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Cancer second opinion -

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

I took my niece and her husband to Temple U Fox Chase cancer center for his second opinion on a newly diagnosed lung cancer. Not good news he has stage four and it is spreading. My niece wanted me to ask some questions for her. All in all they took the news in stride. It is a really difficult time for them. Tough spot to be in. Smoking triggered the small cell lung cancer over the years. Quick spreading and you don't survive long. He has only known of it for two months, but has been having asthma like symptoms for months. He thought it was post Sandy mold to blame. Glad I was able to quit 35 years ago.

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BARCONIUS 7/12/2013 9:16AM

    So much bad news this week. I'll be praying for all of you.

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CASEYSAUER 7/12/2013 8:30AM

    Very Sad! emoticon

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SLIMMERJESSE 7/11/2013 10:08AM

    Very sad. I've had two friends pass from this. Neither of them were smokers.

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NELLJONES 7/11/2013 7:37AM

    I have been trying to get my oldest son to quit smoking for this very reason. I am so sorry.

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MAVERICKDR 7/11/2013 6:48AM

    It's a difficult situation to be in, Joe, when anyone you love is facing cancer. Be strong for them and yourself. Celebrate the joy and life and make every effort to stay healthy. From one-ex-smoker to another, peace.

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 7/10/2013 10:49PM

    My heart goes out to your niece and her husband! I am glad you are there to support them in their time of need!

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JIACOLO 7/10/2013 10:37PM

    Prayers for your niece's husband that treatment helps him enjoy life a lot longer!

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