janwalkerimages Posted June 29, 2006 Share Posted June 29, 2006 Good morning, I am new to this site. My husband, Bill, was diagnosed with cancer for the third time the first of this year. Previously, he had two (2) go-arounds with prostate cancer that ultimately cost him his bladder leaving him with a urosotmy. We were counting down the 5-year all clear when he was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer. He had the middle lobe of his right lung removed in March @ Mayo and is presently undergoing chemo locally (I use the term loosely). We go back to Mayo in August to commence radiation therapy for 6-weeks and then we begin the waiting game again. His diagnosis was initially Stage I as the scans didn't show any mets to the lymph nodes; however, once the surgeon was inside, they discovered 2 of 11 lymph nodes involved between the lungs so he was upgraded to Stage IIIA. Since beginning this particular journey, I have become involved with Penny in Canada whom is one of the primary instigators of Penniesforcancer.com. I have donated images to Pennies for them to sell for fundraising but I would like to see if there's something that I can do for non-small cell cancer. Please be aware that my husband travels 40 miles to the nearest hospital for his chemo. We are definitely out in the boonies! Would love to hear from others whom are as frustrated at watching someone they care about going fighting this battle. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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