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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 04:26 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 10:41 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 03:49 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 03:48 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 04:12 PM
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  1. How to talk to the one suffering from cancer.

    I posted a few days ago about my father being diagnosed with SCLC. When I talk to him I just talk to him like normal, with very few questions about...

    Started by missp, 09-23-2014 07:10 PM
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  2. Conventional vs Alternative treatment

    Hello there, A family member of mine just got diagnosed with lung cancer, so I went through every possible website and YouTube videos and...

    Started by IMZ, Today 08:56 AM
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  3. Just in SHOCK!!

    Hi Everyone!! I'm new to this site and so glad I found it because I think I'm going to need all the support I can get. So here goes, My husband is...

    Started by Dar, 08-14-2013 01:05 AM
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  4. Lung Cancer Symptoms?

    What are the symptoms of lung cancer? Is smoking is straight related to that?

    Started by Jammie Cronin, Today 11:09 AM
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  5. Upper Right Lobectomy...

    Hi all I have been reading this forum since my diagnosis...done a lot of smiling and a lot of crying at your stories.. My story started 4 months...

    Started by Lalal, Today 12:20 PM
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  6. Lung Cancer

    My father diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer (NSLC) with bone & brain mets on May 1st week.Had 4 Cycles Chemotherapy (Carboplastin + Almita) &...

    Started by SVS Reddy, 08-31-2014 07:04 AM
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  7. My Mum has cancer, pls help me help her xx

    Hello, I am new to this and do hope I am in the correct place, sorry if I am not x. I have just returned from my hols and on returning my Mum...

    Started by angelines, 01-14-2012 12:30 PM
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  8. And thus we begin the fight...

    Hey all, new to this forum, but I've been floating around for the past couple days reading your stories. If it's okay, I will share mine as well: ...

    Started by emilyloveslime, 09-24-2011 11:13 AM
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  9. 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 09:26 PM
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  10. Dbl. lobectomy - recovery and expectations

    This post will be long so I will describe my situation here and in a separate post in the thread raise my questions. Even though I wish I felt...

    Started by LuckiMe, 09-29-2014 09:15 PM
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  11. 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 02:47 PM
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  12. 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 07:54 PM
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  13. Our Journey Begins

    Hi everyone. A facebook friend referred me to this site because she saw that I posted about my husband being diagnosed with cancer. Not going to say...

    Started by Leslie12151967, 09-22-2014 01:50 AM
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  14. Lung cancer?

    My dad is 65 years old, smoked for over 40 years(quit 5 years ago) and has COPD. 5 years ago, a nodule on his lung needed a CT and a PET and it...

    Started by Sabsabsab, 08-02-2014 04:59 AM
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  15. Hi all! I'm new here. Unfortunately, our family is now in the same boat.....

    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 04:38 AM
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  16. Cyber knife experience anyone?

    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 04:10 AM
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    09-29-2014 04:20 PM Go to last post
  17. The end of a long battle

    I haven't been around for a long long time, so I am just dropping by to let you know that my dad has passed at around 6 this morning, after a week at...

    Started by mary_athens_greece, 09-26-2014 10:08 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    09-28-2014 09:20 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 12:22 AM
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    09-27-2014 05:11 AM Go to last post
  19. Swollen hands and feet

    hi, sorry I haven't written. As you know having a parent with lung cancer takes up a lot of your time. Anyway, my mom is still in palliative care....

    Started by maggs809, 09-26-2014 04:15 AM
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  20. Post shingles vaccine

    I've been on Tarceva for almost 3 yrs with great results. My NSCL is in remission. I want to know if the shingles vaccine is safe for me to take. Has...

    Started by kpmom1, 09-25-2014 08:15 PM
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  21. Tarceva

    hello friends, my name is Lena, I am from Palestine, i joined this website because my father is suffering from lung cancer, and i would like to have...

    Started by lena khalili, 09-25-2014 07:40 AM
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    09-25-2014 05:17 PM Go to last post
  22. Moved: Lena

    hello friends, my name is Lena, I am from Palestine, i joined this website because my father is suffering from lung cancer, and i would like to have...

    Started by lena khalili, 09-25-2014 09:08 AM
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  23. Moved: New here. Husband was diagnosed on 9/18 with Stage 1 lung cancer

    Hi everyone. A facebook friend referred me to this site because she saw that I posted about my husband being diagnosed with cancer. Not going to say...

    Started by Leslie12151967, 09-27-2014 03:31 PM
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  24. An e-mail to my daughter

    Hi Gang: This newbie to your forum would truly appreciate your input. I'm a 71 y/o male in physically decent health (weight hasn't fluctuated in 30...

    Started by Jim215, 04-30-2014 12:57 PM
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  25. New here ! My sister has Stage 4 Lung Cancer

    I am hoping this forum can help my sister and our family! My sister is 42 and diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer this past January it had already...

    Started by lfitz69, 09-22-2014 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-25-2014 01:02 AM Go to last post
  26. Maybe jumping the gun, but I really don't think so...

