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I Had Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    Enlightening

    I was diagnosed with a soft tissue sarcoma when i was 16. it was sitting on my spleen just under my lef rib cage. i went for my first operation 3 days after my 16th birthday and a post op scan revealed that there was still cancer in the are. so a couple of days after the first i...
    houzie houzie 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23, 2009

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    I was diagnosed with APL,

    acute prylocitic leukemia when I was 16. It was a rare childhood disease. I was bruising easily and was out if breath quite frequently. My mom took me to the hospital to draw some blood, there I found out my platelets were very down. I was admitted that very next day. I was...
    PrincessAbigail89 PrincessAbigail89 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2014

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    I was only 8 when I was diagnosed with

    ganglioneuroma (misspelled) and neuro blastoma. I was admitted to he hospital 3 weeks later and went though a 7 hour operation to remove the tumor from my spinal cord and lung. Once it was removed, they discovered some malignant cells had travelled all the way to the surface of...
    LovableJillian LovableJillian 13-15, F Sep 23, 2014

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    One of My Happiest Moments

    While going through testicular cancer I often thought of how long I had to wait....before seeing if all of the plumbing worked.  For some reason this is what I thought about in the hospital.... I probably should have been more worried that they wouldn't...
    newyork123 newyork123 26-30, M 7 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    When i was just over 20months old i was

    diagnosed with a blood cell cancer called leukemia. I nearly died but recovered
    Sourr Sourr 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2014

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    I'm coming up on my sixth cancerversary.

    It's funny what memories resurface. The day I found out I had a large tumor in my abdomen (which turned out to be a rare form of ovarian cancer-the tumor weighed 7 lbs for crying out loud), I drove to my brother's to see my mom. As soon as I got there, we piled in the car to go...
    stonesandsage stonesandsage 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2014

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    Would You Like Your Cancer?

    My name is Megan and I am currently 24 years old, turning 25 on September 1st. When I was 17, shortly after my high school graduation I was diagnosed with cancer. I recently wrote & published a book about my entire cancer battle from beginning to end. It's aptly titled 'Would You...
    meganoates meganoates 22-25, F Aug 23, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I lost my mum to lung cancer the very same day that my first child was born. After throwing myself wholly into being a mother and wife, I have never grieved for her. My son was...
    mommabear13 mommabear13 26-30, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    We'd been married and trying for 6 years. I was so happy that January. It was the worse thing I've ever been through... ...the following year we lost my uncle suddenly in his...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I am louis paris, aged 59. once with this diabolical disease called cancer 'when I heard about the magical oil called cannabis oil decided to give it a try. But how to get became a...
    marijuanaoil170 marijuanaoil170 46-50 6 hrs ago

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    I lost some important people in my life to cancer , I love my Father when i was 18 , he was only 56 he had lung cancer. I lost my Sister she had ovarian cancer she was only 46...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    The battle with cancer takes more of you than you will every know.I am a survivor of Hodgkin lymphoma iam happy to say i won the war but in the long run the treatments did a whole...
    Jazonx Jazonx 36-40 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I have just been told that my Cancer has come back after disappearing somewhere inside of me and I do not have the heart to tell my wife and three teenagers again, so I am waiting...
    erarmstrng erarmstrng 46-50, M 12 Responses Apr 10

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    So...today i'm going to get result of cervical cancer again in two hours. To all of the people who fights with cervical cancer and cancer...I wish things is going well..and wish...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    This post is coming something that I wish I didn't have more than one experience in. When I was a kid I lost my father to cancer after about 15 months from his diagnosis. After...
    Imnotreelyhere Imnotreelyhere 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Tocotrienols are among the strongest combatants against cancer. Tocotrienols are the second form of Vitamin E (the first being Tocopherols). They are claimed by research studies to...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 2 days ago

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    I'm going to take test of cervical cancer again tomorrow morning. Last time when i went to and had some surgery was three months ago. I'm getting very nerveous right now....
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 12

