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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…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
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
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4 adenocarcinoma with mets

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…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Small Cell Adenocarcinoma Lung Cancer Stage IV
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

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…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Non-small cell adenocarcinoma
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…more

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

Tina

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

Samantha

Samantha
Bio: Grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Ga. Graduated from GA State University in 2002 with my bachelors degree. Became a mom January 2005. Ran a hotel and restaurant until diagnosis.
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4 non small cell adenocarcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue, headaches due to brain mets
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 11/27/12 hair loss
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: One a day pill forever (took 150 mg for 2 years). Down to 100 mg due to vertigo, fatigue. Other side effects, slow/non hair growth, rash, dry skin, dry mouth

Dawn

Dawn
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: small cell
Cancer Symptoms: right sided chest pain
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3 days chemo every 21 days. Hydration as needed. Tiredness and nausea/vomiting at times.

Unsure

Unsure
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
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.

Kookie

Kookie
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
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