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After feeling poor all summer, went to the doctor said something is very wrong. I had been having pain in my back in the area of my left kidney, running a low fever some and general fatigue.

September 20, 2007 to doctor

CBC very high count

lung xray showed something and ct scan scheduled October 8, 2007

October 9, 2007 to Pulmonary Specialist and biopsy taken of tumor blocking air duct in lung. Adenocarcanoma Lower lob of left lung colapsed.

Asked Church Family to pray for my complete healing and turned it over to my Lord and Savior Jesus.

October 19, 2007 thorcentisis to take fluid around lung. no cancer found in fluid. At this it appeared to operable.

October 23, 2007 PET scan showed lymp node involvement and also right lung. IIIB or IV

October 26, 2007 Oncologist. Prognosis 6 months without chemo.Maybe a year with.

Decided to go down fighting

October 31, 2007 First chemo. Taxol,caboplatin and avastin

Taxotere,caboplatin and avastin through January 2, 2008 every 3 weeks with reduction of tumor to barely visible on ct scan and lymph nodes not visible on ct scan. Lung had re inflated within a week of starting chemo

Continued Avastin every three weeks till August 27, 2008 when a new "spot" showed on my back on bone scan August 29, 2008

August 29, 2008 Zometa infusion and Tarceva oral (Started September 3, 2008 because drug store had to get some shipped in)

I have been active in my Church in the technology and children's ministries

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