Helping a Loved One Through Cancer

Share your stories, feelings and questions on being there for your loved one
 

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  • hobbitwebb
    feel so lonely.
    Hello everyone. I am the heartbroken Mum of a 28 year old who was diagnosed with Stage 4B adenocarc…
    hobbitwebb 149 views 2 comments Most recent by Shine
  • 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 84 views 16 comments Most recent by Davidvalletta
  • 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 64 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 57 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 134 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 42 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 22 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 66 views 4 comments Most recent by Joannemartina29
  • Clarkie66
    Clarkie66 83 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 64 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 144 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 101 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 803 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 63 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 73 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 22 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 51 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 246 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 42 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 402 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 51 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 42 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 42 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 72 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Momneedinginfo
    Cbd oil for cancer wound
    My 39 year old has Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. She's in her second round of treat…
    Momneedinginfo 73 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • serfuerte
    Hello I am new here
    My husband has locally advanced prostate cancer. Our prognosis is 5 years and we are now in our th…
    serfuerte 81 views 21 comments Most recent by jacksprat_x1
  • Marysav
    How to offer support from afar ?
    Hi all, my name is Mary and I’ve just recently received the heartbreaking news that a close family …
    Marysav 113 views 3 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • SueP
    Pancreatic cancer support group
    Today I accompanied my husband to The Purple Rainbow Support Group a pancreatic support group run b…
    SueP 72 views 2 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • Eire
    Total loss of appetite
    Any advice would be very much appreciated.  My sister is suffering severe side effects from chemo, …
    Eire 124 views 4 comments Most recent by debbieg
  • Elsa
    Chemo side effects
    hi I’m new on here, last year my husband was diognosed with stage 4 bowel cancer November 2017 and …
    Answered Elsa 113 views 4 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff