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Ellen B.

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Ellen B. last won the day on September 22 2015

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  1. Tomorrow it will be 10 years ago that Henk was diagnosed. The dx was Pancoast tumor, adeno, stage IIIB. Inoperable. His doctors thought Henk wouldn’t survive. They advised against a (possible curative) chemo/radiation treatment, because the chances of survival were very small and the chemo and radiation treatment would be very severe. Also, they thought that Henk might be too old to survive the treatment. However, Henk decided he had to try. The treatment was very severe indeed. But he survived not only the treatment, but also the LC. At the moment, Henk (81y) has some health problems, but these problems are not LC related. The input and support we had from this LC forum was very important. It’s here that we found some HOPE. Here we learned that a pneumonia vaccination exists. This was very important for us because at the time Henk had pneumonia several times a year. It’s here that we learned a lot of other things about LC, possible treatments, medication etc. We thank you, Katie, and all the other people who work and worked to keep this forum on the internet! Henk and Ellen.
  2. A Dutch member here. Thanks for the link. Ellen.
  3. Congratulations, Kasey!! Henk and Ellen.
  4. Thank you all. Kasey, congratulations with 6 years since dx today!! Wow! Ellen and Henk
  5. Thanks everyone! Today we are celebrating 5 years since dx. Five years ago, Henk docs gave him 6-12 months at most. Ellen.
  6. Henk had his 6 month chest X-ray today. All clear, NED. The doctor congratulated him and said is't highly unlikely that the LC will come back. It's 4 year and 9 month since diagnosis and 4 year and 4 month since last LC treatment. Thank you all for your support! Ellen.
  7. Congratulations, Donna!!!! Ellen.
  8. Henk is IIIB, diagnosed september 2005. Ellen.
  9. Ellen B.

    Raney Fleck

    I'm so very, very sorry. Ellen.
  10. Yes! Very glad with this news. Ellen.
  11. Thanks Sue! I don't know why, but I missed the good news post. Ellen.
  12. Connie, Thinking of you today. Prayers for a successful surgery. Ellen.
  13. Praying for successful surgery and a speedy recovery! Ellen.
  14. Welcome, Nick. Being Dutch, I do speak the language. Let me know if I can help you. Ellen.
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