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Cancer: Lung Board Index
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... The treatment is for the mass on the upper lobe of the left lung, to shrink it or stop further growth as it has reached, but not yet breached, the chest wall. The onc said I would have less back pain and breathlessness, now and in the future. ... (7 replies)
... You won't know until they do additional tests to determine what it is...and not sure yur Dr. ... (3 replies)
... I am new to this board, although not to extensive stage small cell lung cancer. I've been dealing with SCLC for 10, LONG, months. ... (3 replies)

... I had a carcinoid tumor also but mine was in the center right lobe which was removed as well as some nodules. It was also marginal as to whether the entire lung should have been removed as there was little bronchial tissue left to reconnect the upper and lower lobes. ... (7 replies)
... My mom took Tarceva. She was NSCLC stage 4 with mets to her liver. We knew within days that it was working as all her breathing trouble vanished and she felt better then she had in years. She had it after she had Carboplatin and Taxol. ... (5 replies)
... trying to live while I can. I had the injections in my knees and they enabled me to walk pain free for a while there. ... (14 replies)
... Unfortunately, Scott just took a turn for the worse. I spoke about "no pain" just a little too soon. Scott coughed last night, and felt something pop under his left shoulder blade. I put my hand on this spot and I could also feel it popping. I asked him to PLEASE go to the ER and just get it checked, he agreed. ... (7 replies)
Mom's Ct results
Apr 26, 2006
... We saw my mom's doctor yesterday and got the results of last weeks CT. The lung remains unchanged with no tumors seen, just a scar where it had been, no new mets anywhere but it is suggestive of progression in some of the liver mets. ... (14 replies)
... Marcos, The Tarceva is worth a shot, it is an epidermal growth factor inhibitor that is taken as a pill once a day.It was approved by the FDA in Nov. 2004 so you do not have to be in a clinical trial to get it. It does not work for everyone but some people get quite dramatic improvements from it. ... (6 replies)




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