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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: My cancer

    At age 51 I was diagnosed with stage III NSCLC in April. A single tumor in the lower part of my left upper lobe; about one inch. Scans showed no...

    Started by april51, 09-05-2011 05:26 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: If you would like help with Smoking Cessation

    For those of you that would like some help with smoking cessation, I would like to offer the following links to information to do so. ...

    Started by irish, 03-10-2014 11:41 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Update! Do you THINK you have Lung Cancer - Please Read

    A thread for those undiagnosed. You may now post your concerns in the "Worried About Possible Cancer" section of the Forum:...

    Started by irish, 09-04-2013 04:49 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Informnation on new drug Xalkori (Crizotinib) in NSCLC

    We have two threads on the newly approved drug Xalkori (Crizotinib). ...

    Started by pbj11, 09-20-2011 04:48 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Lung Cancer overview, with links to informational sites

    LUNG CANCER Note: All cancers and patients are highly individual, so treatment will be tailored to their specific cases. Some information may...

    Started by pbj11, 03-11-2011 05:12 PM
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  1. Coping with state of health with stage IV lung cancer

    Hello, folks. I used to be a member here, but I could not for the life of me remember my previous login info, so here I am again with a new name. ...

    Started by TurtlePeach, 02-24-2015 07:56 AM
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  2. Opdivo immunotherapy approved for a lung cancer USA

    The FDA approved Opdivo immunotherapy for a form of lung cancer today. AKA nivolumab . The FDA has granted BMS an ultraspeedy approval to use the...

    Started by lancepeace, Yesterday 11:51 PM
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  3. 46 yo male, non-smoker, 3cm mass in right lung

    Hi all, I'm new here ;). I picked this forum because it seems to be the most active one on the web. Here's my story: For about 4 months...

    Started by mike.b, 08-31-2012 02:12 PM
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  4. New to Forum - treatment question

    Hi all, I'm a caregiver to my wife who has stage 4 melanoma. Over the past four years I have become very well versed in the treatments, doctors,...

    Started by Ericwillo, Yesterday 03:22 AM
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  5. lung cancer: is there another way rather than chemo ?

    Please woukd like your advice ,coments .Have a friend that was diagnosed with lung cancer ( adenocarcinoma) she never smoked even though That was...

    Started by tecnico, 02-12-2015 01:21 AM
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  6. Terminal lung cancer question

    Hello, my name is Mia, I am new to this forum. First of all I should explain that I am not suffering from cancer myself but my uncle is, he has lung...

    Started by miamarie, 03-02-2015 11:48 PM
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    03-03-2015 12:29 AM Go to last post
  7. Is my sister dying?

    My sister was diagnosed stage four lung cancer with metastasis to the bone (shoulder) in April 2014. Her oncologist told her she can live for years...

    Started by Bombeni, 09-08-2014 05:10 AM
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  8. needing advice please

    Ok so I have been going through this ordeal for a little over a year now. Last year I was hospitalized with heart issues. I asked them to please...

    Started by mwatson09, 03-01-2015 12:11 AM
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  9. My wife with stage 4

    My wife (50) was diagnosed March 14th with lung cancer (squamous). She sneezed and felt a pain in her chest like she tore a muscle or something....

    Started by tomyo10, 05-07-2013 02:13 PM
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  10. Going into uncharted territory

    This story started early in December with a sharp pain in rt side and a trip to emergency room on 12/19. One or more cracked ribs the Dr said. 10...

    Started by Auriga, 01-14-2015 03:38 AM
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  11. First review of scans

    Hi everyone, New to this site. My mam diagnosed oct '14 stage IV adeno. Lung symptoms were not apparent, several tumors had spread to brain and...

    Started by EWheat, 02-26-2015 11:53 AM
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  12. Question about shoulder pain in lung cancer

    as you all. Started very suddenly. My dad, 80 years old, was just diagnosed with small cell lung cancer. I did not know cancer could come on that...

    Started by missp, 09-17-2014 05:38 AM
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  13. Medication question

    Please forgive me: I know I have not been very forthcoming about my own condition for a number of reasons and as "we are not doctors" no one might...

    Started by Katiemoon3, 08-16-2014 04:08 AM
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  14. Post Need input

    My mother was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer about 3 weeks ago. The mass is in a place where it can't be removed, it's already spread to the...

    Started by andrew0, 02-23-2015 10:45 AM
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  15. Reading/relating to your stories

    Hi everyone. I am new here and it's out of a desperate need to talk to anyone about what we are going through. My husband has stage 4 nsclc with mets...

