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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. worried for my mom

    Hi everyone, I need some help and reassurance that there is still hope. My mom (61 yo, smoker) was supposed to have a small surgery to her...

    Started by johnjoe, 06-30-2014 07:39 PM
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  4. Mom update

    Hello everyone, It seems like it has been forever since I last wrote a post about mom. Things here have been a bit hectic. Since my last post mom...

    Started by orchid, Yesterday 08:05 PM
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  5. Worried

    Hi everyone...my dad was diagnosed with extensive sclc in January after being in the hospital for pneumonia. It had spread to his liver, his spine...

    Started by Jamiegirl, 07-27-2014 01:26 PM
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  6. How to motivate my mom while things are good?

    My mother had been battling stage IV since last jan 1st. We were told 3, maybe 6 months with her diagnosis. Her last scan showed no evidence if...

    Started by Tink18, 04-21-2014 07:42 PM
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  7. 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, Yesterday 04:37 AM
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  8. Unhappy Mom is never going home!!!!!

    Hi there, well mom went to a palliative home on Friday. I am feeling horrible. She has a beautiful home and she can't be there. We can't afford...

    Started by maggs809, Yesterday 12:26 AM
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  9. Question Questions about stage 4 lung cancer

    I need some help. My mother has stage 4 lung cancer (never smoked). She has a mass on her right lung and has spread only to her lymph nodes. She...

    Started by maggs809, Yesterday 01:03 AM
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  10. Mom Has Stage IV, Need Advice

    Hi Everyone. I'm new here. I am an almost-32-year-old man whose 60-year-old mom has stage IV lung cancer. My mom was a smoker for about 40 years...

    Started by csever82, 07-10-2014 03:04 PM
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  11. My Mom's fight with SCLC

    Hi Everyone, I'm new but not new to the forum. I started reading on this site years ago and have mostly just read what others are faced with and so...

    Started by Copperhead723, 06-10-2014 07:59 PM
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  12. Does this make sense?

    I was told several times that the maximum (basically, max'd out) has been given. Is there a point where no more radiation can be given? Thanks

    Started by Copperhead723, 07-10-2014 11:46 AM
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    07-27-2014 08:13 PM Go to last post
  13. graviola

    Has anyone ever heard of or tried Graviola? Purdue university has done a study some time ago that sounded very promising.

    Started by kpmom1, 07-25-2014 01:23 AM
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    07-25-2014 12:21 PM Go to last post
  14. Dad advised cancer not treatable by NHS.

    Hi and thanks for the forum. My Dad was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. He waiting for some time on the UK NHS for appointments and biopsies and...

    Started by player1, 07-15-2014 08:50 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    07-23-2014 04:56 AM Go to last post
  15. 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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  16. Father in Law with NSCLC, rapidly spreading

    My father in law went into the doctor about a month ago for pneumonia and while being treated they discovered he had a tumor on his lung. Now, less...

    Started by mommyflaw, 07-22-2014 01:34 AM
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    07-22-2014 12:08 PM Go to last post
  17. Concerned Daughter

    My mother is only 63 and was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer yesterday. The doctor told her that she will be starting chemo next thursday. This...

    Started by cpritchett, 05-16-2014 05:05 PM
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    07-21-2014 09:55 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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    07-21-2014 03:24 AM Go to last post
  19. 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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  20. looking for some answers

    Last year a very close family member found out they had lung cancer and had half their lung removed. They went for their regular check ups and 3 more...

    Started by thecurious1, 07-20-2014 12:18 AM
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  21. My Beautiful Mom, The Fighter (And Hopeful Victor)

    Hi. I'm new to these forums after having decided to search for somewhere to talk about this horrible disease. Let me start off by saying that I...

    Started by Chewie212, 06-26-2014 06:16 AM
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    07-18-2014 10:11 PM Go to last post
  22. what happens if a tumor bursts help please

    My father was diagnosed with cancer of unknown primary that they believe came from his lungs. He has two tumors one in his pelvis which is getting...

    Started by piratesleeve, 07-18-2014 04:46 AM
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  23. How can I help her?

    Iím at my wits end and I know whatever I do, it will probably be wrong. My lifeís partner has been diagnosed as having lung cancer. The tumor is...

    Started by DennisK, 07-16-2014 07:21 PM
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  24. new to site and to cancer

    Hello everyone. I have just found this site and am hoping that I can find the courage to cope with lung cancer as you all seem to be doing. At...

    Started by mumto2, 06-01-2013 11:48 PM
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  25. Please I need your help anyone in Toronto, Ontario

    Hi, I have trying so hard to get my mother to go home but unfortunately they are not sending her home now. How can I get home care 24/7 under OHIP?...

    Started by maggs809, 07-11-2014 02:01 AM
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  26. what is next step, if any

    I exclusively have been posting on prostate cancer site, however I just found out a cousin I am close to has been diagnosed yesterday with lung...

    Started by Bravehardon, 07-15-2014 10:57 AM
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  27. 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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  28. Moved: Metastasized lung ca

    Started by EMHECHT, 07-14-2014 08:06 PM
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  29. surgery

    Hi all, im new to this forum. I was due to be in Hospital today ready for lung surgery tomorrow morning...10am this morning I was phoned telling...

