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Susan Cornett

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    4 years!

    Today marks 4 years of survival! By most standards, my path hasn't been as difficult as others. There have definitely been highs - when my hair grew back, my lashes grew in longer - and lows - two recurrences and a secondary cancer diagnosis. But as I say often - I'M STILL HERE! I tell my story to anyone who will listen. People need to know that lung cancer doesn't have to be an automatic death sentence. Does it suck? Yes. Will it change your life? Definitely. But you move forward, one step at a time. Forward is forward ,no matter the speed. I am looking forward to the Breathe Deep Denton event in April. I enjoy visiting with the other survivors and bringing attention to this cause. I've also been asked to speak at a function in March so I'll be sharing my story again. The more the public understands lung cancer and all of its causes, the better our funding will be for research. Most importantly, though, is this: I stumbled across this site one night when I was looking for answers. I have met wonderful friends - in person and online - here. Those friends have made this journey easier. Thank you, all.
  2. Welcome to our little corner of the world. The beginning is so difficult - so much information and so many tests and hurrying up and waiting. You'll think of 100 things before you get to the doctors' appointments. My recommendation is to write them down as you think of them so you won't forget anything. Michele and Tom have both given you a lot of great information. Keep us posted and let us know how we can support you and your husband.
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