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... I am desperately seeking answers, if anyone out there can help me on advice it would be greatly appreciated. My mother age 53 has non small cell lung cancer. She was diagnosed February 2008. I did some research and most health care professionals say patients live 1 yr after diagnosis, on average. ... (16 replies)
... Once hospice is called, there is no other medical help. ... (6 replies)
... e has those signs it doesn't necessarily mean they are going to die anytime soon. I have first hand experience of that. My mom was diagnosed in Dec. 2006 with small cell lung cancer and she is still alive today. Several times she has had so many signs of oncoming death according to the hospice books I have. ... (3 replies)

... My grandma died of cancer 5 years ago and the hospital sent her to hospice and 5 days later she died. ... (6 replies)
... suffer any pain. I do believe once you make the call to hospice, the ONC will no longer be involved as you have basically said "no more treatment". It might take hospice a few days to get the meds right to make your sis comfortable, but once they get the right doses, it's clear sailing. ... (6 replies)
... Hospice will walk you through the ending journey. No two people are the same in the ending journey. Her Onc will no longer be apart of her care when Hospice comes in, that I know of. Every state is different too. ... (6 replies)
... She is coming to terms with this and we expect that we will be calling in hospice shortly. ... (6 replies)
... yes 53 is so young. Im 59 and young. advice is she should not be in pain at all now. hospice will keep her with morpine. thats there job. my husband had non small cell carcinom also. sounds just like your mom. but he didnt suffer with much pain. he was in hospice for 6 weeks. ... (16 replies)
... Is your Sister in law on hospice care? ... (3 replies)
Mom Passed Away
May 14, 2008
... Cora, if every day you hold her hand and tell her that you love her, then that is something which you will have with her forever. You can't be perfect in everything you do, but that's one perfect thing that you can do. (9 replies)
Mom Passed Away
May 8, 2008
... cell lung cancer. the doctors said to just help her enjoy life, but i can't stop crying. i think about how my life will change when she pass. ... (9 replies)
... my heart goes out to you. My mom has been in hospice care for three weeks now due to small cell lung cancer. ... (12 replies)
... radiation and was cancer free until a couple months ago. It came back in her arm bone and she did more radiation and one round of chemo. ... (12 replies)
... My mom died at the age of 65 in Sept. of 2003. She had small cell lung cancer that have moved to her brain and intestines. She couldn't stand the radiation, so all treatment was stopped. ... (8 replies)
... An xray and catscan confirmed lung cancer.We never had the biopsy,but the docs assumed it was non small cell.I guess aggressive cancers claim lives quickly. ... (5 replies)

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