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Nov 17, 2017 Latest post:
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Hi, Rick was diagnosed with stage IIIB lung cancer on November 10, 2017. It is squamous cell carcinoma--non small cell lung cancer. It has not metatasticized anywhere else. The tumor is 6cm in length and is in his left lung. There are 3 lymph nodes that are also involved so he has T2N3M0. He also has a fungus, yeast and possible bacteria in his lung that is trapped by the tumor.