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I Am Losing a Friend to Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    My Best Friend Is Dyeing Of Lung Cancer

    My best friend is dyeing of lung cancer she is terminal and was told she has 3 to 10 months to live.This is very hard for me.
    southern34 southern34 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2011

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    Life Truly Sucks....

    Being born into a family with Lynch Syndrome, I have now lost 2 brothers, a sister and my dad to cancer.  My mother passed away too from non-cancer related illnesses.  For years I have been trying to come to terms with these losses in my life.... Last month I found out that one...
    bethf65 bethf65 46-50 Jul 12, 2011

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    Stage 4 Brain Cancer

    The doctors said we need to start preparing for reality... but I just can't. My boyfriend is 17, turning 18 in December. He was diagnosed with stage 4 terminal brain cancer last Christmas. I can't let myself believe he will......I can't.... I just want to love him, the very best...
    Comatose2 Comatose2 16-17 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    I Have To Be The Strong One

    My best friend beat cervical cancer in 2010. It was a miraculous recovery that the doctors couldn't explain, although I know it was divine intervention. Sometime in late 2011 my friend was diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma. She went into remission in 2012 and was doing okay...
    GettingBetter2013 GettingBetter2013 26-30 1 Response Apr 3, 2013

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    Terminally Ill Friend

    I just found out my close friend is dying. He has bowel and liver cancer there is nothing they can do
    Bonkers53 Bonkers53 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2013

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    Hate This

    I am loosing my boyfriends mum to pancreatic cancer she is like my second mum. I need someone to talk to who is going through the same situation
    courtlee courtlee 16-17, F Sep 17, 2012

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    Great Man Dying Young

    A close friend of my fathers has recently been told there is nothing more that the doctors can do for him. He has been fighting cancer for more than a year and a half. He has been through chemotherapy multiple times, has had had multiple surgeries and has been in and out of the...
    charliew charliew 36-40, M May 17, 2011

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    I Thought He'd Be Okay

    Throughout my life, I haven't had a lot of truly precious friends. There is only a small handful of people I would go to if I really need to talk, or just be near. And now, one of my precious friends, is dying. Two years ago, my friend was taken from Japan on an emergency...
    MockingMay MockingMay 18-21, F Jan 9, 2013

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    Tonight I Just Lost My Friend

    Tonight on my way home from running the children around.  I get a text letting me know that my friend has just lost his battle with cancer.  I have nothing.  I am just surfing the web to look for something profound to say to his wife and child and I find your group...
    pestela pestela 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    Many Cancer Losses Buy Yet I Still Cry

    my friend Amy has cancer she was told that in 10 days she would die. I remember when we met at 15 she said at 20 she was going to have a kid and we both did but my child died of cancer and her child is three and happy but not for long I will miss my dear Amy
    lianawolf lianawolf 22-25, F Feb 19, 2013

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    Cancer Sucks.

    My very dear friend has cancer, she's been very ill lately. She can barely sit up, and anything she eats, comes right back up. She told me she thinks this is the end. That the next time she goes to the hospital, she's not coming back. She has 13% of one kidney left  working...
    Desmanicole Desmanicole 13-15, F Aug 17, 2009

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    My Friend

    My best friend that I have know since I was 4 and who I grew up with was diagnosed with cancer roughly 2 years ago. She had been having back pain for a couple years and had been to the doctor multiple times, and was always told to go home and take some painkillers. One day it got...
    izzy88 izzy88 22-25 2 Responses Nov 11, 2011

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    It's Everywhere...

