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I Am Surviving Skin Cancer

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    Lovin My Life

    I am surviving skin cancer. I have had several spots removed over the years.  Large portion of my left cheek removed. Now I wear sun screen every day of my life. I know the Big C will rear its ugly head again. Its just like maintanance to me to get checked regularly. I am...
    lotusqueen1967 lotusqueen1967 36-40 3 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    Squamous Cell

    One day while I was shaving and found what I thought was a bug bite on the inside calf my leg. After a week the bite had not gone away and I assumed it was an ingrown hair. After a week of antibiotic ointment and poking and prodding it I made an appointment to see my doctor...
    Kalihansmom Kalihansmom 22-25 1 Response Oct 6, 2011

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    Basal Cell

    So, Ive had this mole on my face for about 5 years (and its been growing since I noticed it) and I never really cared about it. Until, a friend of a friend was hanging out and started being annoying about it, asking what it was and why it was there, nobody else had ever done...
    raineskate raineskate 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2010

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    Diagonised In October 2006

    I first noticed a mole on my left leg a couple of month before. It seemed a bit weird: it looked like it was was spreading. I was not sure but I thought that it was best to see a specialist as soon as possible. I saw a dermatologist 4 weeks later and he told me that it will be...
    krao2811 krao2811 41-45, F Dec 3, 2007

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    Early Detectoin Is Key

    My first skin cancer was found over 3 years ago....at that time the only thing that was found was basil cell...which if there is such a thing as good cancer that is it. Since that time I have had 4 areas of that type cut out. Then about a year and a half ago...my dermatologist...
    weather1965 weather1965 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    Mohs Surgery

    Last year I under went Mohs surgery to remove skin cancer from my face. I thought I was just going in to have something minor cut out and walk out with a few stiches. The surgeon burned a whole that took out half my nose. took catlidge out of my ear to help build a nose. Than...
    gasolinealley gasolinealley 46-50, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Diagonised In October 2006

    I first noticed a mole on my left leg a couple of month before. It seemed a bit weird: it looked like it was was spreading. I was not sure but I thought that it was best to see a specialist as soon as possible. I saw a dermatologist 4 weeks later and he told me that it will be...
    krao2811 krao2811 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2007

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    I absolutely love the sunshine, which would mean I am definitely a summer girl as apposed to a winter girl. It's that feeling when you step outside and you can feel the suns warmth...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    Cancer is a water sign symbolized by the crab. Those born under Cancer will exhibit personality traits ranging from sweetness and loyalty to petulance and resentment. It takes a...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M 38 mins ago

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    Anyone can find out that the cannabinoids of marijuana can cause cancer. Aside from that, I want to blame it for the strange emotional behavior from someone that is in contact with...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Colon cancer is when abnormal tissue or tumors form in the largest part of the intestine. This part of the intestine is called the colon. Some scientists group colon cancer and...
    jack69506 jack69506 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    And I try not to hate anything. I lost a childhood friend to cancer, a women I knew since I was a teenager fought & won against cancer, & my father has had cancer 2 times & beat...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    O k so I survived it. but no one realizes all the damage that is done to a young man when he gets cancer in his prime of life. I was 28, I was doing awesome with my job, I had a...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    So when I diagnosed with cancer, I was dating a girl and when she found out I had cancer she broke up with me because she said she couldn't and wouldn't deal with a man who had...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M Dec 2

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    Hi ep users....so recently i just found out a devastating news that i have testicular cancer ._. I made a new account so i could post this anonymously and just get some feedback...
    JustWantAChoice JustWantAChoice 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I have had a horrible year of cancer scares. Firstly, my father had a major operation on his prostate after scans showed cancerous tumours. It rocked our family as my dad is our...
    bdonk1 bdonk1 22-25, M Nov 30

