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Non Small Cell Lung Cancer


1st. My hubby won’t get involved with support gruops. I wish he would. I’m a nurse and his wife. I need you if he doesn’t. My husband Was diagnosed with NSC lung cancer one year ago. Had left upper Lobectomy and 12 lymph nodes removed (2 positive ;near his aorta)4 rounds of prophylactic chemo. Had 3 neg CT’s. 3 months later, pleural effusion with 750cc drained, PET SCAN, MRI OF BRAIN, I read it’s a very poor prognosis.(I shouldn’t have Googled it) is it true.?..3-6 months survival? Did anyone have experience with this, treatment? Please respond.

  • Post #1
  • Tue Aug 13, 2019

I’m not sure all what you are asking? I think it is that your husband’s current prognosis is not good. I don’t think anyone really knows about prognosis for sure at all. I’ve heard so many times so and so should only live such and such and then they’re still alive 10-20 years later. Then I’ve heard that it’s remarkable to realize that it really wasn’t as bad as expected. I say keep the faith. None of us knows what’s going to happen. Enjoy right now. Don’t waste time fretting on things that may never be. Sure, heed medical advice. Sure, look online. Sure, ask questions. But try to remain in faith that it all works out and we do the best we can at the time with what we know and are given. Don’t fall trap to what the future may or may not bring. Be in peace right now. Enjoy what’s good about what is in front of you. Don’t let “the bad” rule you. Cindy

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  • Sun Aug 18, 2019

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