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    UPDATE Brain MRI clear except for one tiny spot...

    UPDATE
    Brain MRI clear except for one tiny spot to small to image

    RX for dilaudid for pain from lymph node in my neck, evaluation by radiation dr to be arranged by dana farber to occur at Lahey...
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    Esk2poo-thank you :) Nancy

    Esk2poo-thank you :)

    Nancy
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    Mike-he's not, it's all up to ME. Got my husband,...

    Mike-he's not, it's all up to ME. Got my husband, son and DIL (who is onc/hospice nurse) all with me for support. Husband and son are RN 's too. Cyber knife NOT available at DF but it IS at my...
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    Lisa- no more chemo for me, I apparently don't...

    Lisa- no more chemo for me, I apparently don't have long enough to recover from any side effects from 2nd line chemo so don't want to chance it.

    Irish- yes I have read that sticky, several times...
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    Today is the pits, depressed and crying jags :(. ...

    Today is the pits, depressed and crying jags :(. But I THINK its normal....sigh......good days and bad days. God give me strength!!!!!!
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    Thanks cancer buddies :) still digesting the...

    Thanks cancer buddies :) still digesting the plethora of issues. One thing I have decided is that I did not go through the treatment that I did just to lay down and die. But die I...
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    Jodie, Thank you. I will be thinking of you...

    Jodie,
    Thank you. I will be thinking of you on your wedding day :) have a blast and a wonderful life :)

    Nancy
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    Very DEVESTATING news :(. Scan showed EXTENSIVE...

    Very DEVESTATING news :(. Scan showed EXTENSIVE new areas of growth, largely in the bones;, sacrum, hip, pelvis, neck and a lymph node in the chest. The alimta failed :( 2nd line navilbine does not...
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    Thank you for your support :)

    Thank you for your support :)
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    Katie and jorola thank YOU for your encouragement...

    Katie and jorola thank YOU for your encouragement and support!!!! Feeling a little bit down tonight and your words really help :) thanks :)

    Nancy
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    UPDATE 6/6 Have completed 4 cycles of...

    UPDATE 6/6
    Have completed 4 cycles of carbo/alimta and 2of alimta alone. The exhaustion is killing me. I had my apt today and am taking a break from chemo . My next scan is 6/27. If God willing it...
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    I don't know what to say to help...

    I don't know what to say to help you...sigh....this is a hurry up and wait type situation which can be very fluid, even at such an advanced stage. Just want to send you my heartfelt support

    Best,...
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    I think radiologists sometimes have a different...

    I think radiologists sometimes have a different TAKE on scan results than oncologists. Still be persistent if you feel he is not getting the right care

    Best,lnancy
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    Thanks for your support Mike :). I feel much...

    Thanks for your support Mike :). I feel much better on just ONE drug but wish I wasn't on any since I felt fine before starting treatment. My surgery wasn't even bad once they took out the chest...
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    I wish I could find your email, I will have to...

    I wish I could find your email, I will have to look again. I feel sad today because I am. Having trouble wrapping my mind around the fact that I have INCURABLE lung cancer, even though it's under...
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    Kisa_mayday. I did not get your msg,email :(...

    Kisa_mayday. I did not get your msg,email :( do post your email if u r comfortable doing it here, I would love to correspond/talk with you

    You WILL get through the carbo/alimta , though it may...
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    Lisa_mayday. I sent you a PM with my email, not...

    Lisa_mayday. I sent you a PM with my email, not sure I did it the right way though. I would love to correspond with you by email or even phone if you are up to it. We can hold each other up :) the...
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    Sorry the chemo is making you feel bad, IMO it...

    Sorry the chemo is making you feel bad, IMO it can be worse than the cancer especially if one is,was a symptomatic. I never felt bad until starting the chemo, I am on maintenance chemo with alimta...
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    Thanks for the suggestions, I think dana farber...

    Thanks for the suggestions, I think dana farber offers a program where they will match you with a survivor; guess what I have issues with is the fact that I will never be a survivor because my cancer...
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    Bumping this up to see if anyone has any...

    Bumping this up to see if anyone has any suggestions HOW to deal with the NEW NORMAL. Since I really have no symptoms other than fatigue from the maintenance alimta, it's still very hard for me to...
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    HAVING A PITY PARTY No real reason, just having...

    HAVING A PITY PARTY
    No real reason, just having an annoying day. I can't seem to stop thinking "do you ever get used to it?" Being a person with cancer, lung cancer......

    Thanks for the...
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    Irish, CATIE, Lisa and mike, Thank you for...

    Irish, CATIE, Lisa and mike,
    Thank you for your continued support, it really helps :)

    Nancy
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    (((Cyber hugs and congrats Mike))). Had my pet...

    (((Cyber hugs and congrats Mike))). Had my pet scan today, SCANXIETY before as expected. Results fantastic!!!!! Both lungs free of cancer, lesion on my spine, smaller, less lit up, likely dying or...
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    Had 3rd pet scan today Unchanged :) both lungs...

    Had 3rd pet scan today
    Unchanged :) both lungs CLEAR of cancer and clear via stethoscope exam :)@due to the extreme fatigue that lasted almost the entire 3weeks after infusion of carboplatin/alimta...
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    Lisa-mayday- Your comments humble me. I am not...

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    Your comments humble me. I am not as strong as you think, exhausted and every so often I get depressed, just because I guess. Like the lyrics in a song from my hippie days in my " other...
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