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Hi Carole!

So.......you found me here ~ great! Remember to call whenever. Have you heard any of your scan results from the weekend? Also ~ any idea of when a bipsy may take place? Hopefully you'll be able to send your 'stuff' to NIH soon.

Hopefully,

Kasey

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Carole, welcome to the site. When you have a little more info about your cancer, we can probably offer more advice on what to expect in terms of treatment. I read you've been in contact with Kasey. You couldn't have a better guide in this than you have in her.

Keep posting and we'll keep trying to help.

Judy in KW

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Welcome Carole,

I don't think you'll ever regret finding this site and sharing your story with all the wonderful people here. You'll get answers, opinions, stories, hugs, comfort, prayers and sometimes just a feeling of someone else that "gets it."

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Hi, Carole, welcome to LCSC! You've certainly come to the right place for support.

When you need answers to more "medical" type questions, I suggest that you visit cancergrace.org (GRACE — Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education). GRACE is led by Dr. Howard "Jack" West, a Seattle oncologist who is an internationally-recognized expert on lung cancer and who gives high priority to promptly answering questions online. A lot of us are "dual citizens" and have the same usernames there as here.

Best wishes and Aloha,

Ned

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Hi Carole,

So glad you found us. I see you already have made contact with Kasey--she is a wealth of knowledge and a source of inspiration.

It is not unusual at all to be in shock for a little while after your Dx. Once you get a treatment plan in place and you feel like you are doing something to fight, it seems to calm down a bit--to what we call the "new normal."

I hope you get your treatment plan soon and that it will be successful!

Susan

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  • 2 weeks later...

HI Carole!

Thanks for finding Kasey here! :wink:

This is an amazing group of survivors and co-survivors and we are here to encourage and support you thru your journey.

Keep posting, it really does help to connect with others who understand and "get" what you're feeling and going thru.

I'm looking forward to an update from you too.

Blessings,

Katie

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