dcarter Posted September 7, 2007 Share Posted September 7, 2007 hi...i'm here hoping to find help for my father who was diagnosed with nsclc in april of 2007...it is stage 3b in the right lung, adenocarcinoma and another type, i think lg cell...he completed 4 rounds of chemo (carboplatin and taxol...developed nueropathy and had to stop...4 weeks later cat scan and everything is about the same...then went back to the doc (5 wks) went in tuesday the 4 and was told that some of the lymphnodes were swollen and he is to start alimta next week...found ernie's story back when dad was first diagnosed which offered lots of hope but dad won't take anything unless prescribe by his oncologist...personally i like the holistic approach...would love for him to drink the essiac tea...anyone heard of that and if so any documentation results...he was getting ready to do the tea when he went to the doctor tuesday...(its an old cancer treatment passed down by the indians in canada...anyway it has 4 ingrediants burdock root, slippery elm inner bark, sheep sorrel and indian rhubarb root)...its suppose to make the cancer swell then shrink and finally go away...anyway it has been a roller coaster ride for us all...worried about my mom...she doesn't sleep and i know it is because of this...mom and dad have been married for 53 years and have 4 children and 8 grands...we are a very close family and i know that helps...we all have a strong faith and i know the Lord can and will heal...I just hope that that is the plan he has for my family...I believe in the power of prayer! God bless you all! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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