• Paddyj
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    9 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My spouse was a long-time smoker. Despite giving up smoking a while back she developed a worrying cough. X-Ray’s were taken and an o...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. 16 days ago
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    We decided to begin hospice

    Decision Point

    At the beginning of April, after a rapid decline and multiple hospitalizations, my husband began in-home hospice.

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  2. 16 days ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    On April 26th, 2019 my husband died at home, surrounded by our children. The moment he died, he smiled.

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    • wyde1340
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    about 1 month ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    For the first week, all was fine. Starting the ,2nd week, I couldn't stop vomiting or diarreah. At this point, I called my nurse pra...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • wyde1340
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    about 1 month ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery was to place a rod in femur because I broke it just sitting on the couch

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • wyde1340
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    about 1 month ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Disregarding the fact that it really burns the whole time they're injecting, I had no side effects

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • wyde1340
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    about 1 month ago
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    Immunotherapy (Keytruda)

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had severe itching/rash, food tasted awful, water tasted awful. I had to be removed from Keytruda because my bone Mets were increa...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • wyde1340
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    about 1 month ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Wasn't sure how to react...it was done over the phone. Later, when I told my phusband, parents and brothers, I broke down (no stoppi...

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    • Jaxun1
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    My beautiful wife, Chris (who's photo I'm using) lost her battle with Lung Cancer on February 3, 2019. She never smoked, which is wh...

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    • DottieA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung C...
    about 1 month ago
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    immunotherapy prior to surgery

    Clinical Trial

    minor joint pain, destroyed primary tumor prior to surgery, but a tiny satellite tumor was found during the biopsy of the lobe.

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  3. about 1 month ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 39 radiation treatments in 2010 for head and neck cancer. Currently have NSCC. I had 20 radiation treatments. The treatments I...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 2 months ago
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    treatment

    Decision Point

    My first treatment for lung cancer was in December 2012. In July 2013, I began Opdivo. With the exception of a couple of months in 2...

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