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This is your space to connect with other carers and share practical tips on how to talk, listen and support a loved one during their cancer journey.
 

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  • Carole Johnstone
    Hospital
    How do you feel a hospital stay can be handled with people with dementia who do not know why or whe…
    Carole Johnstone 12 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • JeffC70
    Coping with loss and if I did enough as a caregiver
    After a brief battle with ovarian cancer, my 85-year old mom died peacefully in her sleep at the en…
    JeffC70 11 views 2 comments Most recent by LouiseJ
  • pinkpussycatHG
    Anxiety and Depression/Recovering from recent family bereavement
    I would like to ask if there is anything else instead of Tamoxifen that i could try.....and have ha…
    pinkpussycatHG 22 views 2 comments Most recent by Blanka_C
  • Rowantree1
    Comfy clothes
    My mother has liver cancer. She currently is only comfortable in her nightie because she can’t tole…
    Rowantree1 121 views 2 comments Most recent by Blanka_C
  • george12
    Carer
    I'm in remission from cancer but would like to become a carer would this be possible with the covid…
    george12 31 views 6 comments Most recent by george12
  • Lillian
    Lymphoma
    My husband had lymphoma and works part time with the public , he had radiotherapy in September, wou…
    Accepted Answer Lillian 22 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 21 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 21 views 3 comments Most recent by AngelaJasmine
  • fairycakes54
    Emergency call out
    Hi everyone My daughter is 34 years old and was diagnosed with cancer last December. She has extrem…
    Answered fairycakes54 61 views 2 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • val53
    alternative ideas
    Hi I have just joined the group. My husband has a brain tumour with grade cancer and I am always …
    val53 41 views 1 comment Most recent by LouiseJ
  • Kate123
    cancer contagious
    One of relatives has cancer spread everywhere in body and her stomach and intestine got burst. Th…
    Kate123 31 views 1 comment Most recent by RobertA
  • Sallyyorks
    Why me? Why her?
    Why am I now clear of cancer but my friend died last week? Why do I feel so guilty? How do I face h…
    Sallyyorks 61 views 11 comments Most recent by LouiseJ
  • 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 191 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 171 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 261 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 61 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 141 views 3 comments Most recent by WeightBender
  • Loopy325
    My mom and cancer
    My mom has just been diagnosed with stage 4 oesophageal cancer. She is 84 and up until now was in g…
    Loopy325 51 views 4 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Joannemartina29
    Stent
    Hi Lyn My husband was hospitalised after getting his stent in for 5 days. He was in horrendous pain…
    Joannemartina29 51 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 21 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 81 views 4 comments Most recent by Joannemartina29
  • Clarkie66
    Clarkie66 101 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 81 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 161 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 111 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 811 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 72 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 71 views 3 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff