Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

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RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by lynnelia on Thu May 22, 2014 03:38 AM

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On Jul 27, 2012 6:33 PM carlos21 wrote:

There is always hope and I am a 38 year lung cancer survivor. I was given 6 months to live at the time of diagnoses in 1974. I have a strong faith in God and believe that was an important part of my recovery--my faith and optimism. Now at age 80 I continue to be very active--mentally, physically and spiritually. If I can be of assistance please ask.  

I am eight months preg with our first child only to find out my husbAbd a non smoker has been dx with stage 3b lung cancer.he is only 41. He refuses chemo and radiation and has given up ALL salt sugar neat dairy and processed food.he has been living on only fruit and veggies.but hee is severly and chronically depressed and i dont know what to do and his doc is pressuring him to take tarceva which he is not open to . Can u help uus please give us a call he is all i have in this world and i love him more than anything.  His name is Randy Pope his numbers are 1868 33627310 or 1868 3822994 or 18686261031 

RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by KimmieAnne on Thu May 22, 2014 03:54 PM

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I am Kimmie Anne and am a 58 y/o female living with Stage 4 Non Small Cell Cancer.  I was diagnosed in 2003 and given 2-3 years to live (textbook response at that time).  I did a year and a half of chemo, six months of radiation and have been taking Tarceva 150mg daily for the past 7 years and the Tarceva is saving my life.  Here I am 10 years later and I had been a smoker all my life. 

Randy, it is selfish of you not to try to get better for the sake of your family.  Refusing to take one pill a day to sustain your life is unacceptable.  Please do this for your wife and child.  They need you.

Lynne, I am praying for you and your family.

RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by otto21 on Thu May 22, 2014 09:33 PM

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I tried to call but it was over $1 a minute and I can not afford that. sorry. If you have questions I will try to answer them. God Bless.

RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by daughter123 on Wed Jun 11, 2014 07:14 AM

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On Sep 06, 2012 11:51 AM carlos21 wrote:

On Sep 06, 2012 2:30 AM Caroldinh wrote:

On Sep 05, 2012 12:54 PM carlos21 wrote:

On Sep 05, 2012 12:44 PM thebyrdsfriend wrote:

You have such a survivor story Carlos.  You say you had a mass in your lung removed in 1974.  What stage and type of nsclc was it?  I was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma with BAC features.  Everything looked like "ground glass" in my ct scans.  I am KRAS mutation.  What mutation were you diagnosed with?  A lot about surviving lung cancer has to do with both of those questions.  KRAS is not a good mutation, and surely this will come back for me.  Other mutations seem to have a longer survival rate.  

It is such a blessing to be such a long term survivor.  My faith in God is strong, and I believe I shall just follow what my heart tells me.  I've had an upper right lung removed, and chemo.  I again, also feel that if the natural way worked for treatment, then there never would have been a need for medicines in the get go.

I'm not one who believes there is a cure out there and big pharma is keeping it from us.  I'm not one who believes that everyone in the world is out for themselves.  I only know that I am still at 98% oxygen and I don't think I'd be here if not for surgery and chemo.

I did pray, and pray and pray.  This is the path that I feel God has led me down.  The only other option I could see at the time was death, having watched my father die of lung cancer 1 week short of a year from diagnosis in 1989.  I've also watched an aunt and 2 uncles die from it, so it's not like I'd never thought of lung cancer and it's treatments before.

Everyone wants that miracle cure, and I'm just wondering when natural therapy does not work, and one does not survive, then why is that?  Why is that any different than chemo or radiation not working?  This stuff is just sometimes overwhelming for us, and there are always questions.  I suppose we won't know any answers until we meet our maker, and who knows if we will even care by then.

Thanks for all the information Carlos and God bless you for being such a long time survivor.

Byrd

  

Dear Byrd:

Thank you for your response. Everyone must make the decision that is best for him/her. But they should also have different points of view in order to have a full picture. That is what I present-a different point of view that the norm. With all of the information and God's help Carol and her father will make the decision that is right for her father. Have a great day, Carlos

Dear Byrd and Carlos,

Thank you so much for your sharing. God bless you all and I will pray for you to stay healthy always.

It is a hard decision to make to contrinue with chemo and radiotherapy or not.

After all I will have experience to share to other people in future :).

Look like the more percent to my father and me is no chemotherapy. I hope it is right and no regret later.

I will update more for you to know.

Thank you again.

