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I Had Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 31 People

    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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

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    Related Experiences

    I lost my father to stomach cancer when I was 14. He began to feel pain in his stomach about 1.5 years before his death. The pain strengthened form month to month. Unfortunately...
    alexalan alexalan 56-60, M Nov 15

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    I miss my mom too. She found out she had cancer on a Tuesday and the following Monday night she passed away. I miss her so much.
    Kattz7 Kattz7 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    By life, it dealt me a massive blow from before I was even born. I was born addicted to drugs, what chance did I have? I've spent a life being broken hearted, sometimes without...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    PLEASE PASS ON TO EVERYONE!!!! Miracle Drink : Carrot, Beet Root and Apple This MIRACLE DRINK has been circulating for a long time long ago. It is worth your while...
    Shallowaters Shallowaters 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    My grampa died of cancer a few years ago and I hate how my family had to see him waste away. He died from pancreatic cancer, which is one of the more difficult cancers to detect. I...
    lechatnoirr lechatnoirr 22-25, F Oct 31

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    My Aunt just came out of remission again. It's a miracle she stayed in it for nine months, but still it's a blow knowing that the cancer is growing again. She has battled terminal...
    NerdRock87 NerdRock87 16-17, F Nov 2

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    Breastfeeding protects against breast cancer (especially premenopausal breast cancer) . Breastfeeding appears to lower the risk of both estrogen receptor-positive and estrogen...
    JaneLovesTarzan JaneLovesTarzan 56-60 3 Responses Nov 5

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    Cancer is a life taking evil that I hope one day is wiped out of humanity. My father has cancer he is 73 but is very very ill. But despite the odds he is alive. What an awful...
    riddlesmile riddlesmile 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    I've been a cancer survivor for quite some time now. But for some reason, I've been really emotional about it lately. It's not really talking about my story that chokes me up, it's...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F a week ago

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    Three months ago I was diagnosed with cancer. The phone call came early that morning as the doctor informed me the test results showed a tumor. I remember my heart sinking low as...
    vincentriver09 vincentriver09 31-35, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I almost lost my father to cancer about 19 years ago. I am just thrilled he won the battle. Cancer really needs to be eliminated from existence. My heart goes to those who lost...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    Reading about the personality of a Cancer has helped me tremendously in my life...realize how I am is normal for the cancer woman. Would be glad to talk to anyone who is...
    mmbvh mmbvh 41-45, F Nov 6

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    I lost my grandmother in 2012 due to lung cancer. I lost one of my best friends due to a brain tumour. Last year I lost another friend to skin cancer. When I was 15 And I've lost...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    My grandfather was diagnosed with colon cancer about a year ago. My father's side of the family has a history of alcoholism and when this bomb was dropped on them, they all...
    justanothersteph justanothersteph 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I love my zodiac sign! I just love astrology in all. I've always been fascinated by the moon, and when I did research on the Cancer zodiac sign, I found that the moon is my ruling...
    2grunge4u 2grunge4u 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    Shock is obviously the first reaction but having then seen and spoke to her in a strange way I feel relief for her. This might help people who know anyone that is suffering with...
    NihilImpetus NihilImpetus 31-35, F Nov 2

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    A little over a year ago she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and had been on radiation and chemotherapy. She fought a good fight but could no longer stay strong. It was very...
    starrynights2014 starrynights2014 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    When I was 3 years old, about a week before I turned 4, my dad died of cancer. this was just over 10 years ago. my mum told me he collapsed in the living room, and that me and my...
    jlee45 jlee45 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I lost my grandfather to cancer after he had it twice,a third time took him from me :( that was 3 years ago and I still miss him a lot
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I was diagnosed in 1998 with Acute Lymphotic Leukemia. It hit me like a ton of bricks. I was 28, had my whole life ahead of me, or so i thought, I was making a lot of money, my...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    Jan 2014 I was diagnosed with Skin Cancer. I had surgery to remove a tumor from my ear. This shook my life but gave more inspiration and motivation to change my lifestyle and...
    earthcare earthcare 51-55, M a week ago

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    My father had long cancer. It's been 15 years Sins my mother became a widow. I was 2 years old. So I don't remember him. It never really bothered me until now. Lately I'm wondering...
    Miriam212 Miriam212 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hi, I'm 66 years old man who has recently lost my wife of a 22 year marriage to cancer after she had a 10 month battle with this rotten disease, so now there's a big hole in my...
    WilliamTell100 WilliamTell100 66-70, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My onslaught on cancer is summarized on my website www.winovercancer.net This has been an amazing journey till now. Till today, I have been ahead in the race and I am pretty much...
    ag007 ag007 22-25, M Oct 29

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    October is also LIVER CANCER awareness month... Not just breast cancer.
    KaylenG2121 KaylenG2121 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    last night my "Grandma" Passed away of stage 4 breast cancer and eye cancer......shes was suffering since September1, 2013. She passed away Nov1,2014 at 11:00pm...R.I.P.
    xxMusicisbaexx xxMusicisbaexx 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    I have cancer and its been hard dealing with it. I originally made ep to talk about it but some people have been really rude when I have told them. akaShaun made fun of me for...
    Sanariah Sanariah 18-21, M Nov 5

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    My dad.. I don't really don't get cancer.. I just wish daddy wasn't sick, it scares me that I know cancer can kill him and I just want him to not be sick anymore.. He sleeps a lot...
    Williamm001 Williamm001 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 8

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    My mother has a cancerous cyst in her body. Someone was also mentioning Colon Cancer?
    dancedesire dancedesire 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Two really good descriptions of Cancer-Leo Cusp: http://www.alwaysastrology.com/cancer-leo-cusp.html http://www.solutionastrology.com/sunsignbasiclist.asp (this one there are...
    crazycontrolled crazycontrolled 36-40, F Nov 11

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    Well. diagnosed in Jan with advanced cancer but...we fought with chemo and radiation and meds for this and that side effect and for a bit there it looked like we were getting way...
    steelscot steelscot 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 11

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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 3 days ago

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    We met on a site, and we're way far apart. He's in Ireland and I'm in Indonesia. In the beginnings he really thought that I was a scammer. But we kept in touch in the best way we...
    LoneRan9er LoneRan9er 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I Hate Cancer You have pained many I love You have scarred them too You have taken those I love But you can't take him You can not take him
    margai margai 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Two of my uncles died from cancer. I know they are both in a better place now.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Is it possible for a 16-year-old boy to get breast cancer?
    zzzkt12crazzy zzzkt12crazzy 16-17, M Nov 1

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    Is it possible for a 16-year-old boy to get breast cancer?
    zzzkt12crazzy zzzkt12crazzy 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    Ok so this year has been a painful one and we've now just discovered my beautiful Aunt has been diagnosed with Lung cancer that has also spread to her brain. She went last week for...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Nov 2

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    She has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. There's no getting better from this point. She knows chemo isn't going to help so she refused it. Now they're just treating her symptoms. She's...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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