    Started by Steve's wife, 09-23-2014 03:47 PM
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  16. Lung Cancer Opinion - Not getting full details.

    So, I found out last month my Dad has lung cancer, 62 and smoked ALOT for 40 years (quit about 7 years ago) so it comes as no surprise though I wish...

    Started by rck3, 04-02-2014 05:01 AM
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  17. Angry Can a 14 year old get lung cancer?

    I recently became friends with someone at college who seemed nice enough. However, I'm worried that I may be being lied to... A few weeks ago,...

    Started by truth_seeker333, 02-21-2015 10:52 PM
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  18. Now the long journey begins biospy done

    Hi everyone, its Mickey, biopsy done lung did collapsed right after, first 20%, then 50%, wheeled back in asap, chest tube put in and sent to...

    Started by Mickey61, 02-15-2013 08:55 PM
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  19. My husbands lung cancr

    Hello All, I could use your help and advice. My husband has non small cell lung cancer diagnosed one month ago. They had found it by accident. ...

    Started by bfree6479, 04-04-2014 01:22 AM
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  20. My mother

    Hi, this is Carmen. I joined this forum in 2011 when my mother (she was 68 yo) was diagnosed with a NSCLC lung cancer metastatic of the pleura....

    Started by carmen_amorino, 02-14-2015 05:37 PM
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  21. Uncertainty

    Good Morning I am a 59 year old woman who was just diagnosed on November 18 with small cell lung ca. They removed my lower rt lobe on the 18th and...

    Started by Deb Eddie, 12-11-2014 03:15 PM
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  22. G'day from downunder!

    G'day, I'm Trav :) I was searching the net for somewhere to find folks who either have or have had someone in their life going through the same or...

    Started by Trav L, 09-19-2014 08:54 PM
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  23. NSCLC with brain metatsatic

    Hi All, very new here unfortunatly In Jan my mam (64) was diagnosed with nsclc, its on both lungs, lymph nodes and brain. SHe has had her bout of...

    Started by pdunne, 02-10-2015 08:34 AM
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  24. Mom dx stage 4 lung cancer

    Hello everyone. I have read through your forums for the past 2 months and appreciate all the kind words and encouragement you give one another. ...

    Started by janey79, 04-05-2014 08:10 AM
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  25. Worried about my mom

    My mother was recently told that she probably has lung cancer that has spread to her liver. We have to see an oncologist Wednesday to see what we do...

    Started by Griffin5573, 02-10-2015 06:14 AM
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  26. My mum was diagnosed with lung cancer and 1 week later in Brain

    Hi, My name is P.J. Everthing is happening so fast, 4 weeks ago my mum an x-ray and it showed a shadow, went for ct-scan and a week later she...

    Started by snapper35mm, 02-07-2015 01:29 PM
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  27. First my father, now my mother.

    My dad was diagnosed during a routine health exam. It was small and in one of his lower lobes. They went in and took it out. My dad has been...

    Started by skylarj, 08-01-2014 07:54 PM
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  28. Newbe but confess stalker

    Hey Guys, I have stalked you all for a few mths now but wasn't ready to join but feel it is the right time now. I will confess I joined another...

    Started by jaqi, 01-29-2015 09:38 AM
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  29. How do I find myself back here?

    Hi Everyone, Just about exactly a year ago, I found myself here after my dad was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. Unfortunately, he passed...

    Started by Jerilyn, 12-13-2014 03:34 AM
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  30. Scared of Dad's options

    My 60-yr old dad was dxed with stageiv in October 2014; he wasn't having symptoms (well, turns out he was, but he's too much of a "cowboy" to have...

    Started by milyball, 01-29-2015 09:56 PM
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  31. Immunotherapy: A prematurely-abandoned treatment option

    Larry Weisenthal, M.D., PhD. Medical and Lab Director Weisenthal Cancer Group; Huntington Beach, CA Clinical trials are warranted to test...

    Started by gdpawel, 06-03-2013 08:05 PM
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  32. fiance has stage 3b squamous non small cancer -

    hi, Like everyone else i have been reading about the last two days on here - I am here because on April 20, 2014 our world changed. My fiance...

    Started by jorola, 06-01-2014 06:13 AM
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  33. Unhappy Stage IV Lung cancer in an OLD guy

    I've been along time off-and-on viewer here. I'll be around more now with my new login name. A little background: At 72 I'm in pretty good...

