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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Resources for Lung Cancer Survivors and Caregivers

    This site has everything from informational to support to locating top centers for treatment. It has hotlines, support groups, stories of hope,...

    Started by heartofsoul1, 03-23-2014 02:56 AM
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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: 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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  5. 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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  6. 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. Feet and Leg swelling

    Hi, my mother was diagnosed with lung cancer. Now her feet and ankles are swelling a lot. Her socks don't fit. Is this serious or a common...

    Started by maggs809, 04-11-2014 01:34 AM
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  2. New to Lung Cancer

    Hi! A little over a month ago I found out I had NSC Squamous lung cancer. It came as a shock but I'm kind of over that now. I'm an uninsured veteran...

    Started by Robert T, Today 03:31 AM
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  3. Hi

    I've been reading many of your stories over the past month and thought I should quit being a voyeur and share mine. I had a bronch last August for...

    Started by Lisa_mayday, 04-02-2014 06:17 PM
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  4. 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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  5. Post Op Question

    I'm so glad to have found this forum, since looking for information in random places on the web can be a frightening endeavor. Here's the story: My...

    Started by emiss, 03-19-2014 03:06 AM
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  6. brand new newbie

    We found out last Monday that my 78 year old father has SCLC. He has had a persistant cough for over a year but just started coughing up blood this...

    Started by krax, 10-02-2013 11:18 PM
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  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 01:13 PM
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  10. 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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  11. Stage 4 - Lung Cancer Treatments?

    I am curious how many lung cancer survivors are there in this forum? I have someone close to me diagnosed with Stage 4 he only went 2 times to chemo...

    Started by besboosa, Yesterday 03:16 PM
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  12. 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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  13. Mom was diagnosed with lung cancer, she is 58, not getting treatment.

    This past November my mom was diagnosed with lung cancer. She has a lot of other health problems for which she wants no medical treatment for. She...

    Started by AshKat, 04-14-2014 12:28 AM
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  14. Unhappy So worried primary lung but metastic to liver

    This is my very first post and have read so many amazing stories but I'm still lost,worried and just plain out scared. My husband was given 6-12...

    Started by Needadvise, 04-13-2014 11:10 AM
    • Replies: 1
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  15. 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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    04-12-2014 03:33 PM Go to last post
  16. Uncle has lungs cancer

    Hello~ I had been lurking around the forum as an unregistered member, hoping to learn more, after a close friend was diagnosed with lungs cancer...

    Started by break, 02-19-2014 06:39 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 428
    04-12-2014 09:21 AM Go to last post
  17. Foods to eat during chemotherapy

    Hello everyone! This is my first post to a bulletin board ever but after desperately googling this up, I couldn't find any helpful answers so I...

    Started by suppppkels, 04-08-2014 03:48 PM
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    04-12-2014 09:16 AM Go to last post
  18. Mum was diagnosed with lung cancer today, support needed

    Hello There, Ill try not make this too long, but i cant help waffling. Basically my mum has had pain in her chest, back, and neck for the past 3...

    Started by s12345, 04-03-2014 08:01 PM
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    04-12-2014 06:28 AM Go to last post
  19. early stages of nsclc

    Hello everyone, My mom has just been diagnosed with non small cell lung cancer on January 27, 2014 she is 74. The oncologist told us that she at...

    Started by orchid, 02-02-2014 02:51 AM
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  20. Weekly chemo for 87 yr

    My 87 yr old dad was diagnosed last week with stage 3 lung cancer. Squamous cell in the upper right lobe . Pet scan showed no mets to abdomen area...

    Started by Blu, 07-17-2012 11:10 AM
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  21. Brother Diagnosed W/NSCLC

    As my title states, my brother was just diagnosed with NSCLC last Tuesday, February 18th and his Oncologist has told him that with Chemo, he has...

    Started by ladyvette826, 02-26-2014 01:43 AM
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  22. Neulasta side effect??

    Hello...I am new here. My dad was diagnosed with extensive small cell lung cancer in January. He had gone into the hospital after antibiotics...

    Started by Jamiegirl, 03-30-2014 01:17 PM
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  23. 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
    • Replies: 3
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  24. New Moderator lisa1962

    Please join Irish, myself and the team in welcoming our newest member, lisa1962 to our ranks as a Moderator in the Lung and worried about cancer...

    Started by Didee, 03-11-2014 01:15 AM
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  25. Unhappy Tummy Troubles

    Tummy Troubles Hi, everyone, I am a 29 year old female with stage 4 adenocarcinoma which has spread to my ovaries. The tumor in my chest, which...

    Started by Mamamia143, 03-02-2014 07:36 AM
    • Replies: 12
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  26. Wife of Husdband with stage 4 lung cancer

    My husband has had stage 4 lung cancer for almost a year now. The tumors have currently invaded his brain, adrenal gland, spine, liver, lung, and...

    Started by PKoziol, 04-04-2014 03:53 PM
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  27. Awaiting biopsy

    2 months ago a CT scan showed a mass in my right lung assumed to be a primary carcinoma. The specialist I saw told me the mass was badly positioned...

