I Have a Child With Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    Just For Jess

    I myself dont have a child that has cancer, but a close friends little sister lost her battle 6 months ago to nueroblastoma, she had several large masses on her spinal cord and one on the brain, she never gave up though, she was everyones inspiration to keep going, she was...
    armympgirlfriend armympgirlfriend
    18-21, F
    Aug 20, 2010

    Standup2kidscancer - Christian's Story

    I am trying to do my part in advocating for my son, Christian,ancer by promoting childhood cancer awareness. My son is 9 years old. On March 16, 2010, he was diagnosed with 4B Hodgkin Lymphoma. His cancer was at a very aggressive stage. The cancer had already attacked his...
    cassey9698 cassey9698
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 20, 2010

    Good News!

    Iron deposits were lower than we expected. Ultrasound of liver was okay. Sophie came out of hospital today- and the wheelchair is perfect for her. Was a worrying moment when it was thought that her Hickman line might have broken. Was terrifying- yes, she's still on chemo, even if...
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke
    36-40, F
    Jul 16, 2013

    Faith And Strength <3

    I had my daughter, Bella a little early like a month early. They realized her heart rate was dropping and they immediately transferred and admitted me into the hospital. This was crazy for me, especially being only a Junior in high school. I was so confused and scared. When I...
    EmKeganBella18 EmKeganBella18
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 6, 2012

    Donation

    Sophie, diagnosed with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukaemia). My daughter is eight. And the ALL has appeared to have stopped responding to treatment. We are looking for a bone marrow donation. We need it in four months to have a chance, but it's unlikely she can get to three months...
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke
    36-40, F
    Jun 15, 2013

    My son is coming up on his 5 year post

    treatment anniversary. I'm very happy to be at this stage but the fear never stops. Every cough, pain, etc I'm afraid the cancer is back. Even though the cancer is hone my son has not healed. Cancer profoundly changed him from a very happy outgoing kid to a moody, sullen...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2014

    Back In Hospital...

    Waiting for your child. Watching them sleep, with your book in one hand, and chocolate or junk in the other. They are sleeping in the daytime, in the sunshine, and you wish they could be playing outside in the summer heat. That's what I'm doing, and messing on EP because I have...
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke
    36-40, F
    Jul 20, 2013

    Wilm's Tumor

    My firstborn daughter was diagnosed with the toughest strain of Wilm's Tumor when she was 4. She braved 18 months of chemo and radiation which made it go into remission. On her first checkup after the treatments had ended it was discovered that it came back with a vengance. The...
    funbbw funbbw
    51-55, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2011

    I Don't Know Where My Daughter Went

    Background - my daughter has stage 4 breast cancer. Last year, May 3rd she was flown out of Europe and I picked her up at the airport. First, the double mastectomy and removal of 13 lymph nodes (4 of which were cancerous). The cancer (HER2 and Estrogen based) was within mm of...
    AlisaK AlisaK
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Sep 23, 2011

    We Are Survivors!

    So. Sunday 14th July. Nearly a month since we were told the leukaemia has stopped responding. We are on the transplant list (bone marrow). I can't donate, sadly. We are waiting. We are surviving. So far.
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke
    36-40, F
    Jul 14, 2013

    Treasure The Good Days

    We are still stuck in a rut. My little one, ALL and it's not responding to treatment. Still looking at curative options, but each day reduces our hope. Treasure the good days. The days they are strong enough to talk and smile and cry. We don't have those days anymore. So we are...
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke
    36-40, F
    Jul 7, 2013

    After Remission, the Challenge Begins

    I have a step daughter who is a survivor of leukemia as an infant. She is now a happy, beautiful redhaired girl. To look at her you would never imagine what she has gone through or goes through to this very day. When remission from cancer in a child is achieved, there are no...
    yukon yukon
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2008

    With Love

    I lost my dad, but had I only known... every one of you should know of the Gerson therapy. Your doctors will never tell you about it, they are instructed not to believe.
    Ellanecured Ellanecured
    31-35
    Nov 15, 2012

    My son was diagnosed with myelodysplastic

    syndrome in 2012 during the summer before his senior year of high school. He had a bone marrow transplant and nearly died twice in the PICU due to complications from it. He is now at home but still has lots of complications. His dad has not been helpful at all. He lives about 30...
    lynnieruns lynnieruns
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2015

    Cancer Cure Covered Up By Government.

