My father was diagnosed with colon cancer back in Feb of this year. He just told me about it tonight! No one else knows. He doesn't want anyone to know. He went through chemo all summer and was told that the drs didn't find any more cancer in him. But I have a problem with not telling my mother, my brother, and my sister or anyone else. If I don't say anything to anyone, I'm going to feel guilty if something does happen and I didn't say anything to anyone because he didn't want me to. I don't know what to do? Anyone else in this situation? I'm not sure what stage of cancer it was or anything. He has to go back yearly for checkups. He said the chemo did make him sick but he didn't lose any of his hair. and the doctor told him that because his hair didn't fall out that the chemo was going where it needed to go. Is this true?View Thread
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