Hi everyone, I have joined the forum as my dad who is 75 has just been diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer which is also in the stomach lining. He can't have an operation, is on a liquid diet as the main problem is at the top of his stomach so food is not getting through. They tried a stent but that didn't work. He has had 2 oncology appts and was told yesterday he can start chemo soon (infusions and tablets I think). He lives over 100 miles away and I saw him last weekend and he has lost so much weight but otherwise looking not too bad
My closest friend has stage 4 secondry breast cancer in her bones and my sister in laws mum has also been diagnosed with stomach cancer which has already spread to her lungs so not looking good.
Never known a year where so many people I know personally have cancer - just hoping to be able to chat with others going through this to try and keep strong for my mum