It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Smoking Cessation Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-07-2007, 12:57 PM   #1
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: royal oak mi 48067
Posts: 873
marian100 HB User
13 years

When I was sitting in my dr's office the other day I heard him tell a teenager that it takes a lung tumor 13 years from the time it starts to be big enough to be seen on xray. I found that to be discouraging. I still have 12 years and 2 months to go. I will still fight the good fight. Godbless

 
Old 06-07-2007, 03:45 PM   #2
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: California
Posts: 4
vanessasjeep HB User
Re: 13 years

I do not believe this is always true. And anyway a vast majority of mokrs do not die of lung cancer, they die of heart disease. The chances of which will decrease wit time until it is no more likelt for you than or a nonsmoker. Don't u worry! You've done this wonderful, difficult thing and added many healthy years to your life.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 06-08-2007, 07:53 PM   #3
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: royal oak mi 48067
Posts: 873
marian100 HB User
Re: 13 years

Thanks for the encouragement. Godbless

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Chronic back pain for 5 years now xxdjs Pain Management 7 04-30-2010 03:13 AM
My Dad, 61 years old, Stage IV PC... pls help littleeagles Cancer: Prostate 11 12-10-2009 07:48 PM
Can it happen after 9 years...? H0PE Relationship Health 12 05-01-2009 01:04 PM
26 years old with severe venous leak Fady Sexual Dysfunction Treatment 25 02-05-2009 06:36 PM
not sure which category to put this,various problems for over 15 years !! eevee General Health 7 01-21-2009 08:48 PM




« Memaw | 10 months »
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added











All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:56 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!