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Helping a Loved One Through Cancer

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  • Lillian
    Lymphoma
    My husband had lymphoma and works part time with the public , he had radiotherapy in September, wou…
    Accepted Answer Lillian 19 views 3 comments Most recent by Blanka_C
  • TodgaAustin
    Long Distance Support
    I am looking for knowledge and advice to be supportive 2000 miles away. When I was around six years…
    TodgaAustin 20 views 0 comments Started by TodgaAustin
  • Dusty8268
    Radioactive iodine treatment
    My husband will be having this following thyroid cancer..anyone had this..what should I do to help
    Dusty8268 29 views 3 comments Most recent by AngelaJasmine
  • Kate123
    cancer contagious
    One of relatives has cancer spread everywhere in body and her stomach and intestine got burst. Th…
    Kate123 36 views 1 comment Most recent by RobertA
  • Joyoyo1
    Gifts for my friend
    Hi. My friend was diagnosed 2 years ago and went through chemotherapy and got the all clear after h…
    Joyoyo1 184 views 3 comments Most recent by SueEvaM
  • Me62
    I don’t like us anymore.
    I’m feeling sorry for myself. my husband has stage four small cell lung cancer. He’s just finished …
    Me62 99 views 2 comments Most recent by JerseyBob
  • Davidvalletta
    Change of plan
    My wife Janet was diagnosed with stage 2 lung cancer 4.9 cm in the middle right lobe,the PET scan s…
    Accepted Answer Davidvalletta 111 views 20 comments Most recent by Davidvalletta
  • hobbitwebb
    feel so lonely.
    Hello everyone. I am the heartbroken Mum of a 28 year old who was diagnosed with Stage 4B adenocarc…
    hobbitwebb 237 views 2 comments Most recent by Shine
  • kaz01
    Hodgkins Lymphoma
    My 19 year old grandson has just been diagnosed and I’m finding it so hard with anxiety as I live 2…
    kaz01 71 views 8 comments Most recent by LouiseJ
  • Milliemoo
    Denial
    My mum had breast cancer 6 years ago, had a mastectomy, and was given the all clear last year. She …
    Milliemoo 65 views 1 comment Most recent by RobertA
  • WeightBender
    How soon to use natural hair dye after chemo treatment?
    My mother is 84 years old and is going on two months of post-treatment for cervical cancer. Is it t…
    Answered WeightBender 139 views 3 comments Most recent by WeightBender
  • Joannemartina29
    Stent
    Hi Lyn My husband was hospitalised after getting his stent in for 5 days. He was in horrendous pain…
    Joannemartina29 54 views 4 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Lynn20
    Stent
    Husband has gullet cancer got stent put in on Thursday back into hospital last night pain why is he…
    Lynn20 28 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Tiana
    Losing so much weight
    Can anyone please advise, my sister was diagnosed with esophageal cancer at the start of June,  She…
    Tiana 77 views 4 comments Most recent by Joannemartina29
  • Clarkie66
    Clarkie66 100 views 1 comment Most recent by RobertA
  • Brooksybabe2504
    My Dad
    My dad has just been diagnosed with lung cancer and I'm devastated, I keep a brave face in front of…
    Brooksybabe2504 75 views 2 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • diddydi68
    Argument
    Since being diagnosed with my cancer all me and my partner do is argue. It was my Birthday on Satur…
    diddydi68 158 views 7 comments Most recent by diddydi68
  • Joannemartina29
    Oesophageal cancer with liver metastasis
    Hi my husband has been newly diagnosed with Oesophageal cancer, in lymph glands and 3 lesions on hi…
    Joannemartina29 110 views 4 comments Most recent by Joannemartina29
  • Neet66
    After treatment - Mild Cognitive Impairment
    My mum (72) was treated for Breast Cancer in 2017, she had quite a traumatic time. She suffered bad…
    Accepted Answer Neet66 812 views 22 comments Most recent by Neet66
  • Deebo
    Looking after my hubby
    Morning I am looking after my hubby and I have been off work I don’t do being off work if that make…
    Accepted Answer Deebo 75 views 3 comments Most recent by Deebo
  • Mum
    Fighting
    My son was diagnosed with colon cancer 4 years ago , he had most of his large bowel removed and was…
    Mum 80 views 3 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • 230502
    Oral cancer
    Following surgery and radiotherapy over 12 years ago for mouth cancer, my fathers cancer has return…
    230502 27 views 0 comments Started by 230502
  • Sue53
    Coping with sick Mum
    My poor Mum was diagnosed with lung cancer just before Christmas,it had originated from her colon.W…
    Sue53 57 views 1 comment Most recent by RobertA
  • hessom
    Let's talk about helping our loved ones
    Helping a loved one through cancer is a complex journey in itself. It's natural to feel an array of…
    hessom 250 views 2 comments Most recent by LouiseJ
  • Zuzana
    Hodkin lymphoma
    Hi, My sister been diagnostic a Hodkin lymphoma stage 4B. Dr said she Could go though the ABVD or …
    Answered Zuzana 43 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Foreverpink971
    Feeling helpless and family falling apart
    Sorry but I need to rant. Hubbie has prostate cancer and is now signed off work for at least anothe…
    Foreverpink971 415 views 11 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • Bay
    Pancreatic cancer
    Hi, My name is bay, my husband had a operation in Sept2018 for pancreatic cancer, he was stage on…
    Bay 56 views 0 comments Started by Bay
  • Bay
    After effects of chemo treatment
    Hi, My husband finished his chemo seven weeks ago after a successful operation for pancreatic cance…
    Bay 49 views 2 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • Debbie70
    New to the group
    Hello I'm Debbie and I've joined as I'm caring for my best friend who is having a lumpectomy and ly…
    Debbie70 45 views 12 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • JHL50
    Breast and Lung Cancer
    Daughter was diagnosed stage 3 breast cancer. Had operation October 2018. 19 sessions of radiothera…
    JHL50 73 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff