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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. Talking Nice to meet you

    Hello everyone, My name is Valerie Warburton, this is my first time to the Cancer Forum:lol: I want to stay as positive as I can, my journey is...

    Started by myafricandream, Yesterday 02:10 AM
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. really need straight answers

    My dad is 68yrs old has been diagnose with stage 4 cancer lungs, liver,bones lympnodes and has moved to brain.he is in great health becides the...

    Started by kbob, 10-16-2014 09:33 PM
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    10-17-2014 12:52 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. My mom has stage 3a nsclc

    She is 70 and also has emphysema, copd, severe pulmonary hypertension and congestive heart failure. She wasn't a candidate to undergo surgery for the...

    Started by macaquemom2, 10-15-2014 04:05 AM
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    10-16-2014 12:22 AM Go to last post
  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Where is Irish?

    Looks like a slow night here so I thought I would ask this and feel certain I am not the only one missing her/worried about her. Thanks for any info!...

    Started by Katiemoon3, 10-14-2014 01:56 AM
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    10-14-2014 05:20 AM Go to last post
  10. Sudden news: My mom has a mass in her left lung, I don't know how to cope.

    Hi all, I just recently joined this network because I need people who can relate to my situation. About a week ago, my mom (she is 49 years old,...

    Started by Erin6956, 06-11-2013 10:09 PM
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  11. 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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  12. Just diagnosed with a rare cancer - Extrapulmonary Small-Cell Carcinoma

    Here is a link to explain the cancer I have. Neither of my very experienced oncologists have had a patient with it....

    Started by Caseyjmc, 10-08-2014 01:23 AM
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    10-12-2014 05:37 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 07:10 AM
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  14. Please help me to find the best therapy solution for my mother.

    I'm desperate and i would like to help her as much i can for this reason i registered in this forum. I tried to tell you her story and make the...

    Started by eddykoodoo, 10-09-2014 01:13 AM
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  15. Can hospital or your treatment center refuse you treatment?

    (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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  16. Not quite sure what to think.

    I figured out yesterday that my mom had some brain swelling going on. It sounds like she might have lung cancer that has moved to her brain. I'll...

    Started by Pythonmsh, 10-02-2014 05:32 AM
    • Replies: 9
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Small Cell Lung Cancer and COPD

    Hello! My mother is 72 years old, and was diagnosed as end stage COPD in January 2012. Last week she was additionally diagnosed with small cell...

    Started by danidiaz78, 10-06-2014 03:06 PM
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  20. fluid in mouth

    My husband who has sclc mets to liver. He says when he bends over his mouth fills up with yellow/ green fluid, it is not coming from his stomach or...

    Started by Beach, 10-03-2014 01:32 AM
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  21. 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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  22. Lung Cancer Symptoms?

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

    Started by Jammie Cronin, 10-01-2014 11:09 AM
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  23. 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, 10-01-2014 12:20 PM
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  24. 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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  25. 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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    10-02-2014 08:28 PM Go to last post
  26. 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, 10-01-2014 08:56 AM
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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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
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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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
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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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    09-20-2014 04:36 PM Go to last post
  46. 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
  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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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    09-17-2014 09:28 PM Go to last post
  50. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    09-17-2014 07:39 PM Go to last post

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