1. about 6 years ago
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    scared

    Oh No

    Had great support but scared didnt know what this disease would represent in my life!!!!! Hate cancer!!

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  2. about 6 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    Even though I am battling cancer at this time I applaud myself and my daughters for our strength, and our support for each other dur...

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  3. about 6 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    My mind constantly goes back to my last difficult battle with cancer in 2008. After being diagnosed in August of 2007, my father was...

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  4. about 6 years ago
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    I was sent to several doctor's for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th opinions.

    Other Care

    The surgeon said that they would probable have to take my whole right lung, because the tumors could keep relocating or spreading. T...

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  5. about 6 years ago
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    I have to make a decision to begin or not to begin chemotherapy now or later.

    Decision Point

    My decision is hard because my oldest daughter is entering her senior year this fall, while also preparing to go off to college next...

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  6. about 6 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    During my six month ct and pet scan it was discovered that my cancer had returned after 5 years in remission. This time their are fo...

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    • lfelsko
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    To remove my cancerous thymus I underwent open chest surgery. My sternum is now wired together.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • lfelsko
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemotherapy was so unpleasant I didn't want to complete all the treatments, but eventually did because my family insisted.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • lmtsrn
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    OK it's 5 weeks past surgery. I'm in for my check up with the surgeon. He tells me it's now time to move to the radiation treatmen...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • lmtsrn
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery day. December 15, 2005. It's 4:00 in the morning. It's coming a freezing rain. This is Atlanta! It's not suppose to do ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • lmtsrn
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    How could this be happening??? I was one of those that rarely even got a cold. It was discovered by accedent after a routine chest...

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    • CJhouse
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    Going to a different hospital that may have more trainning then the one I am at U.F.M. Michigan

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