... With T4 N2. She has Bronchial Alveolar Carcinoma. She just had surgery in May for one tumor but they found a second and also the BAC all over both lungs. Also, 3 of the 11 nodes taken, were positive. ... (1 replies)
... ided on surgery. He removed the upper lobe of her right lung and several lymph nodes. She had cancer in two mediastinal lymph nodes. They are not telling us what stage she is in. Any guesses? ... (1 replies)
... My mom used Tarceva and we knew within days it was working just by how much better she was feeling and the fact the respiratory symptoms went away she was NSCLC stage IV adenocarcinoma. She did do chemo first and did get some shrinkage so had been on a chemo break when the cancer started progressing again. ... (8 replies)
... I don't know about this but since no one answered you I'd thought I'd try. My ma had stage iii adenocarcinoma, but it did not appear to be in lymphs. However they did chemo with gemzar and avastin and she is now free of cancer. ... (8 replies)
... my mother had stage iii adenocarcinoma and they are now saying that she is free. she had chemo with avastin and did visulatization. ... (5 replies)
... I don't think on ths board I can say what type of cancer has better results but on line you can google both types and get an answer. All I can say is my husband had non small cell squamuas(sp) and he has no evidence of cancer (NED) though last week we had a scare I was wrong ONC was right which should tell me not to play doctor but I can question. (5 replies)
... Hi there, still new enough that I am never really sure if I am posting replies correctly but wanted to try and respond and say that I have an old friend of my mothers that was diagnosed with stage 4 (that's what she said) large cell lung cancer (don't know about the adenocarcinoma part) that had surgery, radiation and chemo during the past year and is saying that her... (5 replies)
... My mother in law was diagnosed with 3rd stage adenocarcinoma today. She had originally had a partial lobe removed of one lung about a year ago. They found another spot about 2 months ago and removed it. ... (0 replies)
... My dad's just been diagnosed with this. He had lung cancer about 5 years ago, and it was adenocarcinoma and was treated with surgery only. This time, they will be treating with chemo and radiation only. ... (1 replies)
... I really hate to respond to this one but as my father in law has just been dx'd with Stage 3 Adenocarcinoma non-small cell Lung Cancer on Thursday, I have been doing tons of research. This is what I've learned about your husbands condition.
Survivial Rates for Small Cell Lung Cancer have improved since the addition of radiation therapies to treatment.and the use of PCI,... (8 replies)
... Hello My name is charolette and my husband of 36 years was dx with adenocarcinoma lung cancer on Feb. 3 2004 with mets to brain adrenal glands, and he has 2 neck masses. ... (7 replies)
... Hello All:
I am new at posting here. My husband has NSCLC Adenocarcinoma. I believe he is in stage II (not sure) Been thru so much kind of confused about the tumors. It has not spread anywhere and I believe he has 2-3 small tumors in his right lung that kind of grew together like a dumbell.
He had surgery a year ago with the tumor taken out and it has come back. His... (0 replies)
... I had inconclusive tests as follows: myocardio perfusion stress test, 3 chest xrays, bronoscopy, 2 CT scans, CT assissted needle biopsy-all over a 6 months period trying to determine the nature of an apparent left lung problem. Finally, on 3-26-08 I was sent to a surgeon who excised a 2.2 cm tumor from the left side of my left lung sand did a left lower lobe, lobectomy. Path... (2 replies)
... I I am only aware of small cell lung cancer verses non smell lung cancer....small cell lung cancer is very agressive...RADIATION rarely an option....chemo first round....non small cell lung cancer....usually starts w/ surgery and/or radiation...not sure about the type you referenced...not sure which bucket it falls in or in a new bucket i don't have experience with...keep in... (11 replies)
... she stage 3b adenocarcinoma, which has gone to the lymph. one doctor wants to start her on avastin and gemzar chemotherapy. and another on radiation. it has been 3 weeks since this all started. we're just wasting time. ... (11 replies)
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... I'm Stage IV NSCLC and sure I thought about NOT doing the chemo. For me it isn't going to cure my cancer, but is merely a palliative treatment. ... (3 replies)
... of his stomach removed for adenocarcinoma as well. All lymph nodes were clear in both surgeries. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed this time last year with stage 3B NSCLC. It's an adenocarcinoma. I have a couple of tumors and a lot of spreading in the lungs. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks Breathherenow!
Great to hear more positive words. I start Chemo on the 15th, so am trying to do everything I can to up my chances. Despite the negativity of doctors on the subject of nutrition, I'm going to continue eating well and walking as often as I can, and taking my vitamins. How can that NOT help?
My best wishes to you mother! May she continue to do great!... (10 replies)