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My mother has told me she has cancer and I don’t know what to do?

I’m sorry to hear that your mother has been diagnosed with cancer. It can be difficult to know how to react and what to do in a situation like this. It’s important to remember that your mother is likely going through a difficult and emotional time, and she will likely appreciate your support and understanding.

One way to support your mother is to be there for her emotionally. Listen to her when she wants to talk, and offer a shoulder to cry on. Help her to understand what is happening to her body and the treatment options available.

Additionally, you can help her to manage her symptoms and side effects by helping her with practical tasks like transportation, preparing meals, and running errands.

It’s also important to take care of yourself as well. Seek support from friends and family, and consider talking to a professional counselor or therapist if you’re struggling with your own emotions.

As for specific actions you should take or not take, it is hard to give a definitive answer without knowing more information about your mother’s condition, such as the type and stage of her cancer. It would be best to seek advice from her oncologist or a specialist in the field of cancer.