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I am just curious as I'm trying to see what's "typical" in NSCLC. What was the size of your/your family member's tumor?

My MIL's was 4.2 cm but has shrunk to 3 cm with chemo....

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My mom had a tennis-ball sized tumor in her lymph system (in her armpit, basically) that, after 2 rounds of chemo, can no longer be felt. She had an x-ray for heart problem about a month ago after 1 round of chemo and it had shrunk by over 30%. We'll know more Friday after her scan...

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My husband's was 2.6, shrank 10% after 3 rounds of chemo. However, still producing cells (which were found in spinal fluid) and met in brain. Tumor was located high up in the right lobe. Caused pleural effusion initially, which is how the diagnosis was made.

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Mine was about 3-4 cm , the size of a golf ball. It was pressing on nerves that travel through the apex of the lung is the only reason I found out that I had it, no other symptoms except chest pain or burning feeling.

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.8 cm (8/10ths, yes!) not even pea sized.

Supposedly, one this small is undetectable, but it was, on an X-Ray, no less! Maybe the technology is getting better, or I had a danged good radiologist. Pet lit up too.

I don't care what's typical..I'll take what I can get!

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