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    why cant you take your mom to the states and havetreatment here.  I have stage IV lung cancer this is a reoccurance of a wedge remove oct 2012 I have a plurel effusion full of cancer non small cell carsaoma I am going through chemo this has been like a roller coaster the reason i am asking why she can'tcome state side  I relocated to stay with my daughter now I am closer to my kids and grand kids, my hubby,...

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      I am so happy with my port all blood work  medications infusions on stck never have I had an iv so easy  love it love Candi 

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        love ya helen  port is bing placed in the morning a nd treatments start next week  here we goo  thanks for the tips  Candi

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          ask dr for an xray or CT  I had pain like that after a wgile I wasn't sure  ended up rotater cuff but  the xray and scan they saw a spot that was followed for years...in 2012 i was dianosed with lung cancer, had a lobeectomy was good for another year  now the cancer is back and I have the pain again  Have it checked out 

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            I signed consent forms  for treatment today.  We will know about the clinical trail by Monday.  I live in California but this study is all over the US I am having a port put in early next week then start treatment.  MRI showed no mets to brain Praise the Lord  CT showed tumor growing and many around the lining, fluid build up and lung is deflating so that is the source of pain. I have been...

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              yes both my dad and my self....dad had interstatial lung diease and abestosis  after he passed they found the miso leason.  My pathology shows abestosis related cancer. They have done studies that 10 % of families with abestosis related cancer will have another one because it being brought home on clothing and such.  My dad and I worked in the same field way back, was really surprised my lung cancer ca...

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                thank you for your imput..No chemo in2012 after the lobe surgery.  This trial has no placebo it is 3 chemo drugs or 4 depending if your chosen for the new drug. the infusion take 8 hours every three weeks and 3 hours weekly for six rounds.  go tomarrow to see if I can even be in the trial. My father died in 2010 from  the same stupid diease. He had a miso law suit which is still on going and I sent th...

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                  I have late stage lung cancer was clear almost one year before it was back.  they have done scans biospys test never to find tissue with milgnacies.  yet both the surgon and  oncologist felt they were missing something the mass was growing and tangled wit blood vessels my breathing was impared went on 02 24 hours a day.  A smple x ray showed there was fluid around my right lung  had it draine...

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                    please i need someone to give me some feed back

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                      Has anyone been in a trial study? After a year with no cancer it is back  I have plural infusion non small cell adenocarsomia the doctor feels late stage.  Had a lobe wedge done oct 2012, was shocked of the new diagonsis   Will be having mri brain scan this week  blood work and a CT scan to see if I can be in the trial.  Scared about chemo anyway but just wondering of anyone that can give me ...

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                      Lung Cancer - Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Breast Cancer
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