Caren Boucher | CaringBridge

Caren Boucher

Our mom Caren Boucher has had a lot going on physically and I wanted to have a place for people to get updates and help us in supporting her. She has had Epilepsy for at least 45 years and has some brain damage with some mental complications. and has had 3 right hip surgeries in the last 8 months. There has been rapid change her in health that has lead us to the realization that she is no longer safe to be in independent living and we had to move her to a Skilled Nursing facility, which is located in Arvin, CA.  With all the healing that needed to go on with the surgeries we needed to address another issues with her uterus. So on June 29th she had a hysterectomy which is where they found the cervical cancer and noticed it has spread to the ovaries and lymph nodes.  
We have been working  with the Oncologists at Rio Bravo Cancer Center in Bakersfield and they did a scan to see if the cancer spread anywhere else in her body. 
 We learned on 8/7/18 that she has many 1 centimeter nodules in her lungs.  At this point, we are still following up with the oncologist since the option they are giving us now is Chemotherapy over radiation treatment option. She has lost so much weight and yes we are taking everything into account as  far as what will be best for my mom and making sure she knows this is her life and choice as well. We have been and will be her advocate, but it is really heavy and we only are seeking peace and wisdom in this. We are a strong family and would love any support you can give. We have been driving back and forth to appointments and visiting her. 

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