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  • Forum Post: my dad, im in pieces :(

    Dad has cancer for the third time in his life, this time we knew it was different, symptoms completly different, friday after weeks waiting for appts ct scans, biopsy etc he got the new that its terminal lung cancer so aggressive that it grew so aggressivly in such a short space of time,we had a flicker...
  • Forum Post: Re: It's back with a vengenace

    Hi Tony: thanks for that - I shall certainly ask for the Antepsin as well as Domperidone when we go to chemo 2morrw. It's nearly 2a.m. and I'm up cos hubby, having had a 'no food problems' day (haven't had pleasure of one of those for several weeks), woke up coughing and upchucked...
  • Forum Post: Re: It's back with a vengenace

    Dear Steve: Thanks for your words. In fact, so far, he only gets the pain after an 'episode' bringing up the frothy stuff and, thank goodness, the pain doesn't last for too long. I know that as things get worse, he will need serious pain relief - but right now, time the med kicked in, the...
  • Forum Post: It's back with a vengenace

    I haven't posted for ages. I won't bore you with details here (but have updated profile). Hubby's OC is back (4cm but no apparent spread 'scope showed) and begins chemo (3rd time lucky...) on Monday (31st), docetaxol this time; oncologist has said it's palliative but hubby says "it...
  • Forum Post: Re: type of non small cell

    Hi Gillian There are various types of lung cancer, the main two types are small cell and non small cell. The non small cell is further divided into subtypes, adenocarcinoma (which I have), squamous and large cell. Personal choice if you want to find out exactly what you have so you know what you are...
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