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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...
1 0 Mon, 23 Oct 2017
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
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...
6 1 Tue, 9 May 2017
Hi, i am from south africa and my husband was diagnosed with stage 3b lung cancer. They now found two masses next to his spine as well he went for 10 radiation sessions for that. He also had two chemo sessions. We have changed his diet completely and are basically on veg, fruit, nuts and fish. I...
2 1 Wed, 3 May 2017
My mother is currently taking cartia and digoxin (for Afib). She also was just recently diagnosed with lung cancer - stage 3. She is extremely fatigued, and can barely keep her head up and stay awake. She is 85. Can the dose of these two medicines be causing the fatigue? She just got out of the...
2 1 Wed, 3 May 2017
My mom has lung cancer for the past four years. She is showing signs of deterioration and is weak, dizzy and disorientated at times. She also has bouts of vomiting at once a week. She has now started vomiting black stuff. Kindly advise what is happening to her body now.
2 1 Mon, 24 Apr 2017
yes please. My 78 year old father was DX with lung cancer, then they found it in his shoulder and now has spread to his stomach. He has chosen not to receive chemo or radiation. He is loosing weight rapidly and does not have much of an appetite. Will he eventually just stop eating? is a g tube...
7 1 Mon, 6 Mar 2017
Sir my father is suffering from lung cancer.it was detected in the month of June in Nightingale hospital in kolkata,however there was no biopsy done and its was also crossed check from Roy and tribedi where the report remains the same.As the nursing treatment charge is high for that reason we...
7 1 Thu, 23 Feb 2017
Dr.My mother-in law is having a non small cell lung cancer who is in the last stage of the disease and now she is suffering with a whole body pain and a continuous loose motion.still she is at home now tell me what is the situation of this patient and tell what is the immediate action that I can...
7 1 Mon, 23 Jan 2017
My mother has small cell lung cancer. She was diagnosed 10/30/09. 9 weeks ago she was released from her cancer doctor and placed with Hospice. It was only 2 days when she became bedridden. Things have been rather calm up until a couple of days ago. She is experiencing more pain and is swelling...
7 1 Mon, 26 Dec 2016
Hi, My aunt has advanced lung cancer. She has had all her treatment, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. She has been told she has 6mths or less to live. She is about to start a treatment tomorrow which my uncle says is called CVA(abbre) and it consists of 2hour treatment once a week for 3 weeks. Can...
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