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  • Blog Post: Dad will get his biopsy results on Friday morning ...

    Well it is a good thing that I work M/T/W as they wanted to see him a week today! When my mum explained I couldnt get there they said come this Friday... so saved another week of waiting! Not sure what to expect - we know he has cancer in his lung, we know there were several suspect dark patches in...
  • Blog Post: Been a while... lots happening...

    Well where do I start... just before Christmas my Dad starting hospital visits re 'breathlessness and a persistent cough' after many visits these last two months yesterday it was confirmed he has lung cancer. There is also a chance there is some other 'hot spots' from the PET scan to...
  • Blog Post: I am so scared of the future (Sun 23 Jan 2010)

    I am so scared of the future. My husband David was diagnosed lat April/May that he has lung cancer (2 tumours) and in his lymph nodes. Prognosis was less than 6 months and 9 months later we are still here. Last night (Sat 22 Jan 2010) David had a mini stroke. He was judged by the ambulance crew to...
  • Blog Post: The time I have been dreading is here!!!!

    Hi, its been a while since I blogged or posted, and sorry to all my friends on here for leaving it so long, I had to re-locate to mums bungalow for a while and she didnt have internet, I have missed you all and your kind and comforting words..... Well just an update on my situation, 6 weeks ago mum...
  • Blog Post: What are the options ?

    My Father has been diagnosed with tumours in both lungs and the Dr has stated it is " none curative " please excuse any spelling . He has sqamous cell carcinoma and it is at an early stage. His present illness was discovered as he finished treatment for skin cancer two years ago. This...
  • Blog Post: Dads back in hospital - so many questions!

    Well dad had the dr out yesterday as his breathing was really bad, the dr called an ambulance to take him in and said he would probably need another chest drain. He's still on EAU but has had an x-ray and they have told him they won't be draining it but not why? Is that normal? I guess we'll...
  • Blog Post: feeling very alone

    I've never written a blog or anything like this but i think i it will help me. Over the past seven months three of my family members have all been dianosed with tumours. In may dad was diagnosed with bowel cancer six weeks later, My mum was diagnosed with lung cancer second time but had surgery and...
  • Blog Post: Well there it is……

    Posted elsewhere on originally on Tuesday, 13 July 2010 Updated for the 29th November 2010.... Further on from my Dad’s diagnosis. We are now at about OOoooooo nearly 6 months?? And my doesn’t the time fly from diagnosis to treatment……. Dad has had his Bowel operation...
  • Blog Post: Oh dear Lord

    Originally Posted Elsewhere on the 13th June 2010…….. at the beginning of the Cancer Journey....... There have been few heart stopping moments in my life. First Kiss (I missed out first time, the hype did NOT do it justice) being Proposed to Getting Married Buying...
  • Blog Post: The last chemio today

    Dad had his last chemio today. I'm going back home on Thursday and hopefully this will cheer him up a bit and we can spend some time watching movies and maybe taking the dog for a walk (if he feels up to it - dad, not the dog!) The next scan is on 29th November and mum sent me and my sister a...