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Unsure

Unsure
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Metastatic poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma consistent with pulmonary primary
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: removed a "golf ball" sized tumor, metastatic adenocarcinoma to the brain.

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Maureen

Maureen
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Lung
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2/2018 RT upper Lobectomy-VATS ; Pneumonia, Acute Respitory Failure
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Cisplatin & Etoposide May/18-August/18. Four rounds of treatment 3-4 weeks apart. Side effects- Hair loss, nausea, weakness & fatigue, weight loss

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Jennifer

Jennifer
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: atypical neuroendocrine carcinoma

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Simon Pepys

Simon Pepys
Bio: Hello Everyone. Ive just come out of Prince Charles Hospital hoping that the tumor on my rightside lung could be removed. Unfortunately the surgeons found that I have stage 4 cancer in the lower half of the lung internally and exterior lining, now awaiting to see what options they can give me.
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Still to be adviced
Lung Cancer Symptoms: Sore shoulder blade, shortness of breathe, very tight and uncomfortable chest . Total lack of energy
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Had surgery last friday 13/10/17, unfortunately the tumor was not removed because they found stage four cancer in the lower part of the lung

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Donnie

Donnie
Bio: Quick bio on me, born and raised in Jersey City New Jersey, quit high school, joined the US Navy in 1973, got my GED in the Navy, did 11 years in the Navy, married and moved to California. Worked for the federal government for 20 years, forced retirement in 2003, moved to the mountains in southern California, got a job…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Non Small Cell Carcinoma
Death Date: March 29, 2011
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Shawna

Shawna
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4 adenocarcinoma with mets

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Laurie

Laurie
Bio: I am 48 and have been experiencing lower back pain (I do have herniated discs and annular tears in the back)and lower right abdominal swelling. History of ovarian cysts small fibroid found a year ago in uterus along with 2 small ovarian cysts (1 on ea ovary) I've been experiencing numbness in the back on the right side that…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Small Cell Adenocarcinoma Lung Cancer Stage IV
Lung Cancer Symptoms: Shortness of breath, fatigue,unable to eat felt full after small meals. Back/hip/leg pain, chronic cough.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: none
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: none

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Heatherericksonauthor

Heatherericksonauthor
Bio: On October 22, 2012, my husband Dan found several hard, enlarged lymph nodes along his collarbone. His doctor immediately ordered a litany of tests and soon discovered metastatic non-small cell lung cancer in several locations. It was stage IV from the beginning with a bleak prognosis. He is still alive and doing well. We have 6 children, 3 of them…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Non-small cell adenocarcinoma
Lung Cancer Symptoms: He has had enlarged lymph nodes, back pain due to cancer in his spine, and cough/difficulty breathing due to lymphangitic spread. Those symptoms are currently under control due to treatment. Currently, he experiences lower body/leg pain with no known cause.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Tarceva (EGFR+)12/12-6/14 fatigue, mouth sores, toenail issues, rash Afatanib 6/14-12/14 fatigue, diarrhea, toenail problems Didn't work. Carbo/Taxol 12/14-4/15 lost hair, neuropathy, nausea, fatigue, dizziness, neutropenia. Alimta 4/15-7/15 No SE Didn't work, though. Gemzar/cisplatin 11/15-12/15 Neutropenia, counts bottomed out Iressa 12/15 only worked for a couple of weeks before progression resumed hard and fast Tagrisso (T790M+) 1/16- current

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Terry

Terry
Bio: Supporting Milad in his fight against lymphoma and honoring others who are fighting or have lost their battle. His strength is my inspiration in life and on the court.
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: adenocarcinoma

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Tina

Tina
Bio: I'm a care coordinator who sells :jewelry on the side.
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer

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