Carol

 

Dear Carol: I am happy you and your father have made a decision about his care. That is always a good feeling to have made the decision. If you want a good alternative physician to help plan specifics I trust the following: Dr Francisco Contreras at the Oasis of Hope in Mexico and California who has treated over 100,000 cancer patients and is having much higher success rates than traditional therapy: Dr James Forsythe at Century Wellness Clinic in Reno, Nevada also has much higher success rates than traditional. 3) Dr Richard Linchitz at the Linchitz Wellness Center in Glen Cove, New York. You might want to look at their websites to see what they are doing. I know Dr Linchizt and Dr Contreras (at California branch) take health insurence. I do not know about Dr Forsythe. If these do not work out I would be happy to supply other names.

Diet is very important-eliminate all simple carbohydrate such as cakes, pies, ice cream, candy etc. Eat lots of fruit and vegetables (preferably organic) and as much raw as possible. I was not allowed protein such as meat and dairy and most physicians still follow this regime. I did take a predigested protein. I also took pancreatic enzymes and other supplements that any of these or other alternative physicians can tell you about. There are several sites on facebook devoted to alternative treatment for cancer that might be of interest. A couple are cancer compass and Is vitamin B 17 the cure for cancer. Here people who are or have used alternative treatments try to help each other and newly diagnosed people with cancer. Carol, if there is anything I can do to help do not hesitate to ask here and I will quickly respond. You and your father are in my prayers. Carlos

 

 

 

As I read your list of "good alternative physicians" I can't help but wonder what makes you think the doctors you are recommending are not like "all of the cancer societies, hospitals that have wings donated for cancer, physicians who make money from cancer and especially drug companies that make much money. It is a multibillion dollar business. Unfortualtely, our world is not filled with people who look out for others but instead there are many into greed, power  and other negative traits." 

Do those doctors treating patients for free?  My guess the answer is no. 

Drug companies and medical professionals stand to make a profit when we choose conventional medicine. But guess what? Alternative medicine practioners profit, too, when we go to their offices, buy their supplements, and take their courses. 

I have nothing against alternative or conventional medicine. I do, however, think you should call a spade a spade. None of the doctors you are recommending, nor is the alternative health industry charities. 

RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by daughter123 on Wed Jun 11, 2014 07:20 AM

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On May 18, 2012 10:32 PM wsmith0036 wrote:

Looking for a bit of hope.

My uncle was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer 12 years ago. Today, he is alive and well, working, praying, and being with his family. There is hope. 

RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by Skip54 on Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:42 AM

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On Jul 27, 2012 6:33 PM carlos21 wrote:

There is always hope and I am a 38 year lung cancer survivor. I was given 6 months to live at the time of diagnoses in 1974. I have a strong faith in God and believe that was an important part of my recovery--my faith and optimism. Now at age 80 I continue to be very active--mentally, physically and spiritually. If I can be of assistance please ask.  

I was just recently dx'ed a few months ago. Lobectomy 8/4/14, but since dx I have met 3 people who are 20+ year survivors & heard about 2 more: 1 died 23 years later from complications from Alzheimer's & the other died of heart attack 28 years later.

RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by Fantigro on Sun Sep 28, 2014 11:49 PM

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Did your cancer spread to other parts of the body?

RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by otto21 on Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:20 AM

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No my cancer did not spread to any other parts of my body and in 40 years did not reoccur.

RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by phile on Thu Oct 02, 2014 10:55 PM

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I'm not even sure how this blog works and I was going to wait until I could confirm absolutely that Salvestrols work either;

- cure lung cancer

- extend the life expectancy period

- alleviate any side effects of chemotherapy

but given the amazing first-hand experience we have had I decided we should not delay given that what we have done could either;

- save people's lives

- extend their lives

- make chemotherapy bearable

 

Our ongoing cancer saga can be summarized as follows;

- Diagnosed with Stage 4, incurable non-small cell lung cancer, (tumors in lungs, shoulder, back and liver) in father-in-law who is 75 and otherwise completely healthy (played golf and tennis) in Feb, 2014. 

- Believe he was given a 20% chance of lasting 6 months

- He rapidly went downhill after a chemo type tablet failed to work any longer after about 3 weeks

- No energy to even walk around, tired just talking. Sat in a chair all day, said if there was something to take to end it all he would do that. Lost over 10 Kgs in weight from 80Kg to under 70kg

- I investigated as many alternative cures on the internet that I could. Very difficult task as a number of people just trying to profit out of desperate people, others probably offering possible helpful products and advice, technical information that for almost everyone is too difficult to understand, and others commenting on the political issues surrounding drug development and alternative cures, etc.

