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    My Son Has Brain Cancer

    Dear all, I'm looking at the page and wandering were to start. Firstly, I'm feeling pretty good. I've started a new job mid January. My employer seems quite happy with my work to date and my position looks good for on going long term employment. My son seems to be coping well...
    Shan072 Shan072 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 27, 2012

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    Weird Dream

    i had this dream last night i was with 4 or 5 people, one of them was someone famous but in the dream we made a lot of money and we were going to hide it but than some people tried killing us but we defended our selves and i had a knife, the whole dream we were at a boat house by...
    barazandeh barazandeh 18-21, M Oct 10, 2011

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    That Sums It Up-part 2

    Life is so ironic sometimes. My ex J and I went kayaking last week. As I said in my last post, he has extensive small cell cancer, the most aggressive type. As we each settled into our kayaks, I said “Aren’t you going to wear your life jacket?” “No,” he said. “I...
    Isodorapink Isodorapink 51-55, F Dec 13, 2012

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    My Daddy Died

    A month ago my daddy died. He had been battling a rare form of cancer. I miss him so much and wish he was here. At least now I know he isn't in pain anymore.
    Rainbowgirl4Ever Rainbowgirl4Ever 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    My Dad Has Stage 4 Cancer

    My dad just found out May 10 2013 he has advanced stage 4 small cell lung cancer. Since then he has tried 2 different chemo's and both didn't work. From May 10 to June 15 his tumor had grown 5 %. They can't do radiation cause of where the tumor is. He has his chest wall drained 4...
    alisonbrook alisonbrook 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    My Husband And Soul Mate

    On the 29 July this year my husband was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer and was given days to weeks to live. On the 30th September at 8:30pm he passed away. Just 8 weeks i had with my sweetheart after hearing that terrible news. I don't know if i am still in shock or...
    mezmo1 mezmo1 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    Cancer Research

    Although I don't have cancer, the research by Dr. Burzynski intrigued me and thought the more people I tell the faster he can get though the FDA trials and save lives. I did have a brother in law die from cancer. When the found it, he was already stage 4. He was a heavy smoker...
    Brahma57 Brahma57 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    I have had cancer. I went to the dr

    and they found a cyst so I went in to have it removed. when I woke up from surgery they took me to my room they didn't tell me anything so I asked my husband if it was cancer. he was crying and said yes. I had ovarian cancer. I talked to an oncologist who said I needed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 4, 2013

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    My name is Wendy Brimm ,

    i am from Vegas here in united state, i wish to tell you all, how i find a doctor that cure me from SKIN CANCER WITH HERBAL CANNABIS OIL, i had cancer for three years , i was on internet that very day when i saw a comment of a lady called MARIA KATRINA from united kingdom...
    wandybrim wandybrim 51-55, F Jul 15

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    My Mom Passed Away Last Week - T Lymphoblastic Lymphoma

    My mom passed away on 15th September 2013, after a brief struggle with an extremely aggressive manifestation of T lymphoblastic Lymphoma. She was diagnosed at stage 3 on march 2013. She had no visible symptoms till mid February. She noticed swellings around her neck and a mild...
    KausikV KausikV 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    Cancer In You And Me

    Cancer in you and me Your rage, anger, aggression toward me are always there in the back of my head. I wish I can burry them deep down under the earth and stay there forever!!! But I can't....they keep coming back I wanted to forgive you, but I can't I wanted to move on, but I...
    hannapaulina hannapaulina 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Why?

    I don't know how to begin to write, but I I guess this is a way to release my pain, frustration, heartaches, and everything in between! I am dealing with my hubby of 12 years with a bladder cancer stage 4. He was diagnosed 2 years ago with this terrible cancer. Oh how I hate...
    hannapaulina hannapaulina 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    R.i.p

    My mum oassed away of cancer and i am rele scared that i will die from it because i have had a abdominal problem lately and that is what my mum had then they told her that it was goul stones which they said to me but her supposed goul stones turned out to be cancer   R...
    unwrittensuicide unwrittensuicide 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2010

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    Mother Has A Tumour

    My mother is in hospital. She has a Tumour in her head. They only found it last week after a scan. She was complaining about the feeling in her left side (leg and hand). I am on the other side of the world, I am flying home tomorrow to be by her side. She is only 66. She is in...
    Tokyotrader Tokyotrader 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 6, 2012

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    The Intensity Of Life

    Here I sit at the bedside of my best friend and confidente. The rhythmic shaa shoo of the oxygen generator along with the water bubbling inside the cylinder that is providing him with moist oxygen blend in with the Soundscapes music channel I have on. A eucalyptis and mint...
    Isodorapink Isodorapink 51-55, F Apr 3, 2013

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    My Dad and Grandfather

    2008 and 2009, the most awful time of our lives. I found out that my dad was diagnosed with Nasopharyngeal carcinoma cancer. He had a  lymph node on the side of his neck. But anyways he went for chemo in 2009, about 2 months ago, we found out that chemo and radiation...
    MisAmiga MisAmiga 41-45 4 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Actually I know two for certain, my grandfather has rectal cancer and my dad has cancer too although I don't know what kind of cancer he has and I don't want to ask. I.. I don't...
    udamansteel udamansteel 16-17, F Sep 5

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    My grandfather passed away from stomach cancer in October of 2011. When he was fist diagnosed with stomach cancer, the doctors said he had the cancer two years prior. This was...
    Faith1293 Faith1293 18-21, F Aug 28