    I lost my best friend from childhood to breast cancer in September, and I took another really good friend who had a mastectomy a year ago to an appointment with her oncologist two weeks ago where she was told that her cancer had metastasized to her bones, and was considered stage...
    VTMarkus VTMarkus 46-50, M Dec 13, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I made like 2 new friends a few weeks ago, and they all pretty much left me. Something bad happened to one of them, (she never told me what it was) and she had to delete her...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M Mar 27

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    Oh i hate losing you i cannot live
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I've lost quite a few friends recently, two of which are my best. I feel like the friends I have im drifting with or I'm different from anyway, and it's getting me down. I feel...
    minmins07 minmins07 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    True friendship. I don't even know if I have that these days. It's very surprising how far relationships can change in a year. I thought I had it all, a precious family that I love...
    Nitram13 Nitram13 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I miss my friends. All my friends. The ones I move away from and even the ones I currently go to school with. I know it's all a part of life (gaining and losing friends as you go...
    pikaajoy pikaajoy 16-17, F Apr 7

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    So...today i'm going to get result of cervical cancer again in two hours. To all of the people who fights with cervical cancer and cancer...I wish things is going well..and wish...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I might seem like a little silly and innocent person but I think I'm not ..I have done lots of things that had upsetted God and led to me experiencing hell at jobs and life...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I have lost a very close friend to cancer now I find out that I'm going to lose another close friend to cancer.
    roykb67 roykb67 66-70, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i'm going to take test of cervical cancer tomorrow morning. Last time i went to hospital for surgery was three months ago. I'm getting nerveous now. And i just got messages...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Apr 12

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    i'm going to take test of cervical cancer tomorrow morning. Last time i went to hospital for surgery was three months ago. I'm getting nerveous now. And i just got messages...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    i'm going to take test of cervical cancer tomorrow morning. Last time i went to hospital for surgery was three months ago. I'm getting nerveous now. And i just got messages...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    I miss my closest friend I've ever had. He didn't deserve what he got at all. We were in 8th grade, and we used to play together and hang out and such. One day, he we were at the...
    Tranquil5 Tranquil5 18-21, M Mar 30

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    yesterday my best friend died in the hospital of brain cancer. She was only 13 so it was hard for me... she was the happiest thing in the world to me and I loved her like the...
    songwriterandsinger songwriterandsinger 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Yesterday I gave a half oz of some very high quality, organically grown MMJ to my friend Susie, she's on her second round of chemo from late stage ovarian cancer. She's a stubborn...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    In july 23 2011 my father was diagnosed with lung and liver cancer. He was smoker. He was always in and out of that hospital. that year. The last day that we went out it was the...
    copenhagenkyle copenhagenkyle 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    We DOn't Know How Strong We Are Until Being Strong Is THe ONLY Choice! I'm wearing a shirt today that says this in support of pancreatic cancer, and in memory of my Hubby...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 13 Responses Apr 1

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    I lost some important people in my life to cancer , I love my Father when i was 18 , he was only 56 he had lung cancer. I lost my Sister she had ovarian cancer she was only 46...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    On March 23rd, mama died in my arms after a devastating battle with cancer. Now, myself (nineteen), Chantal (twenty) and grandpa (ninety-two) are left to figure out everything from...
    kayygordon kayygordon 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I have just been told that my Cancer has come back after disappearing somewhere inside of me and I do not have the heart to tell my wife and three teenagers again, so I am waiting...
    erarmstrng erarmstrng 46-50, M 8 Responses Apr 10

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    Breast cancer and cervical cancer took two people I loved. Death is hard but you learn to move on. And one day at a time life gets easier and easier. The memories I have are enough...
    bubble83 bubble83 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I'm losing 2. I've knows pipes for about 7 years.. I've known Annie for about 2. Pipes has already been dealt with. I need help on Annie. Sh has a crush who likes her back. He...
    anon42402 anon42402 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I love someone who has cancer and she talks about dying and I fall apart trying not to break and cry If i could id take her cancer so shed live shes beautiful and amazing and im...
    lostbrokeheart lostbrokeheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Nearly eight months ago I found out I was (and am) pregnant. A couple weeks after that, discovered I have cervical cancer. Later was informed that I am anemic and suffer from...
    oqtimusqrime oqtimusqrime 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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