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I Hate Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    nothing hurts more, when u see your Dad

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

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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 4 Responses Sep 20

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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 better? I've cried myself to sleep more than once because the pain has been so bad.
    dustin88023 dustin88023 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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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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    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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    "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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    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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    two granparents, one best friend,

    teacher and first love all from a ******* deasise called cancer. i really wish cancer will get cancer and die.
    musicislife11 musicislife11 16-17, F May 30

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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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    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 a week ago

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    It's breast Cancer awareness Month!

    A friend of my son has just been diagnosed with breast cancer...she's only 23 yrs old...cancer has no age limit :( Every woman needs to take care of themselves and get yearly exams if possible!!
    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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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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    ginajina ginajina 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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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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    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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    So if a man wee's on a pregnancy tester & it

    comes back positive no he's not pregnant but he may have testicular cancer ..... Strange but true
    tom1851 tom1851 46-50, M 2 Responses May 27

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    I have two family members dying of cancer

    and will be luck to still be alive by Christmas
    maridoneka maridoneka 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I Have Former Student Who.......

    During the past four weeks, I have had the opportunity to visit with a former student who has the advanced stages of brain cancer. It is only a matter of time when he loses the ability to be coherent and talk.... He is one of the best astronomy students that I have ever had and...
    gregc60 gregc60 51-55, M Sep 7, 2012

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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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    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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    Found out today that my cousin

    who has fought and beat breast cancer in the past will not beat it this time. Hospice is amazing.. I've witnessed what those nurses can do to help a patient and the family with the final days of life twice before. I just had hoped it wouldn't come to this... As we all do...
    margai margai 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 29

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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...
    secretgirly121121 secretgirly121121 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 27

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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 what “Code White” meant, she said their calling in an emergency surgical team in for you.” I had already been told by the Dr. that my chest...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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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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    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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    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 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 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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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 1 Response Oct 11, 2013

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    I absolutely hate cancer,

    it is the devils way of punishing someone, my nan was diagnosed with jaw cancer a long time ago but thanks to the john Radcliffe hospital she was cured and she is fine to this day. But my grandad got diagnosed with some type of skin cancer and he is waiting to get it removed...
    Emilyxox14 Emilyxox14 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 7

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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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    :(

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I moved my freshman year to a different city.

    I had absolutely no friends. There was this boy that wails always catch my attention he was just so damn good looking. One day I heard some girl screen his name so I decided to search him up on facebook. I found him and friend requested him. We started talking in facebook then...
    pbxoxo pbxoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 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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    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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    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 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. For the first few days I went through a series of emotions, ranging from shock to fear, to pure red hot rage. I would wake up at night with this...
    LadybirdBee LadybirdBee 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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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 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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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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    I recently came down with cancer.

    ...brain cancer to be exact and soon I will be starting chemo therapy I'm a bit scared though like what happens during it do u go into a machine like radiation do they give u a drip what happens during it all I know is that I'm gonna go bald and I'm completely fine with that it's...
    baconismycat baconismycat 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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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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    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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    So I could have ball cancer I found out today

    in hospital, the flash of not knowing if I can still have kids. :0(
    eplife eplife 31-35, M 6 Responses Apr 30

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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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    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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