I too, was diagnosed with Stage 2B NSCLC of the left lung. The entire lung had to be removed along with 4 lympth nodes. I underwent 4 months of chemo, and did pretty good with it. I first was diagnosed with Stage 3C colon cancer at age 72; had a section of my colon removed and spent 6 months with chemo. When I finished chemo, 8 months later they found the lung tumor in a follow-up test. I am 74 now, (almost 75), and am recovering slowly from all the chemo, depression, etc. I was very lucky to be able to go through two chemo's and never get sick enough to throw up. I lost 30 pounds and very little hair, and fatiqued big time!
My prayers are with those that have difficulty with chemo, but don't give up too easily. There are meds that will help you get through the nausua and fatique. Hang in there, life is too precious to give in to death!View Thread
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