My 75 year old Mum has just been diagnosed with a 3.5cm brain Tumour last Thursday and on Friday she had a massive stroke. My sister and I have been working through stroke recovery. She has finally come home today and we are going on Friday to discuss radiation and chemo. She also has heart problems which means that her blood thinners could cause the Tumor to bleed in which case there is nothing they can do. I live in Sydney and Mum is in Queensland, so I am struggling with how to manage and deal with it all. We have been told it will be months not years, which is hard to accept. Have any of you dealt with living interstate and trying to manage it? I’m feeling very overwhelmed.
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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.