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    My uncle/godfather. My uncle was a very sincere, sensitive, cheerful man. He helped everybody very much. Suddenly, in 2007 he fell into a long pnemumonia. He was ill earlier due to...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i think it's odd what we don't know about cancer until it knocks on our door. i was lucky when i finally got around to going to a dentist and they took the time to look at more...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I was diagnosed with cervical cancer June 2014 by the time July was over I had a radical hysterectomy to remove everything excerpt my ovaries which were moved up in case I needed...
    weeziewoo weeziewoo 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today, September 15, is my 5 year cancer survivor anniversary! The day that most cancer survivors are considered cured! I was lucky mine was caught early, so that I only had to go...
    Itsmytime2be Itsmytime2be 41-45, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Cancerians have a strong survival instinct. They are protective of those they care about, and of themselves too. They are often quite reticent about sharing their inner selves to...
    BornInTheWrongEra72 BornInTheWrongEra72 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    5 1/2 years ago when i was 9 i lost my twin brother to cancer. He was diagnosed with brain cancer when we were 4 and never went to school. After going into remission when we were 7...
    katysmith01 katysmith01 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    Born on 7/26. Sun in Leo, Moon in Cancer, rising in cancer. In my early 20's I was super outgoing but now I am more introverted and am content with a handful of trustworthy friends...
    Beeperinaweeper Beeperinaweeper 26-30 1 Response Sep 4

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    My mom recently had a lumpectomy, and is currently recovering. The cancer had spread to one of her lymph nodes, and will have to undergo chemotherapy. Although chemotherapy will...
    boomkimchaloy boomkimchaloy 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The cancer I have has a 5 year survival rate of 5% and those were mostly people that caught the cancer early at stage 0-1. It looks like mine is at stage 3 or 4. With the growths...
    REBELYELL67 REBELYELL67 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I want to share my mother story~ One day she got in a car crash not that bad of a one. After that she been feeling bad pain in her back a couple of weeks later the doctors did some...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    He was my dads friend I knew his daughter a little And I knew him When he died of cancer I could not believe it That night I cried I look at the ceiling and said Bull if ur...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    My grandma had breast cancer I didn't know her well but I loved her She was very sick so we can down to her state to visited her When we left I said I love her One day she felt...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F Sep 4

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    My 31 or 32 year old sister called us on my birthday last year to tell us she had cancer. She's always had issues with blood clots on her brain, a miscarriage, and general bad...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F Sep 5

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    I stand up to Cancer!!! Cancer Sucks!!
    bja12sc bja12sc 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I lost my beautiful mother to breast cancer 5 years ago, and I wish I could have her back today. She was a talented musician, athlete, and schoolteacher who I am inspired by every...
    Jaftur Jaftur 13-15, F Aug 18

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    I would normally NEVER ask anyone for any sort of money, it goes against everything I believe, but I'm desperate now. I've been with my boyfriend over a year and a half and he's...
    bufy99 bufy99 22-25, F Aug 23

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    I lost my best friend of 18 years, After a long and devastating battle with bone cancer. If you look at my age you will realise that's pretty much as far back as I can remember. It...
    HarrietsRevenge HarrietsRevenge 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I lost my dad to cancer. He smoked a lot and was just 52. I guess I am over it mostly. Just some days I get a lil sad thinking about it. What could have been.
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F Aug 27

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    Hi...I am deedee. I had surgery 2 1/2 wks ago...debulking surgery. My Dr says he got it all, and it had not spread, although a tiny piece of my colon had it, and he removed that as...
    deedee60 deedee60 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I lost my mom to lung cancer about a year ago today. It's killing me inside. I keep cutting everyday and it's getting really out of hand. She was my everything and I watched her...
    jessicakittynese jessicakittynese 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I am watching this on tv right now. standup2cancer.org This is incredible to listen to these peoples experiences with cancer. How it changed them. Amazing stuff. Check it out!!
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F Sep 5

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    About a year ago, I saw a very dark lesion on my skin. It was black and about the size of a cockroach. I immediately suspected it may be melanoma. Now I am a nursing student. I...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F a week ago

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    Im 27. When I was 16 I was diagnosed with stage 2 nasopharyngeal cancer. Had radiation therapy and three cycles of chemotherapy. Been in remission for 10 years. All of the sudden...
    sferrero007 sferrero007 26-30 4 days ago

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    My mother has a stage four cancer or something like that , chemo therapy stopped working because the tumor is so aggressive so she stopped taking it a month a go doctors gave her 2...
    sowhat007 sowhat007 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm surviving Brain cancer!! Glioblastoma!!
    bja12sc bja12sc 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Just got word not 2 minutes ago that my Aunt died of lung cancer.... Bwahahahahaha, She FINALLY kicked the bucket! Good for her, she was hoping that death would swiftly take her...
    AnonR AnonR 70+, T 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    And had 6 years in remission. It's back. I just found out today. I really don't want to do this again. No choice though, I'm a single dad. The trick is not letting the kids see...
    Z00Z00Z Z00Z00Z 36-40, M Aug 19

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    Sunday will be one year since you left us. It is still so difficult to accept that you are gone. I have so many memories, I tear up when I think about them. My big sister, I...
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Ali Hussain Kadhim survived. As a 23 year old Iraqi Shiite Muslim in the military, he is one of the few who survived the ISIS massacres. Below is a video in which he...
    Jujalee Jujalee 70+ Sep 4

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    Very true! I was born July 11th
    FindingTheRealMe FindingTheRealMe 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    It was in the June of 2013 that the lab results came back and they were dire, my mother had Leukemia, in the final stages. Because mama's heart was too frail, she was not a...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response 4 days ago