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Old 12-03-2008, 10:29 PM   #5
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Re: pancreatic cancer end stage what to expect

Hi inn227, I am sorry about your dad. I lost my best friend of 41 years a year ago to pancreatic cancer. My nephew's grandfather passed quickly about the same time and now a good friend's mom, just diagnosed is on hopsice and not doing well. It's an ugly cancer. Crying is good, it's honest, then pick yourself back up and go see him as much as possible and gather the good memories. If your mom is the constant caregiver, then she will need your support too. It's terrible to see someone so strong become dependent on another for everything and dignity is just a word. Tell your dad you love him and don't miss out on saying what is in your heart. Somehow you will get through this. I lost my sister unexpectedly four years ago. I will never get over it but somehow I got through it. My heart goes out to you. I am out here if you need someone to talk to.