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I Hate Cancer

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    Cancer killed both of my grandmas (Leukemia

    and Lung Cancer), both of my great grandmas (Throat Cancer and Brain Cancer), my teacher (Lung Cancer), several family friends and their relatives (Pancreatic Cancer) and the list goes on. My aunt has been a Breast Cancer survivor for 7 years now. I want to help find a cure for...
    blondevanillaspice blondevanillaspice 13-15, F Oct 5

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    Does this look dangerous to anyone?

    Mole is fairly a few months to a year new, not concerned about that. But this toe had a rock dropped on it over 7 years ago. The nail has continue to grow out this color. Like I said, the mole is new, so I assume it isn't the reason for the color? Could this be longitudinal...
    endlessdreeamer endlessdreeamer 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    Saying Goodbye To Dad...

    I've just come from hospital, where my father is fighting a losing battle against the big C. I needed a breather. Isn't cancer a *****? It robs people of their dignity and reduces them to a state of defencelessness, much like an infant or even worse. It's horrible to see him...
    raburcke raburcke 51-55, M 5 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    But thing who really love cancer?

    I mean there someone out there hoping to get it?
    Aphrodite96 Aphrodite96 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I lost my Mother and Father-in-law (divorced

    but still see him the same way). My girlfriend is a 2 time survivor and my ex-wife is fighting it now.
    nudistfriend2014 nudistfriend2014 41-45, M Oct 26

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    Chemo

    I had chemo today. I hate days that I chemo, I alway feel so drained and sick afterwards not to mention in a lot of pain already. I'm tired all the time and can never get enough of sleep I just want all of this over.
    dustin88023 dustin88023 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    :(

    Long before, I used to give random parties to people I hardly know. So there was one of those guys, about whom, all I can remember is to be a nice person with a warm smile. Though we both wanted to be friends and exchanged numbers, neither called. It has been 4 years since. But...
    anathema09 anathema09 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    nothing hurts more, when u see your Dad

    suffering in Pain! 💔😢
    casicat casicat 22-25, F Jun 1

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    I'm pretty positive I have breast cancer

    and I'm honestly discouraged. I don't know what to do because I'm so young..doctors scare me but I'm being forced to go so please pray and wish me luck.
    Getcrunk12 Getcrunk12 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    Within the past six months two of my relatives

    have passed away from cancer. I miss them so much! They were perfectly healthy before they were diagnosed with cancer. Rip grandpa & auntie, ily!
    saraah07 saraah07 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    The American Cancer Society has a program

    called look good feel better it's free and everyone gets a bag of free makeup and skin care and advice and tips for makeup to conceal the affects of the treatment ??
    rachelle78 rachelle78 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    Absolutely Hate It

    It has stolen the light from him. Someone who was once the life of the party. Nothing got him down. Now he hides from his family ashamed and angry at what this disease has done to him. And who could blame him. I can't imagine everything hes going threw and feeling. Today he had...
    PaperTowns PaperTowns 18-21, F 15 Responses May 6, 2010

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    My Favorite Survivor

    I was reading the "EP Cares" section earlier today and noticed they had asked who I would name as my favorite cancer survivor. My sister is my favorite survivor. We found out that she had ovarian/cervical cancer when she was in her early 20's.  She was told at the time, due to...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Oct 14, 2012

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    My grandfather died of cancer,

    my uncle died of cancer. My older cousin fought cancer and survived. Just found out my baby cousin who is only 6 years old has cancer, idk how to handle the news.. It breaks my heart. God I pray you cover him in your love and heal him.
    marilynnrox marilynnrox 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 24

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    Cancer sucks. I'm sick of feeling sick.

