• h0peful1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    First CT scan showed very impressive and promising results.

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    • h0peful1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Xalkori prescribed. Minimal side effects. Fatigue is the most prominent side effect thus far. My boyfriend was able to return to wor...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • h0peful1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Choosing a doctor/cancer center

    Decision Point

    We met with 4 different oncologists, a radiation oncologist, and a neurologist to find the best team and fit for my boyfriend.

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    • h0peful1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    Found out about testing positive for the ALK mutation

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    • h0peful1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Flu-like symptoms with the first 2 XGeva injections

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • h0peful1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    External radiation (Stereotactic)

    Radiation

    Stereotactic radiation for a small brain spot (approx 2mm).

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • kibbee
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Ca...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    I haven't had time to be active on this site - but the daily emails I receive keep me up on things in general. My mother, who was d...

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    • Pablok
    • Experience with Large Cell Neuroendocri...
    almost 6 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Two different times, once for pain from bone mets, the other to try to shrink tumor in lung to prevent more pneumonia.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Pablok
    • Experience with Large Cell Neuroendocri...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Carboplatin is & etoposide, 4 rounds, completed.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Rob
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma, L...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Oh No

    I'm back for round four, this time on a brand new med YEY any body heard of OPDIVO ?

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  1. almost 6 years ago
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    Decision Point

    Still off Alimta makes it a 1 yr 6mos still stable feeling aches and pains not bad. I send to be cold all the time now feeling hot l...

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    • KimberlynJ
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lun...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Cancer tumors have been stable w/ no visible growth since June 2014. We continue to live life. Thank God!

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