kellyb66 Posted March 7, 2009 Share Posted March 7, 2009 Hi. My name is Kelly. I am 42 yrs. old and I live in N.C. I found out yesterday that my mom has large cell lung cancer that has spread to her liver. The dr. said she is a stage 4. She is in the hospital in Arkansas where she lives. They will keep her for a few days and then send her home with hospice. The dr. is kind of baffled because he said that usually large cell cancer doesn't spread quick, but this has moved very quick. She had fluid on her lungs last fall, but nothing else showed up and then she began to have problems about 2 weeks ago and there are 2 tumors in 1 lung and 1 tumor in the other with spots on her liver. They couldn't do a lung biopsy because they were afraid the lungs would collapse so they biopsied the liver and it came back as cancer. I am 830 miles from home, afraid to fly and I don't know when to go. The dr. said not to make an emergency trip home right now, but he wouldn't tell me how long she had. He said he needed to get her maintained so she can stay at home. the last time she was weighed she was 72 lbs, which she has always been very small. My brother lives there and he will help take care of her, but I would like to be there as well...but I work.r I just need some advise. Thank you, Kelly Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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