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Thread: My Father Just Diagnosed With Stage 4

  1. #121
    Senior User
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    Dec 2012
    Well, HELLO Sasha,

    I am so glad that you finally showed up! 'Had a bunch of us holding our breath!
    It is great that your Dad is responding to treatment and that you are recovering as well.
    Please keep us informed.

    Regards, zim

  2. #122
    Moderator Top User jorola's Avatar
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    May 2014
    Hi Sasha!
    Very happy to hear your dad is good and you are on the mend! Booth of you please take care.
    Wife to husband with squamous lung cancer stage 3 b
    dx - April 20/14
    tx started May 20/14 - radiation and chemo
    June 23 - chemo finished
    July 4 - radiation finished
    July 8 - PET scan shows tumor almost gone, lymph nodes back to normal
    Married July 19/14
    Sept 9/14 - repeat can shows tumor continues to shrink more, no new spots. New coughing and pain due to chest infection or side effect of radiation.
    Sept 19/14 - not infection but pneumonitis, place on dex for 4 weeks
    Oct 22/14 - now off of dex and facing even more symptoms of withdrawal
    Dec 16/14 - pretty much nothing left but a scar
    April 7/15 - ditto scan and screw you stats
    Oct 6/15 - more scarring but still cancer still gone
    Feb 2016 -scan the same
    Aug 2016 - more of the same
    Aug 2017 - and ditto
    Aug 2018 - 4 yrs NED - no evidence of disease
    Aug 2019 - 5 yrs NED and discharged from cancer clinic!!!!!


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