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Message 926059 - Posted: 14 Aug 2009, 17:07:39 UTC - in response to Message 926052.

Sounds like something similar to what My Dad did as He'd complained of intense pain and had been diagnosed with Prostate cancer and yet in a few days He had an appointment, So He also choose His way out, My poor doomed brother found Him the next day as He was going to take Dad to Dads Doctors appointment. sigh.
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Message 926061 - Posted: 14 Aug 2009, 17:26:49 UTC

Suicide is a very difficult subject to talk about, especially when it is those close to you that have chosen to end they're lives in such a way. My uncle was diagnosed with a brain tumour. He had cared for his mother who had a similar condition, and seen the pain she went through as well as the pressures that were put on the family as a result.
Not wanting the same for his wife and children - He wrote a letter to all of them, and chose to end his life on his terms and explained that he did not want to be a burden. In each envelope he had compiled an archive of pictures celebrating the good times he had with them. Although painful for those affected by his passing, I can respect his choice.
Its always going to be difficult but stay strong and remember the good times!!!
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Message 927577 - Posted: 20 Aug 2009, 23:41:15 UTC

Hey Kittyman, My father had the same lifestyle as you and I'd thought that he'd end up w/ a bad liver or throat Cancer... But in the weirdness that is life he ended up w/ bone cancer of all things. He's been gone for awhile now. I guess life loves to throw us curve balls. My condolences for your freind.
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Message 927843 - Posted: 21 Aug 2009, 22:39:52 UTC - in response to Message 927644.

Hey Kittyman, My father had the same lifestyle as you and I'd thought that he'd end up w/ a bad liver or throat Cancer... But in the weirdness that is life he ended up w/ bone cancer of all things. He's been gone for awhile now. I guess life loves to throw us curve balls. My condolences for your freind.

Thanks....

I guess it's up to God to decide who, how, why, and when.

He sometimes sends warnings ...

Guess there are other plans for me.

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Message 928478 - Posted: 24 Aug 2009, 21:46:37 UTC - in response to Message 927872.

Man, cancer is a ...you know what. So often it gets diagnosed right at the end, unless found in a check up. By the time you have symptoms, it's usually advanced.

My grandmother went to the doctor because she had swelling in an ankle. Surprise, it's stage 4 non-hodgkins lymphoma and she's not a candidate for chemo given her age. They did some radiation and gave her 6 months.

About 6 weeks after that, my uncle (her son) had some painless swelling in his neck and went to the doctor. Surprise, it's stage 4 non-hodgkins lymphoma. He's on chemo now and they're giving him 2 years tops.

About 2 months after that (the other day), my aunt went to the doctor because of headaches, dizziness, and disorientation. Inoperable brain cancer. They need the full results of the PET scan to give her a time line though.

Early detection is key I suppose. Only thing I can say is what you probably already know; stay regular with your doctor. Have a PSA done for prostate cancer, colonoscopy, or request testing for any area of concern.

Sorry to hear of your loss. Best wishes.

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