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  • Forum Post: hello

    Just wanted to introduce myself. I live in kent and my father has recently been diagnoised with lung cancer. We are currently trying to get my mum to undersatnd that she can care for dad at home, but this is proving very challenging. At teh end of the day I will happily have dad come and live with...
  • Forum Post: Re: does anyone have any advice?

    Violet72 From another perspective I can understand the fear and anguish that you are going through. I was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer a couple of months ago at the age of 47 and whilst hope is there the blunt outlook is not great. We have six children ( including 2 sets of twins) and...
  • Forum Post: Feelings of anger.

    My dad has recently been diagnosed with lung cancer and due to other problems(COPD and diabetes) they will only offer him radiotherapy. Initially he was optimistic, but he now realises the outlook may not be so good. After the initial tears he has now become angry and takes it out on his nearest and...
  • Forum Post: What do you think of Chemo? ifosamide & etoposide

    Hi I've a good frined with 2 young children who has just been diagnosed with lung secondaries from a sarcoma in his knee that was removed 4 years ago. He can't face websites just yet but would welcome any advice or information people can offer about the drugs hes been offered to help slow the...
  • Forum Post: Re: Dad starts chemo on monday

    Thank you Doodz and lizzie for explaining that. I have been trying to figure out the difference. With the chemo starting today I pray it respond as well as it did on his lung cancer. I hope you both doing well. Tiff
  • Forum Post: Kidney cancer which spread to a lung, causing need to have lung removed.

    I had a kidney removed in 2005 due to kidney cancer. In 2011 I was told that the cancer had re-appeared in my left lung. This meant that in December I had to have the lung completely removed as the tumour was not operable. I am now in remission and recovering from the operation. Has anyone else been...
  • Forum Post: My Grandad Diagnosed With NSCLC

    My Lovely grandad back in january had a cough that he couldnt get rid of so went to doctors, they sent him for a chest x-ray an took some bloods, 3days later doc rang saying he needed to see him to discuss the results of x-ray something showed up so he was sent for a CT scan, results came back that he...
  • Forum Post: Advice and support needed please.

    Hi all, this is is my first time here and indeed experiencing cancer. My dad was told 3 weeks ago he has lung cancer and it is also in his bones. We are still waiting for the results of the biopsy from the lung to find out which type it is and which of the two is the primary. The whole family are really...
  • Forum Post: my dad, im in pieces :(

    Dad has cancer for the third time in his life, this time we knew it was different, symptoms completly different, friday after weeks waiting for appts ct scans, biopsy etc he got the new that its terminal lung cancer so aggressive that it grew so aggressivly in such a short space of time,we had a flicker...
  • Forum Post: kidney cancer on one remaining kidney (other removed 15 yrs ago), secondary lung & brain tumours, CT scan shows blood clots on lungs & brain tumour not responding to Sutent

    6.1.12. Dad had CT scan to see if Sutent working on kidney cancer tumours, lung tumours and brain tumour (history: had one kidney removed 15 years ago with no further treatment since then till Sept of this year when started Sutent because kidney cancer returned to site of where kidney taken, on remaining...
  • Forum Post: Newly diagnosed

    My GP told me on Oct 18th that my xray showed a mass on my lung. The CT scan I had a few days later confirmed it as lung cancer. But I still have to have more tests to establish the type, whether it's spread and what if anything they can do. I've had the bronchoscopy this week and have lung function...
  • Forum Post: Re: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    Hi Vikki Thank you very much for responding to our Lung Cancer request. If you're still interested in helping us could you possibly message me a contact number/email address and I can explain a bit more about what we're doing. Many Thanks Toby
  • Forum Post: mums

    im just going to work ,i m feeling that i hate my mum blesss her . i dont want her to die but we know she will . i want to spend 1 to 1 time with her but guess what i have 2 brothers who live at home in there 30is and they r her no 1 i aint, but if they ever want any thing i have always been there for...
  • Blog Post: Where do we get them from....

    Right, time for THE update. Hospital report on Dad. Palliative Care has been set. They feel he will deteriorate within 6 weeks. We've been told there are a lot of tumours in the brain and that the change will be swift. SO IN LIGHT OF THAT, I thought I would share with you the Cat Lady story for...
  • Blog Post: Daughters without borders.....

    Dad has the oncologist today to discuss Radiotherapy. Problem is I think it is for Palliative care, and he is of the understanding that it could extend his life. He's said he is no gonna take it, unless it gives him till Christmas.... <headesk> I've not said anything to Mum OR...
  • Blog Post: Hey up folks.... It appears normal service has resumed.

    Sleep, Sleep, merciful sleep, is keeping me company these nights it appears! Hurrah! *huggles sleep closer to her so it NEVER LEAVES again* You know I believe I may have turned a corner! I think the recent storm has passed leaving me feeling much more in control of my own emotions/brain/body/movements...
  • Blog Post: What's the story, Morning Glory. The scales fall from my eyes....

    I slept! I actually slept. The road to this blissful unconsciousness last night was possibly the longest, bumpiest, volatile one I've ever taken for a good nights sleep. But it was sleep. It started of innocuous enough. (Doesn't it always) with arriving home after yesterdays duel with...
  • Blog Post: Oh so THIS is what stress feels like........

    Welcome to Ms Paranoid, and Mr crochettie. We've been expecting you....Pull up a seat, Miss Teary is already here. Apparently.... this is the world of stress. Today we see the arrival of Paranoia and crochettie. Teary arrived this morning in the form of brushing my teeth, and then driving...
  • Blog Post: Haven't we been here before.....

    Oh you know the part. With the crying and the wailing. And the floor. Ah yes the floor. It seems to become my friend at moments in need. Rushing up to greet me with open arms. Loving, warm, and MAY I add, bloody hard. I am starting to think there is a real market for a floor made of cushions....
  • Blog Post: And so the planning begins...

    Right, Last night in words: Terminal, finite time, two wills written, funeral arrangements, palliative care, hospice, welfare, adaptations, life line, Macmillan nurses, benefits, insurance, walking, Sainsbury's, coffee, KFC, Cider. Both Mum and Dad were incredibly grateful that I sat and...
  • Blog Post: Mesothelioma My diary--it gets worse -another big fight on my hands

    http://rayandmave.wordpress.com/2011/07/22/mesothelioma-patient-my-diary-the-bad-news-was-given-to-me-today-mr-nasty-wants-another-fight/
  • Blog Post: My blog has been updated I was on Meridien TV

    http://rayandmave.wordpress.com/ What a journey so many highs and a few lows
  • Blog Post: Mesothelioma My diary update

    http://rayandmave.wordpress.com/
  • Blog Post: Mesothelioma Survivor -My Diary- A wonderful Sun Rise, Ray is showing his rash off, Sad news from a cousin .

    http://rayandmave.wordpress.com/ My cousin has died not of a cancer but she had a leg off and then the second one was neede to come off so really the shock was all to much xxx just a sad day xx
  • Blog Post: Mesothelioma Diary update

    http://rayandmave.wordpress.com/ What a hot day its been !!!
  • Blog Post: Mesothelioma Survivor My Diary

    http://rayandmave.wordpress.com/