Be the Boss Over Cancer

Collective Diary Entries

I was Diagnosed with:
Pancoast Tumor
Employment Status:
Employed, currently on short term disability
Age:
47
Type and Description of Treatments:
Originally I was being treated for a torn rotator cuff, that's what my symptoms pointed to. Then...

How do you feel today?

How do I feel? Emotionally; terrified, angry, sad... a little of everything. I am so angry at myself for smoking when the facts about lung cancer have been right in front of my face. I thought I'd be one of the lucky ones. Physically; I hurt. The tumor is sitting against the nerves that run down my back and right arm. The pain m...

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I was Diagnosed with:
Update to Pancoast Tumor
Employment Status:
Long term disability
Age:
50
Type and Description of Treatments:
After my first entry into the Collective Online Diary Questionnaire,12/28/08, I had 1 surgery to ...

How do you feel today?

Today I feel great. It's been over two years since I made my first entry and at that time I really didn't expect to survive but I was writing like I was tough and could handle anything.

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