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    Salical asked a questionLung Cancer

    Treatment? Stage 1

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      KB2013

      You say you are Stage 1 and doctor is waiting/watching. How did they determine stage? Was biopsy done that proved the nodule was cancerous?

      8 months ago
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      Salical

      KB13, have scattered nodules in both lungs, Rt lobectomy done because of previous biopsy. A biopsy of that showed 2 different cancers at time of surg. I was referred back to my oncologist.I asked if she was sure the others were cancers too and she said yes. One of the biopsies she said was a slow growing type of cancer.

      8 months ago
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      KB2013

      Okay, Salical, in that case you should get second opinion from major cancer center with an oncologist specializing in lung cancer.
      Wishing you the best. Keep us updated.

      8 months ago
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    Salical asked a questionLung Cancer

    Treatment? Stage 1

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      barryboomer

      If the nodules are staying the same the cells aren't dividing fast enough for chemo to do a good job. Staying the same is Great as Maybe your body is just able to keep them like that.....

      8 months ago
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      CAS1

      Call the Bonnie J Addario organization and find the best lung cancer expert near you..Do Not wait..THATS NUTS...

      8 months ago
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      Paperpusher

      My husband's lung nodules were watched for several months (March-Dec) but he was part of a study getting monthly updates. He had to have surgery that Dec because one of the nodules kept growing. He was diagnosed with limited neuoendocrine small cell cancer and no treatment was recommended.Nine months later the cancer had come back and grown too much for surgery or cure. Please get a second opinion and don't wait.

      8 months ago
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    Other Care (Other): Following with PET scans every 6 mos

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    My PET scan of my lungs in September showed that the nodules in lungs have not grown in size. Whew. Am scheduled for another PET scan of my lungs on 3/12..hoping I get another good report!

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      Salical

      Thank you LiveWithCancer and I will take the big hugs!! Enjoy your day!

      8 months ago
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      BoiseB

      This calls for a celebration Break out the Ben and Jerry's

      8 months ago
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      Salical

      Hahaha...BoiseB...thanks!

      8 months ago