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    yesterday my best friend died in the hospital of brain cancer. She was only 13 so it was hard for me... she was the happiest thing in the world to me and I loved her like the...
    songwriterandsinger songwriterandsinger 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    UPDATE: I had a talk over with my mom and we decided it's best if I get surgery and they try to take some of the cancer out. The doctors think it's a really good decision as well...
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I had surgery in September of 2010 to remove my prostate due to cancer. Last checkup shows my PSA still at 0. PTL!!
    RobertL1954 RobertL1954 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    My sister (54) was just diagnosed with Uveal Melanoma, eye cancer! It is very treatable if that is the primary source, however, she had Hodgskins Disease in her early 20's, so the...
    dreamerintexas dreamerintexas 51-55, F 7 Responses Apr 21

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    Yesterday I gave a half oz of some very high quality, organically grown MMJ to my friend Susie, she's on her second round of chemo from late stage ovarian cancer. She's a stubborn...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 3 Responses Apr 21

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    My mother was the one person in my life that i could call any hour of the day or night and she would just listen. It didn't have to make sense and there was always just the right...
    griff11b griff11b 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    My friends mom, and my good friend, just recently passed away of brain cancer. I still can't believe that she's gone. I pass her contact in my phone, and my stomach drops that I...
    imsoclassic imsoclassic 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I am looking for the lady that wrote in and said her husband had got cancer after a liver transplant and I would like to be able to talk with her because I have a similar situation...
    ha1868 ha1868 56-60, F 4 days ago

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    Nearly eight months ago I found out I was (and am) pregnant. A couple weeks after that, discovered I have cervical cancer. Later was informed that I am anemic and suffer from...
    oqtimusqrime oqtimusqrime 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    i'm going to take test of cervical cancer tomorrow morning. Last time i went to hospital for surgery was three months ago. I'm getting nerveous now. And i just got messages...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12

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    i'm going to take test of cervical cancer tomorrow morning. Last time i went to hospital for surgery was three months ago. I'm getting nerveous now. And i just got messages...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 12

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    i'm going to take test of cervical cancer tomorrow morning. Last time i went to hospital for surgery was three months ago. I'm getting nerveous now. And i just got messages...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 12

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    My Dad was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer, he has 2-6 month to live. The cancer is in his lungs, brain and liver. My dad has been absolutely horrible to me in the past and...
    noseatbeltsong noseatbeltsong 18-21 1 Response Apr 13

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    I have lost a very close friend to cancer now I find out that I'm going to lose another close friend to cancer.
    roykb67 roykb67 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    I had no idea what the pain was i was getting i went to the hosiptal and all they said was it was indigestion and gave me something that wasn't even safe for me while i was...
    penguinroxz1 penguinroxz1 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    In October of 2014, while travelling in Peru, I had a seizure in the middle of the night. My spouse, who happens to be a medical doctor, woke up, finding me convulsing and...
    runlerun runlerun 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    In October of 2014, while travelling in Peru, I had a seizure in the middle of the night. My spouse, who happens to be a medical doctor, woke up, finding me convulsing and...
    runlerun runlerun 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I'm 13 years old and have brain cancer with TUMORS on my legs and 3 on my neck
    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/lauren-hill-inspirational-college-hoops-player-dies-of-cancer-1.3027821 Rest in peace my sister.
    JuggllingForACure JuggllingForACure 26-30, M Apr 11

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    Yes i was born june 22 . Cancers are sensitive people
    faithnhope22 faithnhope22 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    She passed away this past October from lung cancer. God, I still miss her and my dad so much!! I'm beginning to think I'll never get past this.
    jradc44 jradc44 46-50, M Apr 15

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    Sometimes I love being a cancer I am a moon child through and through but sometimes it can be too much anyone agree ⚡️💜🌕
    m00nchild7 m00nchild7 26-30, F Apr 21

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    she was my every thing and lost every thing with her.. my mom passed away six months ago to stomach cancer we've been through hell since she was dignosed i didnt imagine some thing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 25

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    Cancer got me so weak.. I don't walk anymore, I use a wheelchair. And my hair is falling down. I think I'm dying soon ...
    imjustmex33 imjustmex33 16-17, F 8 Responses Apr 25

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    In july 23 2011 my father was diagnosed with lung and liver cancer. He was smoker. He was always in and out of that hospital. that year. The last day that we went out it was the...
    copenhagenkyle copenhagenkyle 18-21, M Apr 25