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asthma and lung cancer

Was able to beat lung cancer even though I have had controlled asthma since I was 4 years old. I've been in in remission since 2017. I also am in remission from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma for 8 years However, recently, I was diagnosed with rare Merkel cell carcinoma. stage IV and I'm being treated with Keytruda infusions. Through all of this I've been able to hold my own with chronic asthma.


  1. Hi Jeannie75440, and thanks for your candor with the community. You have certainly faced these (medical) challenges head on, and successfully, too. I'm sorry to hear you are now facing yet another cancer. Keep your chin (and your spirits), up! If there is anything we can assist you with, please let me or any other moderator / team member know.
    Wishing you well,
    Leon (site moderator asthma.net)

    1. Thank you so much! Knowing I have your support is very comforting.


    2. Hi again, Jeannie - of course you do! Glad to hear this provides you with a certain level of comfort.
      We are all pulling for you!
      Warm regards,
      Leon (site moderator asthma.net)

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