... etermining factor...from my novice knowledge...radiation will work well on a particular site..but once it has spread...chemo is probably the only option...as the cancer is already moving throughout the body...and chemo is the best bet...I am so sorry for your loss.....lost my Dad 10 years ago...and lost my Mom last week.... ... (1 replies)
... My father was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer in june of 2006 and just passed away in November of 2007. ... (1 replies)
... Oh I can so relate...I am 39 my dad is 60. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in Nov. ... (7 replies)
... after going in to the ER for a severe sinus infection. She neglected to tell the docs she has had severe bone and joint pain for about a year or two. I told them and they ordered a bone scan and a routine xray. ... (12 replies)
... in the hospital that my mother was lucky if she had 2 weeks left. Things started getting really bad, so we got her out of that hospital and she went into an all cancer hospital. My mother only lasted 4 days there. It was so hard for me and it still is, because I saw my mother every day. She was my best friend. ... (2 replies)
... I have severe back pain. I do have back problems that show up in MRI-3 bulging discs, 2 levels of spinal stenosis and 2 levels of facet hypertrophy.
But my pain seems to go beyind this.
I have severe left leg weakness including no reflex in the left leg. My left hand has becomes pins and needles numb with joint problems. I have psoriasis on my hands and legs.
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... has metatastic small cell lung cancer he smoked for 55 years and has stopped after diagnosis anyway i have several questions but first i will tell you that the cancer has spread to his,spine,hip bone.some ribs on both sides,both lungs,lymph nodes,sternum. ... (1 replies)
... My husbands lung cancer was not detected until it had spread to the bone and his hip broke. Scott was able to walk for a couple of months after the hip replacement, but it took a lot of effort. ... (5 replies)
... It is not unusual for a biopsy to be inconclusive, when they do not get enough. Unfortunately, that happened with my husband as well. But, because his hip was broken, he had to have an immediate hip replacmeent, regardless of the type of cancer. So, his hip bone was used to diagnose small cell. ... (8 replies)
... I totally understand what you are going through..I am 39 and my dad is 60 and was also diagnosed with cancer in Nov. He has it in his lungs, hip and pelvic area. He went for radiation which has shrunk the tumor on his hip and has started chemo last Monday. ... (2 replies)
... With this disease its hard to tell. My father had his whole lung removed 6 years ago and was considered cancer free. He also had NSC with a large tumor in his left lung. He was fine for 6 whole years. ... (32 replies)
... o shrink, or keep the lesions on his liver at bay. I do not want to sy much about it, I can only tell you what I have heard from Doctors. It is my understanding, cancer in the liver is very hard to treat, but NOT impossible. If caught at an earl stage, they have a better chance of treating it. ... (32 replies)
... e everyone's efforts, he would not get any further tests done. It came to a point where he had no choice in December. We had gone bowling, after bowling his left hip began to hurt. ... (56 replies)
... months to live.. 1 year at best. We actually did not fnd out by a tumor being found in his lung. My husband was feeling pain in his hip after bowling. ... (7 replies)
... small cell lung cancer which has spread to her liver and hip and skull. She has 3 grown children and two grandchildren. Three years ago I lost my 45 year old sister to Ewings Sarcoma, which is a bone cancer. ... (7 replies)
... he lived for 6 months once it spread to the bone. He got along pretty well with the bone met, he underwent radiation, limped a little but did OK up until the last two months. ... (6 replies)
... hi babbles me again my dad had radiotherapy to the bone cancer in his hip he wanted to try anything to be here longer but we were told this would'nt prolong his life only take some of his pain away and I think it did help as he no longer complained about his hip, but the treatment made him really tired and all he did after the treatment was sleep but if it helped his pain I... (4 replies)
... oh your dads illness sounds so like my dads he was diagnosed with primary small cell lung cancer with secondaries in his hip bone his liver, kidneys, adrenal glands and they suspect a brain tumor also. ... (15 replies)
... My mother, who just turned 76, was just diagnosed with small cell carcioma. They are assuming it's from the lung, even though they haven't proved it yet, and even though she's never been a smoker. The small cell was found on biopsy of the femur.
I'm not sure where to start - maybe someone can direct me to the best web sites for info? I'm usually good at searching myself,... (6 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)