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2 1 21 hours ago
Yes, thank you. I just found out that my brother has stage 4 lung cancer, and stage 1 kidney cancer. I don t know anymore than that, but can you tell me what are the survival rate, for a 74 yr. old male with this type of diagnosis. Can you tell me what treatments are available for this, and where...
2 1 Fri, 6 Jul 2018
Hello there , My mom.has lung cancer diagnosed in Nov 2017.last night she vomitted.She had only eaten 2 strawberrys an hour before. This morning on an empty stomach she had projectile vomit but it was brown . Do i need to call a dr out or is this just the next stage? Sue.
2 1 Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Hi, i m a colon cancer surviver I had surgery on my lung for cancer they removed a cancer cell about three years ago.I had radiation to the lung cavity about a year ago .I am have trouble with my voice and throat hurts a little is these just inflammation build up.
2 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
I have been to my pca and cancer doctor and they cant find out why I have lost over 40 pounds in 6 months!! I had stage 4 lung to eye cancer 16 years ago and I feel just like I did then. I had a pet scan and a very small spot was found on my left lung this time. Telling me its to small to test...
2 1 Wed, 20 Jun 2018
my husband has lung cancer stage 3a. he is taking chemo , he also has shingles & terrible pain in tight shoulder. His feet is swelled a lot today. What causes the swelling? Yhe cancer is in upper part of right lung, is that what is causing the pain in shoulder?
2 1 Wed, 20 Jun 2018
I am having afternoon temps ranging 36.7 -38.5 for a few days a bit of wheezing and small cough on occasions. As I have had both surgery and radiotherapy on the right lung for secondary cancer and now have a spread to the bones, it is just the temp that concerns me as I feel achy all over when...
7 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Hello My mom has lung cancer and she is 46 years old. Here s her medical history: Left breast cancer (03.11.09); T1c(1-2cm) N0 (0/4nodes) Grade II IDC ER+/PR=HER2 (2+on IHC). She completed 6 cycles of adjuvant FAC chemotherapy followed by 60Gy/30fr adjuvant RT completed 05.0810. She was also...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
hi Doc, My father in law aged 75 years diagnosed with lung cancer and the size of mass is 140mmx110mmx116mm and lab result is small cell carcinoma.. now a days they feel anxiety and pain in left side and the mass has move out from lung to upper side of chest and we can see in the upper side of...
2 1 Wed, 25 Apr 2018
I have lung cancer and I have the HER3 mutation. I know of the MM121 clinical trial for this mutation. I am wondering what other new types of treatment are available for lung cancer patients with HER3 mutation. I am also wondering where I can find the results of the MM121 phase I trail.Thanks
6 1 Fri, 12 Jan 2018
on behalf of my 68 year old mother diagnosed with a 5 cm lung cancer culminating in the loss of her left lung 4 weeks ago she also has angina which she doesnt have to treat but does carry imedicine for it. After the op her heart rythm was eratic this has been sorted using drugs which she stopped...
2 1 Fri, 5 Jan 2018
My husband has been diagnosed with lung cancer and has undergone chemo and radiation for the past 7 weeks. His doctor recommended the flu shot which he got on Friday. He has been running a fever ever since. It was 99.7 and has now creeped up to 101.5 tonight. Any suggestions on how to bring down...
3 2 Wed, 8 Nov 2017
Hi, Doc. I am concerned about lung cancer. I have so many of the symptons....5 incidents of pneumonia in 1 year, even after a pneumonia shot. The last one was microplasmic double pneumonia and I had to be isolated in the hospital. The ex-ray always shows pneumonia but cancer has never been...
12 1 Fri, 26 May 2017
my boyfriend was diagnosed with stage one lung cancer, he is 26 years old and has Hip from medicaid but there is only 1 surgeon to do his surgery to take out the few growths in his lungs but hes been holding it off for over a month or two now and im getting so worried that things are getting...
7 1 Fri, 26 May 2017
hi, my mom is currently in treatment for small cell lung cancer and brain cancer. she finished up her whole brain radiation last week. she has been really tired and sleeps most of the day except to eat and go the bathroom. yesterday adn today her eyes started watering bad adn she has a glazed...
12 1 Fri, 26 May 2017
my friends mom is 87yrs & has had lung cancer for quiet some time she has been in & out of hosp. tonight she is alert(somewhat) her blood pressure is 97/54 & her temp has been up, I worked as a- c.n.a. for yrs could you let me know a little more about this. the family has been prepaired that this...
7 1 Tue, 23 May 2017
can anyone offer advice on stage 4 lung cancer. My dad was diagnosed in March last year and is now constantly feeling sick and being sick. For the past few days he has been vomiting up bright green slime. He has a syringe driver with antisickness drugs in but these dont seem to be helping much....
6 1 Thu, 18 May 2017
My father was diagnosed with non small squamous cell lung cancer and he is taking celexa,decadron,levaquin, Ativan, vicodin, advair diskus, and Proventil. he just came home from hospital yesterday and is sweating but no fever and says he is cold. Was wondering if any of these drugs would be...
14 1 Wed, 10 May 2017
kedarnathin: my father recently diagnosed cancer(lung). the only symptom is vocal parlsy. it is noticed that there is a significant weight loss. he was a smoker stopped in 2008. the clinician informed about the diagnosis after contrast ct chest, mass in the mediasternam 14mm, lymph node...
3 2 Wed, 10 May 2017
My mother is going to be 90 next month and was just informed she has lung cancer. Numerous people have told me cannibus is great for people suffering from cancer. My concern is that she also has copd and chf. The dr s told her no surgery or radiation. I would like her to be as comfortable as...
7 1 Tue, 9 May 2017
I am 49 yrs old i diagnose cystic carcinoma under my tounge. operated on aug 10 n radiotherapy done. after therapy doctor advsd me to do pet ct scan. in pet ct doctor find that same hv spread in lungs. now doctors advsd me for surgery but says that it wil benificial only 25/%. although i m not...
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