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    I have diagnosed with stage 3 non small cell lung cancer, ad am taking trace a, an oral chemo, as an experimental stabatthis illness, and am struggling with side affects, including the loss of my hair. Is anyone familiar with this?

    October 13, 2015 view discussion
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      I have been diagnosed with stage 3 non small cell lung cancer, and am currently on an oral chemo , Tarceva, which is being used off label for me. Does anyone have experience with this?

      September 16, 2015 view discussion
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        I was able to rouse my husband long enough to talk about his condition and options. He has decided not to pursue further treatment.I ended up calling the oncologist's office to determine the purpose of the visit, and, oddly enough, she was on call. I reviewed what was occurring with my husband and told her that, though I'm no medical professional, I feel like he's actively dying. She concurred, and said that she just...

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          My husband also has carcinoid cancer. He was diagnosed 2 weeks after we moved to Charlotte, NC at stage 4 with mets to the liver and bone. Apparently, docs in FL and PA all failed to recognize this terrible disease. That was a year and a half ago. He has been receiving Sandostatin and Xteva shots monthly. We've had some ups and downs during this time, but he always snapped back and was doing okay. Until this week, wh...

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            My husband also has neuron doctrine cancer, but stage 4, with liver and bone metastasis. I have never heard of Sutent. He has been receiving Ssandastatin injections monthly.

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