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... ray and the results were sent to his pulmonary doctor as well. For about the past week, he has experienced several episodes of severe shortness of breath and wheezing while sitting still with no physicial exertion at all. ... (1 replies)
Just wondering
Sep 1, 2007
... Often the person with cancer prefers to live in denial and not do any research. People like Faith are pretty rare. My mom had stage IV NSCLC and fought it hard for 2. ... (9 replies)
Symptoms???
Jan 17, 2006
... the CT came back normal and was looked at again 4 years later when a CT showed advanced NSCLC to confirm that they did not see anything abnormal 4 years ago. The pulmonary doctor told me it was probably already there but was just too microscopic for the CT to pick up. ... (5 replies)

... given heprin shots and coudamin. They also did breathing tests on me. Then I was home for three days. My leg swelled up from knee to toes so I was back in the hospital for a week while they tried to get the correct dosage of bloodthinning. ... (4 replies)
... Try to find out what the doctor considers Pre screening for lung cancer. ... (4 replies)
Lung nodules < 4mm
Jul 20, 2007
... when they see small nodules of less then 4mm in their lungs. Note this is mm not cm as there is a big difference in the two. I asked my friend who is a pulmonary doctor that yes I would trust with my life why the doctors seem to take the wait and see attitude rather then the find out now attitude and here is what his reply was.. ... (1 replies)
... It wasn't until they did an MRI of his neck that they revealed he had a tumor the size of a baseball sitting on top of his right lung. Family doc sent him to pulmonary doc, he ordered biopsy. The oncologist would not see my dad until it was confirmed he had cancer. My dad has 2 different oncologist. ... (4 replies)
... Don't go by what was done years ago, what a family member had done or by wild stories people will tend to tell you. Cases are individual and medicine has come a long way. Rely on the expertise of your doctor, the support of good friends and family and above all, faith in God. All of us here certainly wish you the best and many of us will add you to our prayer chain! (8 replies)
... ray that was taken at the emergency room when I went in for slight chest pains at the end of October. ... (17 replies)
... Bill, My mom has been fighting her stage IV NSCLC for over 2 years now and has had lots of chemo with various chemo drugs and believe me it was not as bad as we all have pictured in our minds. ... (5 replies)
... tests and instead had doctors knowing darn well they had had breast cancer write it off to it is nothing, it is all in your head etc and refuse to do the tests. For most by the time they found a doctor that would listen it was too late as it was the cancer had returned and as a result they died. ... (17 replies)
... I was ill for years and was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome and the medics tried to tell me I had depression. ... (17 replies)
... Hi I have a couple quick questions instead of blurbs could you mean blebs? ... (2 replies)
... I am so sorry for the delay in getting back to you and was so happy to see Kris answer all the Tarceva questions for you. ... (15 replies)
... Thank you for your concern! And I am so sorry about your husband's diagnosis. I will keep him and you in my prayers. ... (17 replies)
... ray, and THEN they'd order you a new CT Scan I'd think. I don't blame you for wanting to know what the nodule is doing. Hope you can get a new scan soon..........Tiz. ... (17 replies)
... susie you need to do what you are comfortable with. yes there is exposure that we dont need from ct scans but you have to wiegh the pros and cons. you stand a better chance at treatment the sooner that something is diagnosed. it is becoming more common to see people with very low risk factors getting lung cancer. i would just hate to see you wait if there were really something... (17 replies)
... Thanks for your post! ... (17 replies)
... ll welcome any suggestions as to what should be done in this case on the side of the doctors and family members, and generally what would be the best for the patient. ... (1 replies)
... ys that way. Anyway, I had an incidental finding in my lungs while I was having a CT scan done on my neck. A follow up CT scan was reccomended by the radiologist for my chest. Since then, I will be having my lungs monitored for 2 years. ... (26 replies)


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