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... The final stages of lung cancer are usually marked by extreme weakness & fatigue, shortness of breath, pneumonia, complaints of a very dry mouth, increased pain, especially in the bones or joints & diarrhea. I hope this helps some. (16 replies)
... when do you know when someone is in the final stages of lung cancer (16 replies)
... what to watch for in final stages of lung cancer trying to get some insight and time frames if poss in order to help my husband through this his 44 year old sister is in stage 4 and has has chemo and radiation already and now is suffering seisures and they just found 2 new leaisions on the brain and 2 new ones on the lung my husband and his 2 other sisters are strugling hard... (3 replies)

... I lost my Mother to lung cancer on Sept 5, 2008. ... (16 replies)
... i lost my mom in dec 04 then my neice jan08 and now my husband 4 months ago. my husband had lung cancer they told him he had 6 months but he fought hard till the end . he lived 5 years of chemo and radiation. i am fighting to keep the house finacially. i promised i would take care of the 3 dogs. ... (16 replies)
... I lost my Dad on August 17th 2008 to NSC lung cancer. ... (16 replies)
... I lost my mother today early this morning to the horrible disease lung cancer. It took over my mother like a plague, the pain and suffering I watched my mother in was like torture especially when you have no control over it. ... (16 replies)
... My father passed 5 years ago also from lung cancer. The angels from hospice kept his pain under control and also provided me with a booklet about the dying experience. Perhaps you can ask about it. It details the signs from several months to weeks, to days down to hours. ... (16 replies)
... 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)
... my husband 65 just died Nov. 8 with lung cancer. dignose Sept 2007. went through chemo and radation , and then May it spread to his stamach. started more chemo. stop in July. ... (16 replies)
... I know exactly how you feel asking this question. My Dad died last month from lung cancer. I wanted to know the same thing and I searched the web looking for answers. One thing I noticed was my Dad got weaker and weaker every day. ... (16 replies)
... It's a very tough place to be and you just want direct and honest answers...the thing is that no one person is the same and we all experience death as an individual. ... (3 replies)
... dolfins,Im so sorry for your loss. Im shedding tears as I write. you the same age as my Jessica. and you being there with her just like Jessica. just breaks my heart. but always remember how much she loved you . ... (16 replies)
... So very sorry for your loss. Currently Mother is in hospital and I'm praying that God will call her home to be with my Dad. Dementia has robbed her of everything else and this would be a blessing for her. PLUS it would release my sister of her feelings of responsibility for mother's care and any guilt. ... (16 replies)
... ell you within hours. they told me it would be 2 hours. and he died 2 hours later. we cant compare all cases. but yes comparing him to my hubby yes. never heard of tarceva drug. talk to her as if nothing is wrong but let her know how much you love her and its ok to go. you will be alright. listen to me. ... (16 replies)
... Im 27 also. I cant stand the fact that she is in so much pain. She's scared. I'm afraid I'm not going to be there when she does pass. I have to work for the finances in my family's home right now, we have no other means for finances. Is this really it for her? ... (16 replies)
... o. sounds just like your mom. but he didnt suffer with much pain. he was in hospice for 6 weeks. he died peaceful with his 27 year baby girl holding his hand and the other on his heart. please tell hospice all the pain shes in. at this point im sorry but the cancer has taken over. its won just like my dear hubby on Nov. 8. ... (16 replies)
... Hi Theresa, I'm sorry for your husband and you. I just think you should know that there are many signs of end of life. However, if someone has those signs it doesn't necessarily mean they are going to die anytime soon. I have first hand experience of that. ... (3 replies)
Death & Dying
Mar 22, 2013
... Pray. I guess that's the only advice I can give you. There are some things that are inevitable and one of them is death. ... (9 replies)
Death & Dying
Jan 20, 2013
... My husband is in the final stages of Lung Cancer, sleeping alot no engery is not eating much. Please help me "How do I stand by and watch him suffer like this and not be able to do anything for him". ... (9 replies)




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