Inability to get medical care when needed and the possibility of treatment interruption that could diminish chances for cure appear to be uppermost on the minds of patients with lung cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic, results of a small survey showed.
Ivy Elkins assumed the pain and stiffness in her elbow and the slight pain in her neck would respond to simple treatments and physical therapy. Six months, an MRI, a biopsy, and a PET scan later she was diagnosed with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer that had spread to her brain and multiple locations in her bones.
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