• My spouse has esophogeal cancer and I am having an extremely difficult time dealing with this emotionally. I am looking for some support or

    Asked by denfoxo on Wednesday, January 30, 2013

    My spouse has esophogeal cancer and I am having an extremely difficult time dealing with this emotionally. I am looking for some support or

    counseling and am having a very difficult time finding anything.

    3 Answers from the Community

    • carm's Avatar
      carm

      Denfoxo,
      I can only imagine that being a caregiver and a cancer patient must be extremely difficult. You will find many here who can comfort you and give you sage advice. Until then, let me direct you to the esophageal cancer awareness association. On the home page is a map, click on your state and enter your zip code and the listing for support groups in your area will appear. the website is ecaware.org. Best of luck to you, Carm RN.

      over 4 years ago
    • Lirasgirl33's Avatar
      Lirasgirl33

      Denfoxo, have you called ACS? Tell them what you need, they can look for resources that can help. Also please don't forget that here at Whatnext we are all here to support each other through this journey. You are not alone. Anything you ask, feel free to ask. You can vent, we are here. We are on similar journeys and can relate to the physical and emotional strains this diagnosis brings on. Not just to the patient but to anyone who loves them and takes care of them. Don't lose hope. Sending hugs your way.

      over 4 years ago
    • TammyF's Avatar
      TammyF

      so sorry this is happening to you. here is a great site http://www.fightec.org/ I have talked to the guy there Bart many times and he has connected me with other people to talk to and was helpful
      my husband also had this terrible cancer, we found out 5 months ago, and they said he was not going to live. and Now after chemo and radiation we just learned the cancer is gone... so there is hope, even when told there was none as we were... dont give up...

      over 4 years ago

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