am on my 3rd week of recovery from surgery, dawn. i was in icu for 4 days,and went home on day 6. it's my first lung surgery and first cancer process, so i don't have much to offer. my oxy level is great and i've had no problems breathing or shortness of breath. i got a virus this week, and that has been difficult. from my limited experience i suggest keep anyone who has a cold or virus away from your son. also be sure they keep him on enough pain medication that he is comfortable. i'm happy i did this - my cancer is all gone and i don't need chemo or radiation. i'll be thinking of your son and hoping for great results!View Thread
has anyone had a right lung removed? could you please tell me what you felt like and how your recuperation was? my dr. discussions dwell mostly on hospital time and that it is painful but they will do their best to make me comfortable.View Thread
have cancer in my lung (a carcinoid tumor) and will have my right lung removed. when i get home from the hospital will i need someone to stay with me and help me? i'm hoping no chemo, maybe just radiation afterward.View Thread
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