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Cancer Support Group

Welcome to this online support group for caregivers, family, friends, and others with an interest in cancer care! Please introduce yourself - Ask for advice - Share your experiences caring for a loved one with cancer. Talk about symptoms, treatment options, side effects, daily life, your tips for others. Vent, laugh, and come back as often as you need to feel less alone.

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3 days ago
GaRider said...
Donating the kidney did not cause the cancer. I am sorry you are going through this.
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3 days ago
smo321 said...
So sorry your having to go through this. I went through something similar with my husband about a year ago. He passed last April. It was like he was pushing us away. We have... more
3 days ago
weltonb said...
I'm sorry you have to deal with this. It is definitely not any comment on you or the love the patient feels for you. I was very close to death about 10 years ago, and I went th... more
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13 days ago
can you explain her illness
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13 days ago
In most places only next of kin can do anything unless you are listed in will as person to take care of things. I'm sorry for your loss
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19 days ago
GaRider said...
Not sure what advice you are looking for. The only way to find out for sure if it is cancer is for a biopsy to be done. She would have to be put to sleep for that.
19 days ago
tatterdema said...
Thanks, I guess I am wondering what you all would do. Is there really any need to find out if it is cancer if she will not have treatment? Another dilemma, is, do I tell her? I am leaning heavily on yes, tell her what the doctor said.
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24 days ago
Don't be do hard on youself...my thought is you just want it to be the way it was before she got sick..you want to be able to fix this but you can't and no doubt she's frust... more
3 days ago
weltonb said...
I think you have to put yourself a little higher on your list of priorities. No one really likes to do that, because it feels selfish and wrong. But you can't give her the qual... more
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