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WestCoastSailor
I know it is a few days short of the fall equinox but I couldn't resist any longer. I'm wondering how all the folks who have touched base here are doing. I know that many caregivers are following this forum so feel free to chip in. Stories ...
WestCoastSailor Category Lung 5d
WestCoastSailor
For the first time that I'm aware of in BC, patients with cancer of the lung (and their caregivers) are organizing in conjunction with Lung Cancer Canada and BC Cancer a summit meeting to talk about lung cancer. We are hoping for ...
WestCoastSailor Category Lung 7d
Deco
Hello everyone, it’s my first time writing a post but I’ve been reading a lot of the content in this forum and I am amazed by the wealth of information. My mom was diagnosed with NSCLC (squamous cell carcinoma). Her left lung is pretty ...
Deco Category Lung 8d
MommyT
I have a friend who was diagnosed some months ago with Stage 3A Lung Cancer - pressing against her esophagus. She had 6 chemo and 30 radiation, then about 4 months of Immunotherapy. Her family doctor is telling her that it looks like the ...
MommyT Category Lung 8d
Caring From Downunder
We finally got into to see the Oncologist, in Abbotsford. She said that my Mom has a BRAF Mutation which is rare - about 5% of lung cancers and is way more common in melanoma cancer. She didn't even want to talk chemo or immunotherapy and ...
Lianne63
Ok, so I got my call from the Thoracic surgeon today and he said I have stage 3A lung cancer. I asked what type and he said it's “likely” adenocarcinoma. Since it's 3A, treatment will most likely be chemo and radiation so that is the end of ...
Lianne63 Category Lung 15d
Caring From Downunder
I'm visiting my Mom from Australia. Only here for a short time. It's great to see my Mom, she's recovering well from the heart/pacemaker issues from earlier this year and it's seems she is stronger than she was a few months ago. She ...
sarahelpingdadfightlungcancer
Hi, I had the most difficult conversation with my dads oncologist today. My dads lung cancer has metastasized to his brain. He just finished his 2 weeks whole brain radiation.The cancer has not spread to my dads body. I asked the ...
Terai
We finally got a call from the doctor that my dad was referred to the oncologist. We will see her in mid-Sept. We are based in BC, Canada. Any tips on what kind of questions we need to ask? I will compile them all. The last thing I want to hear is ...
Terai Category Lung 29d
Bluesmurf
Hello, I am new to caring for a loved one with lung cancer; however, I have helped with palliative care for my Step-Mom who had cancer (Merkel Cell Carcinoma). My guess is this has been brewing for a while, but I believe they started ...
Bluesmurf Category Lung Aug '22
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