    Type in any browser ( RUN FROM THE CURE ) I was blown away when i watched this video, i have known for years the Governments and companies that make medice would have covered up something like this. Please please please pass it on to all your list. It does not just cure cancer...
    reikiman123 reikiman123
    51-55
    1 Response Oct 20, 2013

    Hang In There

    I just wanted to write a note to encourage all you parents in this group. I am blessed to say that I do not have a child with cancer. In that regard I have no idea how you feel, but I wanted to let you know that someone in the Cancer project was thinking about you. I am a cancer...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Oct 19, 2007

    Angie's Cancer Is Back

    It never really completely left.   She's been on chemo drugs every 3rd month.   Now it progressed again & she's taking the chemo continuously.   The good news is they caught it while it's still only in her stomach & not also in her bladder, both kidneys & urinary...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Aug 12, 2010

    Sophie And ALL

    My eldest daughter was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) six and a half months ago. She is eight years old. She hasn't even made a mark on earth, only in my heart, but she is bearing the weight of cancer on her shoulders. The thing with cancer....it is a...
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke
    36-40, F
    May 31, 2013

    Not Exactly :(

    We are waiting for the biopsy to come back for my 3yo, we know there's a tumour, obviously, but we don't know if it's malign. We are waiting for our world to end. It shouldn't be like this.
    CR10 CR10
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 30, 2013

    It's the Waiting That's the Killer

    My husband and I recently  (June/07) moved across Provinces to begin a kid free life as our children were finally grown and out on their own.  It was a huge change for us.  We bought a house, began a total renovation and settled in for a long, hot, busy summer...
    LoveandLaughter LoveandLaughter
    56-60, F
    19 Responses Feb 22, 2008

    I Lost My 12 Year Old Daughter To Cancer

    On 09/27/07 I got the most devastating news a parent could get. "Your child has a mass in her brain-stem, and there is NOTHING we can do" The exact term is Diffused Intrinsic Pontine Glioma or DIPG. She was 11 at the time. In today's world of science, I didn't understand why...
    aimeesarmy aimeesarmy
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Oct 3, 2010

    Hello

    My  new friend, i am well pleased to contact you after going through your profile at (www.experienceproject.com) on my search for genuine relationship  i will like to be your good friend, please contact me  with this id, (juliietmashal(at)yahoo dot co dot uk) i am waiting...
    takeme11 takeme11
    13-15
    Jan 9, 2012

    Don't worry people are trying to help go mark

    entertaining and kind hearted and a hero
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 5, 2014

    My Boy Has Testicular Cancer

    He is 25, but they're always your babies, no matter how hold they are.  He has the cancerous testicle removed & is currently undergoing chemo.  It spread to his abdomen where there's a good size (about 6 cm) tumor, but they still believe he'll be cured.  I left...
    2Quirky 2Quirky
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Apr 11, 2010

    Sorry I Do Not But As A Survior

    for me as a kid or the few time i was back in young i know the most inportant thing is for that child to know you love them and they did nothing wrong the first time i was in the hopsital for 6 months no one came and saw me ene the dayof the operation to remove part of my...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Sep 23, 2011

    Young Adult Son With Leukemia

    I can only write this with anonymity....that's just the way it goes. Short, short version...oldest son diagnosed at age 21+ 3 months with a rare form of leukemia....indudction/consoldation/maintenence throughout 2009.... Leukemia returns in August, 2010.....we start the dance...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 22, 2010

