Goodbye Dad

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Goodbye Dad

by ericay on Thu Feb 10, 2011 02:50 PM

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I am writing this with a heavy heart. My Dad who was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma of the right lung in October 2010 just died from this horrible disease. He was initially told that he could cure this cancer, but it quickly spread to his bone, liver and back to both lungs! None of the radiation and chemotherapy, Carbo and Taxol helped him at all! He battled this disease for only a short FOUR months! I am angry and feel as though my heart has broken in two! I wish that they could find a cure for this vicious disease. I miss you Dad so much and love you dearly <3 Your Daughter

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by egrow on Thu Feb 10, 2011 03:09 PM

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So sorry for your loss, I am hoping you will get comfort and answers by your Heavenly Father.  You must continue the good fight and love others as you know how precious life is. Nothing can replace your dad but your memories of him cannot be taken away. My prayers are with you.

EV

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by BCinOntario on Thu Feb 10, 2011 03:30 PM

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Dear Erica,

My sincere condolences on the passing of your Dad. If it's any consolation, I know some of how you feel as my mother's battle with pancreatic cancer, was also quite short. As your Dad was initially given some hope for a cure, this must make your loss that much more devastating. I am sorry. Once cancer spreads to nearby organs, particularly the liver, it can be hard to control. Not impossible, but difficult depending on the particular case. 

A lot of us who have lost loved ones to cancer, initially feel a lot of anger, confusion and regret along with the pain. It is especially hard when the loved one is a parent. The loss of my mother, years after losing my father to cancer, was especially hard. At first it feels like these feelings will be with you forever, but eventually something gives and you slowly start to feel hopeful again with the sad memories being replaced with happy ones from the distant past.

I hope that you have the benefit of love and support from family and friends and that they can help you through this difficult time. Wishing you much strength, courage and serenity in the days ahead. Take care.

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by marykearney on Thu Feb 10, 2011 08:08 PM

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i just read ur letter i too lost my dad to lung cancer he was diagosed in oct and died the 19 th of nov it had spread everywhere !!!!i don t know if its any help me writing this but i feel so like u im very angry my chest feels like theres a hole in it since my dad died he was everything to me and can t tell u it gets better cause i don t know if it does i seem to be getting worse the only thing is i feel his pressence sometimes if it helps to talk im here thinking of u and here s hoping thing s will get better soon

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by dirtdobin on Fri Feb 11, 2011 07:34 AM

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On Feb 10, 2011 2:50 PM ericay wrote:

I am writing this with a heavy heart. My Dad who was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma of the right lung in October 2010 just died from this horrible disease. He was initially told that he could cure this cancer, but it quickly spread to his bone, liver and back to both lungs! None of the radiation and chemotherapy, Carbo and Taxol helped him at all! He battled this disease for only a short FOUR months! I am angry and feel as though my heart has broken in two! I wish that they could find a cure for this vicious disease. I miss you Dad so much and love you dearly <3 Your Daughter

i am so sorry for you i lost both my parrents to cancer. and it looks like im going down that road too. i pray that we are all forgiven of our sins and meet with jesus were all tears will be wiped away!

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