- Given everything I read and after making some assessments of every piece of information, the promoters and applying a logical and common sense approach to medical assessments, I settled on the following alternative cancer treatment program;

1. Salvestrol Platinum dosage of 6 capsules a day (4+2)

2. Essiac Tea dosage of 1 capsule a day (Commonly known here as E-Tea)

3. Vitamin C dosage of 1000mg per day (Using Airborne Tablet of 1 tablet per day)

Others miscellaneous changes in diet include; very little sugar, healthier foods (more vegetables, some organics), no more beer/alcohol but a little red wine still.

Also taking a blood thinning drug to prevent clots (which was the original indicator of the cancer).

 

Timeline was something like;

- Diagnosed in late Feb

- Oncology figuring out what to do Mar-April

- Chemo tablet in May/June

- Started alternative program end of June

- Started chemo treatment in July

 

Result from alternative treatment was almost immediate (within 1 week) better health (Felt a bit better, not so tired, could walk a few hundred meters).

Within a couple of weeks steady improvement.

Within a couple of weeks had to decide whether to have chemo (through the traditional hospital treatment). Decided to go ahead and see how the chemo went on the basis if he got very sick from side effects he would probably stop the chemo and there seemed like nothing to lose in trying it.

Continued with the alternative treatment as above all the time. Told that Salvestrols being a natural cure would not interfere with Chemo.

No side effects from chemo so continued with chemo and alternative treatment as above.

 

Within 1 month going for long walks and feeling much better.

Chemo continuing at 1 session per week for 3 weeks and then 1 week off.

2 months started playing golf again (using cart). Food appetite back to normal. Weight increasing.

Chemo continuing as above 1 session per week and then 1 week off.

3 months back playing tennis. Back to about 75 Kgs which is a good normal healthy weight for him.

 

We are now at over 7 months since diagnosed (late Feb) and have been on the above alternative treatment program for about 3 of those months (July - Sept) and can report that;

- The results are unbelievable in terms of his improvement in health from what we can see, and also from what he says. From hardly being able to move more than from his bed to a chair to back playing golf and tennis within 2 or 3 months is amazing and the fact that he has already lived for another 7 months is incredible.

- He looks amazing in terms of his skin (shinny and healthy looking, although hair obviously fallen out), looks 10 years younger. He is eating more than he ever did, and is back to normal in every way we can tell.

- We do not know what is working and are not going to change anything dare something goes wrong. It could be any one of the 3 alternatives; Salvestrols, Essiac Tea or Vitamin C and/or the Chemo, or a combination of some of these treatments.

All we can say for sure (until we get the result of a CT scan in the next week or so) is the following;

- He feels much better and is back to normal as far as he is concerned with only very slight tingling in his feet from the Chemo

- Something out of the 4 things he is taking is working, or a combination of them; Salvestrols, Essiac Tea, Vitamin C and Chemo.

- We do not know if his cancer tumors have gone, are reduced, or what has happened. We do not know if further tumors have been stopped or really what has happened at this stage, but I didn't want to wait for another couple of weeks until the CT scan is completed in case someone reads this and it saves their live by starting now rather than waiting another 2 weeks.

- We do know, regardless of whether his cancer tumors have subsided, that his quality of live has improved 100% (now wants to live, whereas a few months ago he was happy to die) and the side effects of chemo are virtually non-existent (He drives about 5 miles to the hospital, has his chemo and drives home afterwards. Today he played golf before going for his chemo).

 

I truly believe the program we have adopted will help many people, and from my limited knowledge from what I have read, it is not limited to only lung cancer sufferers as these treatments should help all cancers and even at a very late stage, after it has spread through the body.

As soon as we know for sure the true state of his cancer tumors we will provide much more details and actual medical information for everyone.

I really hope this will save lives. Besides it is also inexpensive compared to many cancer treatments that may not work. (I think it works out at about $12 per day for maybe 3 months and then the amounts could decrease).

(PS: I have no affiliation with any drug or alternative medicine companies, no books, nothing to gain from spreading this information and don't even know who makes these medicines)

Thanks Phil (pgellisnz@gmail.com)

RE: Are there any 10+yr suvivors of Non Small cell lung cancer?

by Patti5882 on Mon Oct 13, 2014 08:39 PM

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Hi Lisa I had lung surgery on September 12 they removed upper left lung. Told me that no cancer was found in my lung. So no chemo or radiation . Still having a hard time breathing. So please tell me it gets better.. Thank you
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