I had Stage IV Ovarian Cancer... DX in Late January 2006... Surgery Feb 23. 06..told I had about six months.... More proof...Chemo for just under two years... and here I am....11 years later!! Stage IV is simply a reference number..
- Orting, WA
- Member Since Jun 2013
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- Patient: Non-Small Cell, Lung Cancer
- Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 72, Stage IV, EGFR mutation positive: Yes
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RubyFaye wrote on Bmcjacmom's wall
This is a great community to be in. I am sorry you need such a site but you have come to a good one. Many people with lots of info and know how to listen and encourage.
I am Stage IV EGFR positive NSCLC metastasized to brain. July 2012 I was diagnosed, Lobectomy in Aug and told I only had a year. Oct 2012 started a targeted chemo called Tarceva and was told they could only give me 'quality of life' and here it is 2017!!! Never give up, there is always hope.
RubyFaye wrote on Gumpus61's wall
Gumpus61, I just want to say I am praying for you and your wife. My tears are streaming down my face. You both are so courageous. Thanks for sharing your story. I am the patient and I understand where your wife is coming from. I do not have a husband but I do have siblings, children and grandchildren and it breaks my heart knowing the pain I am causing them. God Bless You