Be the Boss Over Cancer

Collective Diary Entries

I was Diagnosed with:
Stage 3 Inoperable Lung Cancer
Employment Status:
Self - Employed
Age:
61
Type and Description of Treatments:
Aggressive chemo treatment: Cisplatin + Etoposide daily for 6 consecutive days, two weeks off, 6 ...

How do you feel today?

I feel generally well. I have some minor side effects from taking Prenidsone to reduce the inflamation caused by Radiation Pneumonitis.

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I was Diagnosed with:
Stage 3 inoperable Lung Cancer (non small cell)
Employment Status:
Self employed Consultant and Coach
Age:
62
Type and Description of Treatments:
Aggressive chemo treatment: Cisplatin + Etoposide daily for 6 consecutive days, two weeks off, 6 ...

How do you feel today?

I feel great. I look great and I am healthy. Anyone meeting me would not realize that I had been seriously ill or a cancer patient. I have worked hard not to look like a cancer patient.

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I was Diagnosed with:
Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage IIIb Inoperable
Employment Status:
self employed - part time
Age:
62
Type and Description of Treatments:
Aggressive Chemotherapy (Cisplatin and Etoposide) along with 32 days of Radiation fall 2007. Same...

How do you feel today?

I feel really well today. I look healthy and no one would ever suspect that I have Lung Cancer. I have experienced side effects that I continue to address.

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I was Diagnosed with:
Stage IV NSC Lung Cancer
Employment Status:
Consultant -recently retired
Gender/Age:
Female/64
Type and Description of Treatments:
In the last couple of years, I have faced the return of my cancer, in the fluid of my lungs which...

How do you feel today?

I feel great. I'm not as strong as I used to be nor do I have the stamina. Most people who meet me have no clue that I have advanced cancer.

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I was Diagnosed with:
Stage 3 NSC Lung Cancer Right lung
Employment Status:
PT - Consulting Practice
Gender/Age:
Female/66
Type and Description of Treatments:
In 2007, Etoposide and Carboplatin plus Radiation. Late 2008 Alimta along with prednisone to de...

How do you feel today?

I feel the best I have since diagnosis - oh maybe a little older but I have energy and stamina back. I can garden, clean house and am able to exercise. I feel blessed that I am doing so well at the 5 year mark.

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