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Lung Cancer the second time

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  • Posted By: gingerock
  • January 25, 2008
  • 09:38 AM

When I was young and more stupid than I am now I used to smoke. Early 2000 my heart started to go into turbodrive. It was clocking 248 beats when I was taken into Hospital for a cardioverson, ( that is to stop and restart the heart ). At the subsequent x-ray a sharp eyed young Doctor looked at the Xray, then came and asked if I coughed up blood. As I got bronchitus or a bad chest infection frequently I said yes. She then sent me for another xray. The radiographer refused, because I had one the day before. February 2000 I was asked to go for another xray, this time by the Specialist Lung Function Doctor, then I was called in for a Bronchoscopy, result a cancer high in the left lung. The lung was removed in March 2000.
November 2005 I got chest infections that did not clear up. I asked for an xray, this was seen by the Chest Consultant who called me in for a Bronchoscopy, result cancer in the remaining lung. The literature the Cancer Nurse gave me was good and bad news. The good news was I had time to make out my will and book a holiday, the bad news was I had about a year. A series of chances took me to The National Medical Laser Center at UCLH LOndon. In July 2007 the cancer was lasered out of my lung using Photo dynamic therapy. My last bronchoscopy , October 2007 showed I was still clear.

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  • Dear Gingerrock, I lost Brad, my son to cancer. When he relapsed the first time we began our quest for a cure on our own. We found many things that cancer victums are not told. The most crucial part of the beginnings of a cure is the diet. I don't mean the whimpy little eat more fruits and veggies. When you are sick, you have to hit the diet part hard. I have just outlined what I am doing for myself, as I have been diagnosed with five spots in my lung. You can find my diet on this forum at "Help for a small child - KaisasMommy". You can also get info on Brad's website: http://www.bradkimball.comKeeping The Promise,Linda Kimball
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    • January 26, 2008
    • 06:52 PM
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  • Hi Bradacura,I have had no medication , Chemo or Radio of any kind for my lung cancers. The first time was surgical and the second magical. There is a bit of the presentations we ( the people who have had PDT for various cancers ) did to the National Health Directors about Photodynamic Therapy on the www.killingcancer.co.uk web site.
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    • January 27, 2008
    • 06:13 AM
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  • Dear Gingerock, Thank you so much for the info. There is much that can be learned from each other. I have emailed to see if PDT is available in the United States.I am also going to include it on Brad's website. Thanks.Keeping The Promise,Lindahttp://www.bradkimball.com
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    • January 29, 2008
    • 02:16 AM
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