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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy and radiation combined): I was diagnosed December 2011. Started chemo and radiation, it lasted until the end of Feb 2012. 33 radiation treatments and 8 chemo. The radiation made me so exhausted it was tough to do daily routines. Chemo was worse. The side effects of diarhea and upset stomach were not my side effects Body cramping, high heart rates, hives were mine. The cramping was due to dehydration. it is now 8 months after last chemo and i am still exhausted. Cancer is still there and two new spots were found on edrinal gland and node by liver. Docs tried to byopsy the mass on edrinal gland but it was too small. One by liver can't be. So I'm waiting to see if they grow. Had Ct scan today will see oncologist on Thurs.
    Feb 14 2014. I'm still here and fighting. Lung cancer is still contained at original site. Has not spread. I'm taking Tarceva which I believe is the last drug I can do. No more chemo or radiation. And the cancer is inoperable. I am lucky. The Tarceva does not work on many. And it actually has made the tumor smaller. It's in the hands of the Gods.
    It has not been an easy journey but I know others have had it worse.
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    Oh No (Diagnosed): Lung cancer gives no sign. I had a sore throat, stuffy nose, coughed up a little blood, thought it was sinus. Went to family doc and he sent me home. Week later still had sore throat and blood, very small amount and not continuous. So called family doc to get a throat specialist. He sent me in for a chest xray. Then biopsy then cancer.

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