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Merry, Volunteer Mentor (@merpreb)

Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer | Last Active: Jul 11 12:12pm | Replies (166)

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@colleenyoung

Hi @popkorhn (fun name), welcome to Connect. You'll notice that I moved your post to the Small Cell Lung Cancer discussion. I did this so that you can more easily connect with others living with SCLC like @margot69 @lady1lake @cheris and others.

What treatment is your husband on or had? How is he doing? How are you doing?

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Thank you Coleen for connecting us to the right group. These past two days have been a whirlwind of just confirming Pop’s primary tumor in his upper right lung ,yesterday from his PET scan results done on Monday. He was diagnosed December 18th with secondary liver cancer after having a Biopsy. The soonest we could be scheduled for a PET scan was January 6th.
After We received his Biopsy report on Monday ,I freaked out after doing some research. His Pathologist from the Biopsy concluded his liver tumor was a high grade neuroendocrine carcinoma, consistent with small cell. I sent the Biopsy report to a friend and other pathologist ,who recommended he see a neuroendocrine specialist at Moffitt, here in Tampa where we live. March 17th was the soonest Moffitt could schedule him with the Neuroendocrine oncologist. I told them that we needed to be seen sooner so they suggested he see aThoracic specialist. We have a January 22nd appointment with the Thoracic specialist. So you see, we are just getting started on this roller coaster ride. Any information and help is greatly appreciated.