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DC friends, step dad diagnosed w/ stage 4 lung cancer, has spread to brain, etc. Asking for prayers?
Posted 2 Nov 2013 • 16 answers
Doctors say 6 months w/o treatment, 1 yr, at most w/ treatment. All of this in 2 weeks time. So sick myself to be of much help, but, will push to help my mom as much as I can. Refused hospital admit so I will be available to go to them if/when needed. They are putting in a port in next week for ...
Posted 24 Jul 2012 by • 9 answers
I will like to enquire if the patient is above 75years old n suffering from last stage of lung cancer and unable to swallow a whole capsule, no choice to dilute with water, what can be done?
Posted 3 Nov 2011 by • 4 answers
that cancer was discovered. ex smoker. no am on chemo due to two involved nodes. a combo of cisplatin and gemcitabine. having terrible stomach aches along with nausea. my dr is wonderful and has put me on sucralfate as well as nexium. any diet advice?? i am trying to get some calories. have only ...
Small Cell Lung Cancer - My name is Tammy and I was diagnosed with extensive small cell on my 40 th?
Posted 3 Oct 2014 by • 4 answers
... birthday one month ago and I'm so scared I have noone to talk to
Posted 9 Jul 2010 by • 1 answer
Posted 7 Jun 2010 by • 1 answer
Had lung surgery for lung cancer stage one year ago.. For precaution was given two rounds of chemo.should of had four but It caused a large area of inflammation in left lung. No reason given. Also the chemo gave me pneumonia in the left. Right lung is fine. Doc is giving me 40ml prednisone to try ...
Posted 1 Sep 2012 by • 3 answers
Posted 31 Jan 2011 by • 1 answer
and drinking no more than to get meds down. Hallucinations are extreme, he has become combative with all family members. I have asked DR for something to calm him down without success, he is on so many pain pills, I don't kown if lack of 02 to the brain or pain pills are causing ...
Posted 26 Mar 2011 by • 2 answers
I am a college student. I started smoking about two and a half years ago. I have smoked to varying degrees through this duration. At times I have smoked multiple bowls per day for weeks at a time. At other times I had "quit" for a few weeks to a month at a time. Assuming I had been ...
Posted 14 Apr 2015 • 2 answers
My mother has Been taking dexamethasone for 2&1/2 months she is bloated and her ankles are swollen should either of these be caused by taking this medication for such a long period. Everything I have read has been 10-20day supplements
Small Cell Lung Cancer - My son's father was diagnosed with Copd. Two months later he was diagnosed?
Posted 14 Feb 2016 by • 1 answer
... with stage four small cell cancer. It has traveled to both lungs, lymph noids stomach and brain. I just can't understand why it's moved so fast. They only give him three months without chemo. Nine maybe with it. He started losing his hair today in big hunks. Broke my heart.
Posted 26 Sep 2009 by • 2 answers
My mom has mrsa, it was dx immediately after... (maybe during) a bronchoscopy for a lung cancer dx. The oncologist just mentioned the long word, I had to ask him to repeat what he said. Even then, nothing was said as far as precautions (careful to not catch or spread it, or make sure you let your ...
Posted 2 Jan 2010 by • 2 answers
My mom has small cell lung cancer and is always in pain... We have yet to find something that works for her. She takes percocet 10/325 daily..the doctor tried ms contin as a breakthrough med..also kadian..then fentanyl patches..none of the above seem to be helping her.
Posted 15 Jun 2011 by • 1 answer
I'm considering taking Metformin for a possible preventative measure to getting Lung Cancer,my twin. sister just died of Small Cell Lung Cancer that metastasized to her brain.My question is I do not have Diabetes and my Glucose numbers are in the normal range,would there be any negative to ...
Small Cell Lung Cancer - hello, my dear mother was diagnosed in 2009 with extensive sclc..thanks to?
Posted 5 May 2012 by • 2 answers
... all the prayers, doctors etc... she had a complete response to her chemo & radiation in 2009 and she was very blessed to have lived almost 3 years with no problems. however in December 2011 this terrible stuff came back :( she is now recieving the exact same chemo that she did so well with ...