... He has had 2 rounds of chemo for that with no evidence of active lymphoma at this time, dx in Sept 2007 with prostate cancer and had prostatectomy in 2009 and was on lupron for 1 year. ... (0 replies)
... My father is NOT going to have surgery right now, as they think his cancer may have spread to the bone. Did your father have a PET scan done? ... (2 replies)
... Anyhow, they said it did not spread and they're going to take the tumor out. The only problem is that it's next to the aorta and they don't know if it's touching it, pressed against it, etc.. and if so, they're not going to operate. ... (2 replies)
... I have posted about my bil. He is 56 and has lung cancer - removed entire left lung, part of aorta. Had radiation and chemo. Diagnosed about a year ago. A few months ago he was showing signs of brain tumor. Three brain tumors. The biggest - 5 cm - was removed. The other two were inoperable. He had whole brain radiation.
He is very weak and lost a lot of weight. He still... (21 replies)
... shown a tumor but the pleural fluid came back with cancer cells in it and the hunt for a primary tumor began , The CT found a large tumor in her right middle lobe of her lung. ... (16 replies)
I hope you can rest prior to him being admitted, so you can be their ..due to the shortage in nursing staff many things go un attended to, like walking, coughing,drinking fluids, staying on top of the pain control...
For us he was in surgery 9 hours then recovery about another 1.5 hours.. then he went to ICU for a day then to the main floor. They removed his upper... (46 replies)
... It sounds as if my husband's cancer is similar to yours. His is also laying next to his aorta and it is the size of a doughnut. We will go Friday to have a test to see if his lymph nodes are involved. thanks for being so caring. ... (46 replies)
... Gail, Do stay positive. Please read my posts, I wont be redundant, but Clint had NSC 3b, about tennis ball size, with lymph involved, and it was near the aorta. He had surgery in march, after chemo first to shrink it. He is now 'cured' they say. (Term the Dr. used.) He still struggles with pain, but has now been job hunting, and working with SS. Since they had put him... (46 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear of your diagnosis. This Cancer is such a horrible diseas that has affected so many people. I admire your strength and your courage. Your poistive attitude is absolutely amazing to me. ... (3 replies)
... :wave: Hi Sarah, Glad to see you made a post. I wish
that I could help you out with your questions. Reading
your post reminds me alot of my mother. She also
enjoyed visitors and calls and kept a positive attitude.
I was her care giver and still unsure of the type of lung (3 replies)
... I am new to this site but have been reading about all the problems people have and so sorry. I have small cell lung cancer. The cancer is wrapped around the aorta. ... (3 replies)
... i have a question. my dad just got diagnosed with cancer on july 4th, 2002. ... (1 replies)
... yrs ago with Stage IV Squamous Cell Cancer in the right lung, inoperable because it was all behind his collapsed lung, in the bronchial tube and on the aorta. ... (3 replies)
... My brother-in-law has lung cancer. He lives in another state. I am going to give you what I know which isn't a lot. I still find it surprising that he is this far into this without knowing type, stage, or life expectancy.
A few months ago, he had pnemonia. Went to the doctor who put him on antibiotics. They did not work so they gave him another round of stronger ones. He... (0 replies)
... My husband is a colorectal cancer survivor and we truly believe in the power of prayer. ... (3 replies)
... present in the right and left upper lobes. There is no significant mediastinal or hilar adenopathy. No evidence of pleural or pericardial effusion. The thoracic aorta is within normal limits. There are no suspicious skeletal lesions. ... (0 replies)
... Hi my name is Lisa and my Dad was told on 20th Dec that he has lung cancer 7cm mass pressing on his aorta. They cant operate as he also has emphysema and isnt well enough. The Dr two weeks ago told me that he possibly had four weeks. ... (5 replies)
... My Dad is 83 years old. He has an anuerism of the aorta and was told over five years ago he had just a short time to live. Well, he has fooled them on that but he was just diagnosed with small cell lung cancer. ... (1 replies)
... ean to scare you but many cases of lung cancer do not show up on Xrays, often they are hidden by the aorta, heart even rib bones, also frequent Xrays could cause cancer so I myself would not get an Xray every 6 months, it is false secruity at the risk of too much exposure to radiation. ... (53 replies)
... Hi Marve...I'm sorry your Dad is going thru all this trauma and that you're all having to live with this fear and uncertainy. I can't offer any advice cuz the situation sounds so serious I don't want to say anything that could be wrong, but I wanted you to know that people do care about how frightened you all are at this time and wish it didn't have to be that way for you. ... (1 replies)