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My mum may have lung cancer.

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Beeswax2017 Thu 30-Jul-15 08:43:20

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MarthaCostello Thu 30-Jul-15 11:42:54

Sorry to hear this, I don't have anything very useful to say, but didn't want your post to go unanswered flowers

Does your mum have another appointment for the results?

Beeswax2017 Thu 30-Jul-15 12:46:48

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MarthaCostello Thu 30-Jul-15 13:06:17

That is good news. Will you be able to go with her to the appointment? How is your mum holding up? flowers

Neednewflowers Thu 30-Jul-15 13:06:59

I am sorry you're so worried. I understand why you are though after losing your dad to cancer.

It does sound like the consultant is concerned if I'm honest but until he speaks to your mum and explains the results there is no way of knowing.
Do you have a good friend or other family you can talk to? flowers

Beeswax2017 Thu 30-Jul-15 14:24:48

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LuluJakey1 Thu 30-Jul-15 16:59:26

My mum had breast cancer and a chest x ray showed lung shadows. It happened 3 times and each time she was sent for CT scans. Once I was told by the consultant he was pretty sure she had cancer in the tube leading into her lung. He showedme the thing on the chest x ray and she also had breathing problems. Every time it turned out to not be anything- just age and scarring and how she had been positioned fot the x ray/ scan.

It does sound like the consultant is worried, I agree, but it does not mean she does have cancer. If she has, you will cope. You will. All the worrying you do between now and Monday won't change anything. Try to keep your mind occupied.

You will be there with her on Monday and I hope it is good news. flowers Easier to say don't worry than to do it.

My mum died of old age, despite all the health horrors we went through. I worried myself sick over about 10 years and none of them were related to her eventual death.

Beeswax2017 Fri 31-Jul-15 06:23:24

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Millionairerow Fri 31-Jul-15 22:16:41

Best to be equipped with facts. Try not to worry until u exactly know what you're dealing with. Hope all is well onmonday.

LuluJakey1 Mon 03-Aug-15 07:49:18

Good luck today to your mum and you. Hope it is the best news.

sandgrown Mon 03-Aug-15 07:53:07

Good Luck today. Hope it is positive news xx

Beeswax2017 Mon 03-Aug-15 07:53:20

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emotionwreckage Mon 03-Aug-15 11:37:00

Good luck and hoping for good news later.

MarthaCostello Mon 03-Aug-15 15:44:59

Thinking of you both flowers

caravanista13 Mon 03-Aug-15 15:49:05

Really hope it's good news.

Theas18 Mon 03-Aug-15 16:02:19

Thinking of you

Amy106 Mon 03-Aug-15 16:09:37

Thinking of you and hoping for good news. flowers

Beeswax2017 Mon 03-Aug-15 18:47:53

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Neednewflowers Mon 03-Aug-15 18:50:01

Oh Livin I'm so so sorry ((()))

PunkrockerGirl Mon 03-Aug-15 18:53:21

So sorry, Livin

flowers flowers for you and your mum.

pud1 Mon 03-Aug-15 18:54:23

I am so sorry

I have just lost my mum to lung cancer and my dad has just been diagnosed with peritoneal cancer.

My mums diagnosis was similar. She had chemo then radiotherapy. It is so hard to digest all the info at first

Beeswax2017 Mon 03-Aug-15 18:56:12

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LuluJakey1 Mon 03-Aug-15 19:00:57

How awful. I am so sorry. How is your mum?

You must be devastated. I know it's hard but try not to think too far ahead. Just get through today and tomorrow and see what Wednesday brings.

You are in shock. Make a list of the questions you want to ask the chemo doctor on Wednesday.

flowers For you and your mum. I was so hoping for good news for you both.

Bikegirl77 Mon 03-Aug-15 20:52:14

You poor thing, I'm so sorry it wasn't the news you were hoping for sad. It's a dreadful shock so take care of yourself and of course your lovely mum flowers xxx

Shnook Mon 03-Aug-15 23:14:01

I've been following your thread and I'm so, so sorry - I was so hoping for good news for you. There's a lot of support out there for families like yours - emotional, practical,financial - like Lulujakey says, try to get down all the questions you want to ask and grab all the help you can. Xx

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