• stomach cancer, hubby now has this after 3 yeas ago he had esophageal.The cancer is just above the opening to intestines

    Asked by Sunbum on Monday, December 2, 2019

    stomach cancer, hubby now has this after 3 yeas ago he had esophageal.The cancer is just above the opening to intestines

    update on hubby's stomach cancer . They finally told he it is 8 to 12 month's , also found a large mass in the intestines well trying to put in a new NJ tube for feeding but have not said what it is .He is still in hospital, doctor did suggest Hospice for him. He's on 150 mcg of fentanyl plus every 2 hours hydromorph.. They can't get pain under control..

    3 Answers from the Community

    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      We are sorry for the turn of events for your husband. I know what a shock it is to get a prognosis like that. If I can offer anything it's the good things that Hospice can do for you while he is able to stay at home during this time. We used Hospice for both my mother and father and it was priceless. We wish your family the best as you move through this stage.

      4 days ago
    • Dawsonsmom's Avatar
      Dawsonsmom

      I am so sorry. My brother is struggling through esophageal cancer and it has been a cruel journey to say the least. He has Mets to the lung and eating is nearly impossible. His battle has certainly taken a toll on him and the family feels so helpless. I so hope they are able to get your husbands pain better controlled. As Greg noted, hospice is priceless. They helped with our mother and were so compassionate with her and us. Hoping for some relief for your husband.

      4 days ago
    • Sunbum's Avatar
      Sunbum

      Thank you all. The doctor just called they are going to do another scan. Plus he is now retaining fluid, some's in his lungs plus he having a hard time breathing

      3 days ago

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