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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 05:12 PM
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  1. Hospice care has begun

    I am just checking in, my father was diagnosed in nov 2013 with stage 4 adenocarcinoma (no mets). He moved in with me nov 2014, after a short bout...

    Started by Technologic80, 03-25-2015 03:38 AM
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  2. Worried about my mom

    On Easter Sunday my mom had excruciating pain in her back to the point that she could not move, bend over or even sleep. I finally took her to the ER...

    Started by FCancer, 04-09-2015 04:29 AM
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  3. cyramtza

    Hi my dad who is almost 81 ha been doing chemo for nsclc with brain mets for about 1 year. Did 5 radiation treatments on brain has been clear since...

    Started by llwhite, 04-21-2015 02:26 AM
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  4. Diagnosed stage 4 lung cancer today

    Needless to say, I'm in quite a state, sick to my stomach with worry. A couple of months ago, I came down with pleurisy on my left side. Not...

    Started by attaboy, 04-22-2015 03:04 AM
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  5. Duration of bone pain relief from palliative radiation?

    New here, first post although I have been reading for several weeks now. Nutshell version: Mom- female age 81. Non smoker. March 2, 2015 a 4.5 x...

    Started by HoopDiddyDo, 04-21-2015 01:50 PM
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  6. ER with Mom today

    My beautiful, strong-headed, stubborn mother was given seen by a Nurse Practicioner in January, and was told that her cough and chest pain was...

    Started by PrayingForMom, 04-11-2015 02:24 AM
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    04-19-2015 08:35 PM Go to last post
  7. diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer recntly

    Hello guys. This site seems to have a lot information regarding cancer in general ang lung cancer as well. As I stated above I was told by the...

    Started by budz17, 04-06-2015 09:02 PM
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  8. Hi Everyone-Caregiver of Stage 4 lung cancer w/metastasis to bone

    I am a 43 years old and a caregiver & spouse of a 68 year old man with diagnosis of Stage 4 lung cancer with Metastasis to the bone. He was diagnosed...

    Started by reed68, 04-24-2012 08:42 PM
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  9. 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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  10. fusion plus vs tandem plus

    Hello would like to if any of you have used them and which works better for increasing hemoglobin in blood? Read fusion plus uses vegan capsules and...

    Started by tecnico, 03-28-2015 02:31 AM
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  11. 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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  12. Unhappy My mum has lung cancer, advice need it.

    My mum was found with breast cancer Stage 1, in 2009, Oct.She underwent 6 chemiotherapy and 24 Radiotherapy.Everything went well untill may of this...

    Started by orhidee, 11-04-2012 12:55 PM
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  13. Small Cell Lung Cancer

    My mom has limited small cell lung cancer and has just finished her 5th round of chemo (1 more to go). According to the X-ray, her lungs look like...

    Started by jordans, 11-22-2006 09:29 PM
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  14. 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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  15. side effects of chemo/radiation

    Sister has small cell lung cancer Has been cancer free for 18 months Now she is very sick with nausea and severe fatigue Her oncologist just does...

    Started by sanman3, 04-07-2015 12:48 PM
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  16. Experiences with Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Hi all, I'm new to posting on this site, although have lurked for a little while. As you can see from my sig, my mum has recently been...

    Started by Tracy35, 03-13-2015 09:38 PM
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  17. Lung Cancer Draining

    My mother has been dealing with lung cancer for about 2 years. She is 84. She has decided not to do chemo or radiation. Her lung continually fills...

    Started by jmvg64, 04-05-2015 12:14 AM
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    04-05-2015 12:26 PM Go to last post
  18. Hello Everyone,

    It's been a long time since I've posted of the forum or even read it. I know it's a wonderful forum and everyone is so kind and helpful. I just...

    Started by Lindahun, 12-17-2013 02:38 AM
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  19. Olaparib Trials

    Today, Mum went for her routine blood test and check up before her next chemo cycle tomorrow, and was offered the chance to take part in a trial of...

    Started by Tracy35, 04-01-2015 02:43 PM
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  20. Question Chemo: The more the merrier?

