I'm new to this group. My father has just recently been diagnosed with Oesophageal cancer. He had an endoscopy last week, which showed up a cancerous tumour. My father is in his 80's, and has osteoporosis quite badly.
Does anyone here know what treatments may be offered to him, or would he just be given palliative care (given his age)? I'm a bit clueless here - especially with benefits and social services, and need to wise up so I can give my mum support. They mentioned a McMillan nurse - I'm assuming the hospital is arranging this.
Scary - though my dad is fairly upbeat at the moment, and currently seeing various medics at the hospital.
Any advice given would be brilliant.