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... I was scheduled for a upper right lobectomy in November of last year due to a situation VERY simular to yours. I had two nodules one in each lung the largest one being 6mm. Like you, I had NO symptoms either. ... (6 replies)
... tool to get the tissue, so going in through the back is what is going ot happen. The PET scan showed a small dull light in one of her lymph nodes also close the lung and they are going to biopsy that spot and remove if nessary. They see no need for chemo or radiation unless the lymph node shows more then what they think. ... (6 replies)
... My Mom has a spot on her lung that appears to be non small cell lung cancer. ... (6 replies)

... I had lung cancer surgery in Feb '06. It was a right middle lobectomy. They also went in through the back. The surgery went very well with no problems. They had to cut ribs and the nerve bundles behind them. ... (6 replies)
... My Dad had a portion of his lung removed when he was diagnosed with NSCLC two years ago. The surgery has a long recovery but with breathing exercises and doing exactly as your doctor says he will recover nicely. ... (3 replies)
Lobectomy Recovery
Jul 11, 2016
... I had a thoracotomy and lobectomy in April for a carcinoid tumor in my right middle lobe of the lung. It was very very painful, but was managed pretty well for the first month with pain meds. Are your docs giving you sufficient pain meds? I am now about 10 weeks out from the surgery and am not 100%. I feel lots of pain in my rib area in the front but am off pain meds. I... (11 replies)
... I am a 21 year old female and I am having thoracic surgery in a couple of weeks to remove my left upper lobe of my lung due to a nodule which was formed from valley fever. I was on fluconazole for about 2 years which shrunk the nodule but never fully made it dissapear. ... (5 replies)
... sn't winded or anything but TODAY I feel pretty darn tired. I do have Addisons and I have been having issues regulating my steriods since surgery. I guess the surgery was SUCH a stress to my body its having a hard time adjusting, so I am seeing my endo doctor this afternoon to just go over my dosage and stuff. ... (13 replies)
... most of the time this or any operation is harder on the family then the patient, There is no reason to think the operation and recovery won't go well. ... (1 replies)
... having a good weekend. If I haven't told you yet do an internet search on Cyberknife as that could be a possible option for your mom and It is les invasive then surgery and not as damaging to healthy tissue as normal radiation, Very short recovery time too. ... (4 replies)
... opped up as many mets to the liver and for some reason the mets don't always seem to respond as well to the treatment. Thus I think most doctors feel that doing surgery on the lung is not going to save a person's life once it is stage IV and believe me that is a big surgery to deal with. ... (8 replies)
... Let your dad know that I was operated on June 2, 2004 and had my first lobe on my right lung removed, a small section of my chest cavity and some nerves. I was dagnosed with small cell lung cancer stage 11B. ... (9 replies)
... After a succcessful 7hr operation her recovery was a slow and painful road. ... (4 replies)
... I'm sorry that you're experiencing problems since your surgery. I know that the recovery from a pneumonectomy is very long. I know of a gentleman who had the surgery done and he posted in great detail, on the web, his experience with it. ... (4 replies)
... 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 right lung, 8 lymph nodes. He didnt require a vent... ... (46 replies)
... Not alot of time elapsed from the finding of the nodule to my surgery. I can't remember when I had the first CT Scan, but I got the results on June 24. Here's how it went... ... (10 replies)
... I'm a 43 year old female that had a lobectomy in December of 2002. I never had so much pain in my life until I had this surgery. The surgery was done due to lung cancer and the recovery time lasted aproximatley 2 months. My husband took off work to care for me as I was unable to care for myself. ... (3 replies)
... s did not do surgery to remove the cancer until August 2002!!! They did a lobectomy and appeared to have removed all the cancer. ... (6 replies)
... if your mom has to have lung surgery she is going to need your support, it is a very very difficult surgery so try to prepare yourself for that, without frightening her any more than she probably already is. ... (2 replies)
... That was what brung me to the Lung Biopsy, and the V.A.T. ... (0 replies)

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