Jump to content

Mom newly diagnosed with sclc-ext


HelpforMom

Recommended Posts

Hello!

Joining as my 58-yr mom has been diagnosed with sclc-ext and she currently has 2 brain mets. Our current status is her primary care has referred her to an oncologist and since we're in Houston we've requested an appt w/ MD Anderson.

Looking forward to doing everything I possibly can to help mom fight this. Looks like I found some good company.

Carrie - HelpforMom

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hello Carrie! My husband had non small cell so I don't know much personally about the small cell but I'm sure the other members here will be able to answer questions you might have.

I've heard really good things about MD Anderson and the wonderful care they provide there.

Please keep us updated on how she is doing and feel free to browse and post in our other forums if you wish.

((hugs))

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thank you, MichelleP! I've been browsing the forum and have run across many words of encouragement. One of my favorites was about patients not being a statistic but rather an individual. And my own mom told me that sadness is a thief. So, I'll keep browsing for encouragement and hope to be able to provide good news regarding mom's treatment. As of now the thoracic oncology dept at MDA has mom's pathology report and prior scans and will be calling to set an appt next week. Baby steps!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi HelpforMom. Your attitude is on the right track already. My mom is also 58 and she's also recently diagnosed.

Although I don't know much about SCLC here's wishing you the very best and high hopes!

Keep smiling and don't let it deceive you:)

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I just wanted to welcome you. I don't know very much about small cell either - just that there is limited and extensive, unlike the 4 stages of non-small cell. But I also believe it reacts very well to chemo. You couldn't be in a better location - from what I hear MD Anderson is one of the best. Having you and MD Anderson on her side, gives your Mom a great start!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 4 weeks later...

HI Carrie,

How are things going for you and your mom? I read your first post posts and have been looking out for the latest update. Post when you can. Know that we are here for you and you don't have to walk this walk alone.

Hugs,

KatieB

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.