I'm sorry to hear about your mom's diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. About a month ago, my mother was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer with mets to her lungs, liver, ovaries, and spleen. Just like you, I am 20 years old as well. I felt like my life was falling apart as well. Even now, I still feel that way. Seeing my mom deteriorate is the hardest part. But I try to enjoy each moment that I have with her and am grateful for everyday she's still here. Personally, there's no right or wrong way to cope. Some days I'm sad or angry. That's your mom.
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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.