    Hi All! The name is searra and I'm brand new to this site. Thank you for having me here. I hope I can find information for myself and to be...

    Started by searra, 09-13-2014 03:22 AM
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  27. Newbie, unfortunately

    I was just diagnosed Thursday (7-24-14) with lung cancer. I am 58 and have never smoked. I am having a biopsy 8-5-14. I am not sure as to what kind...

    Started by jayvansickle, 07-28-2014 04:37 AM
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  28. Breathe Deep Baltimore Event - Lung Cancer Events

    This past Saturday one of my daughters and I participated in Breathe Deep Baltimore walk. An event put on by Lungevity. I hadn't been to one of...

    Started by mike.b, 09-22-2014 04:59 PM
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  29. Moved: Gemzar side effects

    anyone having any bad leg or joint such as knees ,ankles or hip pain with taking Gemzar? My sister is having really bad issues with this since she...

    Started by lfitz69, 09-22-2014 11:35 PM
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  30. 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 03:08 AM
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  31. Noob

    Hi All, I'm just beginning the process .. running back & forth for tests, scans & whatever. Am hoping to find some others who have "been there &...

    Started by moggster, 09-15-2014 04:31 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 05:13 AM
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  33. Dearly beloved friend with advanced lung cancer, prognosis?

    I started to register to ask a question and found I was already on these forums because of my dad, sign of the times how many of our loved ones get...

    Started by philips, 09-18-2014 12:57 PM
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    09-19-2014 12:03 PM Go to last post
  34. Smile Lung Cancer

    Hi everyone, I am 60yrs old, and on the 31st AUgust I had a Lobectomy, they removed my lower right lobe on my right lung due to a 2cm tumour........I...

    Started by NannyJan, 09-17-2014 01:59 AM
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  35. 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 04:01 AM
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  36. NSCLC stage IV, returning to chemo agent that stopped working after 12 months

    Hello All. Does anyone have experience with returning to a treatment that stopped working in the past? My mom is returning to Alimta after Tarceva...

    Started by jmkash, 09-17-2014 08:04 PM
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  37. OncologyTube - NSCLC

    In case there are some who are not already aware of this service, it is essentially a YouTube for cancer patients and care providers. In the...

    Started by po18guy, 09-17-2014 06:57 PM
    nsclc, pembrolizumab
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  38. question about stage 4 lung cancer?

    my sister is 51 she has smoked since the age of 14, she has also drank, anyway my question is ,She was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer on april...

    Started by Dorthy55, 08-30-2014 05:22 AM
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  39. Moved: Copd?

    Do any of you have COPD in addition to lung cancer? Had it limited your treatment options? Thanks!

    Started by Sabsabsab, 09-15-2014 09:38 AM
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  40. can you eat before chemotherapy?

    My husband begins his first chemo treatment tomorrow morning, we were not given any instructions on what to expect, etc. Wanted to know if he can...

    Started by malynn, 09-11-2014 11:04 PM
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  41. Natural supplements you take to shrink or kill cancer cells? /food/ chemo,ect

    (Sorry for the long post, did not expect it to be this long) Read a lot on this forum and I am truly glad that I have found this place. Even...

    Started by StayStrong, 06-29-2014 02:59 AM
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  42. Back from post op apt.....sigh.....

    Had a lul on 12/9, home last Friday, doing well. Had another chest X-ray that was ok I guess, got 2 sutures removed, clear to take a shower, wash my...

    Started by Nancycat, 12-17-2013 06:45 PM
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  43. 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 10:05 PM
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  44. Moved: I need the truth!

    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, 09-29-2014 03:52 PM
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  45. Just Beginnng My Journey

    Any forum whose moderator is named Irish can't be all bad! I am 72, relatively healthy and active. Three days ago, after battling pneumonia for...

    Started by sheltie, 01-31-2014 03:43 PM
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  46. Smile Lung cancer Chemotherapy in progress

    Hi, everybody. Pls forgive me English is not my native language. My wife Soula_greek is suffering from adenocarcinoma C34 non-small-cell lung...

    Started by soula-greek, 09-08-2014 03:21 PM
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    09-08-2014 03:47 PM Go to last post
  47. Moved: Should I talk to doctor ?

    My sister was diagnosed in April with stage 4 lung cancer and mets to bone in shoulder. Pet scan also showed several "spots". The past few...

    Started by Bombeni, 09-29-2014 03:52 PM
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  48. My Mom and SCLC

    Hi, all. My Mom was diagnosed with SCLC on July 16th, 2014. She has limited stage disease with lymph node involvement and is receiving concurrent...

    Started by leduck, 08-15-2014 12:57 PM
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    09-07-2014 12:11 AM Go to last post
  49. 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 01:13 PM
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  50. New Drug?

    First, I want to say I'm a little hesitant about making this thread. Reason being is I don't want to over hype something, I know how it seems if...

    Started by sar, 09-05-2014 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 251
    09-05-2014 05:50 PM Go to last post

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