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by Mijest - February 10, 2012
This is a rough year. My mother died of lung cancer 10 years this September. It still seems like it was just this past summer. She went so quick. We found out about 3 weeks ago (10 years ago) and she died in September. We were lucky that it went so fast, that is all that I am grateful for, I see what cancer can do to people and families when it goes for years. Although, at the same time, it wasn't a very long time to be able to say goodbye. My Mom tried everything, chemo, radiation, praying, PET scans....everything. But, we lived in the country back east and I regret not bringing her home to WA with better doctors and help. But, she didn't want to. She wanted to stay back east with her family. I am so fortunate that I moved back there and was with her up to the minute she died. I miss her so much. I don't know if this is what this discussion board is for, but no else understands and it is her birthday. She would have been 64 yesterday. She has missed so much these past ten years.
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