margie1's Journey with Lung Cancer

Caregiver: Lung Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Female, Age: 57

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    • margie1
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Stage 1 Adnocarcinoma, operable. Husband left. Patient indigent and living with me.

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    • margie1
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Video assisted thoracic surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Hospitalized for 10 days, lung vac on and off, both wet and dry. Breakthrough pain with epidural and max meds. As she felt better, the bitchier she became.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • margie1
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Lost my sister Audrey to her 5 year battle with non small cell lung cancer in April

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