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Ticking Time Bomb

Family history of lung cancer

Cancer runs rampant in my family. I was 16 when I dropped out of high school to take care of my 52-year-old father who had squamous cell carcinoma of the lungs… He passed away. I then lost my paternal grandfather and grandmother of lung cancer. My only sister was 48 when she was diagnosed with stage 4 small cell lung cancer; she was 49 when she passed… I feel like a ticking time bomb… It’s not a matter of if I will get it, just a matter of when… Keep the faith, keep praying…. prayers to all…

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  • Alisa moderator
    2 months ago

    I’m sorry to hear all you went through. I also have a family history of lung cancer, a few generations. I was diagnosed a few months after my mom passed away from lung cancer. I understand your concern, I worry about my sons. Have you spoken to your doctor about a baseline low dose CT scan? Please feel free to reach out to us anytime, we are here for you. Warmly, Alisa, Team

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