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    Hi  Is your Mom still taking Tarceva? How is she doing? Rich

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      Hi Thanks for sharing your story. It gives me hope. Best wishes to you. Rich

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        Thanks KimmieAnn

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          Hi Starting fri 1/17/2014 I am to recieve my first dose of Tarcevo and I am scared to death. How long does it take to have symtoms to appear? I have stage 4 lung cancer. Radition shrunk my tumor but chemo did nothing,so my Dr is starting me on Tarcevo. Everything I read has the word death in it. What should I really be looking for as far as bad symptoms? I know I am rambling but I am scared,never been sick b-4. Colds...

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            Hi Starting fri 1/17/2014 I am to recieve my first dose of Tarcevo and I am scared to death. How long does it take to have symtoms to appear? I have stage 4 lung cancer. Radition shrunk my tumor but chemo did nothing,so my Dr is starting me on Tarcevo. Everything I read has the word death in it. What should I really be looking for as far as bad symptoms? I know I am rambling but I am scared,never been sick b-4. ...

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              About richboston

              Patient
              Lung Cancer
              Cancer Nutrition, Cancer Treatments, Support, Side Effects

              I am 51 yrs old and have never been sick besides colds ect. I was diagnosed in August 2013 with stage 4 Lung Cancer (smoker)I had rad that shrunk the tumor some then 3 chemo treatments that did nothing. Starting a new treatment January 2014. A drug called Tarceva. I am scared to death.I am hoping this new drug will help :)

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