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David1968-CT results 😢

1968
1968
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As you know I attended Hospital this morning for a CT scan.

I have two masess of cancer in my right lung.

Things moving quickly, been revered as an urgent case to a lung cancer specalist, hopefull see someone early next week and get these bad boys taken out.

Xxxx

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CELAT06

Hi David, I am so sorry to hear your news, but pleased that things are moving quickly for you. I'm sure you must be going through a turmoil of emotions, but you seem to be quite positive about things. I hope you can keep on with that attitude and get some good results very soon, Please don't forget that you don't have to carry this alone, the people here will always be here for you and I hope you have some good family and friends around to support you. Wishing you all the best.

Christine.X

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sassy59

Oh David, I’m so sorry to hear that but I’m sure you will get the very best treatment. You’re in good hands.

Thinking of you. Xxxxx😘

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RedSox

Wishing you all the best ! Good luck and God bless you !

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Jill777

Sorry to read what your results found out. Hope you get loads of help and support.

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Pentreath
PentreathVolunteer

Sorry to hear of the result of your CT but pleased to know that you will be seeing a consultant quickly. Everything crossed for you.

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2greys

I am really sorry to hear you have developed lung cancer, stay strong and positive. I know something about all the thoughts going through your mind, having been/still am, there myself with lung cancer this year. Keep as calm as you can, fretting about it will not do you any favours, anxiety and stress will only serve to make your breathing worse and weaken your immune system. There are several treatment options. Your Oncologist will go through those options with you and advise you of the best option for your case.

Hopefully you will learn the type and stage of the cancer next week and a treatment plan worked out for you. I hope too that the tumours are not in the areas that are still actively involved with gas exchange and like mine was, in the dead zones already destroyed by emphysema. Let us know how you get on. If you are uncomfortable discussing things on the open forum then you can always private message me as somebody in the same boat and I will do my best to help.

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1968
1968
in reply to 2greys

Thank you, I think they have found this very early and they are close to the edge which they say is good for operating on, all depends on the bioosys which determ the grade, they did show me a 2016 chest xray and they wernt there and they say it's not spread and not in my lymohnodes.

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judg69

1968, as one who has also been through the wringer with lung cancer treatments, surgical lobectomy , and now 6 years later cancer possibly back again, I totally concur with 2Greys. Worry and anxiety are both useless and can actually worsen one's condition. Do not jump to any conclusions. Do get the appropriate tests done and together with your Doctor's develop and implement an action plan . A level head and positive attitude are essential to success and recovery. You have a great attitude and I am sure will get the best possible results from your treatment plan. All Best Wishes, judg69

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1968
1968
in reply to judg69

Thank you and your words mean alit, I'm ready for the fight of my life and ready for what ever it takes to beat this, I've just had my 1st granddaughter on Sunday and now this but I'm ready.

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Caspiana

Very sorry to hear this news David. I am sure they will take care of you very well. Please take care. Sending lots of good wishes for quick and effective treatment.

Cas xx 🌹

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bikergrove

Thinking of you at this worrying time, good luck and God Bless You.

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peege

I'm so sorry to read your news 1968, thinking of you and wishing you well. Peege

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Hacienda

So Sorry to Read this David. There is a lot of valuable Advise on here from our Friends who have/ had Lung Cancer. Be Strong my Love. Sending Love n Hugs. XXXXX Carolina.

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joyce74

Put your trust in the oncologist. These people will get together to come up with the right treatment plan for you David. Wishing you well

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Rayswife

So sorry this is not the news you wanted but glad they are getting things moving quickly for you. Hope you have lots of support around you. Will be thinking of you in the coming week. All the best.

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John645

Sorry about the news. But best of british luck

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Margaret_craft

Sorry to hear that hear David. I hope they get those bad boys gone soon. Will be thinking of you. Good luck. Maggie x

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Ergendl

What bad news. Just glad they've been spotted early. Good luck for next week - hope your treatment plan gets things sorted really quickly.

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Lilylung

I'm 4 years down the road from having lung cancer on the right side, keep positive and good luck...xx

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Ramy22

Oh God .... I am so sorry you are having to go through this.... it is obviously being sorted quickly for you which is brilliant. Xx

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davecarol2

Sorry to read your news david stay posative and hoping for posative results in end wishing you all the very best x

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Judith56

Sorry to hear of this news David, you are in my prayers. Stay positive. Judith1956

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Hazejames

Sooner the better. Good luck hope all goes well.

