about a month ago my dad was diagnosed w/non small cell lung cancer (stage 4) that has spread to his liver. he is almost 63 and also has pulmonary fibrosis (has had it for nearly 10 years). he started chemo 3 weeks ago but radiation is not planned. he specifically told the oncologist he doesn't want to know how long he has. What complicates this is he & my mom can't stand each other and the stress of this has them at each others throats - his anger towards her is off the charts and she has mental issues that make her completely unprepared to deal with this.
is there any chance the doctor would tell me what kind of timeframe we are looking at? i'm thinking of asking if he wants to come live with me but without a sense of how long he has or what to expect i don't know what to do. does anyone have experience with someone in a similar situation (pulmonary fibrosis+stage 4)? everything i read seems to indicate less than a year seems likely but i can't really tell.
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