... hard to say this to you. but my husband had small cell lung cancer also. he went through chemo and radiation. got too weak and they said it could be 3 months without chemo. ... (1 replies)
... and hip bone. ... (1 replies)
... You are correct that small cell lung cancer responds very well to chemo. But it is not the easiest to fix by any means. ... (8 replies)
... Get him tested for LEMS its a simple blood test. I have been told that small cell lung cancer is one of the easiest to fix. My father had bone cancer got his femer replaced and a partical hip replacement. My father has always been healthy. The best hospitals are Cleveland Clinic and University Hospital. ... (8 replies)
... 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)
... Please push...PET scans show "hot spots"...not all necessarily cancer...cancer is known through biopsies as a true test...and any delay is unnacceptable...as if it is lung cancer....depending the type.....which can only be determined thru biopsy...time is of the essance...and if you are not getting reults from who is treating...please ask for a second opinion asap...or... (26 replies)
... rently the guy did not get enough tissue so a PET scan was ordered for 2 weeks later. The specialist said there are nodules other places in his body such as the hip and spine and she said it was cancer. She ordered a test for 2 weeks later that will take a biopsy from the spot on the hip bone. ... (26 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)