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Is there anyone with words of encouragement I can send to my mom who was just told she has bladder cancer?

Is there anyone with words of encouragement I can send to my mom who was just told she has bladder cancer?

Bladder cancer: In most cases it can be managed successfully with medications like a chronic disease. A minority will have more aggressive cancer. First stop smoking. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Sir my mom has cancer after alsar now what I am to do..

Sir my mom has cancer after alsar now what I am to do..

Help her: Give all the support she needs make sure she takes her medication, follows the instructions of her doctors and keeps her doctors appointments if needed help her financially she will be fine good luck. ...Read more

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How can you deal with pain of losing a mom from cancer?

How can you deal with pain of losing a mom from cancer?

Talk and time: It always helps to have someone to talk to. If she was in hospice, they can set you up with a counselor. If you have a minister, a hospital chaplain, or local support group go talk to them. You need to ask for help and probably won't have a hard time finding it. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm starting to feel alone.. My mom has cancer?

What to do if i'm starting to feel alone.. My mom has cancer?

Social contacts: Do you have brothers or sisters or close family members, or friends with whom you can talk and express your feelings. If not please contact your pastor for counselling. Check on the internet for support groups in your community. It is not your fault that illness has befallen your mother. ...Read more

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What should I do about mom who has cancer and is a fall risk?

What should I do about mom who has cancer and is a fall risk?

Get Help: Frequently patient with cancer are fall risks because they are frail and in poor health. Add to that the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy that may add to the unsteadiness. It is important to keep your mom active and mobile. Physical and occupational therapy may help with gait training/strengthening. Having help available to steady your mom to prevent falls is important. ...Read more

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How to help my boyfriend cope with his mom's cancer diagnosis?

Learn more: I would suggest you and he learn as much as you can about his mother's diagnosis. Perhaps her condition and prognosis isn't as bad as you may think. Check out the American Cancer Society website for excellent support information: http://www.cancer.org/treatment/index Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm starting to feel alone.. my mom has cancer?

What do you advise if I'm starting to feel alone.. my mom has cancer?

Seek others: Cancer is an isolating diagnosis, to both patients, their family and friends. Many people do not know what to say to those dealing with cancer and therefore distance themselves. First, be there for you mom and help her understand her diagnosis. Second, seek out your friends and family to spend time with you, even if it is for things unrelated to cancer. Support groups can also be helpful. ...Read more

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Lately ive been afraid i have cancer. I have little pains all over my body.My mom says everyone does and im being silly. I want tests but no insurance

Lately ive been afraid i have cancer. I have little pains all over my body.My mom says everyone does and im being silly. I want tests but no insurance

Not cancer: I'm sorry that our health care system is so dysfunctional. Trust me on this -- this isn't how cancer will announce itself in a guy in his 20s, or anyone else. I wouldn't be surprised the cause of you pains turns out to be vitamin D deficiency. Try to get a decent physical exam or physician consult somehow or other. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can a community of moms do to investigate cancer clusters?

Possibilities: Perhaps voice concerns to the local health department. ...Read more