Hi there everyone. After spending 4 months on the cancer rollercoaster, thought it would help to get online with people in similar situation. This is all new to me so please please please forgive me if I prattle on. I am supporting my father with advanced metastasized melanoma cancer. I feel like I am the only daughter who has supported her young 60 year old dad suffering from cancer. Dads last surgery happened a month ago, where he had 2/3 stomach removed, half liver removed and his spleen removed. This was his 3rd major surgery in 4 months. His surgeon has now said NO MORE SURGERY. Doctors are talking quality of life not quantity so no other treatment options. It just doesnt seem fair. My father has been a busy, active man who never gets sick and here he is, being dealt with a form of torture. It really sucks!
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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.