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It's a bumpy road!

Friends,

It's been a busy 4 weeks of travel and medical adventures. First chemo, then the Lung Cancer Leadership Conference in Atlanta. I got back from that trip in time to go to Phoenix to speak at a Foundation Medicine annual meeting, then vacationed in the southwest with family. Got home, had my pre-chemo blood tests, and discovered that I have kidney damage and high blood pressure from chemo. I spent 8 days in the hospital as a result.

I'm now home and on a cancer treatment break while I adjust to a fistful of new blood pressure drugs and wait to see how much my kidneys will recover. I'm trying hard not to be anxious about my situation. Next week I see my local oncologist and nephrologist, and we shall see what we shall see.

Anita

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anita i hope things get better my kidneys are,nt in good shape i see a kidney dr.. i,ll hope and pray everything gets better for you i care we all do and miss you let us know whats going on we,ll be thinking of you. Take care. love susiejo

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Anita, gosh darn it! No. Praying hard and sending loving thoughts. Rest, recover, heal. Thank you for updating us. Hugs, Peggy

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Wow!!!! You have certainly been through a lot. I hope your doctors find a successful treatment plan for you. You deserve the best. Lots of prayers and good thoughts coming your way. Take care and know there are lots of people rooting for you.

Jean

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WOW have you been busy! So sorry to hear about your blood pressure and kidneys. Praying that all goes well, and with the break from chemo your docs can get things back on track. How was the conference? Could you please share what you learned?

Please keep us informed about how you are doing. We do care!

Lauri-Anne

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That's tough news -- wishing you a speedy recovery and smoother road ahead.

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You are one strong woman, Anita and I have no doubt that you will get over this bump as well. Please keep us updated on how you are doing. Sending hugs. ~Peg

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As always, I send hope that this is resolved quickly. And that those kidneys heal fully so you can continue to educate and advocate.

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Wow, Anita. You amaze me with your continued advocacy for others and yourself as you roll over so many bumps on the word. Best wishes

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Anita, sending prayers and healing energy your way. I hope you get your blood pressure controlled, and that your kidneys heal quickly so you can get back to treatments.

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