I Had Cancer Touch My Life Too Close to Home

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    Long Term Chemo Side Effects

    I had chemo 2 1/2 years ago. I am still very tired and sometimes confused. How long did it take you to feel like yourself again? Did you ever get all your energy back? What are your side effects? Miss lex  
    misslex misslex
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 14, 2008

    Too Close Indeed

    Both my grandfathers had cancer. One of them now breathes through a hole in his throat, the other is incurable, but it can be slowed so much that he can die a natural death without much pain. My aunt had breastcancer and is now clean after chemo. My girlfriend died of cancer...
    Beanow Beanow
    22-25, M
    May 15, 2011

    Several Times

    it took all my grandparents.some of my aunts,one uncle.i guess i have that to look foward to.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    1 Response Apr 2, 2009

    I Don't Often Talk About This.

    Back in February of 1998, my grandfather went in to have part of his second kidney removed.  His first one was removed entirely in 1994.  Well, you can't live without at least one kidney, duh.  The doctors ended up having to take the entire second kidney that...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2009
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