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Spongebob
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Hair Loss - Suggestions
Mum will begin chemo on Friday. She has very thin hair and I think she will lose it pretty quickly. My siblings and I are trying to find some hats/beanies etc. to help with this. Any suggestions on websites or options that may be more practical and than...
pm251099
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Juggling life with cancer loss
Has anyone had any experience trying to juggle University responsibilities, work and loss/grief? I just lost my mother to cancer one week ago. i has one week off work, but since we’re on Jobkeeper, I can’t ask for too much time off. I also still have Uni...
Spongebob
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Unexpected News :(
Mum was diagnosed with lymphoma. They suspected stage 3 and sent her for a PET scan last week. She wasn't due back for another appointment until next week. I came home and sensed a mood shift. Asked what was wrong and she had been told the cancer had...
OwenClarke
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The struggle
I lost my mum to pancreatic cancer in August of this year and it has been difficult, the fact that she went from being a lively and bubbly 42 year old mother and in the span of 2 months her body had given up. Life has never been the...
Lou0211
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How to prepare/coping mechanisms for the end
My dad has stage 4 GBM brain cancer. He has a couple months left to live. He was first diagnosed 7 years ago but 2 months ago it all went down hill. How do I prepare myself for the inevitable? How do I support my mum who has become...
alishajorji
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This is all rubbish.
Dad was diagnosed with bowel cancer a few weeks back. It all happened very quickly but was booked in for surgery to have the tumour removed last Friday. Since then everything has gone downhill unbelievably fast. There was some serious complications his...
Spongebob
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Dealing with mums recent diagnosis
Hi all, I am 24 and my mum was diagnosed with Diffuse Large Cell B Lymphoma several weeks ago. At the moment it looks to be stage 3 however she requires additional testing to confirm that it isn't stage 4. From what I have read it is an aggressive...
M_n1133
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Idek
My mums been battling with cancer for a year now, it's been hard. I love her so much and she's done so much for my family and I, it's so hard so see her so weak and she means so much to me. I'm always stressed from school so...
Claudeerah
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Mum’s hair
yesterday we shaved off mum’s hair which made me feel a bit more relaxed. It was also quite funny because she let me cut it before we shaved it, and I have no experience in hairdressing whatsoever so I gave her what’s called the ‘organic cut’ 😂. I guess...
Cxav
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Fathers Day coming up & isolation
My father passed away 2 years ago when I was 18 after a 10 month battle with pancreatic cancer. This time of year I always find incredibly hard. Just my anxiety levels are a lot higher and study: uni gets a bit challenging and Father’s Day is like the...
JG1964
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My Dad
Not many people would care about this story and many who thought they knew my dad definitely did not. The father I had was so different to the one the world labelled him as. thanks to rumours and my mum many people where against my father and believed...
lljuice999
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Starting to process it now after all these years
my mum died in early 2016 when i was 12 years old, for four years i’ve been trying to avoid dealing with it and now brushing it off to the side. but now after all these years i’m starting to realise how much it’s been hurting me all these...
Chrisjohn
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How do you deal with it
first time posting didn't even know this site existed but glad it does - just reaching out to those who are dealing with the same thing, my dad has bowel cancer that has spread to his liver, spine, hips and now his vertebrae is collapsing. Im finding it...
fishybait
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My Stubborn Dad
Hello! I'm new to Canteen. I've been struggling a bit lately, and saw an ad on Instagram. I'm 19 years old, in January last year my Dad was diagnosed with lung and brain cancer. My Dad has really struggled. His passions were gardening, driving and making...
catmum
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exhausted
Hi, I'm new here and not sure how this works but.. My dad was a pack a day smoker, and was diagnosed with lung cancer (which has spread to his bones) a few months ago. He's on chemo and pretty weak and not eating much. All he does is...
hannahbanana24
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The frustration of loss
My father passed away from pancreatic cancer in December only 1 week before Christmas. I find the cycle of emotions that come, even months later, very frustrating. I especially find it diffcult having the cyclical feeling of missing someone so fiercely...
not_darryl
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My Dad
Hello, I'm not_darryl, and I have been very worried, sad and scared the past couple of weeks. I recently found out that my beloved Dad doesn't have much longer. The doctors and nurses have done everything they can to make him feel better but nothing has...
Taylah_Be
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Rare Cancer, Duodenal Adenocarcinoma
Hi all, My name is Taylah, I am 20 years old and I am currently living in Melbourne. My mum has recently been diagnosed with an extremely rare cancer, duodenal adenocarcinoma. My parents live on the far south coast of NSW along with my younger sister who...
Cinderella08
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i need help
my dad has bladder cancer and not only do i get scared but my family also get scared and stresses about it i get stay up all night or until 12 or 1 am thinking will he survive i need people to talk to about it people who understand...
Cinderella08
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bladder cancer and i need help
my dad has bladder cancer he is fighting it like a champ but i'm scared he is going to die all though this i have had my pop in my mind who has died from cancer. his work mates know and have been helping him. i hide all my...