my soninlaws stage 4 lung cancer miracle
Lindsay

Woodstock, Canada

#42 Nov 22, 2007
My dad was just diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer they have given him 3-6 months... He isn't a smoker and healthy at 55, about 3 months again we found out he had a tumor in his right sinus, he had that removed and has just finished his chemo and radiation. Two weeks ago we took him to the hospital with a fever and they couldn't get it to break so they looked everywhere and did a x-ray and found small spots cover both his lungs. We now have found out the tumor in his sinus sprouted from his lungs. I want to do what I can to keep him around longer, but he says he is too tired to get a second opinion and I think he has refused chemo, because his kidneys would start to fail after each treatment. I know it must be painful, but I moved back home and have gone through it with him. I just think he is giving up, he keeps saying he is sorry. I just don't know what to do... Is there any suggestions? please email me at schaafsmal@hotmail.com.. Thanks for any help.
Brezilda

Philippines

#43 Nov 22, 2007
My Dad has lung cancer. He never had chemo nor radiation, but tried Tarceva. His lungs have filled with fluids and have been drained. Cancer continues to spread and grow. Today he lays in bed, with no appetite to eat. He has lost weight and muscles. He sometimes is alert and lucid. Other times he rambles on and hallucinates.
He coughs a lot and is on oxgen. We give him codeine for his cough. Is this the cause of his hallucinations? Or is this part of the end results of cancer patients? He won't eat and we worry he will weaken further.

Can anyone tell me what to expect next? What will he experience and go through as he deteriorates?
JD Dayanghirang

Virginia Beach, VA

#44 Nov 30, 2007
Hi, I am sorry to hear everyones family battling lung cancer. I just found out my mom has it yesterday, and now its tearing me and my whole family. My sister and I is on the verge of Graduating from College this coming up Summer, and I would want her to be there for us when we graduate. When she came home from the Hospital, I answered the door and all she said was "Please pray for me son" with tears falling down her cheeks. When I saw that first tear drop fell, my heart just shattered. I was studying really hard for my finals for the next two weeks, now I can't do that anymore and all I do is find a cure for Lung cancer. Throughout my life, she has helped me so much with all the pain I've been through, and now when shes in pain, I can't help... I pray for everyone and hope to GOD that there will be a miracle...=*(
Debra in California

Elk Grove, CA

#45 Nov 30, 2007
Hi, My families life has been filled with cancer and heart disease and just today we found out that my 46 year niece has stage 4 lung cancer and they have given her only a few weeks to live. She wants to leave the hospital and be at home with her two sons and family, but she hardly has strength to set up. My poor sister lost her husband this past April and now is about to lose her youngest daughter. Being in ill health herself with strokes/heart attacks and diabetes I'm so afaid that I'm going to lose her too. My mother passed away when I was 16...she was 52...she had liver cancer....had breast cancer five years prior. One of my brothers had a heart transplant at 35 and died at 45. Another brother passed away of lung cancer at the age of 52. My other two brothers have also had heart bypass surgery and one of them had cancer in his chest muscle which was operated on and removed. My other brother has a fibulator. Why is cancer and heart disease so prevalent in our world today? What are we doing to our bodies with the foods (chemicals) we eat and breath? One of the hardest parts about all of these diseases is that you can't change it and make it all better for those you love....you can't fix it...you can't make it go away. You can't make those around them that love them feel better either. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to get some of this out of my system...I know I have to be strong but sometimes I feel like I'm falling apart. Bless each and every one of you and your families and friends.
Biju

Madurai, India

#46 Dec 13, 2007
Dear Cheryl,

My father (56 Age ) initially affected by pyrifrim fossa (cancer) in left side of neck after 6 cycle of chemo and 40 cycle 0f radition - no residuial growth in neck but later it spread into liver and lung .
Now doctor adviced only for symptomatic treatment.Can you pls help me to get that apricot seeds , am in INDIA.My Mobile no 09841512254 pls help me .....or pls you buy that seed and send to me in below address , i will give you the amount threw western union money transfer.

Pls Cheryl help me pls , i beg you....

Any one help me........Pls...

