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I was dx'd with stagec4 nsclc in Dec 2017.  Received chemotherapy and immunotherapy for a year.  The cancer continued to grow.  I am currently under hospice care and doing well, although I have a lot of pain due to bone metastasis, for which I have had radiation treatments recently, which helped to some degree.  I am right now in hospital for uncontrolled pain but go home today.  We can't seem to get the pain below a 6 on a scale of 1 to 10.

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Laura,

It is indeed a pain to live with chronic pain.

Mine has been a 4 to 6 level for the last 15 years. I've had all the pain drugs except for nerve blocks. Nothing really works. Opioid medications put me in a haze so I don't care about the pain but it is still there. My solution is to tolerate it during the day and mitigate it at night so I can fall asleep. 

I do hope your medical team finds a solution.

Stay the course.

Tom 

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Hi, Laura,

We just wanted to check in and see how you're doing. Please post an update when you can!

We are here for you,

Lauren
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LUNGevity Foundation

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