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    Hi all.

    I wanted to drop you all a line letting you know that I have. A terminal illness. I had been having issues with serious Lung issues lately and I have stage 3 upper lobe cancer. ( thanks RJ Reynolds)(camels). My prognosis is not good. I have maybe 4 years God willing. I'm scared I don't know what to do but I do t wannna die.

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    Sorry to hear the bad news!!!

    Hope your treatment and road to (God willing) recovery are as close to comfortable, as humanly possible.
    Cancer runs in my family with a vengeance, and yet, I'm a smoker... Stupid, right?

    What kinds of tests did you have to endure for the diagnosis? And what sorts of symptoms were you having? Sorry for these questions, but I've been thinking about going for some pre-screening types of tests. Like I said, family history...

    I truly wish you the best possible wishes in the coming months etc.
    "There's too many people on this basketball that's floating around the sun, who are too afraid to allow themselves to FEEL" - Edward Van Halen
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    I'm sure there are great dr's where ever you live but if all possible, Get to Duke.

    Sorry for the bad news. We'll be praying for you.
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    Fudd I don't even know what to say. I'm just in shock. I wish you and your family the best during this. And trying to keep a positive mental attitude during it all will help. Be strong man, this can be beaten. My best wishes for your recovery.
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    God bless you and yours fudd.

    Whatever differences we all have, online...let's remember we're people...with lives and loved ones.

    Live each day well and to the fullest fudd.

    Bless you man.

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    Devastating news. Are they not going to treat it?

    My aunt was recently diagnosed with cancer where her 5-yr survival rate was pegged at about 30%. On my parents and her daughters insistence, she purchased secondary insurance to her medicare, and she went to a renowned hospital through UC-Irvine. The chemo worked, they surgically removed everything else, and now she is on the end chemo and radiation. After that it is checkups every 3 months.

    She's nearly broke now, but has assets to turn liquid but at least she is still alive.

    These kinds of deaths run in the men my family. I never met my dad's dad, but he died at 66 from tobacco-related cancers (lung and mouth). My mom's dad died when I was 8 from emphysema. Luckily my dad never smoked and I never picked it up either. Just dumb luck for me too. It's not like I didn't smoke when I drank when I was younger. I used to have a few cigars a year; now it is more like one every two or three years. I didn't learn my lesson, it's just I didn't get addicted.

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    God Bless you and your family. Both my Mum and Pop have beaten cancer in recent years. Keep your loved ones close and a strong positive attitude and you can beat it.

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    Terrible news. Praying for you and your family, Fuddman.
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    Don't know what to say Fudd, except we'll be praying for you.
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    Godspeed Fudd.

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    So sorry to read that. I don't think we've spoke before, but I'll keep you in my prayers. Like Brett said try to think positive, it will help. ((HUGS))

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    Prayers sent your way, Fudd. Hang in there and stay strong. I

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    Praying for you here, Fudd.
    I'm just here.

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    We're all here for you and nobody knows what will happen over these next years, brother Fudd! Go deep within, be fearless, contemplative, and stay positive and strong.

    Easier said than done, but you can do it! We love you, Brother!
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    Fudd, so sorry to hear this. Get the best medical care you can get, and don't forget to care for your spirit as well. You will need energy to FIGHT! Get a second opinion if necessary, and pick the best medical partners to fight this. My thoughts are with you :-)

 

 

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