    Related Experiences

    This is something so painful that only people experiencing this will truly understand ... I'm from Australia , Sydney in particular I've known this guy since 15 mind you we fell...
    Lydiaaellise Lydiaaellise
    18-21, F
    Apr 21
    Hi, I have family with paranoid schizo. Is it right or wrong, to please him in all of his demands? In my experience is wrong and can lead to dependence and other issues. I would...
    chrisupi007 chrisupi007
    31-35, M
    Apr 21
    I hope we can all stay in touch when EP goes dark.
    TallRedhead1001 TallRedhead1001
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    My mom yells and shouts at my brothers for not cleaning up after themselves. Where was all that energy when it was time to buy condoms?
    iReallyLoveJorgie iReallyLoveJorgie
    16-17, F
    Apr 20
    Okay my last experience I post will be this.. My last grandfather has passed away.. I have only met him once I think when I was a baby. A week ago I found out he was very ill and...
    JordanTheLost6 JordanTheLost6
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    So today sucked I was just diagnosed with cancer. The cancer has mastasized to most major organs and they cannot be removed I'm going into chemo in 6 days
    cancerbae cancerbae
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    For years I have been trusting others; males and females, in helping me through different situations. I have been lead down the garden path for the last time. I will do my own...
    southernnudistlifestyle southernnudistlifestyle
    36-40, F
    Apr 19
    Anyone tried Homeopathy treatments for benign brain tumors ? Please share your opinions
    irfan6163 irfan6163
    31-35, M
    Apr 19
    My dad has cancer and it's hard to sit there and play it cool When really i know I can do nothing to help him It's almost like I am losing a battle But he is trying to stop...
    sunzoshi99 sunzoshi99
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 18
    Truth be told I enjoy having sex with other girls better than with guys. It started out as just a playful thing me and my best friend did; we'd touch each other or peck each other...
    alannahcca alannahcca
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    If you're reading this and have cancer or know anyone that has cancer then listen closely. Around 1931 Dr. Warburg discovered that cancer can NOT survive in an oxygen rich...
    arhg arhg
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I am nervous to have drinks with my down stair neighbor tomorrow . He is a man in late 60's and I feel that he might romance interest in me. I don't want to dating him because...
    Jennyank Jennyank
    36-40, F
    Apr 17
    friends with benefits is just their way of saying I'd have sex with you but you're not important enough to be anything else.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    As for as my present and past does concern , I most of the time do remain reserve from all this sort of friendship , as I always waited for the good days to come . As now am...
    sohimira sohimira
    36-40, M
    Apr 17
    my mom suffered from breast cancer end last year and almost didn't make it ...she is better now but will never be the same, everything from movement to brain function was affected...
    carmenjass carmenjass
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I get so hungry and when I go to eat I take one bite and feel so sick and idk what to do it's horrible ! I have barely ate anything this week!
    hungrybish hungrybish
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    When you find yourself sinking into the sadness, get out. Do something. Have brunch with a friend, do some shopping, catch a movie. Anything that ensures you don't stay in your...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    Apr 16
    # 11 Sometime back, I answered a question. Someone posted that they are having sore throat and running temperature. I replied saying 'those are symptoms of blood cancer. Your...
    Abi936 Abi936
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 16
    I don't have a dog, but Ive HAD a dog! Theresa
    tms123 tms123
    31-35, F
    16 Responses Apr 15
    I have two children with my ex. (One is 9 and the other is 4) and I want another one badly. I would do anything to be filled up and knocked up.
    lovelybellamy lovelybellamy
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 15
    My last day on this site will be next Tuesday...... I haven't been able to find love....:( I did meet some really nice people..... But didn't find love.....or love didn't find me...
    lookingforlove2067 lookingforlove2067
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Apr 15
    I want to get this off my chest. After months of trying to figure out what the right words are, to describe this connection I have/want with him, I think I finally got it. I don't...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Messin around with 4 girls right now on the regular.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 13
    I have struggled with clinical depression for more than twenty years. I'm trying out new meds right now. Switched three weeks ago and ready to switch again. I admire my devoted...
    Lynndee42 Lynndee42
    41-45, F
    Apr 13
    OK clarification I want to have sex with a lady in her twenties don't know why just a thought
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 13
    I am a south-east asian and in my culture couples won't live together until marriage. In the US or basically western culture in general, many couples cohabitating in relationships...
    ChannelingTruth ChannelingTruth
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    When I hear a guy lost a battle to cancer, that really did bother me, that that's a term. It implies that he failed and that somebody else that defeated cancer is heroic and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 13
    When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live. Stuart Scott
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 13
    I had sex with my mom's best friend, she was 46 and I was 20... she was very kinky she knew how to pleasure a young buck like me it was awesome!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
    OK, here is my confession for EP. I have slept with my massage therapist of 2 yrs. it was one of the most sensual experience of my life...I couldn't go back to see her for 4...
    haniazed haniazed
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Apr 12
    Well our time here is nearly over, yes there have been some bumpy rides, lessons learnt and even more things I have learnt about myself. I joined in 2012, over those few years I...
    primnproper primnproper
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 11
    I am one of six children. We are five girls and one boy. The four eldest have children of their own. It's only me (number five) and Ffion (number six) who don't have kids! We have...
    laurenhafjones4 laurenhafjones4
    16-17, F
    Apr 11
    He was 24 I was turning 40 in two days when I agreed. He had practically been begging me to sleep with him and I'll admit turning 40 and having a hot *** young man desire me was...
    1kallaway 1kallaway
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Apr 11
    Once i started to have sex with my wife i like to do it literly rough n had so many fantacies i want some of my neighbours to watch me having rough sex with my wife so i drill her...
    chitradarshini chitradarshini
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 10
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