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Lung Cancer Experiences

Lung Cancer Experiences

  • living with stage 4 cancer

    Going through treatment
    Added Mar 10, 2022

    My name is Carolyn Troutman I am 72 years old. I found out that I had stage four lung cancer in 2021. My first treatment was a pill call taggresso. before I started the pill I was on oxygen for months. I also had a very bad cough. After starting the pill my oxygen got better. I started out riding in a wheelchair because my oxygen would drop w…

  • Hi, I'm Hopeful

    Living Hopeful

    Living with cancer
    Added Feb 16, 2022

    I am 75 years old married 51 years so far. Have 4 children and 15 grandchildren. Cancer has been with me since 2017 . I have breast and liver cancer and it will be with me until I die. I love the care I receive every three weeks and know it is sustaining me. I would love to hear from others who are also carrying cancer for the rest of their life…

  • I'm Shannon K, and I'm a survivor of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    2018 Highly Aggressive Breast Cancer...2021 Leukemia....Forever

    Just some thoughts
    Added Feb 16, 2022

    Hello,
    I am a 42-year-old, single female who has been battling cancer since 2018. I was diagnosed with High Aggressive Ductal Carcinoma in August of 2018. I went through 11 months of infusion chemotherapy, a double mastectomy, and a BRCA-1 diagnosis.
    Today, I am battling CML which has been worse than the treatments for breast cancer. I am ex…

  • I'm michaelbraco, and I'm a healthcare professional

    What causes the 'Roadrunner Email Problems'?

    Just some thoughts
    Added Dec 24, 2021

    Roadrunner Email is a popular email provider. Occasionally, Roadrunner email problems are caused by server configuration. Therefore, double-check your settings to ensure that your email client is configured to connect to the server. You can ping a…

  • Hi, I'm Dale E S.

    Dale E S.

    Going through treatment
    Added Nov 4, 2021

    I had nonsmall cell adenocarcinoma in my left lung in 20210. I had done well until the spring of 2019. My cancer had matestized in my bones. It is wide spread and I am stage four. It came back very fast.

    I am on a new medication called retevmo. My last two scans have shown no new growth, so I am very happy. While I have no pain, I do deal wit…

  • A Cancer Journey Virtual Musical

    Just some thoughts
    Added Oct 17, 2021

    This is interesting and for a good cause: www.VividDreamsofaCancerSurvivor.foundation

  • Hi, I'm SHARON K N.

    My birthday thoughts.

    Just some thoughts
    Added Jun 10, 2021

    Three years ago I celebrated my birthday by having my infusion pump disconnected at the center. I was being treated for pancreatic cancer. Yesterday I celebrated enjoying the lovely weather at our lake home. I am blessed to be alive and enjoying my family and friends. Thank you to Dr. Natarajan, Dr. Singh, and the caring team at Nebraska Cancer …

  • Hi, I'm JACQUES H.

    Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Diagnosis

    My diagnosis
    Added Apr 4, 2021

    My diagnosis of non hodgkin’s lymphoma was kind of a long process that I will share with you here.

    During the Spring of 2019 I was experiencing back pain. I thought it was my lower back. I got an MRI of my lumbar spine and it showed a slightly bulging disk which seemed to explain the back pain. I started doing physical therapy to treat it. I …

  • Hi, I'm Melody

    Stage IV Lung Cancer

    My diagnosis
    Added Apr 26, 2020

    Just found out a week ago. I was admitted to the hospital with pancreatitis then I have a CAT scan to find out that I have Stage IV lung cancer. What a shock

  • Hi, I'm Kris J

    6 month check up

    My diagnosis
    Added Mar 13, 2020

    So I finished treatments last August and had a six month check and showing cancer free… praise God..
    Still have some brain fog on days and learning to deal with after effects of radiation area. Having had anal cancer radiation set full on menopause into effect the hot flashes are the worst.. trying different things to get through this part of…

Favorite Lung Cancer Experiences

  • Cancer - The Secret Change

    Living with cancer
    Added Jan 31, 2015
    This article, so very well written by a practicing oncologist, is superb! Dr. Salwitz truly captures the feelings that I (and probably thousands of other cancer patients) have. Cancer does suck! My cancer is rare. It grows slowly, but it grows. I do not “look like I have cancer.” I hear so often,“You really look great.” The problem is I …
  • I'm Miriam W. and I'm in treatment for Stage 2 Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    Preparing For Battle

    What I've learned
    Added Mar 9, 2013

    The first thing to do after you are diagnosed with Cancer, is to remember to BREATHE! It is a scary and daunting situation. You probably have a million questions and will have another million that you haven’t even thought of yet! Your feelings are perfectly normal.
    What you may not know is that there have been many advances in treatments and …

  • Hi, I'm Craig Blower

    It is what it is. Might as well find some humor in your journey.

    Living with cancer
    Updated Oct 26, 2013

    I was diagnosed last February (2013) with stage IV lung cancer. A shock to me, needless to say, as a non-smoker. Unless of course you count those funny things I smoked back in college 40 years ago.

    Besides the support of family and friends, I have found keeping my sense of humor throughout my journey has been the best medicine, other than the…

  • Hi, I'm Peggy J C.

    Alway have HOPE!

    What I've learned
    Added Aug 22, 2018

    In June 2018 I celebrated my 20th year as a survivor. What a struggle and blessing!
    Never give up HOPE!