heffa47 Posted February 10, 2006 Share Posted February 10, 2006 Unfortunately I have had experience with these types of boards before. What a great resource they are and I'm looking forward to everyones wealth of knowledge on the subject to help us through our struggles ahead. My wife is 14 years post chemo for Hodgkins disease and doing very well. We even managed (with a little chemical help) to have a son 7 years ago! Our most recent battle is for my mother-in-law. She was diagnosed with NSCLC just last week. She is 58 and smoked for about 25 years before quiting about 10 years ago. She is also a breast cancer survivor going on 20 years! The only info we have at the moment is that she has a tumor in her left upper lung (about the size of a lemon) that is too large to operate on, and it is also affecting the lymph nodes in the area. I'm not even sure what stage that puts her at. She is waiting for a PET scan to determine where else we might be dealing with. The initial plan is radiation and chemo (the type of chemo has not been discussed yet) to shrink the tumor before any other action is taken. Anybody have any suggestions before we get started with treatment? Thanks in advance for all of your help, Jeff Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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