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Sat, Feb 8 12:35pm · About ready to scream, been bad month in Lung Cancer

No problem. Used it on husband who became a quadriplegic and his skin was very sensitive. Bought it at mills fleet for $1.74. Walmart has it also but 3.99.

Sat, Feb 8 9:33am · About ready to scream, been bad month in Lung Cancer

A great wrap to put around gauge or any pads is Vetrap (bandaging tape, which is used on horses ankles. Works better than any tape and does not tear skin or break it down.

Wed, Jan 15 5:52pm · Metastasized lung cancer, along with other cancers: 2nd opinion? in Lung Cancer

That’s what I did! Waited for couple weeks and than went to Mayo.

Wed, Jan 8 8:53am · Small Cell Lung Cancer in Lung Cancer

I was d diagnosed with stage 4 Malignant Neoplasm Of Lung Adenocarcinorm in the right Lung, Nodules in liver and stomach. The right lung had huge Timor which had fluid in lining of lung. All cancerous. At the Mayo in Rochester they did scans and had to remove a quart of guild for breathing before they could start on how to treat after 5 days and seeing different options. Surgery and radiation was ruled out as was the once a month pill. I was put on Carboplatin, Pemetrexed, Pembrolieumab and Keytruda Immune therapy every 21 days.the 3 chemo tram eats shrunk the tumor almost in half and nodules have stayed stable. I got very sick for 4-7 days on the chemo treatments which took days to get back strength than back for another dose.April thru September than went on just the Keytruda. Had my last treatment 6th of January and on 27Th will have scan done to see what my next step will be. This is not beatable so I believe I will go for quality rather than quantity of life I’ve had left.
This diagnoses was a shock as i played pickle ball 5 days a week two hours and was active in swimming and walking and everyday chores. The first sigh of trouble when silvery meals on wheels I walked up three flights of stairs and couldn’t breath when got to top. Called my primary Dr who had me come in as I taught I had pleurisy. After X-ray, scan and blood work same day was told I had cancer and what was my choice. Biopsy had to be done and here at St. Cloud hospital (only place to have done) and couldn’t get me in for 3 weeks. Decided to go to Mayo and they had me in 3-4 days. They have been amazing. Trouble was driving 3 1/2 hours one way for treatments and if blood work wasn’t up to par would have to go home and reschedule.so know am getting treatments at the cancer center here in St Cloud. Back to Mayo every 3 months. Sorry about long post!
Colleen
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Dec 26, 2019 · Immunotherapy and chemo; Keytruda side effects in Lung Cancer

I’m having my scan done at Mayo on 27Th of Jan. Will be curious what mine will come up with also. Quit chemo treatment and on immunotherapy only for 4 treatments than scan to see what tumor, nodules and cells are doing. Used to get really sick from the 3 different chemo’s infusions and immunotherapy decided to go for quality rather than quantity.
Where are you having scans done?
Colleen

Dec 25, 2019 · Immunotherapy and chemo; Keytruda side effects in Lung Cancer

If you’re asking me I do have appointment on the 27Th and 28th for scan and blood work after 4 treatments of the keytruda only at the Mayo in Rochester, MN.

Dec 24, 2019 · Immunotherapy and chemo; Keytruda side effects in Lung Cancer

I’m one month behind your wife and was on same chemo and immune treatment. The last three treatments (21 days per treatment) I’ve had the same digestive problems. I’m also on OxyContin 24-7 so I’ve been watching to make sure things keep moving. Must say I have cramps bad one day and within 5-7 hours I have blow outs than ok. Go back 27Th of January for blood work and Scan to see what’s happening.right lung tumor 4 stage cancer, nodules in kidney, stomach and cells in left lung. Was interesting to her my problems are not unusal. Thank you!🙏🏻

Dec 21, 2019 · Holiday Management and Meals for Cancer Patients in Cancer: Managing Symptoms

Going to Mass Christmas morning with friend and than having pizza 🍕 at my house and playing mahjong. Flu is going around area so want to avoid it!