    Started by Brianxj, 06-03-2014 06:40 PM
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  30. 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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  31. concurrent or sequential treatment for stage III NSCL

    Hello all, I am looking for some opinions on treatment options. My mother is on the borderline in terms of lung function to be a candidate for...

    Started by dgypsyme, 07-13-2014 04:48 AM
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  32. Update on mom home or not home....

    Well, I went to see my mom today and the doctor was there. My mom told him she wanted to go home. The doctor said ok and he will get more home care...

    Started by maggs809, 07-09-2014 11:02 PM
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  33. Question Urgent!!! I really need your advice

    I am sorry but I don't know how to put my previous posts on here. Anyway, my mother is much better after a blood transfusion. She can go to the...

    Started by maggs809, 07-04-2014 04:05 PM
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  34. Bronchoscopy Monday morning

    I have been reading lung cancer posts for days now....I have cried, laughed, been depressed and worried with all of you. I have learned a lot. ...

    Started by Vickie, 11-25-2012 01:39 PM
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  35. Angry 64 yr old Dad diagnosed 6/9 NSCLC adenocarcinoma unknown primary w/mets everywhere

    Firstly thanks to everyone here I've been patrolling these boards for about a week & have gotten a lot from everyone elses journey. June was the most...

    Started by Gordon's daughter, 07-06-2014 01:35 PM
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  36. Please I need straight talkers x

    Hi my dad was diagnosed a few weeks ago with stage 4 small cell, with lymph node involvement, mass in neck and spine. My dad refused treatment so...

    Started by Elamcg, 12-20-2013 08:29 PM
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  37. Post extensive-stage-small-cell-lung,metastasis

    extensive-stage-small-cell-lung,metastasis My parents just got back from been away on holidays for a month.(Oct 2013)Dad slurred speech walking...

    Started by Tara1, 05-30-2014 01:48 AM
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  38. An emotional rollercoaster.

    Hi everyone. Two weeks ago my mother (long time smoker with COPD) started coughing up a lot of blood. We took her to the ER and she had an X-ray,...

    Started by sar, 07-06-2014 02:57 AM
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    07-06-2014 10:43 AM Go to last post
  39. Exclamation My Grandpa has lung cancer with metastases (second lung and liver) - hyperthermia,etc

    Dear All, We learned that the grandfather have lung cancer four weeks ago (he know from three weeks). I remember when I went to hospital the day...

    Started by jozefmojescik, 07-04-2014 04:21 PM
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    07-05-2014 05:14 PM Go to last post
  40. cancer unknown primary please read!

    Hi everyone my name is kim. Im 27 yrs old and I just had my first child. When inwas 7 mths pregnant in march 2014 my father broke his arm and tests...

    Started by piratesleeve, 07-02-2014 07:01 AM
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  41. My father 59 - sclc ed terminal :(

    Good Afternoon i have been looking for a good site to post and came across this site. My father age 59 was diagnosed with Small Cell lung cancer...

    Started by sportsmom2014, 02-05-2014 07:58 PM
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  42. Hello

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum and was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer on 3/1/2014. I'm really having a hard time digesting the whole...

    Started by netta1763, 03-15-2014 04:33 PM
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  43. 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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  44. Unhappy Adenocarcinoma with Unknown Primary

    Hi, On November 14, 2011 I was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma. I had a PET scan on November 18, 2011. My oncologist said the the pet does not...

    Started by Lealittlegirl, 11-22-2011 09:16 PM
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  45. Newbie here

    Hi, new here to have a place to talk with people who are going through lung cancer. How do I move a post to this forum? I think it posted just...

    Started by Katupstate, 07-13-2013 10:44 PM
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  46. Just found out mom has metastatic lung cancer stage IV (First Post) Need some help :(

    (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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    06-29-2014 04:22 AM Go to last post
  47. Coud this be Cancer again? So worried

    I had Lung Cancer 3 years agao 4 ribs removed (not that it was in all 4 but surgeon wanted to be cautious) Been clear ever since. Unfortunately the...

    Started by Maddy21, 06-27-2014 01:25 AM
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  48. Angry I really need someone to talk to

    My mother has lung cancer and is 87. Well, it has been a hectic and tiring few months. I am sorry but I don't know how to put my previous posts...

    Started by maggs809, 06-23-2014 11:55 PM
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    06-26-2014 05:44 PM Go to last post
  49. Question Mother has lung cancer

    Hi, my mother was diagnosed with lung cancer last September. She is 87 and never smoked. She was a heavy drinker though for 35 years. Since she was...

    Started by maggs809, 06-05-2014 09:58 AM
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    06-21-2014 03:52 PM Go to last post
  50. DAD 59 SCLC metastised

    Good Morning, I haven't posted in a while. My dad was diagnosed with SCLC metastisized to his Brain (30 or so) in November of 2013. He was given...

    Started by sportsmom2014, 06-19-2014 03:28 PM
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    06-19-2014 04:48 PM Go to last post

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