    Started by icaps3, 12-24-2012 03:01 PM
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  34. lobectomy

    I have stage 4, I did have stage 1 til they found it in my brain and ,mediastinal area, the brain part is gone . I did 35 rounds of radiation and 2...

    Started by leahkyle1, 01-28-2015 11:36 PM
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  35. new member to this site

    I used to come to this site in 2013 to read the posts on bladder cancer as my husband fought his battle. I lost the love of my life in just a year...

    Started by Midclass1, 01-17-2015 06:33 PM
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  36. Being Wingman

    I am strong. I am strong physically and I have a strong mind. I am on my own..I know what I want, what I need...and I work very hard to make it...

    Started by Being Wingman, 10-26-2014 04:07 AM
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  37. Final stages of brain cancer.

    Hi. My dad was diagnosed with lung cancer 2 years ago. After further testing they found he had 7 tumours in total 1 in his lung one in both of of...

    Started by Becky-Ann, 12-13-2014 11:49 PM
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  38. scared and confused

    Hello, I am so scared and confused about what to do,I feel lie i am not getting enough info from doctors. I am schedule for radiation treatment on...

    Started by divamommy, 01-17-2015 06:08 PM
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  39. Is this weird, or what?

    Hello everyone! I am Justine and I have returned to Australia from the Netherlands to help my mother who has lung cancer. It is untreated and due...

    Started by Justi, 11-22-2014 12:41 AM
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  40. mom has a 6 by 5 mass in upper left lobe...scared- thoughts and experiences to share?

    Hi all, My mom (64) is a long time alcoholic (~30 years) and a long time smoker (~50 years) and ~2 years ago she had a chest X Ray which showed a...

    Started by dgypsyme, 05-05-2014 10:26 PM
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  41. Moved: Cannabis oil question

    Just a quick question, I know that we are not Drs and I will ask this of my ooncology pharmacist but will not see him until Thursday. Does anyone...

    Started by Deb Eddie, 01-07-2015 04:32 PM
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  42. caregiver to mum with Nsclc

    Hello to everyone. Been lurking on this site for just over a year now. I come here everyday to follow your life storys of love ,hope and...

    Started by louise13, 01-06-2015 07:00 PM
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  43. Heartbroken

    Hello, it's Beach, my husband Keith passed away on December 3 after a courageous fight against sclc mets to liver. Keith worked as a service plumber...

    Started by Beach, 12-30-2014 03:53 AM
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    01-03-2015 04:56 AM Go to last post
  44. Long shot.

    New here and looking for some answers. I am a 47 yr old female was a smoker. My lung Dr has been watching a spot on my lung for a little over a...

    Started by cbunch1234, 11-23-2014 04:56 AM
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  45. Mom with stage 4 non small cell carcinoma already spread to adrenal gland

    My mom is 74 years old. She has stage 4 non small cell cancer that has spread to her adrenal gland. The on logos says it is slow growing. They are...

    Started by Kendrick297, 12-30-2014 09:51 PM
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  46. Brother diagnosed with Stage 4 NSCLC

    My brother goes to the VA hospital and they accidentally found a spot on his left lung about this time last year. All this year they have been doing...

    Started by trickytag51, 12-27-2014 07:21 PM
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  47. lung cancer spread to my brain and i am not the same man as i use to be

    i have had no treatment as i dont see any point in it the worse part of the cancer for me is in my head..its in the frountal lobe of my brain and is...

    Started by brahmacowboy54, 12-28-2014 01:20 AM
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    12-28-2014 03:50 AM Go to last post
  48. Question pet scan results questions

    60 yr old smoker pet scan results say as follows..bilobed mass 4.2cm x1.5 r lower lobe peripheral . enlarging 8mm hypermetobolic left upper lobe...

    Started by maryamc, 12-25-2014 05:43 AM
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  49. Scared in Texas

    Hello we from San Antonio, Texas: My wife just go diagnosed with small cell lung cancer we don't know the stage yet just got the results from her...

    Started by ironhead1970, 08-14-2014 11:05 PM
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  50. KRAS Mutation Adenocarcinoma NSCLC

    Greetings and Merry Christmas to all, My wife, 58YO, was diagnosed with NSCLC adenocarcinoma. Primary 5CM mass in right upper lobe. Was scheduled...

    Started by JB Free, 12-25-2014 03:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 519
    12-26-2014 12:10 AM Go to last post

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