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Small-Cell Lung Cancer

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What were the symptoms of your small-cell lung cancer? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: vikkr, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 23

On 4/23/2018 I saw my primary care doctor with major fatigue, cold/flu like congestion, no fever, no cough, but felt very tired. Primary said it is sinus, and after a course of antibiotics and a visit to an ENT, I was still the same. The ENT said it was not sinus, and to go to emergency room (ER), may be brain tumor. At the ER chest and brain CT showed 'normal', and blood work had some abnormalities, none of which anyone seemed concerned about. I saw a neurologist, orthopedist, rheumatologist hematologist and oncologist, who found that my chest x-ray and CT in May 2019 showed mass in left lung and a nodule in the right. I was diagnosed with small-cell lung cancer after 17 months, too long.

Comment from: Bobby, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: December 24

I had back, rib, and chest pain. I also had soreness.

Comment from: skeeter18, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: June 06

Early on, I had bouts of 10-minute coughing episodes. This went on for up to 2 months. Then, I was wheezing and not able to catch my breath. I went to the hospital and was diagnosed with bronchitis. Eventually months later, I was coughing up much blood. I went to the hospital and found out had small cell lung cancer. I was treated for it, but now, 14 months later, I have a lesion in the brain.

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