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I Hate Cancer

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    A Loving Mother I did not know her really well,

    but would like to pay tribute to her, here. She was a married woman with young children, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer. In the time she had left, she spent as much time with her family as she could, preparing them for their lives without her. She wrote them long letters...
    borrioboola borrioboola 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Got another treatment of chemo today.

    I thought it was one of my better sessions however it has me confused about the simplest things. I just cried because I didn't understand why all sides of a plastic lid didn't have a triangle tab. I felt bad for the unfairness in it. Seriously?
    Improvisitions210 Improvisitions210 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    “A flip of the coin” is the phrase

    that ran through my head as I sat in the doctor’s office on Friday. As a kid, there was that one guy in my class who could flip a quarter perfectly in the air so that the light would catch a perfect shine on the coin every time. During any coin toss, we all agreed he would be...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 5 Responses May 9

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    my wife taking treatments,

    she finished one round,does anyone know anything or had the 2nd round called texall?it's supposed to be easier,
    Bluesky52 Bluesky52 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    This isn't fair.... I still need you here with

    us, I'm not ready for you to leave us....
    SunshineH13 SunshineH13 22-25, F 13 Responses May 13

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    Peedripping2 Peedripping2 13-15, M 5 Responses Apr 3

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    let's get this post to 200 likes!

    lets stand up to cancer, its about time we beat it. like this to stand up for it
    HMC17 HMC17 13-15, M Mar 6

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    i'm going to take test of cervical cancer

    tomorrow morning. Last time i went to hospital for surgery was three months ago. I'm getting nerveous now. And i just got messages after i posted this to ''cervical cancer''group from perv after he read this and left nice comments. How could you do that to people who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 12

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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, 2014

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    I really do hate it more

    than anything . It's like cancer loves my family . My aunt passed away two months ago , she had ovarian cancer and lung cancer . but we discovered that when it was too late so it was already spread to different organs in her body . That all started on February when her throat...
    serla12 serla12 13-15, F 2 days 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 Oct 11, 2013

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    Yep. Found out I may have it.

    Wish I had someone to talk to about it. I go for a follow up appointment in a couple weeks which seems like forever.
    NotLarryBubkiss NotLarryBubkiss 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Here's my story of my fight with Cancer,

    starting from the earliest symptoms all the way through getting diagnosed and treatments. So its a long story lol It all started about two years ago in august of 2013 (or thats what i figure anyways) it was the very first time that i have ever gotten Pluresy, or that's what i...
    WillowLily WillowLily 26-30, F 3 Responses May 25

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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 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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    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 5 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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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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    Edited * just found out

    that this sweet vibrant young lady is losing this battle :*( I can't stress this message enough!!!! 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, check their...
    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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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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    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 22-25, F 16 Responses May 6, 2010

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    These last couple of days have been the worst

    of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but I mean I'm 21.. I didn't seriously think of it. My sister yelled at me and called me a bunch of things for worrying enough to even go to the doc...
    lily449 lily449 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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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 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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    I just got a call from my mom.

    The doctors found a tumor in her brain
    ThePopeVino ThePopeVino 18-21, M 8 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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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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    I got a call late last night from my little bro.

    He told Me that they had found a brain tumor on My Mother.It was late at night so I waited until today to call Her.Seems they found two small ones.Friday,We will know if its cancer.Mom being Mom told Me either way,She will be all right.The thing is,She lost 2 of Her sisters to...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 11 Responses May 6

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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, 2014

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    My little angel passed away on Tuesday

    morning:( I really miss her. Childhood cancer isn't fair. She was only 2 years old. I miss you Ky. I miss you :(
    ErikaaaaaRenee ErikaaaaaRenee 18-21, F 51 Responses Feb 7

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    my grandma's dog died of cancer,

    my uncles died of cancer, my aunt had cancer, and my other aunt may still have cancer (i`m not even suppose to know about my aunt having cancer i over heard my mom talking about it)
    wolfsparadise wolfsparadise 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 14

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    THE DEVIL GRIPPED MY HEARTThe Devil gripped my

    heartWith the clutch of a cancerous tumorBut I fought that ‘Grim Creeper’The Devil did underestimateMy will to liveWhich was exasperatedBy my hatred of his pestilenceI savored the chance to make a foolOf that Evil Slimy BastardThe day I was told I was in remissionI...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 1 Response May 23

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    allychef allychef 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 16

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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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    Tomorrow I will be going to the hospital to sit

    with my dad while he gets two treatments of chemo then he will get radiation 😩😩😩😩😩😩
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Jun 22

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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, 2014

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    jsoaps2 jsoaps2 22-25, M 1 Response May 17

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    My brother was diagnosed with leukemia,

    he's currently undergoing chemotherapy. This has been one of the toughest years in my life. Please keep him in your prayers.
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    An update!! http://bipolar2medstudent.

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    lily449 lily449 22-25, F Mar 29

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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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    :(

    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 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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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 10 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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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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    In August last year cancer took my dad!

    He was a good man fort for our country many years ago and I'm still proud of him even though he is not with us
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I don't hate it really.

    I'm just angry at it for making a friend hurt. sometimes i feel that it's not fair and it chooses the wrong person to hurt. I have a very dear friend, and she seems to be losing the fight for now. My friend is the nicest person and never hurt anyone. But the disease is eating...
    mitsuki88 mitsuki88 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    My best friend is fighting hard.

    We both found each other at the treatment centre and she became my best friend since. Both of us has been in remission and relapsed since. I just got to know she is taking it for the worse now. I'm so scared of losing her now.
    etain88 etain88 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    When I was a year old,

    I was diagnosed with acute leukaemia. When I was 2, they cleared me and I finally got to be a normal kid. I don't really remember tho. But when I was 4, I got really sick at school and they thought it was just a flu. But my flu didn't go away. So they took me to the doctor and...
    ZacV11 ZacV11 16-17, M 2 Responses May 18

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    My aunt just lost her husband to cancer.

    It all came on so suddenly. I can't even tell you how sick I am of this disease!
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    My grandmother is my best friend

    and she has stage 4 lun cancer. my heart breaks on a dsily basis because I can't make it to Alaska to help.
    kottenkandy90 kottenkandy90 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 2

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