    Hi everyone! Nice to meet you all. Since I'm new here, I'll give a quick summary about my situation before asking my questions. I Was diagnosed...

    Started by BgRob, 03-12-2015 03:37 AM
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  21. Fentanyl Patches - Euphoric high?

    What do people know about fentanyl patches. Are they known for sending the patient into a 'high' state of mind? No pain = Nothing wrong. Energy burst...

    Started by andrew84, 03-27-2015 09:28 AM
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    03-30-2015 04:35 AM Go to last post
  22. Breast Milk for Tumors?

    I know that this is going to sound crazy and maybe I am crazy for asking this but has anyone studied much into the use of breast milk for tumors? I...

    Started by Jlcr, 03-28-2015 03:55 AM
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  23. Stage 4 squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer with brain lesions

    My Mom has recently been diagnosed with lung cancer with lesions on the brain, 7 to 8 lesions. She is going through radiation on her brain currently...

    Started by Jlcr, 03-24-2015 02:19 AM
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  24. could lung cancer be hereditary?

    here are some facts I know after many years of life - someone who never smoked was diagnosed of lung cancer - someone who smoked 1 to 2 packs daily...

    Started by joecheung0000, 03-27-2015 03:42 AM
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  25. How do we know its end stage?

    My aunt is in hospital, diagnosed with lung cancer last May. She was taken in as had a high temperature and is not eating anything as too painful to...

    Started by andrew84, 03-23-2015 10:50 AM
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  26. Lung keeps filling with fluid

    My mother-in-law has been diagnosed with stage 3b NSCLC. She recently found out it has spread to her lymph nodes. She is 63 and was diagnosed in mid...

    Started by rsv, 10-12-2005 06:20 PM
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  27. Moved: Checking in... And progression of my Dads stage IV lung cancer

    I am just checking in, my father was diagnosed in nov 2013 with stage 4 adenocarcinoma (no mets). He moved in with me nov 2014, after a short bout...

    Started by Technologic80, Yesterday 02:45 PM
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    03-25-2015 05:39 AM Go to last post
  28. My uncle's lung cancer

    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
    • Replies: 4
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  29. 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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  30. Cancer is consuming my thoughts...

    My dad was recently diagnosed with lung cancer after unsuccessfully waiting for an annoying cough to go away. We have been through the X-rays, CT...

    Started by lmhofer, 03-06-2015 07:01 PM
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  31. Regarding Lung Cancer

    My mother had surgery last month of utrus removal. In that we have recieved that some part infected. Then we had CT scan of Chest and Whole Abdomen....

    Started by utpal2323, 03-16-2015 07:41 PM
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  32. Waiting on results...

    6 weeks ago, had shortness of breath and chest pains. Doctor saw me next morning EKG was fine. Sent for liver ultrasound as I have had liver issues...

    Started by d-bartley, 03-13-2015 01:56 AM
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  33. No prognosis but starting chemo?

    Good morning, A month ago, my mother (75) was having some trouble breathing and went to see her doctor. She has COPD related to smoking for 50...

    Started by justmethatsall, 03-12-2015 10:52 AM
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  34. 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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  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. 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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  37. Chemo Brain or something more sinister?

    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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  38. Lung cancer

    I was diagnosed on 2/27 but in a small town have had to fight for appointments, takes weeks to get to Pulmonologist, PET Scan, etc so I applied to MD...

    Started by laurabell24, 03-08-2015 04:17 PM
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  39. 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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  40. Stage 4 small cell lung cancer

    My mom just received results of PET scan and the cancer is everywhere. She started chemo yesterday and was told the cancer should respond well to...

    Started by Kelli, 03-05-2015 11:50 AM
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  41. 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, 03-04-2015 11:51 PM
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  42. 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 01:12 PM
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  43. 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, 03-04-2015 03:22 AM
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  44. Moved: 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, 03-24-2015 02:25 PM
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    03-03-2015 12:29 AM Go to last post
  45. 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 04:10 AM
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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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 04:38 AM
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  50. 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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    02-23-2015 05:47 PM Go to last post

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