    I want to feel like me again.
    odditblue odditblue 46-50, F Aug 29

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    apparently i has a seizure tonight from the

    cancer. woke up on the kitchen floor bleeding called 911 and passed back out...woke up here.
    steelscot steelscot 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    Cancer . My dad has on

    and off had cancer for 4 or 5 years now . And I just turned 15 . So dealing with this is so hard . He did not have it for to years . But just 3 months ago he got cancer agin . . All the moving around from one house to the other house .all the driving and crying and yelling . I...
    Neroforlife Neroforlife 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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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 test and found out... She had a tumor on her back bond... She told us One night I was still awake My dad and my mum was talking in the living...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I have two family members dying of cancer

    and will be luck to still be alive by Christmas
    maridoneka maridoneka 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    Saying Goodbye To Dad - Part Two.

    This morning July 15th 2013 at 08:15 AM my father passed away after three years of battling cancer. After his spirit had left his withered husk, he was left with a smile on his face, which gave us all a measure of relief. The medical staff wondered how he had managed to hold on...
    raburcke raburcke 51-55, M 7 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    My Grandma Has Terminal Stage 4 Cancer

    .......and her Doctor has refused chemo because the tumor is in a spot that is inoperable.It just keeps getting bigger and laying down is the only way to she can manage the pain. She's terminal and it's tearing me up inside. The vibrant,tough person that I've known my whole life...
    CheapThriftStoreChick CheapThriftStoreChick 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2011

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    I just got a call from my mom.

    The doctors found a tumor in her brain
    xKzax xKzax 18-21, M 9 Responses Nov 5

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    Options As Human

    Like a lot of people I have lost my mum nearly 16 years ago What I can not understand we put man on the moon, billion to examine other planets, billions of sport and why we can't stop wars and just concentrate on main enemy called the big C Yes let's get united and fix it
    AhmedUK2010 AhmedUK2010 46-50, M 9 Responses Jun 26, 2010

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    Dear Mom

    You are my life, my motivation and my hero. I am so very proud of you for staying strong, I'm very proud of you for getting better. You're such an inspiration to me and to Catie. I love you so much and I just hope that you know this ever day. :)
    Sapphinja Sapphinja 22-25, F Oct 11, 2013

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    Just found out one of my closest uncles just

    got cancer pretty depressing :(
    BrooklynBall15 BrooklynBall15 18-21, M Sep 14

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    Just got word that a man I know through work

    just passed away this morning after about a two year illness. RIP Mike
    Regularguy414 Regularguy414 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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    Even Cancer Makes Me Laugh! How I Found Out I Had The Big "C".

    Cancer isn't funny; but even with cancer I can't help but try to be funny, myself. On July 4th 2012, I came home at about 2:30 in the afternoon. I wanted to take a little rest, then shower and go see fireworks with my nieces. As I pulled into my parking lot in the back of my...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 4 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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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 breast cancer for seven years now, and it's amazing that she's still alive. They gave her 18 months back in 2007 and she's still kickin. I...
    NerdRock87 NerdRock87 16-17, F Nov 2

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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 loved ones to cancer.
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I have a wish that Cancer will be beaten in my

    life time so that no one will ever have to go through. Hatred Stress Anger Pain all the other emotions you feel when you or someone you know who has cancer Everyone has a voice that needs to be heard Everyone has a wish that needs to be wished I believe one day Cancer will be...
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M Oct 17

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    My aunt has breast cancer.

    Over the past couple months I've seen her get weaker and thinner and just sickly. I hate what it's done to who was once such a lively and happy person.
    weby667 weby667 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I just recently found out I have cancer.

    The tumour is on my arm. At first I thought it was just some dirt as it was only small, I tried to wipe it off but it wouldn't come off. After a few days it turned a light purple, so I thought it might be a bruise that will go away. Then it started to go dark brown and raised...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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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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    In October my brother was diagnosed with a

    cancerous brain tumor. He had surgery on it in the same month with only a 50/50 % chance of surviving the operation, and in post op had the risk of being paralyzed, lose his ability to read or speak, or any other horrible thing that could happen to someone you really love. For...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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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 love him so much and miss him everyday. It makes me sad to know that he'll won't get to see my children (should I have any). I hate how...
    lechatnoirr lechatnoirr 22-25, F Oct 31

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    Time has gone by and things sure do change .

