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TiffsMom

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  1. I'm sorry it has taken me so long to update everyone but it has just been so hard. We are putting our energy and grief into helping others with this disease. Tiffany lost her battle with lung cancer on 7/15/06. Since then we have started the foundation that she wanted to start (had she won against this horrible disease) We are still working on the site and welcome suggestions and additions. We have put a link back to this site as well. I would be interested in knowing just how many young people in their 20's, 30's and 40's get diagnosed with lung cancer. Does anyone know? The site is at:
  2. Thank you all for your reply's, concern's and prayers. For those who wanted to know she is being treated by cancer centers of the carolinas, in Greenville, SC (where she lives with her husband). Her doctors consult with Duke University. I also forgot to mention that her doctor started her on Tarceva after diagnosis and she tried it for a month but the cancer continued to grow. The strangest thing was that she had no symptoms except a cough and pain on her right side when diagnosed. She had been treated with antibiotics because her GP thought it was a bronchitis infection. We appreciate
  3. Although I have been reading here for quite some time I have not posted until now. I had hoped that my daughter would be the one to post here and ask her questions but it seems she does not have the strength. Her doctors tell us that they have never seen a case like hers- first being diagnosed so young, as a non smoker with NSCLC adenocarcinoma and then finding it had already spread to her Brain, liver and bones. If anyone else has heard of this in one so young please let me know. She has WBR first and then Carboplatin and taxol. Then when the cancer was still growing very rapidly in her
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