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I Am Losing a Friend to Cancer

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    More accurately I am losing two. I have a male best friend who I've been close to for three years, and his girlfriend of a year I've been close to for most of that year. And I'm...
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    I lost my little sister 2 and a half years ago, an I still want her back, I miss her laughter, her jokes and just someone to talk to, I miss her so much, I think about her every...
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    Here I am 1000s of miles away at school. here I am getting a phone call telling me that he was gone. here I am with not enough money to my name to fly home and be there for my...
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    I lost my best friend from cancer. My grandma died of bone cancer the day after Michael Jackson. I haven't been the same fun loving girl I use to be since she died. I lost two...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    So, hello. I guess I am in the process of losing weight with programs from my NHS. It's a troubling one for me as I am ...well I won't reveal my weight as it ...really sensitive to...
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    sirdan99 sirdan99 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I'm losing my best friend david ever since he moved to California we haven't talked much and then when I went to visit him for a week he wouldn't talk to me or would say he couldn...
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I've never had much in life, just the temporary company of a few valuable friends that slowly drifted away within time and well, my small family. I hardly, rarely find myself truly...
    WarriorLEHP WarriorLEHP 18-21, F Feb 11

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    I am an anxious person when it comes to relationships, whether they are familial, romantic or platonic. The closer I am to somebody, the more I fear of making mistakes. In the past...
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    Us cancers have emotional issues, but you will never meet anyone kinder. We are quiet and funny. We make good friends but are usually introverts
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    I lost my mum to liver cancer over 18 months ago. She was my best friend, the strength to guide me and a mother with everlasting unconditional love. After being diagnosed my mum...
    kyro88 kyro88 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    My sister died on the night 13 November 2012 of cancer. I miss her so much I think I will be glad when my time comes. Both of our parents have died, my loving teacher and beautiful...
    Amago Amago 13-15, M 4 Responses Feb 14

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    When i was diagnosed i got mad. i researched ways to fight cancer.foods,diet,exercise.I beat cancer so bad i made it my *****.After my treatments was done i got an apolgy letter in...
    Jazonx Jazonx 36-40 a week ago

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    My 15 year old sister passed away on May 20th, 2013, after battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia for 8 months. She received chemo treatments for about 4 months before she was(apparently...
    missingem missingem 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My father was a health person until June 2014. He was a teetotaler too. In July he was diagnosed with TB. I doubt he had TB. For a while he was getting better. All the while the...
    nithyarbabu nithyarbabu 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate cancer so much. My really good childhood friend was diagnosed with lymphoma yesterday. I'm praying he will kick its a**
    Warmways Warmways 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    My best friend met some girl and he apparently likes her a lot. I can't stand it. Like he is my friend, we used to talk everyday and i was his movie buddy. But now he is all into...
    saina45 saina45 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I had an uncomfortable conversation with my sister last night because ot 'Throwback Thursday' on FB. She posted an old pic of all the kids in our neighbourhood and tagged everyone...
    krychick krychick 46-50, F Feb 6

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    i feel like im losing my best friend 😭
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    Recently I had a breast cancer scare. I was playing with my husband and he poked me in my breast, it hurt big time. I felt the lump and had him feel it too. He advised me to call...
    msvirgo02 msvirgo02 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    My mom just took in my nephew before my grandma died my nephew was a newborn straight from the hospital. my dad thought of him as his son and even said that he would be happy if...
    skie800 skie800 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I had a dram one time that I died from cancer. It was terrifying at one point. Ever since I have been worried about cancer.
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I fell in love with a friend (we'll call him 'Zach') 6 years ago. We met through a mutual best friend (we'll call her 'Lily'). Shortly before finding out this other chick (call her...
    Bethstar Bethstar 26-30, F Feb 3

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    I am currently in that stage where I have literally no idea what the hell is going on in my mind and heart. I'll try and make this pretty short. Just to say this is going to be...
    themuffintitan themuffintitan 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I feel like all of my friends are drifting away from me. I try to make plans with them but they say they're too busy. They act like they still want to hangout, sort of... But if...
    batjokes batjokes 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 8