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Living with Lung Cancer / favorite uncle diagnosed with lung cancer
« on: December 10, 2019, 04:02:14 pm »
Hi All.

New here. Figured I'd join to see what I can learn to help my uncle. He had a heart attack last week and while they were running tests discovered a suspicious nodule on his lung. He has since undergone successfully triple bypass surgery. While doing the surgery, they took a biopsy of his lung. Doctor said it looked to be cancer. Doctor also said he thought it would not require surgey but chemo would be needed.

I've had a lot of bad experiences with one type of doctor trying to explain options for a another type of problem or disease so I took it all with a grain of salt.

So my first question is what should my uncle do next? See an oncologist? What kind? he's in California if that matters.

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