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  • How long before your cancer was found after being diagnosed with LEMS?

    Posted by Dawn DeBois on December 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Approximately 50% of the time, LEMS is a precursor to a cancer diagnosis. The tumor is what activates the antibodies attacking the calcium channels. How long before your cancer was found?

    Ashley replied 3 years, 10 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Linda

    Member
    August 15, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    I think it was only a month. The doctor who finally figured it out was a resident doctor fom England.

  • Ashley

    Member
    August 15, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    Linda, I’m sorry that you were diagnosed with SCLC, but glad to hear that it sounds like they caught it early!

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