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  • dianer57 has replied to a post on the message board

    Hope to hear from  you.  I too have lung nodules and am going to start chemo.  Hopefully it will work.  Hard to decide which drugs to use as we are so rare.  Dianer

    August 01 at 5:30 PM view post
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      How did the nodules shrink with your medication given by chemo?  I am starting soon for many in my lungs on Monday,  Wanting to hear good news.

      August 01 at 5:11 PM view post
      • dianer57 has created a new message board discussion

        I would like to hear from anyone that has survived this cancer.  Uracal ademacarcinoma is a very rare cancer. I am surviving 3 yars 8 months but have both lungs affected with nodules now.  Would like to hear what treatments have worked for you few out there.  Thanks  Diane

        July 27 at 8:18 PM view discussion
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          I also had urachal cancer with went into my bladder.  I had the surgery to remove both the urachal tube and a partial removal of my bladder and lymph nodes affected..  I had chemo treatments every three weeks for three times and am cancer free now for two years.  I give credit to prayers, God, the great surgeon, and oncologist treatments  .  I also have a good outlook on life as you have to b...

          January 16, 2014 view post
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            I would go right away.  I had blood in my urine also and it was a bladder cancer.  They did not catch it with a urine test.  I had a cystoscopic exam .  This way they can rule it out or confirm if you need more done.  I was lucky I persisted in them testing as I should not have been bleeding.  No pain so I did not think it would be from the urethra.  I thought it was from the vagina...

            April 12, 2012 view post
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              I had chemo every three weeks  for 4 rounds.  I had taxotere and carbo .  I did not have too rough a time with them.  I had my surgery in Sept and started chemo late in November after healing up from the surgery.  I had my surgery in St Cloud MN and was satisfied with it.  My oncologist is also from St Cloud at the Coborn Cancer Center.  I will know how successful this was treating ...

              March 25, 2012 view post
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                I am having an MRI in April as follow up after my chemo treatments .  I had finished chemo treatments in late Jan.  They are doing this instead of a PET scan and I think I will have a scan every 3 months to start out with. then q 6 months, then every year.  I also had a chest ct post op.  They found a small spot but it was nothing after I had a biopsy .  Seems it was a shadow.  I am so ...

                March 22, 2012 view post
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                  I was wondering how often you had chemo treatments over the 6 months.?  I am sorry it has returned for you.  I have my first MRI to see how my chem of four treatments has worked to hold it at bay or kill any existing cells.  My surgery was removing 1/3 of my bladder and the tube of course, and many lymph glands.  I had all clear margins after the surgery. yes, it is too bad we are such a rare cas...

                  January 30, 2012 view post
                  • dianer57 has created a new message board discussion

                    I am a female 70 years old whom was diagnosed in Sept .  Had surgery and am now on chemo.  I am trying to get in touch with others that have been recently diagnosed to see what dhemo treatments you have encountered.  I am on taxotere and carbo one treatment every three weeks. times four.  I have one more to go.  I had another Dr prescribe a harsher treatment but opted for my younger Dr's plan...

                    January 19, 2012 view discussion
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