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... My dad was diagnosed with mesothelioma in February. He started to tell the gp's in October that something was wrong. They kept telling him to up his asthma medication. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Missy, thanks for your reply. So many mixed emotions and not seeming real is so right. Dad was admitted to the palliative ward today for lung draining. He was in so much pain when we went in that we only stayed 10 minutes. ... (8 replies)
... There are at least two nutrients scientifically proven to work against mesothelioma. One is the succinate form (powder) of vitamin E which is available on the internet. (This is very different from the grocery store form of vitamin E.) A second nutrient is the herb MayApple. It is also available on the internet. Note please that this is science supporting these as... (8 replies)

... has been there since Tuesday. Anyway this afternoon he decided that he has had enough and wants to go. ... (8 replies)
... The chemo is very horrible, but fortunately it only lasts for about 4.5 months. And after that, for my dad, life has been so much better. He was diagnosed with meso 10 months ago, and my mum was told he had about 6 months to live. ... (2 replies)
... We let dad go Missy. He left us this morning about 15 minutes after we got to him. We all told him how much we love him, what a great dad he is and a great husband. Each of us told him that it was time for him to leave us and start his journey. ... (8 replies)
... Dear Smudge, I am so sorry to hear your dad, you and your family are having to go through this, Life seems so unfair and i wish i could change it all for you. Please look after yourself too, i wish i had found a support group at the time to help me through, i found that my emotions crept up on me and i did not realise that i wasnt coping very well (this was nine years... (8 replies)
... addy suffer.....I have been there, but you just dont want to really let them go and know you have to live without them here. I am so sorry, it all reminds me of my daddys last few 5 days he spent in the hospital before he left us. ... (8 replies)
... First of all I want to say how bad I want to wrap my arms around you and just cry with you. I know you are going through so many mixed emotions right now and it really doesnt seem real. ... (8 replies)
... he first year gets worse in time, but know there are people who care and I will be here whenever you feel down and need someone to understand. I do. You are in my prayers and that time of letting him go sounds so familiar. I wish you and your family comfort. ... (8 replies)
... ing I have read says that a single heavy exposure or longer term lower level exposures are very unlikely to cause disease. Usually the victims of asbestosis and mesothelioma are people who have had long term heavy exposure to asbestos, such as miners, plumbers and others who deal with asbestos through their professions. ... (5 replies)
... My dad was diagnosed with this lung cancer 3 years ago. He was diagnosed at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The doctors there wanted to remove his lung and diaphram... ... (0 replies)
How do you cope?
Dec 20, 2003
... Hello. My father also had Mesothelioma, but actually died of liver cancer on November 10th 2003. I don't really think that your question has to do with the type of cancer, but more how do you handle yourself when someone could or is about to die. So this is why I've decided to reply to you. ... (8 replies)
Nov 9, 2003
... My Mom was given 3 months to live, 5 months ago, with stage 4. She has done pretty good but has lost a lot of weight and now is having a lot of swelling in her legs and now hands and arms. ... (10 replies)
... Being reading through a few of your comments. Your story sounds very much like mine. My dad was diagnosed about 6 weeks ago with Mesothelioma, previous to this he has been very healthy and fit and we were gobsmacked... ... (48 replies)
Nov 5, 2003
... If you have been following some of my recent posting, you know that my Dad has been diagnosed with cancer. It is mesothelioma, a kind of cancer that comes from asbestos exposure. ... (10 replies)
... I am Laxmoms sister and happened to be at her home today and was researching holistic treatments for meso and came across this site. My dad is having a rough time after being hospitalized for cellulitis and various other problems that have come up while dealing with mesothelioma. ... (24 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear all of your stories. My Dad has also just been diagnosed with mesothelioma and my family are just devestated. Friends and others keep trying to find the right thing to say and there is no right thing, it is just so horrible and unfair. ... (48 replies)
Jun 18, 2003
... effusion. There is a pleural thickening, as you mentioned. He has had this diagnosis for 3 years. He is getting slower and more stiff day by day, but he is otherwise fairly healthy. I thought this disease was more aggressive. ... (5 replies)
How do you cope?
Dec 15, 2003
... My dad has mesothelioma, cancer of the lining of the lungs. He has had 3 chemo treatments so far and has done well with them. He has some pretty good days and some bad days when he doesn't feel as well. He is quite depressed about his condition and is sad. ... (8 replies)

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