Regards

Biju.S
181 TWS NAGAR,
Thirugnansambhandar Street,
Thirumangalam,
Anna Nagar West.
Chennai
Tamil Nadu.
India
Pin Code : 600 040
Biju

Madurai, India

#47 Dec 13, 2007
Dear Cheryl,

My father (56 Age ) initially affected by pyrifrim fossa (cancer) in left side of neck after 6 cycle of chemo and 40 cycle 0f radition - no residuial growth in neck but later it spread into liver and lung .
Now doctor adviced only for symptomatic treatment.Can you pls help me to get that apricot seeds , am in INDIA.My Mobile no 09841512254 pls help me .....or pls you buy that seed and send to me in below address , i will give you the amount threw western union money transfer.

Pls Cheryl help me pls , i beg you....

Regards

Biju.S
181 TWS NAGAR,
Thirugnansambhandar Street,
Thirumangalam,
Anna Nagar West.
Chennai
Tamil Nadu.
India
Pin Code : 600 040
Roni

Mcdonough, GA

#48 Jan 10, 2008
I am sitting here reading all of the comments and I am truly considering another profession. Or maybe even volunteering. My mother is sick with lung cancer. She was diagnosed 2 years ago and within 2 months there was this rapid decline. I took for grantide her strength and thought she would be with me for more years to come. Being that intially they gave her 3-6 months to live. Cancer is a terrible disease and it strikes young and old. I think its the food we consume, the air quality, and of course for some the abuse we put on our bodies. I sympathize with everyone who has lost a loved one to cancer. They gave my mom 24-48 hours about 5 days ago. Even though she's still hanging on, I know that the end is near. So my prayers go out to all who have loved and lost.
JD Dayanghirang

Virginia Beach, VA

#49 Jan 11, 2008
Guys, I been hearing about a diet that can actually treat and prevent cancer. I'm not sure if it works, but its worth a shot. This diet is called the Budwig Diet. All you need to do is to buy some Flax Oil, Cottage cheese, Flaxseeds, and a coffee Grinder.
Mix the 8 tablespoons of cottage cheese and 3-4 Tablespoons of Flax oil together using a hand beater (making sure the Flax oil is mix very well with the cottage cheese to make the oil water soluble.) Mix well for 3 minutes, then put 2 tablespoons of the Flaxseeds into the coffee grinder. Grind it for 30 seconds. Once the seeds are grind, mix it with the cottage and oil together. Then put some berries for flavoring. You need to eat it within 15 minutes of preparing the Flaxseeds because it could lose its healing power in 15 minutes or less. But there you have it. Try it out, believe me...
Roni

Atlanta, GA

#50 Jan 17, 2008
Hi Guys,

I recently wrote in about my Mom who was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer 2 years ago. I am sorry to report that she died on January 11,2008. My mother was so strong that I thought and hoped and prayed that she would pull out of this and it didn't happen. I never would have imagined that at 35, I wouldn't have a mother around. This is so unreal to me. When my mother was diagnosed the doctors gave her 3-6 months to live and she lived 2 years. She prayed a lot, and totally changed her diet. Her spirits were high and I think that is what kept her around longer than what the doctors predicted. She never took radiation until the last 2 months of her life and after taking the radiation treatments her health started to decline rapidly. I wish that she had never taken radiation. I still can't believe shes gone and my prayers do go out to all those who are going through the same as I have. Love you all!!!
Brad

Somerset, KY

#51 Jan 17, 2008
And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.

Matthew (ch. VII, v. 25)

Be Strong
rjp

Richmond, KY

#52 Jan 20, 2008
Hi, my husband was diagnosed in Aug. 2006 with urachal adenocarcinoma, he had a partial bladder resection and it was believed that he was cancer free. Unfortunately when we went for a follow up in February of 2007 they found metastatic lesions in both lungs, that were there but too small to pay attention to the previous October. The Dr. told us in Feb. that he had roughly a year to live. The type of cancer he has is so rare that they weren't sure of a treatment. He too chose quality over quantity. As of right now, he is not experiencing any overwhelming symptoms. He has a slight cough, some wheezing depending on which side he sleeps on and I have noticed his voice is a little hoarse. He doesn't live with me at the moment but will come home when he needs to. I am petrified. I miss him so much already. I have no idea what to expect. I feel as though I am going through two types of grief at once. We have a son who still lives at home. Any advice?
Brad

