Hi, my mom has stomach cancer as well. Unfortunately for her they discovered it way too late. However, when she was getting her first few sessions of chemo, I used to give her blended oatmeal with water which can be refreshing for them and soothing for their stomach, this can also give them lots of energy as well. Any juices but homemade like pear, Apple, strawberry can also be good, I usually mix this with 2 tablespoons of oatmeal to make it like a "protein shake", this can help for when they don't really seem to have any appetite. As for soups, I boil a little piece of meat or chicken, along with a few potatoes, then blend it all, they don't have to eat the whole bowl of soup, with just a few tablespoons throughout the day, it can be good for when they don't really want anything else. I hope it helps and wish you and your mom the best.
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9 months ago my mom was diagnosed with stomach cancer. The doctors told her it has been going on for 10 years! Now, what I thought it could be a light at the end the tunnel, by all the treatments she had done and by how well the doctors used to talk about her has completely disappeared, they now said she had terminal cancer and it's unbearable to see how she just gets weaker every day. I don't know how to handle this anymore. I can't stand losing her. It's so hard to come to terms with her leaving me and thinking about the time I spent with her as just a lovely memory. I don't want to say goodbye, I'm not prepare to see her go. I don't know what else to do, I want to have my old mom back, I want to do all the things we used to do. I know I have to stay hopefull but it's so hard to hear that she wants to give up.
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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.