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I Am Losing a Friend to Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    my gf treats me like crap and i can't stand it anymore. she's really controlling and nasty towards me and literally NEVER wants to be close to me any more. i feel so alone all the...
    lonelyandhurtguy lonelyandhurtguy 22-25, M 6 mins ago

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    My friend and I became best friends four to five years ago, when we were in primary school. It started when she started going to the same tutorial center as me and we just drifted...
    rosyvision rosyvision 13-15, F 25 mins ago

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    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I was actually born with cancer. I had neroblastma which grew with me in the womb. I was very ill and developed pneumonia and other illnesses on top of the cancer and nearly lost...
    smiler2015 smiler2015 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    I lost my mother and my best friend/biggest fan best supporter - God i miss her so much:( -to Cancer-. She was diagnosed in ***1986*** (stage 4) she was told she had 6 months to...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Since class 5 I've kept losing friends either they've left town or I have and this time the girl who is not only my best friend but was my best friend andore is leaving I thought...
    milind3012 milind3012 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I wish cancer research was about saving lives instead of making money. I get so angry everytime I see a commercial with sick and dying children prostituted out for the...
    TotalityOfMe TotalityOfMe 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Previously, months ago, years ago...we were good friends, me, Julia, Wilson, Marti, Rose...Billy....we had lots of beautiful memories on here, they were truly the sweetest people i...
    EliasMOP EliasMOP 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I regret losing my virginity. Let's just say it was too young too dumb. I knew the guy for three years before we started dating. We ended up rushing things and I immediately...
    ashs998 ashs998 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think it's because they're all so busy with their own lives. I try to keep in touch with them and ask them to hang out but they all just say they're busy with work and school so...
    soulfulmuse soulfulmuse 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Another one left me, but i will not expain why. I think i care too much, for strangers....which is creepy and they doesnt understand my care. But if i care so much in real life, i...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    shouts to all my cancers out there on the web, surfing the awesome websites like this one, Happy birthday to my friend who's birthday is on the 1st and mine was on the 27th what an...
    meisalreadytaken meisalreadytaken 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello...can someone face punch me and wake me the F%#$ up?!! The nightmare I warded off for the past 4 years is closing in on me...I have posted in the past several years ago about...
    mistygreene mistygreene 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I've never been diagnosed with cancer, so from that perspective I cannot relate with many of you. My father died of lung cancer in 2009, and it was devastating for all of us, my...
    Nmajor Nmajor 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Laurentiu and I'll be 18 next mounth on the 16 of july. My father abandoned me and my mom since my birth, so I grew up without the leading of a father. Since I...
    b16laurentiu b16laurentiu 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I used to have quite a few friends, i even had a best friend but everything changed... I transferred schools and my best friend was left in the previous school. That's not what...
    fallenindarkness fallenindarkness 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    There was a time a while back when I discovered the communities of online Minecraft. I entered into a new world, met new people, made memories.....it was as if I had another life...
    Jupiterr Jupiterr 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I am a cancer will be 22 July 2 any other cancer that has a prob. with anger or there temper
    josephpiper josephpiper 18-21 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had a best friend. I have close friends now, friends that I consider best friends but that aren't really. She was my best friend for seven years and then she grew distant. My...
    Jewels10022 Jewels10022 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Prostrate Cancer, I know this is not the group to post this experience , but it's a subject many of us men don't talk about . The reason I'm posting this on here is , we all have a...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M a week ago

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    Prostrate Cancer, I know this is not the group to post this experience , but it's a subject many of us men don't talk about . The reason I'm posting this on here is , we all have a...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M a week ago

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    I don't hate it really. I'm just angry at it for making a friend hurt. sometimes i feel that it's not fair and it chooses the wrong person to hurt. I have a very dear friend, and...
    mitsuki88 mitsuki88 13-15, F Jun 25

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    It's not my best friend, it's one of my best friends close friends, who we go to school. We made a booster for him please help! http://www.booster.com/helpusfightbonecancer
    cayla921 cayla921 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Please help me with my fundraiser for my friend with cancer http://www.booster.com/helpusfightbonecancer
    reagan1017 reagan1017 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    My best friend is fighting hard. We both found each other at the treatment centre and she became my best friend since. Both of us has been in remission and relapsed since. I just...
    etain88 etain88 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I have ended several non-productive friendships over the years, either just losing touch with someone and not trying to regain contact, but rarely through confrontation. Right now...
    R1200 R1200 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I'm not into astrology, but this is me lolWistful, shy, and mysterious, Cancer is ruled by the Moon. A Cancer man is reserved when he first meets someone new and it will take many...
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    I'm thirteen and my friend just got diagnosed with bone cancer. His leg gradually started to feel worse and we both just thought it was nothing. Then they found out he has cancer...
    reagan1017 reagan1017 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I have serious brain cancer concerns. Headaches, dizziness, cross-eyes, heavy head all the time, heart palpitations it's so bad it's there all the time. I'm scared I have brain...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Jun 19

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    I lost my best friend to cancer in grade 7 and I was in emotional trauma for quite a while. We have been friends since grade 1 and I still miss her so much. She meant so much to me...
    Venessab Venessab 18-21, F Jun 18