Somerset, KY

#53 Jan 23, 2008
How old is your son?
JD Dayanghirang

Virginia Beach, VA

#54 Jan 24, 2008
Guys, an advice! Make your love one who has cancer at 4-5 Tbs of Flax Oil, and a cup of Cottage Cheese everyday. Mix both ingredients with a cake beater, or whater that is called.(IMPORTANT) Make sure th Flax oil and Cottage cheese are thoroully blended together. Then get some flaxseeds and use a coffee grinder to grind it. Mix it with the FO/CC and add fruits for the taste.(Make sure they eat it within 15 minutes) I also suggest feeding them 12 apricot seeds with Vitamin B17. Also give them some Whey protein mix with Soy Milk to give them some extra protein. Try to lower the sugar intake for cancer feeds on sugar!!!! Once you did this for a month, please tell me how your love one is doing...
rjp

Richmond, KY

#55 Jan 26, 2008
Brad wrote:
How old is your son?
Brad, my son is 17. He graduates this spring. He has plans to attend college but I fear that if he loses his dad he will also lose his focus. He won't talk about how he feels about his dad moving out after he found out his prognosis. He acts as if he doesn't care.
Brad

Somerset, KY

#56 Jan 27, 2008
Well i suppose the time to tell you is now. I'm actually 17 as well and my grandpa is dying of stage four lung cancer. My dad wasn't there for my family and my grandpa kind of filled in. I've seen my grandpa twice since he was diagnosed; about a month ago. I can't get myself to go and see him. When I do we don't talk at all about his issue. I think we are probably going through the same effect even though it's his father and not his grandpa. I keep thinking to myself that not seeing him and avoiding it will make it go away and make it easier on me. I plan on graduating as well but i find myself with the dilemma of staying in town to watch over him or to go away to college and forget everything behind me. He is going to lose some focus but all he needs is a little push to keep him going. I wish I could tell you all the answers but I can't
rjp

Richmond, KY

#57 Jan 27, 2008
Brad, thank you for your honesty. I am very sorry about your grandpa. You sound very wise for 17. How far away would you have to go to college? Fortunately for my son he just got accepted into Marshall University, which is just about 30 minutes away. Please see your grandpa every chance you get. Even if you don't talk about the situation, as long as he is able and you have a good relationship, you should. I personally believe it would be good for you both. Like you, I don't have any answers. Just do what feels right.
Brad

Somerset, KY

#58 Jan 29, 2008
I live in Rockford Ill; it's about 10 minutes from Wisconsin. I was planning on going to Marquette University or Western Illinois, both a couple hours away.
It's hard to get myself to see him because i cant see him like that, maybe how your son is reacting. If you have any questions about his behavioir or if HE would like to get in touch with me, I would like that. It makes it easier to understand when you have others who are going through the same situation.
Thanks for listening
Brad
rjp

Richmond, KY

#59 Jan 29, 2008
Anytime Brad.
nemesis

Pune, India

#60 Feb 23, 2008
my dad has been dtected lung cancer stage 4...can ny1 help me is der ny chance 2 make him survive?
Chris

AOL

#61 Feb 23, 2008
Like Cheryl, Lee and many others out there I have gone through the same experiences with my mother. She found a lump/tumor around June 2007 and was diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer in early September. The doctors told mom that the cancer was not "cureable but treatable" and they would have given her back her "quality of life". Mom went through six cycles of chemo which totally deteriorated her but did not shrink the tumor. About two weeks ago after trying a different type of chemo, the doc advised mom to speak with some reps from hospice. A few days later my mom decided to enroll in hospice at home. She's so medicated and out of it but I guess it's better than the pain. We only expect to have her here on this earth a short while longer. I only wish that we had known last summer how much my mother (who hated taking aspirin) would have suffered these past five months, I think we would have forgone the chemo all together! Quality of life, that's a joke. What kind of quality of life do you have when you're nauscious, vomitting and in pain. I just pray that she doesn't suffer much longer. May God have mercy on all that suffer from his horrific disease.(I'll apologize now for my rant as my wounds are still sore.)

And if you want to bring politics into this equation, why would we want to send more money for Iraqi school children and not put that towards lung cancer research?

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