joybird's Journey with Lung Cancer

Survivor: Lung Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 22 years ago, Male, Age: 77

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    • joybird
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Felt it was a Death blow as other family members had died from Lung Cancer

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    • joybird
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    While removal of my right Lung has removed the Cancer. There are side effects. Phantom Pain from operation scar area. Has Greatly effected daily attictivities. Learn a whole new way of coping.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • joybird
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Decision Point

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • joybird
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Loss

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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