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After several weeks of test (CAT, MRI, XRAY, PET, etc) and multiple second opinions on the pathology, today we learned a final diagnose on my father's cancer. Sarcomatoid Carcinoma Stage IV on both lungs, thorax, lymph nodes, and knee. Guess it's a small-cell cancer. Amazing that just a few weeks ago we did not know what most of these terms mean. My father is turning 60 this year and now his entire outlook has changed. I just happen to wonder upon these forms while googling terms I found on this pathology report, lol. My mother is still alive too..... with her, my brother and sister, we will get through this together. Just going to fight until the fight is not worth it anymore, then help him live like never before.
Sad we need groups like this, but thank you for being here too.
I was so happy to read your latest post that your loved one is getting the care he needs in terms of medicine. He obviously is getting invaluable love & support from you, and is very lucky to have someone like you in his corner.
Here's hoping that things continue to get better for both of you. Please take care of yourself. Wishing you all the best!
I am also a newbie to this community, although I was diagnosed one year ago today. I'm not normally a "joiner" & hadn't explored the support groups offered locally, but have found much information, understanding & support from the wonderful group of people here who are ready, willing & able to help in any way they can.
Glad that your cancer was found when it was and you were able to have the VATS procedure; everything sounds great! Take care of yourself and please keep posting! Wishing you all the best.