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I Am Losing a Friend to Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Well, we don't actually know this for sure as of this moment. My wife has a "mass" in her colon -- it will need to be removed regardless. We discovered this yesterday when my wife...
    larrypoppins larrypoppins 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I met my friend when she was lost and in need of strengthening her faith. I had always been at peace in my heart and a believer. We connected quickly and shared so much in common...
    BirdsFlyCenterLane BirdsFlyCenterLane 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    I grew up in the 70's and it was so easy to meet people and make good friends. Now it feels impossible to me to meet friends. Seems like the only people I meet don't need any more...
    alisamee53 alisamee53 51-55, F 9 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I just came back from a dinner with my boyfriends family and friends and felt sad coming back. The thoughts I had was I envied my boyfriend for having family stability and wished...
    montgomery1984 montgomery1984 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM TO SEE MY MAIN QUESTION I NEED SOME ADVICE PLEASE. I have been best friends with this girl who lives really near me, for about 3YEARS which felt like more...
    Abay18 Abay18 16-17, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Oh man, I just can't anymore. I have a nice home, friends/family, good grades, I have enough money, I have everything I just hate everything at the same time. I have everything...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I lost my aunt to cancer 9 months ago. It still feels the same as the first day I lost her. She was my second mother. She was in the delivery room with my parents. She held me...
    papayalover24 papayalover24 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    No pitty party here. Seriously. My ex who became my best friend was thrown from a vehicle a week ago along with another friend whom was in the backseat both died upon impact. My...
    wetClutch750 wetClutch750 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mom has had a specific type of cancer for a long time now, but I found out that me off has to get a cancerous tumor out of her back. If they don't do this correctly it could...
    ZoeVoci ZoeVoci 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I lost my amazing Mum to cancer only 6 weeks ago. Between my 36th birthday and my wedding anniversary. The tragic story is she only lost her own Mum 18 months before. She then...
    rebeccaabrams17 rebeccaabrams17 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Since I am a little girl I remember that I had difficulty making friends. When I was growing up I always had just one friend that I would not separate of, but that friendships...
    MRX45 MRX45 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    According to Draconic astrology (soul astrology), I'm a lunar cancerian. This could not be more accurate for me. My soul has a cancerian personality: it's both a gift and a curse...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    A close family friend passed away from cancer on August 16 at 22:07. I miss her so much. I saw her last on August 13 and that's when I said my last goodbye. She told me that i will...
    JustineMusey JustineMusey 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I lose my best friend yesterday she said she don't want a friend like me. I remember I use to promise her that if we were not friend anymore I would fight to get her back I can do...
    lookket lookket 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have lost a total of 60 pounds over the course of five months. I still have 55 pounds left to go and Im just really excited and happy to be even closer than ever before to my...
    UsagiSnow UsagiSnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I have lost a total of 60 pounds over the course of five months. I still have 55 pounds left to go and Im just really excited and happy to be even closer than ever before to my...
    UsagiSnow UsagiSnow 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    My Christopher, my soulmate, passed away of brain cancer. He had it for 10 years and lived in incredible life until his final year. I took a year off from work to care for him...
    Mary2004 Mary2004 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    My birthday is July 3, in now 28 years old.. What i hate about being cancer is too much emotional and i am.. What i love about cancer is being FAITHFUL agree?!
    YHAS YHAS 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    I am ranting now cos I am dying from cancer. I was surprised that I didn't cry or freak out after my diagnosis of terminal cancer 2 weeks ago. Instead of trying to preserve my...
    TickleTortureMoi TickleTortureMoi 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I've lost my mum and my nan to cancer. I've also lost my grandparents and my great aunt but it wasn't to cancer. I've lost lots of people and it's sad and I'm so lonely. I didn't...
    turkishgirl98 turkishgirl98 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    one my friend want to sell his kidney his father is suffering from cancer so please contact st 9716446213
    vickeytiwari vickeytiwari 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Even though i am older and wiser than my former virgin self, i ended up losing my virginity to a guy that I can't stop liking. I feel hate and like for him. I think about him all...
    Janmel Janmel 26-30, F Aug 19

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    In my last post I said how my Grampy was and how he was dying. Two days ago he passed away after I though he was gonna make it. He died two days after my sisters birthday and he...
    smexy4life smexy4life 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    Me and my Cancerian boyfriend, who I've been dating for a year now started out as best friends. We were friends while I was in another relationship and I watched him date 3 othet...
    nailea25 nailea25 18-21, F Aug 18

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    I am unable to post this in the Success Stories for whatever reason, so I posted here. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer on October 18, 2013. I was advised by my doctor that my...
    AndreThompson1963 AndreThompson1963 51-55, M Aug 18

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    Cancer sucks!!!! Missing my husband although I know he's at peace & cancer free!!!!
    NotperfectEver NotperfectEver 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I do too. I made the mistake of losing touch with my childhood friends and absorbing my spouses friends as "our" friends for the past ten years. Now that the marriage has ended...
    KR17 KR17 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    Once, on a dating site, I came across an interesting profile of a guy who seemed sort of perfect for me. At least until I reached the last line of his introduction. He was listing...
    Vanaheim Vanaheim 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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