ebhollins' Journey with Non-Small Cell, Lung Cancer

Family/Friend: Lung Cancer > Non-Small Cell

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Male, Age: 63, Stage IV, EGFR mutation positive: Don't Know

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    • ebhollins
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    My father was diagnosed with stage 4 NSCLC in about September 2011, after experiencing debilitating pain in his back. It turned out that the pain was caused by tumors on his spine that had spread from the lungs.

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    • ebhollins
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
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    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
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    • ebhollins
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    I lost my future mother-in-law to her own cancer battle in March 2012.

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    • ebhollins
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 4 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
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    • ebhollins
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

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    • ebhollins
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 4 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tarceva

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
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    • ebhollins
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

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