    My dad has stage 5 cancer and is so sick . I can't even think of what life will be like when my daddy is gone . Hospice is in and he stoped chemo and they want me to talk to these people that help kids who are losing there parents to sickness and I don't even know how I feel...
    Neroforlife Neroforlife 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    If you had a person who pass away from cancer

    Tell who they are (grandma,dad,mom,sister,ETC)
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    This stupid illness has claimed way too many

    people I loved and cared about, including my mother and best friend. I have a close friend struggling with a rare form of it, that will not kill her but will forever deprive her of a certain quality of life. I have watched people I love struggle with it, suffer from it and be...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 12 Responses Jul 2

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    I Hate Cancer

    Hi this is my story. I have hated cancer all my life being as it has taken so many people Ive cared about,My greatgran 1992,grandfather1988,step grand father 2005, grandma 2000, my best friend 2001,my coisin 7 years old,its just unfir, she haddent even lived 2004, My mum 20...
    firebird firebird 18-21, F 11 Responses May 11, 2007

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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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    It Really Sucks

    My sister inlaw died of breast cancer about 2 years ago. She was first diagnosed and was told her chances were good. She went through kemo for about 1 year. That didn't work. So they removed the cancer in her breast. It came back. She went to more kemo. The doctor told her that...
    marinewife24 marinewife24 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 14, 2007

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    Well we recently found out

    that my father inlaw has cancer. He underwent a operation Saturday to remove the cancer and doctor has found that it has spread, so now he as to start radiation treatment and is still in hospital. I went to my mother in-law yesterday and she's not taking it too well. I've...
    Ashy0328 Ashy0328 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    Less that am month ago my old friend

    and bandmate, Bruce died of cancer. He lasted less than eight months. We're having a memorial jam for him tomorrow. He played with a ton of musicians here and we all loved him. Yesterday I learned my old buddy Tim had passed from stomach cancer in early hours of Thursday...
    guitardave guitardave 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    The effing breast cancer is back.

    This time it is in my Bones. My hip bones and pelvic bone ache constantly. Wtf is there something like cancer? And how many friends of mine will run away and stop talking to me as if I had the plague???!!! People suck.
    odditblue odditblue 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 20

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    "She's going to die" my grandma is going to die,

    from cancer.the person I care most about after my parents. I will miss her sweet smile her laugh her baking.but I'm used to the pain I'm used to losing people I love.i'll just sit here and cry again
    reg212 reg212 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    The Cure

    A promising drug for fighting cancer is found. It has already been proven relatively safe. Laboratory and animal tests have shown it kills cancer cells and shrinks tumors. You would think the drug companies would fall all over themselves to do the clinical trials necessary for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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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 plague on our lives it is killing sometimes quietly the people we love or know. Yet we live in a modern world with all of the...
    riddlesmile riddlesmile 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    On April 4, 2014 I lost my wife of 25 years to

    Lung Cancer. I miss her very much. She was my best friend and companion. I have done a lot of crying and more crying.
    vazquezj vazquezj 51-55, M 6 Responses Apr 10

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    Over the last 12 months,

    3 of my close friends have been diagnosed with cancer.then a few months back my mum also got told she has bone cancer to which there is nothing they can do besides treat for pain.myself had a cancer scare at 28 but luckily after loads of tests it wasn't. It's the worst feeling in...
    murgy murgy 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Even Cancer Can Be Funny; That Good Old Mountain Dew

    When they found out I had cancer it was so advanced that I was kept in the hospital while beginning treatment. I don’t think I could had been luckier if the ambulance hadn’t taken me to any other hospital then the University Of Minnesota. My care was absolutely wonderful...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 5 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    My grandpas cancer just came back

    and its worse.:( now my dad is saying if he leaves so does he which doesn't sound good to me
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 4 Responses May 24

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    When I was younger I got raped by my dad.

    My mum told me he died because she didn't want me to have anything to do with him. She told me that my mums old old old boyfriend had raped me. Then used my real dad dying to cover it up. I've found out my real dad is real, but he was the one that raped me. Everyone things my...