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Hi all was wondering if I could get some help, my dad -terminal lung cancer secondary lymphs- has noticed a lump on his face. Im looking through all the symptoms and its not coming up. Not sure if I should call oncology for him or not? It's a hard lump close to his mouth. If this Has happened to anyone please reply.
Many kind thanks
I am in no way qualified to answer this question but but my feeling is that you should talk it over with your oncology doctor or nurse. Maybe you should give the Cancer Research nurses a call via this site - details on the home page. I've phoned them about stuff and they were really helpful.
Good luck and I hope all goes well.
I am no expert at all, but if I was you I would certainly ring oncology it will certainly put your mind at rest please ring first thing in the morning. It just might be something minor so please ring for peace of mind.
Just wanted to reitierate what the others have already posted that if you have concerns please do contact the team looking after your Dad or alternatively you can call and talk to one of our specialist nurses who are available Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm on 0808 800 4040 which if you are calling from the UK is freephone.
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Thank you for your posting. I am sorry it has taken us a while to reply.
You have explained that your dad has lung cancer and has a lump on the side of his face.
I am afraid it’s not possible to say what could be causing this here on the forum so I also agree that you should call the oncology team to let them know. Be sure to let them know if it gets in the way of eating, drinking or causes your dad any pain or discomfort too.
I hope his has helped