1. about 6 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Late in May my Mom got a pet scan and it showed her cancer spread a little. Her doctor ordered an m.r.I to make sure it didn't spre...

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    • mhovn1944
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    about 6 years ago
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    Oncologist

    Other Care

    Have not seen him yet

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    • mhovn1944
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    about 6 years ago
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    Found the cancer

    Oh No

    afraid,nervous

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    • ladyc
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Luckily I did not get sick at all from the two chemo drugs(cisplatin & etoposide) they gave me. They also gave me Zafron for nausea ...

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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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    • ladyc
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Diagnosed on Nov. 17 with lung cancer.

    Oh No

    Went on our first trip on a plane. we have been married for 35 yrs and were both scared to fly... Our son lives in CA, we live in CT...

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    • whodom
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    after 2 more Mets appeared found scanning with MRI every 3 months 2 more tries at the steriotactic radiation was performed for each ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • whodom
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    no cancer found in bronchial tube or other parts of the chest chemo with radiation has done its job Praise the Lord!

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    • whodom
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had a really rough start till I was able to to get on the emend trifold

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • whodom
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Cancer metastasized to my brain I elected to not have the whole brain radiation after the chemo because there was no signs of cance...

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    • RogB67
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    about 6 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    An upper right lobectomy was performed but cancer was also on a lymph node outside of the lung which the surgeon could not take with...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • RogB67
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    about 6 years ago
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    Work problems

    Oh No

    I had a CT scan because I swallowed a chicken bone. The ER Dr wanted to determine its location to see if it would pass or need to be...

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    • liltlw73
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Had appt with the Oncologist to go over scan he said tumor on lymph-nods is almost gone along with the liver spots Dramatic Shrinkag...

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