My sympathies to you as I understand some of what you are going through.
My mother also has pancreatic cancer, she was diagnosed in June after suffering the pain of it since November 2009. They told us that Pancreatic cancer was hard to diagnose. I was wondering if you could have any suggestions on how you handle depression or anxiety with your wife. My mother lies awake all night thinking "I am going to die" and by the time I get up in the morning she is a shaking wreck. I tell her to focus on the positive and not to think about what we are not sure of, but this doesn't seem enough and is very easy for me to say.
Yes we are all an extended family and it does give me some kind of support thinking that.
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Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.