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Buzzytruk

Sorry to hear your news, it's great you have fast moving doctors..

Hoping all goes well ..

Best wishes .

.Jo.

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Doradee

So sorry to hear your news. I’ve had it in both lungs and come through so stay strong and keep your wonderful attitude. Eat well, kick stress in the butt and rest when you need it. Let us know how you’re doing. Bless you xx

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Rebecca6

I am so sorry to hear your news but it is good that they have caught it early and comforting to hear from other on this site who have experienced it already. You will be in my prayers. God Bless.

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Shirleyj

So sorry to hear your news, good that that they treating it as urgent. Hope you get all the help you need x

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briany

helo david, onwards and upwards, good luck keap positive

brian

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jackdup

Really sorry to hear your news. Will pray it is early stage and treatable. God luck

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katieoxo60

Sorry to hear it is not a clear result, but some of your replies look very positive and your treatment is being speeded up. With prompt treatment you have a good chance of a long healthy future, but you have thhe rugged path to go down till the day the all clear is given, my thoughts go with you every best wish for a future positive outcome.

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ScouseTaffy

1968 sending good vibes through cyberspace. Listen to these experienced and knowledgeable people and do your best to keep upbeat. I think getting as much info as you can puts you in a strong position, they say knowledge is power. Scouse xx

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B0xermad

Sorry for your news ,I really do hope and wish you the very best of outcomes next week .stay positive

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Clamdigger

Hi David so sorry to here about what your going through.. Let us know how you make out .. All the best xxxx

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Piperava

So sorry that the results of your CT scan were not what you hoped for but on a positive note your little granddaughter will keep you motivated and give you the strength to fight this horrendous disease. Keep your chin up and only positive thoughts go through your mind.

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KatherineK

I am sorry that you are going through this. I had 2 tumors in my left lung 5 years ago. A chest x-ray in October 2012 was clear, another in May 2013 showed a 2 cm nodule, a month later when I had the surgery, there were 2 of them. I lost my upper left lobe, but along with it, the cancer. I just had a second surgery to remove the upper left lobe for cancer, but again it had not spread beyond the lobe.

I am glad they are rushing you through to see a cancer specialist.

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Salks
Salks
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Just read your post. I too am looking at upper left lobe removal. Can you tell me how this affected your breathing.

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KatherineK
KatherineK
in reply to Salks

Everyone is different, but once I was healed I did not see any difference in my breathing.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask, I will do my best to answer them.

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Salks
Salks
in reply to KatherineK

Thank you for your reply. My nodule was spotted 2 months ago and they have tried to take biopsies from bronchoscopy and from ct guided needle biopsy but failed both times so they say it’s probably lung cancer and they want to remove my left upper lobe. I’m really reluctant to go ahead with this without proof because they say I will lose 25% of lung function and as I have bronchiecasis it’s only 80% now, so a reduction to 55% sounds frightening! I had pet scan 2 weeks ago and everything else was clear. Did you have any other lung problems before surgery?

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Murray58
Murray58
in reply to Salks

I went into surgery for a left lower lung biopsy and lobectomy if cancer found. It was cancer and I woke up without that lobe. I had asthma and COPD and Fev1 of about 76%. That was July 2015 and I still have the same Fev 1. PS. Many congratulations on your first granddaughter

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Salks
Salks
in reply to Murray58

Thank you for your reply it does make me feel slightly less concerned about quality of life after Lobectomy. Did you have keyhole or open chest surgery?

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Murray58
Murray58
in reply to Salks

I had keyhole. Was out of hospital in the third day and was told I would find going upstairs and carrying shopping more difficult. Actually it did take some weeks to recover from the op but my breathing was fine and I was surprised. Started walking gently and short distances and built it up quite quickly. But like the old piano playing joke I couldn’t run a marathon before the op and couldn’t now either.

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Murray58
Murray58
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Woke up from op with no pain. Did develop some from the chest drain site and as couldn’t take morphine as pain relief as it makes me nauseous Tramadol became my best friend after which I was ok.

