by alien23 on Sun Apr 26, 2009 12:00 AM
Hello New Friends,
My mom is 70+ years old, she is in the hospital diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, she had been sick for a few years and docs thought it was gastro, cysto problems. all of a sudden maybe 2 weeks ago she went in to the emergency for a pain med shot. they ended up doing CT scan and biopsy soon after this and here she is. she is yellow and probably not going home again? I am in shock and don't even know what is ahead. They have given her 2 weeks tops? I am confused as to how this was missed and how she has suffered so long. What do I say to her as she goes in and out of coherency. How do I help my Dad who is so very sad already. I am reaching out to you all and hope for some insight and compassion.
When you track a discussion, you will get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to track this discussion?
If you stop tracking this discussion, you will no longer get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to stop tracking this discussion?
Did you or your loved one seek a second opinion before starting cancer treatment?
No, but we got a second opinion after we started treatment
We care about your feedback. Let us know how we can improve your CancerCompass experience.