1. almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation (Stereotactic)

    Radiation

    Nov. 2014. Finishing up RT today! Can't believe the 5 days/week for 7 weeks is almost done. Only days that are tough are when I h...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. almost 5 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Oct. 2014. Had a PET Scan last week as part of a clinical trial study. Motivator for me was to get a mid-point Radiation treatment ...

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    • mrw811
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    MRI results

    Celebration

    the cancer has not found its way to her brain

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    • mrw811
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    My dad passed of this 6 years ago, before he died I told him I would take care of mom and I loved him... it was ok for him to go. I ...

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    • mrw811
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    chemo or drug up

    Decision Point

    chemo could offer quality and extension of life, or skip chemo and take pain meds - no cure

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    • mrw811
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    diagnosis and it has already spread... bones and lymph and other organs. Full details forthcoming

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    • mrw811
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Other

    Procedure or Surgery

    remove mass under her arm.... path = cancer

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • mrw811
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Mom having trouble walking

    Oh No

    mom can't walk and shares she found a lump under her arm 4+weeks ago - this was the week of June 16

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  3. almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Will be starting Aug. 14th

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  4. almost 5 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    for the past 11 months I have been participating in a clinical trial for an immunotherapy drug for non small cell lung cancer. I ha...

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    • Gaz
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Shortness of breath

    Side Effects

    Mostly due to fluid build up in chest cavity - surgery to remove was very painful and seemingly short term rather than the promised...

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    • Gaz
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Terrible process that at best bought me some time to find out about other therapies. But side effects of radiation have been difficult

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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