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Caring for parent with cancer
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 ?
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)))


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