandma whom i made this page about called 911 at about 430 this morning and is now back in the hospital. Doctors are now saying that its too late for any further treatment and are suggesting hospice care. I don't know much of anything about that other than that they set a person up there basically to die. I have 3 small children living in the home too. and I'm completely breaking down. My entire family has turned their backs on me just like they have done my entire life. I have 0 support. My grandma doesn't want me to be alone and everyone who could possibly help me says no. I've been having anxiety attacks all day. And I'm not sure if I can handle any of this anymore.

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    over 4 years ago
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    Shortness of breath

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    Pain

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    Diarrhea

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    over 4 years ago
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    Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)

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    over 4 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

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    over 4 years ago
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    Hot flashes

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    over 4 years ago
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    Infection

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    in the blood

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    over 4 years ago
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    High blood pressure (hypertension)

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    over 4 years ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

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    over 4 years ago
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    Mood changes

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    Mouth dryness

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    over 4 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

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    over 4 years ago
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    Taste change/loss

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    she hates the taste of just about everything any more

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  23. 23
    over 4 years ago
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    Weight loss

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    weighs in at less than 100lbs

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    Side Effects

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  25. 25
    over 4 years ago
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    Loss

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  26. 26
    over 4 years ago
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    Decision Point

    The hospital is demanding she make her final decisions for her living will.

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  27. 27
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    small cell lung cancer

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    Money

    Oh No

    disability insurance issues. they keep stopping her payments

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  29. 29
    over 4 years ago
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    Work problems

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    on leave of absence

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  30. 30
    over 4 years ago
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    looks like treatmeant is not working!!!

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    doc says the scans look almost exactly the same. Not seeming to get any better. And she keeps getting pneumonia and ending up in the hospital every time we turn around.

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  31. 31
    over 4 years ago
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    Pneumonia

    Oh No

    pneumonia is the reason how she was originally found out she had the cancer. docs aren't making sure the pneumonia is completely gone. so it seems to be affecting her treatments or something. she's had the pneumonia now for 6 months. why cant they get rid of it.

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