Hi there, its day 2 of our family being hit by the hardest news ever, that my dad has advanced lung cancer which has spread into his bones. I live in Ireland and my Dad in the UK. I saw him last weekend before diagnosis and he looked like a frail old man, hes only 66. I just knew inside last weekend that it was going to be cancer. Im trying to be strong but am finding it so hard to accept that he has been told he only has months to live. I have never heard or seen my dad cry ever in my life and im 38. I spoke to him this morning to see how he slept and asked how he was he said he was pi**ed off and then broke down crying on the phone. my heart is breaking at the thoughts of his sadness. Am looking for support from other relatives or cancer patients themselves as am really struggling especially being across the water. Have flights booked for next weekend. Dad has the palliative care nurse attending today I just hope she gives him strength to face whatever is next. feeling sad.
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