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My mom finished her 3rd cycle of chemo and just had an MRI
Hi Dr. David.... My mom finished her 3rd cycle of chemo and just had an MRI of her back and pelvis due to pain, which came back normal, no cancer, only arthritis. Today she got her PET scan results. D… read more
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Dr. - Oncologist* My mom has had severe back pain for at
Dr. David - Oncologist* My mom has had severe back pain for at least a week, and was told it was from chemo, you can see my last question, answered by another oncologist on here. Today she had chemo a… read more
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We have chatted about my mom with SCLC that has spread to
Hi Dr. David, we have chatted about my mom with SCLC that has spread to her lymph nodes. I'm sure you remember. She's done 3 weeks of chemo, last week was blood work which seemed ok. This Thursday she… read more
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Is there a normal or preferred treatment for limited sclc
Is there a normal or preferred treatment for limited sclc that has now spread to the lymph nodes in the neck? Would it be both chemo and radiation or just chemo?… read more
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Me again! So, last week when my mom saw her oncologist, she
Me again! So, last week when my mom saw her oncologist, she did not feel this lump. Now literally a week later and it's like a quarter size (my mom feeling it and stating approx size). Can something g… read more
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April of 2014 my mom was diagnosed with Limited Small Cell
April of 2014 my mom was diagnosed with Limited Small Cell Lung Cancer. She completed several chemo treatments and radiation. She also was a good candidate for brain radiation as a precaution so she h… read more
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I had surgery to remove upper and middle lobe of right lung.
I had surgery to remove upper and middle lobe of right lung. Two tumours that turned out to be mixed small cell and non small cell. Grade three and stage three. Highly aggressive. Non small cell was a… read more
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I have a question about Cancer Treatment. My dad just passed
Hi DR David: I have a question about Cancer Treatment. My dad just passed on from Lung Cancer...3 months ago. A few days after Thanksgiving My mom was Diagnosed with the same cancer. Same Lung, same s… read more
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My mother has stage 4 lung. It was identified after
my mother has stage 4 lung. It was identified after detecting a lesion on her brain. We are trying to determine whether to go with Hospice now. She's had 3 rounds of Chemo. Started Chemo in July. The … read more
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My wife was prescribed 900mg per day of Gabapentin for mild
My wife was prescribed 900mg per day of Gabapentin for mild neuropathy after chemo and radiation. Is that the normal dose to start? She suffered an advewrse reaction to the drug and went into decline … read more
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My father has Stage 4 Small Cell Lung Cancer. It has
My father has Stage 4 Small Cell Lung Cancer. It has metastasized to his brain, kidney and small spots on two bones (in his back and pelvis). He has started radiation already on his head and has been … read more
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Sister has stage 4 lung cancer, brain (no longer shows on
Sister has stage 4 lung cancer , brain (no longer shows on scan), bone (total as of today, 15 spots)...radiation for brain...chemo now just finished 4 of 6. No change in bone with chemo...what is prog… read more
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My father is 86 years old and has advanced small cell lung
My father is 86 years old and has advanced small cell lung cancer, he has taken chemo and the tumors have shrank but are still in his lung and liver, his oncologist has recommended pci brain radiation… read more
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I'm really worried about my out of state 57 yo sister. Stage
I'm really worried about my out of state 57 yo sister. Stage 4 breast cancer- after MRI a couple weeks ago- now has what her oncologist called leptomeningeal spread. She has had seizures- I was w her … read more
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My wife has small cell lung cancer mets. to the liver. did 5
my wife has small cell lung cancer mets. to the liver. did 5 rounds of chemo etopiside & cisplatin,last round really wiped her out .they said it shrunk the cancer about 55% which was great but chemo w… read more
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MY SITSTER HAVE LUNG ADENOCARCINOMA WITH SPREAD AT BONES AND
MY SITSTER HAVE LUNG ADENOCARCINOMA WITH SPREAD AT BONES AND LIVER AT LIVER MANY METASTATIC TUMOR - 7- THE LARGEST 6CM SHE HAD 3 CYRCLES OF CHEMO, GEMISTABINE/CARPOPLATIN. THE RESULT LITTLE GOOD AT LU… read more
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My mum has breast cancer which has spread to lung, chest,
My mum has breast cancer which has spread to lung, chest, rib and back but has been controlled through the use of chemo, herception and hormone therapy. However, after a recent CT scan, it has been fo… read more
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I have a recurrence of small cell lung cancer (successfully
I have a recurrence of small cell lung cancer (successfully treated 2 years ago with chemotherapy and radiation..no prophylactic brain radiation was done at that time). There is now (apart from locali… read more
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