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I Had Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    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 8 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    So after about 5 months my girlfriend wich was long distance broke up with just because, she didn't have a reason she told me, she said she was shallow and slef centered. In those...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I was bullied in my second hour people were talking about if I had cancer or not I had a bad cough because I was laughing at my friends but the reactions of my friends were...
    CookieMonsta16 CookieMonsta16 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Not really. I do have some common but, I am full Blood Scorpion. The Good kind. Not the Vengeful one. I am Passive. I am a Looser; out cast in my society. I had no idea since...
    marriagegambler01 marriagegambler01 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    Living with stage 4 breast cancer..recently started Wellbutrin..looking to chat with others..
    Susannj30 Susannj30 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Us cancers have emotional issues, but you will never meet anyone kinder. We are quiet and funny. We make good friends but are usually introverts
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am unable to post this in the Success Stories for whatever reason,so I posted here. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer on October 20, 2012. I was advised by my doctor that my...
    marijuanaoil170 marijuanaoil170 46-50 Jan 5

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    I am unable to post this in the Success Stories for whatever reason,so I posted here. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer on October 20, 2012. I was advised by my doctor that my...
    marijuanaoil170 marijuanaoil170 46-50 5 days ago

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    I am unable to post this in the Success Stories for whatever reason,so I posted here. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer on October 20, 2012. I was advised by my doctor that my...
    marijuanaoil170 marijuanaoil170 46-50 1 day ago

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    So a month or so ago I posted about me having testicular cancer. I've had my surgery 3 weeks ago which they removed the testicle that had the lump and they gave me a prosthesis...
    JustWantAChoice JustWantAChoice 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    It has been 5 years now. It still hurts to talk about it sometimes and I have moments when I miss her so much I cry. It was so quick, though. People talk about how they had friends...
    PanFaealva PanFaealva 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I lost my mum to cancer, stage 4 melanoma. she was diagnosed late 2012 and was put on this trial drug. she seemed fine had to eat by a certain time and medication at a certain time...
    Mitchell92 Mitchell92 22-25 6 days ago

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    I am super paranoid when it comes to health. So cancer is one of my worst fears. It's become so bad that when I get a pimple I get scared that I might have a disease. One time my...
    ihatemyself24 ihatemyself24 26-30, F Jan 3

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    I lost my dad to cancer. He had lung cancer and he didn't realize it until it was too late. I was 7 years old when he passed away. He was 44 when I was born. Yeah I was definitely...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Im new to this experience in me too , my uncle died with cancer 3 years ago , my aunt was able to remove her tumor 3 years ago so shes ok now , my boyfriends cousin died with...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Jan 16

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    This is a subject I know sweet F all about . I'm not expected to know about either , this why we have doctors and people who specialise in various types of skin disorders . One...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Yesterday I had to put my cat, Amber, down. She had oral cancer, a very aggressive kind too, and within a matter of two weeks her mouth had swollen until you could no longer see...
    greendaisy01 greendaisy01 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well, almost lost I think. I have widespread cancer, but it is actually a worm infestation. Various parasitic worms have mutagenic properties that could easily lead to cancer being...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I am 9 years cancer free (prostate CA). I will be the first to admit I was one of the lucky ones. Surgery cured my cancer - no chemo and no radiation was needed. I never feared the...
    catmandew54 catmandew54 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I will boil for this question on this specific experience page I am certain but I have a very important question. Disclaimer I know what I have done is wrong I am looking to at...
    Readytomoveon2015 Readytomoveon2015 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Just someone anyone please kill me 4 years and I am still dealing with all this I wish I had the strength to kill myself and need someone to do it for m . Cancer and my tumor...
    tuscdawg tuscdawg 36-40 Jan 13

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    July 15th baby. I love my zodiac I love my water and my moon and I love the earth. I feel full of love and light and EMOTIONS! I am sensitive, but I love that trait because I love...
    Crystabell Crystabell 26-30, F Jan 15

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    I'm going to get result of cervical cancer tomorrow morning. I don't feel good now.little upset and sad. i had surgery couple of weeks ago and it was horrible,it wouldn't stop...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    As of April 2015, it will be 4 years since my younger sister Susan passed away from the cancer she had dealt with so bravely for several years. Time may heal some wounds, tho not...
    QueenIzabella QueenIzabella 56-60 1 Response Jan 6

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    OK,people,I won't be very active on ep for a few weeks,as you all seen it. I am on a check-up and I may have lung cancer,but the doc aren't 100% sure yet.... Result coming in next...
    Amago Amago 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just found out today. She was talking about the menu for our vacation next weekend , she said " We are having lasagna Friday and Tacos Saturday night....... Did I tell you I have...
    Marsi10 Marsi10 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 2

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    please help me I beg u. someone I care about has cancer in a most painful place idk how long they have left but if they die I'll die too and they want me there I promised them id...
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Jan 14

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    2015 Update... With over a year or so being cancer free (Colon and Sarcoma) I am pretty much fine with everything, as well as it can be.... but I am glad that there has been no...
    TimmAllen TimmAllen 51-55, M Jan 16

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    It seems like we are very close! Long pepper is a cure to various cancers and does not affect human health negatively at all. They made piperlongum by extracting with alcohol and...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 Jan 23

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    I can't say this loud enough. We just lost another friend to cancer this past weekend and it sucks. She was an inspiration to so many, my daughter's dance instructor, in fact her...
    2censored 2censored 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've had surgeries, in the past....tonsils out at age five...impact wisdom teeth out at age 17. Tomorrow, I'm having cataract surgery. I've never needed glasses, before, but for...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 14 Responses 4 days ago

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    So the story starts two years ago when I first met Rhys, the full force of attraction had wholloped me right in the gut and left me breathless, I found him charming, charismatic...
    LanaDelSlaay LanaDelSlaay 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I miss my dad so much . He passed away from colon cancer on Dec 11. And it has been the hardest thing for me to see him not hear or talk to him . I wish I could hug him, hold his...
    poetic92 poetic92 22-25, F Jan 1

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    I'll admit i really don't know if smoking is the "ONLY" way you can get lung cancer but why should people fell sorry for you if you chose to puff 3-4 packs a day? Im sure by 2015...
    TheVisualist TheVisualist 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 3

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    "Unstoppable Hope"Losing a child is the worst emotional pain a person can feel. As a grief counsellor, and as a mom who has lost a son to cancer, I feel it is critical we share our...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Dr max gerson from Texas 6503819009 he cures cancer
    marijuanaoil170 marijuanaoil170 46-50 Jan 4

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    I was born June 23. Growing up, I didn't feel like a 'whole' cancer. I remember having this itch to just pack my bags and go and explore. I remember wanting to work for National...
    2infinityandbeyond 2infinityandbeyond 26-30, F Jan 5

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    It was November 5, 2010 when my grandma ( dad's mom) passed away from lung cancer. Of course she was a heavy smoker. She'd smoke one every 2 minutes after she finished the first...
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M Jan 9

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    When I was just 9 years of age, my mother died from Cancer. This started from behind the eye and lead to taking over the rest of her body dramatically. I loved her so much and...
    milanibrooke milanibrooke 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    Cancerians are natural empaths and very perceptive.
    wnt2kno wnt2kno 56-60, M Jan 13

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