Ciro De Lollis remembered his mother Sandra Milo, guest of Verissimo in the February 3 episode. “They found advanced stage cancer in both lungs, with metastases to the brain. The last few days he could no longer drink or eat,” he said emotionally.
Ciro De Lollis remembered his mother Sandra Milo, who died on January 29th at the age of 90. Guest of Verissimo, in the February 3 episode, the man spoke about the well-known actress and the profound relationship that has always united them. Already on the occasion of the funeral, which was held on January 31 in Rome, he had spoken about the causes of his death.
Sandra Milo had lung cancer: her son's story
Ciro De Lollis told for the first time the causes of the death of his mother Sandra Milo. The well-known actress had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer, discovered by chance following some checks for a hip problem:
For the hip we went to a clinic, he no longer had cartilage and had to get a prosthesis. Complications emerged during the checks. In a woman who has never smoked, they found advanced stage cancer in both lungs, with metastases to the brain. He felt no pain.
Sandra Milo didn't want the news of the illness to spread, but her son Ciro believes that now it is right to let the real causes of death be known. “ We took her home, it was what she wanted” , said the son of the well-known actress. “I haven't slept or eaten for days” , Ciro then added, his voice still trembling and his eyes wet with tears.
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The last days of Sandra Milo
Sandra Milo spent her last days in her home in Rome, as she would have liked. At her side are her children Ciro and Azzurra, who have never left her alone. ” She could no longer drink water because of the risk of it going to her lungs. She didn't eat. I spent sleepless nights holding her hand and wetting her lips ,” explained the man. Then the disappearance last January 29th, the birthday of Ciro's son: “I wanted him to celebrate without knowing anything. At least in this I was strong, I didn't have any breakdowns.”
Speaking with Silvia Toffanin, Ciro wondered what it would have been like if his mother had not discovered the disease:
Until the day of the tests she continued to work, then when she started taking stronger treatments, I don't know if it was due to the high dosage of morphine, she stopped being herself. I wonder what it would have been like if he had continued to live without knowing it. Mom, stay close to me and give me strength. A part of me went away with her.