Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Announcements

Related Communities - Stroke Community | Alzheimer's Community
Caring for parent with cancer
avatar
An_188405 posted:

My father was diagnosed in May 2010 with stage 3 lung cancer . At the time of his diagnosis we were told he had 6-9 months to live. He elected to undergo radiation treatment only which he will complete
next week (33 treatments). He has not had any side effects at all from
his treatment . He shows no outward symptoms from his disease . He
has no problems breathing, no loss of appetite etc. This goes against
everything that his doctor told us would happen when he was diagnosed in May. I am confused what to expect in the coming months ?
Reply
 
avatar
Andie_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Anon,

I'm sorry to hear about your father. I know you are going through a tough time right now trying to stay positive while still thinking about what may lie ahead.

I'm sure someone from our community that is caring for another loved one with cancer will chime in soon to offer support.

You might also consider posting to our Lung Cancer Community to get some more detailed answers about what to expect. Or you can check out our Lung Cancer Health Center for a big selection of information.

I hope you find help and I hope the news you find out is good! (((Hugs)))

Andie


Spotlight: Member Stories

I'm the caregiver for both my parents and my in-laws. It's a juggling act but I wouldn't have it any other way.

Helpful Tips

Natural Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Looking for some natural treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, or RA? Check out this article on natural therapies that are so popular ... More
Was this Helpful?
12 of 20 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.