I am so very sorry to hear about your husband. I just lost my dad to this disease. In Feb. my dad had the rt. upper lobe of his lung removed because of the tumor. 3 months after he was "cancer free" according to the Dr. About a month or so later he started to become increasingly short of breath. The Dr. the did a CAT Scan and it showed fluid around the lung it was drained and tested the fluid came back for cancer. He was given a prognosis of 1 year to 18 months....They then did a PET scan and his cancer was stage 4 in his lungs, liver and bones. He was told that chemo was not curative but palliative he had one treatment it made him so weak and sick he chose to stop. We were told then that without treatment he had about 8 months. We called hospice in at that time and they were a blessing. My dad died within 5 weeks. Like you I thought I couldn't live without him..but the strength comes from some where. He turned 85 on Oct 5th and died 11 days later. Every case is different, I feel like I was given false hope by the Dr. Try to stay strongView Thread
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