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  • Forum Post: Great Granda has cancer - how to cope as a parent advice needed pls!!!

    My children's great Granda has been diagnosed with lung cancer and is in a bad way he currently has pneumonia and its been agreed if he needs resuscitated then they won't. My older children know he has the cancer but my 2 youngest don't. They are 12,11,7 and 4. I want to give them the option...
  • Forum Post: loss of adult son 36 years to cancer in May 2013

    I am so so sad and i cannot stop crying and i cannot carry on being normal. I want my son back. I want to hug him again as i did. I want to hear his voice and i want him to ask me to make him some special food. I want to see him play with his 2 year old daughter who looks at her daddys photos and says...
  • Forum Post: Re: Feelings when Dad has cancer

    Hi Sarah, your not alone. I joined this site yesterday as I had really bad evening grief wise. My mum was ill for a while with gastric symptoms. I took her for a scan in August and they suspected cancer Of the stomach which was confirmed in September, she died on 22 November 12. I was in the USA for...
  • Forum Post: A week since we lost Kev

    Hi, It's hard to know what to write but I am starting this for my mum who will take over after I have posted this. I am hoping receiving support from people who have been through something similar will help her through this hard time. Sadly, we lost my brother/Pauline's son, Kevin, 1 week...
  • Forum Post: Scared: Son just diagnosed with oesaphagal cancer

    My 35 year old son has just been diagnosed with oesaphagal cancer and waiting for CT scan on Monday (result Wed pm) to asess what stage his cancer is. The last three days since discovering this have been strange and unreal. Today is the first day I've been able to tell anyone apart from the Macmillan...
  • Forum Post: How can I keep my Mum sane?

    My mother had an operation today to remove a mass in her bowel. Unfortunately things didn't go as well as we had hoped for and her operation ended up being a lot more severe. She is now destined for several operations and its going to be a long drawn out process which will include Chemo. She is...
  • 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: update-son,lifesupport, stemcells fighting back?

    Thankyou everyone-all your positive thoughts must've worked, I was with son today, as they reduced the amount of paralizing drugs, & see if he'd come round. He started taking the odd breath for himself....they took him off the machine, & he is now breathing unaided-(except he has oxygen...