Guest Farfbaz Posted January 2, 2007 Share Posted January 2, 2007 HI.. This is going to sound like an awful question. but what is the dying process like from lung cancer? My mom was diagnosed with stage iiib, three weeks ago, but it is spread to her brain as well as possibly other orgrans. She is on Fentanyl (PICC drip) and is unable to get out of bed without assistance, cant be up for more than 2 mins or so. She is in a lot of pain, although the meds are helping somewhat. She complketed chest and brain radiation and we are now bringing her home today or tomorrow so she can spend her final days in comfort. After we admitted her to the hospital they told us she has at most a few weeks, that was two weeks ago. She hasnt seemed to have gotten worse since then, in fact slightly more mobile since being put on Fentanyl. She knows what is happening, and is dealing OK with it, but asked me yesterday how she is going to die? I assume something like she'll go into a coma, then just stop breathing (or at least im hoping). Can anoyone provide details from their experiences? thanks Renzo. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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