Quoting and then there were 3.:" She has been acting weird for a few weeks now, acting out of the ordinary. My mother is NOT lovey dovey, ... [snip!] ... how to take this, I don't want to lose my mom. What can I do? I'm almost 2000 miles away from her. This is so overwhelming. "I would tell her that it's very important that she goes to the doctor. Like NoName said if it's early enough they can do something about it. Everyday she doesn't do something about it is another day the cancer will spread. It is very important for her to go. My BIL (my sister's husband) had to see his mother die from Colon Cancer because she never went to the doctor and by the time she had symptoms it was stage 4 and nothing they could do for her.