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Salks
Salks
in reply to Murray58

I’m having my op on 18th December so hope I recover as quickly as you in time for Christmas. Thank you for your support

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Murray58
Murray58
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Wishing you all the best for the 18th. Let us know how it went when you can. Maybe full recovery by Christmas is optimistic. I had to rest up for a good two weeks feeling pretty weak but not much longer than that before I started getting stronger. Don’t underestimate needing some support during recovery.

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KatherineK
KatherineK
in reply to Salks

Yes, I have mild emphysema. I look at it this way, when they removed the now 2 lobes, they also removed some of the emphysema.

They never tried to biopsy before surgery either time. The surgeon told me he would remove the tumor and send it for biopsy, if it came back negative, he would close me up and be done. If positive, he would remove that lobe. Needless to say, it was positive and I woke up without that lung lobe. I am down to 3 now and just came home from my pulmonologist's office, during the 6 min walk test my O2 did not go lower than 93%. Sitting down it went back up to 100%.

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Salks
Salks
in reply to KatherineK

Thank you for taking the trouble to reply to me again. It really helps to gleen as much information as possible. Going to see surgeon on Friday - gosh it’s scary!

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KatherineK
KatherineK
in reply to Salks

I agree, it's scary, but you will get through it. Keep in touch, let me know how the appointment goes on Friday. Also, in case no one has thought to mention this; might be a good idea to go to appt. with a written list of questions. It is also a good idea to have someone go with you if at all possible, just to have a second set of ears.

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Salks
Salks
in reply to KatherineK

Will do, thank you.

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Salks
Salks
in reply to KatherineK

Hi KatherineK. Just to let you know I’m having my op on 18th Dec. It seems I now have 2 modules and they say at Harefield that they will probably be unable to biopsy them both without destroying most of the lobe but said they will try. So I’m sure I shall wake up without it. Thank you again for your support

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KatherineK
KatherineK
in reply to Salks

I will be thinking of you on the 18. Please let me know how you are doing.

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Salks
Salks
in reply to KatherineK

Will do. Thank you

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Salks
Salks
in reply to KatherineK

Just to let you know my op was delayed 3 times and I finally had it last Tuesday. It was cancer so lost my upper left lobe. I had a rotten time. The morphine sent me slightly mad. They had to give me antidotes. Also the spinal block didn’t work so woke up in terrible pain. But as you said I got through it and have just got home. Amazing how much better home makes you feel!

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KatherineK
KatherineK
in reply to Salks

I am glad you are home, now you can rest and heal.

One surgery I had (unrelated to cancer) they had me on morphine, it made me hallucinate. I can't even handle delaudid.

When I lost my upper left lobe, I was home in 3 days. I agree, it is absolutely amazing how much better you feel once you're home.

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Burbagegran

Good luck David, we're all thinking positive thoughts for you. Stay well.

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Johnem

Good luck and very best wishes David, greatest respect for your attitude and spirit.

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Sandyeggo

Oh my I really don’t know quite how to respond to that except to be so bold as to say “we” are here for you. I believe besides everybody’s daily gripes and complaints that’s what the site is for. I wish you all the best with the course of treatment you choose. Do the research and plan, the right foods will help A LOT! The right combination of meds— I recommend researching CBD and THC along with all alternative meds that can help you with COMFORT( your new key word) comfort, comfort.✌️Be with you

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Dedalus

Good that you're seeing someone early next week and that they'll probably be operating soon. I had the lower lobe of my left lung removed due to cancer 9 years ago and all still good. All best wishes with everything David. Please keep us updated x

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poppylachat

Ditto what everyone has said and wishing you all the luck in the world,xx

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Izb1

Hi 1968, so sorry to hear your news, glad they have caught it early and giving you prompt attention, I wish you all the very best. There are quite a few people on here who have gone through lung cancer who have given support and advice, please take note of what they are saying as stress isnt good for you at this time. Keep your chin up x

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Lizzie34

David, I wish you all good fortune when you see the Specalist,

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casper99

I'm sorry to hear your diagnosis 1968 but, it being found so early and it not having spread, is good news, so please, stay positive because lung cancer treatment has improved immensely in the last 2 years. xx

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Zstar

I am so sorry to read this. Sending you healing and positive thoughts x

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Candyred

Sorry to hear this .. keep in touch please all the very best xx

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