LungLoveLink

Linking you to resources and support in the lung cancer community!

LungLoveLink, an online community linking you to resources and support in the lung cancer community, is sponsored by Lung Cancer Alliance.

Members

Forum

Introduce Yourself!

Welcome! Please tell us who you are and why you are here.

137 discussions

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

For anything related to non-small cell lung cancer.

316 discussions

Small Cell Lung Cancer

For anything related to small cell lung cancer.

37 discussions

Caregiver Corner

For caregivers to share the ups and downs.

77 discussions

CAM/Nutrition

For info about Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and nutrition.

19 discussions

Share the Good News

For when we have a reason to celebrate and want to share it.

43 discussions

Life after Treatment

For those who are figuring out life after cancer.

50 discussions

General Lung Cancer

For those discussions that don't fit neatly into another category.

84 discussions

Memory Wall

For those we've lost. Please tell us about them.

30 discussions

Website Feedback/Technical Support

For when things don't work or we have questions about how they do.

8 discussions

 

Latest Activity

Lisa is now a member of LungLoveLink
yesterday
TaraLCA - MOD replied to Shatzee's discussion Nsclc, BAC, and new nodule
"Hi Shatzee, The pulmonary functioning test combined with your overall health will determine whether or not you are able to have the surgery. If you are able to breathe efficiently and you are healthy enough for surgery, then surgery is the…"
Monday
Denise replied to Shatzee's discussion Nsclc, BAC, and new nodule
"I know very little about surgeries so will comment on the pill first. The pill is likely to be one of the targets therapies and much easier on the system than regular chemo. Although the side effects of the pill can range from peripheral neuropathy…"
Sunday
Shatzee posted a discussion

Nsclc, BAC, and new nodule

Well here I am wondering what type new nodule 9.86mm will be. It was not compared last month to previous scans..I had issues breathing this month and a ct was ordered by primary..I went to Onc to have it done..The radiologist went back to January to…See More
Saturday
Susan@FreetoBreathe posted events
Aug 14
Susan@FreetoBreathe updated an event
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Tampa Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Run at Al Lopez Park

October 5, 2014 from 8am to 10:30am
Help us double lung cancer survival! By participating and choosing to fundraise, you’re helping us raise awareness and fund vital research programs dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.See More
Aug 14
Susan@FreetoBreathe updated an event
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Central Iowa Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Walk at Raccoon River Park

October 11, 2014 from 8am to 10:30am
Help us double lung cancer survival! By participating and choosing to fundraise, you’re helping us raise awareness and fund vital research programs dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.See More
Aug 14
TaraLCA - MOD replied to Bj 's discussion tarceva
"Betty, Hello and welcome to Lung Love Link! Through our Phone Buddy Program, we would be happy to connect you with another lung caner survivor who is also on Tarceva. We have several volunteers who have had similar side-effects and can share with…"
Aug 13
Bindy is now a member of LungLoveLink
Aug 13
lightchasr replied to lightchasr's discussion Stage 4 Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (Squamous cell carcinoma) with mets to my liver
"Thanks for the welcome Denise and for the ideas on how to raise awareness during Lung Cancer Awareness month. I have done a ton of research and noted that what little early detection they have is only for smokers. I lost my mother to cancer and she…"
Aug 8
Denise replied to lightchasr's discussion Stage 4 Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (Squamous cell carcinoma) with mets to my liver
"It sounds as though you've done quite a bit of research already. The stigma is the hardest to fight. Consider writing a letter to your editor to help raise awareness this November during Lung Cancer awareness month. Maybe a letter to your tv…"
Aug 8
Denise replied to Bj 's discussion tarceva
"Hi Betty! It's great that you can use the Tarceva. This link will take you to a compilation of different methods people use to combat the side effects. Please let us know here what works for…"
Aug 8
Bj posted a discussion

tarceva

I am on my 2nd bottle of tarceva. I had my right lung removed after being diagnosed with BACThat was on August 8, 2012. Then I'm May of 2014 we found it had spread to my bone. Then I was put on tarceva. I've had the rash and very dry skin shortness…See More
Aug 6
exp123 is now a member of LungLoveLink
Aug 6
lightchasr posted a discussion

Stage 4 Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (Squamous cell carcinoma) with mets to my liver

Hi everyone!On April 5th of this year I received my scary diagnosis of lung cancer. Surely they made a mistake....I am 60 years old and have never smoked! But I know the reality and accept it. Unfortunately I found that many non-smokers get lung…See More
Aug 6
msmarimac is attending LanniLCA's event
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Lung Love Run/Walk Philadelphia at The Philadelphia Zoo

August 16, 2014 from 7am to 10am
Move with purpose! Help raise awareness and support for lung cancer. Join us to help those diagnosed, at risk and the people who love them in their fight against lung cancer. Unite those impacted in your community by participating in the first…See More
Jul 21
Profile IconMikeyG and msmarimac joined LungLoveLink
Jul 21
stage4survivor might attend LanniLCA's event
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6th National Lung Cancer Survivor Summit at Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel

September 7, 2014 at 5pm to September 10, 2014 at 8am
The National Lung Cancer Survivor Summit will take place from September 7th through the 10th in Washington, DC this fall!Due to significant interest, we are giving priority registration to first time attendees. We will also be selecting applicants…See More
Jul 16
susan B is now a member of LungLoveLink
Jul 15
Janet is now a member of LungLoveLink
Jul 9
 
 
 

Blog Posts

How do you decide place of treatment?

Posted by firstladygonzo on January 16, 2014 at 4:01pm — 5 Comments

Wow what to do

Posted by Carolyn on January 3, 2014 at 7:40pm — 8 Comments

New members

Posted by AmyLCA on January 2, 2014 at 10:04am — 2 Comments

An Interesting Journey...

Posted by stage4survivor on December 11, 2013 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

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