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I Hate Cancer

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    My niece was diagnosed last month with Hodgkin's lymphoma... She had her second chemo treatment this past Thursday. Was feeling Ill from it but in great spirits. Today she told me...
    margai margai 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 23

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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...
    PaperTowns PaperTowns 18-21, F 15 Responses May 6, 2010

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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...
    Neroforlife Neroforlife 18-21 1 Response Jan 13

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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 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    A wonderful man was taken from this world from this awful disease! HIs name was Glen Nico Kramer we called him Nico! He was the most amazing man on the planet! He worked tirelessly...
    Paige42986 Paige42986 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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    I hate cancer, it's a horrible horrible disease- and it's common in my family, my grandma died from breast cancer, my father had a very rare tumour in his back that almost killed...
    AllyLogan AllyLogan 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Steve & Tammy -   My vacation was going very well last week. The kids were having a wonderful time and they were actuality being nice to each other. Then it happened I got...
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy 41-45, M 16 Responses Jun 10, 2008

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    I had 2 family members die of cancer one was my papa its has been 3 years and my uncle it's been 1 year I miss them so much
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    Rip Donna Summer I miss you so badly 💔
    Omar023 Omar023 22-25, M Mar 16

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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...
    firebird firebird 18-21, F 11 Responses May 11, 2007

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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...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 5 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    My mom just got done well not done but finished her chemo and radiation treatment for breastcancer after a year. And today we just found out through a cat scan they found more...
    Girlfromplanetearth Girlfromplanetearth 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Mom In Hospice For Lung/ Bone Cancer - my mom was diagnosed with lung cancer in January of 2008.  Now, almost a year and a half later, it has spread and saturated most of her...
    pologirl31 pologirl31 18-21, F 10 Responses May 20, 2009

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    Cancer Can Be Funny. "Strawberry Daiquiris"! - After they discovered I had a tumor over my heart, I heard “Code White” over the emergency room’s intercom. I asked the nurse...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    What I cannot understand is how they haven't managed to find a cure for cancer yet. I mean, how hard is it to stop cells from dividing uncontrollably?
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Feb 10

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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...
    24luverofchoc 24luverofchoc 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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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...
    Sapphinja Sapphinja 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    :( - i have lost... too many people to cancer. i hate it. its so destructive. comes from nowhere with no warning. i hate it.
    ForeverAutumn ForeverAutumn 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    Young m willing to do anything to help his family. Have anything to ask www.gofundme.com/7b4p5c
    Boredathomeboy Boredathomeboy 16-17, M Mar 9

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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...
    addictedtoashx3 addictedtoashx3 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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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...
    anathema09 anathema09 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    My step mother has cancer. Shes literally 13 years older than me, and is my best friend. She's doing well and I'm so happy for that but no matter what happens now, it's always...
    Battyzone Battyzone 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Everyday you hear more and more people having cancer. I didnt hear much about it as a kid. Ive lost a couple people now due to Cancer. One I just lost recently. If Im not careful...
    momof3grls2014 momof3grls2014 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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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...
    saraah07 saraah07 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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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...
    AhmedUK2010 AhmedUK2010 46-50, M 9 Responses Jun 26, 2010

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    Tomorrow I will be taking my niece to get her blood work done, which is routine now... But she will also have many tests to see how her cancer is reacting to the chemo and checking...
    margai margai 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    I just found out an hour ago that my life long best friend was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. We are 32 years old. She's always been super healthy... no vices, exercises a lot...
    sapphirenight sapphirenight 31-35 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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...
    CheapThriftStoreChick CheapThriftStoreChick 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2011

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    My grandmother (who not to long ago has just recently fought and successfully gotten rid of a tumor on her vocal cords) now has lung cancer. God has blessed her to see another year...
    breeelovely98 breeelovely98 16-17, F Mar 3

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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...
    dustin88023 dustin88023 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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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...
    raburcke raburcke 51-55, M 6 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    Hey I need help. it's URGENT! My doctor was concerned in the past because my last blood test my thyroid was on the line. Not bad not good but she was worried it was getting worse...
    shybutkindd shybutkindd 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Going for my second radiation treatment today. I can see this getting tiring. 3 times a week for 9 weeks. I really wish I had someone to go with me. It's only about a 45 minute...
    january71 january71 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    My best friend just died of cancer today. We grew up together. Her name was Mollie. She was 9 ½. She had liver and spleen cancer, and was taken in 6 months
    kathyh7 kathyh7 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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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...
    raburcke raburcke 51-55, M 8 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    So today I found out that my awesome General Chemistry teacher was diagnosed with Breast Cancer over Christmas Break... I had Chemistry first thing this morning, and so I went into...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Why do diseases and illnesses like these even exist :(
    BeYoungBeDopeBeProud BeYoungBeDopeBeProud 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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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...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Oct 14, 2012

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    The Mighty Spell Caster That Saved My Marriage - was married for five year ago coming home late and not spending time with me any more.So i became very sad and lost in life because...
    ToniaMarc ToniaMarc 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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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...
    guitardave guitardave 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 29

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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...
    marinewife24 marinewife24 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 14, 2007

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    😁😫 I have the hospital again today. atleast I won't have to go to school for 6 days. ugh I really hate it there
    Juliam24707 Juliam24707 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    My Dear Friend - i lost a sweet, dear friend (former beau) to lung cancer.  no, he did not smoke.  the really sad part was that he was an opera singer at one point and...
    dreamraider dreamraider 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    I Am Of Good Courage. I Will Not Falter. - Words cannot describe the shock you feel when first receiving your diagnosis. For me, it was mind-numbing. I literally could not think...
    LadybirdBee LadybirdBee 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    A month and a half ago, I was diagnosed with Cancer.. It all started Freshman year of High school 4 years ago, I was developing breathing problems. Nurses and Gym teachers...
    TheDancingRaindrops TheDancingRaindrops 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    The Darkness Inside - Cancer is useless, painful and it creeps like a stalker through the bodies and psyches of a few of my loved ones. I don't hate much in life, but I HATE...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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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...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 6 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    It stupid, and i'm so mad !!! Both my granddad and my dog died from it... And now someone very dear to me is suffering from it too. He can't be cured, and he is just waiting to die...
    MsLouise MsLouise 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Lets Beat Cancer Together!!! - it is the holiday season, and there are millions of people right now around the world with a horrible illness we know as cancer. ive always wanted to...
    zackshelpingpeople26 zackshelpingpeople26 26-30 Dec 1, 2013

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    Last quarter I found out my Grandpa's cancer came back. This time he isn't getting radiation or chemo, the last time took too much out of him. He is in so much pain and it hurts to...
    Lucreziana Lucreziana 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    It Took My Best Friend. - It took my grandmother, who was my best friend. It seemed like she was fine, then we found out she had lung cancer and 2 years later she died. I honestly...
    Punk1n Punk1n 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Hi - To start with, my names Dustin I'm 28 I found out about 2 years ago that I have leukemia I've been on and off of chemo. I hurt so bad and stay sick does the pain ever get...
    dustin88023 dustin88023 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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