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    I'm worried because I've had some terrible symptoms of what I think could be brain cancer, or something else seriously wrong. I don't know what to do. My doctor is an a** and my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My Mom has cancer. But I don't know what kind it is. I've been mad and sad. Like I didnt think she had cancer when she told me. But she showed me her medicine and she has cancer. I...
    belongtoLyann belongtoLyann 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    {Immediately after months of tucking $5 away listed here and there, I headed all the way down to Saks 5th Avenue (Cincinnati has one in the center of downtown) and forked over the...
    Ethan5814bpc4 Ethan5814bpc4 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I lost my Grandmother to bone cancer 12 years ago. I was very young back then, but I remembered how much she suffered with it. Then a few years ago it was my Auntie/Godmother I...
    WingsOfTheDawn WingsOfTheDawn 26-30, F Nov 22

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    I've been reading some of these experiences with something about not being able to remember yourself before the diagnosis, but I can't seem to forget it or stop comparing it to...
    tiaa26 tiaa26 16-17, F Nov 28

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    Just got a call from my wife, my mother in law has just been diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time in the same breast!! Last one was around 10 years ago. My wife...
    scrimshaw scrimshaw 41-45, M 6 Responses Dec 1

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    In 2010 when I was 21 I was diagnosed with a rare ovarian cancer. I'm now cancer free. This experience has taught me a lot about people and my self. I'm still quite anxious about...
    heatherdreamsofchange heatherdreamsofchange 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Just recently, August 2014, my dad passed away of cancer. Im only 15 and i have no clue how im getting through this rough time. Its still so surreal to me and i really dont think...
    missaimy missaimy 13-15, F Dec 3

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    So the HIV is evolving into a less deadly form. And also it's help to prevent the cancer cells to spread. ~Hmm.. Maybe this virus soon turned to be the cured for the cancer.
    Abnegation Abnegation 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    So the HIV is evolving into a less deadly form. And also it's help to prevent the cancer cells to spread. ~Hmm.. Maybe this virus soon turned to be the cured for the cancer.
    Abnegation Abnegation 16-17, M Dec 4

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    I found out yesterday. Dad picked me and my sister up from home and made us hot chocolate. That was weird because it was a Wednesday. We never get picked up on Wednesday. But it...
    Cainamythgimoj Cainamythgimoj 16-17, M Dec 4

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    For my metastatic breast cancer, I've pretty much got it figured out. When it comes to my stomach cancer, I think it is less fickle than the breast so it would take more to soften...
    TheFarmerAsACorpse TheFarmerAsACorpse 18-21 1 Response Dec 7

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    My 72 year old father is in Hospice Care just "waiting to die". Lung/liver cancer. Never smoked a day in his life. Hard working family man and this is how he gets to end his life...
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    It took yrs to find out that vitamin C has excellent influences around the pores and skin. Even more scientific studies proved that the impressive antioxidants On this particular...
    Anthony8147jwj6 Anthony8147jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Ryan2693yly2 Ryan2693yly2 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I have a necklace that ever time I open the locket I cry... It has a breast cancer sign on the outside of the locket When I pone it i see a pic of my dead grandma She died from...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    They are typically Secure for acne-prones, but Everybody's pores and skin differs so it's difficult to say. You are going to just should experiment to find out what your skin will...
    Matthew9482ypf5 Matthew9482ypf5 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    So my grandmother has been short of breath and they've found s tumor in her right lung all nestled up to her veins :( they biopsied this monster but haven't said if it's cancerous...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Oh, of course I could cure it, but I will choose to die this week. There is no one who really wants me to live because no one will give me the time I need to be a good person. So...
    TheFarmerAsACorpse TheFarmerAsACorpse 18-21 2 Responses Dec 11

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    24th September was the day I lost my mother to stage 4 pancreatic cancer, she was diagnosed in early April and devastatingly went in September. Being 15 it's been the toughest...
    isobelanderson isobelanderson 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    worst news was last year when they said my grandma had a brain tumor. They did everything the could and it shrunk and she became normal again. Well as normal as one can really be...
    laurenstone97 laurenstone97 16-17, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Anyone here have any stories of how a cancer- cancer relationship is?
    mmarno mmarno 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Anyone have stories of how a cancer- cancer relationship works out or doesn't?
    mmarno mmarno 31-35, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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