My 75 yr old Mother was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Six months ago she was walking around her house and she fell while walking down the stairs, not too far but for someone of her age a couple of steps is pretty far to fall. anyway she injured her ankle. Six months later it has not healed and she is complaining of increased pain. she goes to have an x-ray done and they find a mass in her ankle. The doctors want to do more tests so they do more tests blood work and such. One of her doctors said that she needs to have the mass in her ankle biopsied, so they do that and the result returns back positive for cancer. they do a scan of chest abdomen and pelvis and find that the cancer has started from the lungs. they say they will radiate the ankle and there is th possibility of chemo for the lungs. I really ant her to be srong and get that fighter spirit. I am sad and very concerned. this is my first time on here, sorry for the self pittying.View Thread
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