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I Am Losing a Friend to Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 41-45, M May 17, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I was never into the whole dating thing, I kind of just rolled with whatever my friends where doing. I've also always had my one true best friend, his position in my little friend...
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    My best friend had cancer when she was in 4th grade and now every year ,for a very long time, she has to go to St. Jude and get check ups. I was really happy that she fought threw...
    Beyourself32 Beyourself32 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have a difficult time making new friends, I tend to stay very guarded to myself when I’m around new people, even after meeting people on multiple occasions, I still find it...
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    This is a letter to my ex... some sort of final release. I never sent it anywhere, obviously. Literature-wise it's quite okay, that's why this letter is ending up here... so. Dear...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have had friends who I thought were true friends. but at the end of the day talked **** about me behind my back and were never really true friends to begin with. I want friends...
    kparker33 kparker33 22-25, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Friday I'm sleeping over his house with our son. our son is excited to have a sleep over with his sisters. I'm looking foward to being in bed with my ex and cuddle. I'm not...
    smashmouth4eva smashmouth4eva 31-35, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My best friend at the time and I had known each other since the 6th grade. She was always the person to laugh while I was the shy one. Although I was being bullied by the class...
    ILoveBacon23 ILoveBacon23 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    "When a Cancer is hurt she will either cry her heart out or retreat into silence. However it is rare that she will ever take out her revenge on the person who hurt her." "Cancers...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    This Sunday I was informed that my cousin who has been battling cancer for almost 15 years passed away at the very very young age of 20. She got to graduate high school, learned...
    PandaaMee PandaaMee 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This Sunday I was informed that my cousin who has been battling cancer for almost 15 years passed away at the very very young age of 20. She got to graduate high school, learned...
    PandaaMee PandaaMee 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    A year ago Friday I lost my grandmother to lung cancer toughest week of my entire life I'd never lost anyone who was so influential in my life before then a few months later my...
    dtrain1999 dtrain1999 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    My zodiac sign and almost all traits match me.just found this out. The Cancer Woman The Cancer Woman: Love, Sex, Friendship, Style The Cancer Woman The Cancer woman is ruled by...
    111rosy560 111rosy560 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    just recently i had lost my grandma to pancreatic cancer .we bearly found this out right after thanksgiving or last year .she went into the hospital cause she has stomach pains and...
    rayy17 rayy17 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm scared of losing a lot of my loved ones, but sometimes losing the most beautiful people in my life is what I fear losing the most! (The two families who love me no less because...
    derricksautism derricksautism 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My father was a pretty heavy smoker since the time he was a teen. A few years ago, he died from lung cancer. It was a slow painful death that i wouldn't wish on my worst enemy. I...
    ben243 ben243 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why am I feeling that we're drifting off/apart? It feels like someone is losing interest. I'm not sure who. It's not like before...I'm not sure what it is. Is it just me or is this...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    So one of my close friends is in a relationship for like 8 months now. It was all great until he told me he was feeling less happy lately. He didn't really know why, but the...
    rvz16 rvz16 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hey everybody :) my name is Arshia and I know it's hard to pronounce ?? ?? but I'm the happiest person I know soo yeah ???? at least people around me say that ?? I am 15 and a...
    arshiazare arshiazare 13-15, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    People used to tell me that I shouldn't be so sad, that people died and it wasn't the worst thing. Basically get over it. But losing my mom at 14 literally brought my life to an...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    In 2009, my father was diagnosed with esophageal cancer and was given a 3% survival chance of longer than a year. My world was crushed, I couldn't lose my daddy. He went through...
    kmhitz kmhitz 22-25, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    Just found out today that my mom's cancer has spread progressively throughout her body. I'm torn apart by this right now. I mean my mom is handling this better than I am right...
    caringsisterof11siblings caringsisterof11siblings 18-21, F a week ago

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    I lost my Nana to lung cancer in 2004. I recently been cancer myself and my mom is currently fighting lung cancer :(
    sikkacyanide sikkacyanide 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    I was 15 and had been dating the guy for like 4 months and he was a bit pushy. so being the people-pleaser that i am, i said yes and he didn't seem to show much love and care when...
    lilahwillowoak lilahwillowoak 16-17, F Feb 1

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    “Be certain you are living YOUR life and not someone else’s” These are the dying words of my best friend’s sister. This wise admonition became my best friend’s catalyst...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Associated card: Nine of Wands. Associated track: none. I must admit... I'm totally sick of this planet. Humanity... indeed. How does it feel to be a member of one of the most...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I have survived Leaukimeia. I was 7 years old, in the first grade, when I went to a local hospital when I was "abducted" and put into an ambulance. The ambulance took me to...
    19pollard97 19pollard97 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Except I already have. The best friends I managed to keep throughout high school and some college...they are all gone. Of course, I blame no one but myself. I had a best friend in...
    DremeJolie DremeJolie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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