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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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2 days ago
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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2 days ago
Have you tried Boost or Ensure nutrition drinks? That's what we gave my mom as her cancer advanced and her appetite declined.
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6 days ago
The only advice that I can really give you is to be honest. When it comes to dealing with a loved one having cancer, sugar coating things is really not doing anyone any favors. Be gentle, but be honest.
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7 days ago
Sometimes just being weary can feel overwhelming. Caring for my mom was not hard as much as it was taxing. We lost her two weeks ago tomorrow. ... more
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12 days ago
Dear Friend- I can identify so closely with all that you said in your post. I moved in with my parents three years ago to help care for my mom.... more
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18 days ago
I really just signed in to see how you were doing. If you need to scream or holler at someone then just go ahead. I'm sure they will understand an... more
18 days ago
Thank you so much. I have cried and yelled and cried some more. Now Dad and I have begun the task of going through her things. It's actually cathartic. There's a lot of happy memories tied to a lot of her things.
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19 days ago
hatchett1952 said...
I'm so sorry for your lost,your family is in my prayers.
19 days ago
Thank you. Even though we have been expecting it, I am having a really hard time with losing her. Yesterday I was mostly numb. Today I am irrit... more
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20 days ago
patrick1945 said...
Sometimes, it's not cruelty; it's stupidity. Even adults who should know better have never learned that, at times, it's better to say nothing. Or,... more
20 days ago
Thanks Patrick. Mom passed this morning.
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21 days ago
My mom, who is laying in a bed 15 feet away from me struggling to draw breath as the cancer is taking her from us, used to say that God never give... more
13 days ago
Aligar said...
DazedOnlooker, I've been married 37 years to man who now is blind, has diabetes and all its complications, heart disease - had quadruple bypass su... more
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