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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 ...

Tramadol - can't swallow capsule, can I dilute in water?

Posted 24 Jul 2012 by Santiago659 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?

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - I had my lower lobe removed from right lung in early october. miricle?

Posted 3 Nov 2011 by nanrex 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 tammy2447 4 answers

... birthday one month ago and I'm so scared I have noone to talk to

How does prednisone affect lung cancer ?

Posted 9 Jul 2010 by Camille Turner 1 answer

Is prednisone the correct med for lung inflammation?

Posted 7 Jun 2010 by walnut4 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 ...

Bleeding from rectum with stage 4 lung cancer what do I expect next? 66 yr old, has stopped eating?

Posted 31 Jan 2011 by 1974moonbeam 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 ...

What are the long term, irreversible affects of smoking marijuana for about two and a half years?

Posted 26 Mar 2011 by concerned420 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 ...

How long should dexamethasone 4mg tablets be taken for?

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 Sandy V 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.

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection - My mom has mrsa?

Posted 26 Sep 2009 by Treelynn 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 ...

What is the best pain med. for treating cancer?

Posted 2 Jan 2010 by angie3019 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.

Want to take Metformin to prevent lung cancer but do not have diabetes - is it safe for me to take?

Posted 15 Jun 2011 by dfee 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 loveumom 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 ...

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