Update after mums surgery

So my mum underwent a lobectomy and wedge resection 2 weeks ago. She has since suffered a pneumothorax on the right side due to a chest drain not functioning properly and also has an infection but is recovering. She spoke to her surgeon today and was told that the lymph nodes on her right side were showing some activity and so she will need chemo after all. I feel so stressed and upset tonight. She has been through so much.

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  • Bless you miss D I myself are under investigation for small cell changes in my left lung seems so unfair that your poor mum is just not recovering well must b so horrible for her and you watching her suffering hugs and best wishes sent to yourself and your wee mum xx

  • Thank you Wendy. Wishing you well too x

  • God bless you both. Feel lost with my mums prognosis too. Sending hope and prayers for all on this journey

  • Thank you Alexmit. The last 24 hours have been awful, hopefully it is just a bump in the road. Send you and your mum love and prayers too x

  • So sorry to hear the latest update Miss D, sending you virtual hugs and sincere wishes for the best possible outcome for your Mum xx

  • Hi Misy DI,

    So sorry to hear your mum.I hope by now the antibiotics are taking effect.Stress is a natural reaction to the emotional roller coaster to are experiencing just now. If you would like to talk to someone at the Helpline please don't hesitate to give us a call on our Freephone Helpline 0800 358 7200 even if just to let of steam!

    Kind regards,

    All the team at the Roy Castle Helpline.

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