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confused615 posted 12/19/2013 13:22 PM

She told me the day after Thanksgiving.

Stage 4 lung cancer. Small cell carcinoma.

Im not sure what Im looking for. Prayers? Hugs? Support? Advice? Medical opinions? A miracle? Please?

ThoughtIKnewYa posted 12/19/2013 13:25 PM


lieshurt posted 12/19/2013 13:40 PM


I am so sorry hun. You are in my prayers.

gonnabe2016 posted 12/19/2013 13:43 PM

I'm so sorry, C6.

nowiknow23 posted 12/19/2013 13:44 PM

(((((((confused & mom))))))) Oh, honey.

Sending you and your mom everything I've got.

ajsmom posted 12/19/2013 13:50 PM


That's the same form my mom had.

Best advice I can give you is become her health advocate, weighing each procedure and proposed treatment very carefully.

She'll need someone in her corner.


Jrazz posted 12/19/2013 14:40 PM

I'm so deeply sorry.

Sending hugs and prayers. We've been through something very similar (swap lung for gastric). Please PM me anytime.


SisterMilkshake posted 12/19/2013 14:42 PM

((((confused)))) I am so sorry. Hugs and SI mojo to you both.

jo2love posted 12/19/2013 14:54 PM

(((confused & mom)))

I'm so sorry. Saying prayers.

HFSSC posted 12/19/2013 14:59 PM

I'm so sorry.

Hugs and prayers, Sweet friend.

MovingUpward posted 12/19/2013 15:04 PM

(((confused and mom)))

Sending along my prayers to you and your mother.

hemademesingle posted 12/19/2013 15:17 PM

I am so sorry, it took my dad too

What I can tell you, my dad was 72 when diagnosed, July 13 was day of diagnosis Aug 26 he passed, it was fast for him, he received radiation treatments to alleviate pain, and pain medication nothing for life prolonging procedures as nothing would have helped

I agree with AJ's mom, be her advocate, let her wishes be heard, my biggest concern with my dad became him not being in any pain, I couldn't bare to see him suffer

I spent as much time as I could with my dad, I was lucky that I could, I had known others with this form of cancer and they didn't last long, time with my dad became precious

You and your family are in my prayers,

caregiver9000 posted 12/19/2013 15:22 PM


Bless you.

Nature_Girl posted 12/19/2013 15:24 PM

(((HUGS))) I'm sorry. I lost my sister to the same cancer. I hate cancer.

Jules1111 posted 12/19/2013 15:36 PM

Sending prayers for you and your mom. ((((Hugs)))))

karmahappens posted 12/19/2013 15:39 PM

I am so sorry. It must be frightening for you.

(((Hugs and strength.)))

wifehad5 posted 12/19/2013 15:46 PM


Pentup posted 12/19/2013 15:47 PM

(((((((((((((((((Confused and Mom))))))))))))))))))))))
Just be there to listen. Write down stories, video or photograph as appropriate. Wish I had more video of my Mom.

Praying for a miracle for the two of you

DeadMumWalking posted 12/19/2013 15:48 PM


I'm so sorry to hear this news.

Make the most of whatever time you have left together with her. This is such a difficult thing to go through, but it is a gift that you know now and can plan for the end (should this be the end).

Thinking of you and sending you and your mom strength.


still2suspicious posted 12/19/2013 16:48 PM

I am so sorry, confused.

Just spend all the time with her that you can.


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