    Started by MollyB, 12-07-2012 10:01 PM
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  28. My sister had been stage 4 lung

    Hi, I'm from the UK and came across this forum. My 45 year old sister has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer with mets in her brain. It was...

    Started by cornwall, 03-31-2014 10:47 PM
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  29. Lung cancer that has spread - what is prognosis?

    Hi, I am new to this forum and relatively new to "cancer knowledge". My father is 73 and we found out 2 weeks ago he has stage IV small cell lung...

    Started by chalk2010, 04-01-2014 01:29 PM
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  30. Grandma Fighting Lung Adenocarcinoma

    I signed up here because both my grandmas have cancer and one has it not bad and the other has it bad. But im more concerned about my grandma with...

    Started by Mannybilly1030, 03-31-2014 03:19 AM
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  31. stage IV lung cancer with excellent prognosis

    Hi, I think my mother may be dealing with a quack...She called me today to tell me she has been diagnosed with stage iv lung cancer. At this point...

    Started by katbalto, 03-23-2014 02:21 AM
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  32. Question My Mother has declined more. I have questions for those who can relate.

    We have been so lucky to have my Mom doing so well, especially during the Holidays. I am so thankful. However things are starting to change and I...

    Started by SadEyes, 02-03-2013 04:54 AM
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  33. Examination of Xalkori activity in human tumor primary culture micro-spheroids

    An examination of crizotinib activity in human tumor primary culture micro-spheroids isolated from patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer....

    Started by gdpawel, 10-22-2013 10:44 PM
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  34. My Mum has passed away

    After an incredibly short battle with an extremely aggressive form of NSCLC, my amazing, crazy, brave and courageous Mum passed away Sunday evening...

    Started by ElenaW, 03-27-2014 09:24 AM
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  35. Yesterday my mom would have been 67

    I've only made a few posts here in the past - mostly because everything was happening so fast with my mom and I didn't really know what to say. In...

    Started by ryanb, 03-24-2014 08:11 PM
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  36. 63 yr.old end stage nsclc -- worried about my husband

    H' s my very best friend, I love him dearly. Very concerned about him witnessing my last month or so. Wish I could spare him any extra negative...

    Started by ben's mom, 03-08-2014 02:28 AM
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  37. Unhappy Sad Birthday News...

    My birthday is March 18th and what should be a happy day turned into a very sad one. I knew my dad had cancer but this was the scariest appointment...

    Started by amandalynn318, 03-19-2014 02:42 PM
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  38. stage 4 NSCLC with brain cancer diagnosed on Jan. 9th, 2014

    Hi I am a male, 76 years old, and stage 4 NSCLC with brain cancer diagnosed on Jan. 9th, 2014. I am a heavy smoker for more than 50 years and quited...

    Started by Robert_can, 01-16-2014 01:21 PM
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  39. Post lung cancer treatment/conditions

    I am a new member. Diagnosed with stage IIIB/early IV NSCLC about 15 months ago. A long story short, I had genetic testing on the tumor and was...

    Started by bandaid, 03-22-2014 12:32 AM
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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. noncalcified lung nodule 5mm help

    I am a 44 to nonsmoker. My mother, who smoked for years, died from stage 4 sclc. I have been exposed to 2nd had smoke all my life. My dad still...

    Started by kgmcreynolds, 03-18-2014 05:45 AM
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  43. Is this true? Canada cures cancer?

    http://www.sott.net/article/228583-Scientists-cure-cancer-but-no-one-takes-notice My aunt sent me this and said America wants nothing to do with...

    Started by Tink18, 03-18-2014 09:39 PM
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  44. So sad

    It's Beach, caregiver of husband who has sclc mets to liver and now lymph nodes and stomach. It will be a year since Keith was diagnosed next week....

    Started by Beach, 03-17-2014 12:47 AM
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  45. Advice please. Stage 4...

    Hello I'm angela my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer small cell carcinoma on dec 27th. She has undergone many different stages of this...

    Started by Angied, 02-01-2014 02:46 AM
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  46. Coughing

    Hi, my mother has lung cancer that has spread to her lymph nodes. She recently developed a cough. Is there anything you can do for coughing? She...

    Started by maggs809, 03-15-2014 09:02 AM
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  47. Advice for my Dad cancer from Lung to brain , unable to walk

    Identified in lungs given chemo and now in brain given radiation . Unable to walk .

    Started by yenduri, 03-14-2014 08:16 PM
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  48. S**T!!!!! What next??????????

    Called in by my doc yesterday after xrays and CT scan last week...... Probable cancer - just waiting to see when I have to go to Perth for...

    Started by terrynoble, 02-25-2014 02:27 AM
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    03-14-2014 04:19 PM Go to last post
  49. Angry Seeking comfort- Mom with Stage IV NSCLC w/ Brain Mets

    Hi everyone. I'm brand new here, but have been lurking around for awhile. I'm desperately in need of some comfort, or just some words from people...

    Started by KANewman, 03-11-2014 04:36 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 376
    03-14-2014 01:48 AM Go to last post

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