Palliative Care Queensland

John is a 70 year old widowed man who lives on a sugar cane farm outside of Ayr. John has been a sugar cane farmer his whole life. His family migrated from Italy when he was 2 years old. John has been diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer and since his diagnosis and deterioration of his health he has had to employ a caretaker of his farm. The cancer has spread to his lymph nodes and John has been told with continued chemotherapy and radiation that his life expectancy will be 18 months–2 years.

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