Hi Isawolfe. I am sorry to hear of your mum's diagnosis. My dad was diagnosed with bowel cancer in January this year and I have felt the exact same way. I am a speech pathologist who works in a hospital and the only "medical" person in my family, yet I have felt like I have coped with it the worst out of everyone. I can't provide words of wisdom as I type this with tears rolling down my cheeks but I can relate to feeling like I'm supposed to be the strong one when I'm not.
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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.