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Hi I'm Brian from outside of Boston. I had a cough that wouldn't go away and in a week I had three different diagnostic tests and was sitting with a thoracic surgeon from Brigham and Woman's who was telling me about my lung cancer. We talked about what he knew and what still remained to be learned before I can be staged. I was scheduled for a biopsy on Tuesday but it was cancelled that morning. Now it's scheduled for next Tuesday. They have run several tests and they tell me that the tests seem to indicate a neuroendocrine tumor. I am scared but trying to remain upbeat. I have four kids wh
Greetings everyone. My name is Ray. For me, introductions & first impressions have always been awkward, so please bear with me as I stumble through this. I just recently retired after a long career in Government. So, at 65 years of age, I anticipated my golden years, sharing new memories with the wife, traveling, and enjoying life. Well, that was the plan, up until five days ago. Suffering from a severe back pain for almost a 2 months, mostly behind the left shoulder blade, I finally reneged and went to see my PCM. An X-Ray revealed a 4cm 'mass' on the top of my left lung. Then, yes
Hi I have small cell lung cancer which was diagnosed in 2015 and was told that there was no time that they could give me for when this cancer usually takes peoples' lives. It was put to me as, don't believe the internet that says 5 years, that's not always the case. Well as I, thank The Lord, have come upon my 2 year mark with no more growth, my Dr. says, oh Small Cell Lung Cancer usually gives the patient only 18 months to live. So now that you're at the 2 year mark, you're considered in remission. If you get to the five year mark, we consider you cured. I find myself getting very f