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I Have a Child With Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    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

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    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 4 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    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 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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...
    firefly4718 firefly4718 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 18 Responses Feb 22, 2008

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 Jan 4

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Don't worry people are trying to help go mark

    entertaining and kind hearted and a hero
    SCARFACEkyle SCARFACEkyle 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2014

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    takeme11 takeme11 13-15 Jan 9, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Im new to this experience in me too , my uncle died with cancer 3 years ago , my aunt was able to remove her tumor 3 years ago so shes ok now , my boyfriends cousin died with...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Jan 16

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    What you do, always comes with a consequence. Good or bad. ------------------------------- So here's a 100% true story, that is currently going on in my life. I won't say names...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 13

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    I love my husband and have been with him for 5yrs and married for 3yrs. due to a medical condition a few years back I was told I cant have children. my husband has a daughter from...
    rebeccalouise1987 rebeccalouise1987 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    To shorten the story, I have an ex fiance from 2004. My father died and he walked away due to my father's death. You know why as good as I do. I ended up having an emotional...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 18

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    So I have a question that all of you may be able to help me with. I am 28 years old, actually turning 29 this weekend! Anyways, I have pre menopause which means I cannot have...
    curiousviolinist curiousviolinist 26-30, F a week ago

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    Im 15 years old and due to a medical condition i cant have children its destoyed my life and i dont think its fair! I feel like i am going to be alone for the rest of my life...
    GEJ14 GEJ14 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am 18 years old and have never had a boyfriend (yes I'm straight) so of course I've never been married and though some wouldn't think so, I'm way to young to have children.
    AvaDay AvaDay 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well, I have issues with BOTH of my Mother In Laws. I like one just a little more than the other, but besides that 2 Mother Inlaws are just double the trouble. I have two because...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F Jan 3

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    I know that people coming & going out of your life is a "normal" thing...that not everyone is meant to stay in your life. But, yes I do have issues with abandonment. My dad left...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I recently ended a 4 1/2 year relationship, but have been talking about being fwb's with two of my friends for a couple of months. Now that the relationship is over though, I get...
    Cephaloria Cephaloria 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    "Unstoppable Hope"Losing a child is the worst emotional pain a person can feel. As a grief counsellor, and as a mom who has lost a son to cancer, I feel it is critical we share our...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I just found out my mum has cancer.... Im absolutely gutted. Not sure what to do with myself! 😢
    RichieRich030680 RichieRich030680 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I try very hard not to be an atheist that puts down religious people. I respect others' views so long as they respect mine. If a child chooses the path of religion, I think its...
    frescowalden frescowalden 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 14

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    I am not saying that I am a great mom or the best in the world but am trying to be. Being a single parent is really hard.My daughter's birthday was last week. She had 2...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    My cousins' story: They lived with their mother and father for a while. The kids slept late. Didn't do homework. Their parents couldn't care less. "Do your homework" is not enough...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Jan 16

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    There's this girl who I'm sure will grow up to be a perfect little B*tch. She strives too hard to be at the top of everything, even to the point of being annoying. She never...
    Melice Melice 26-30, F a week ago

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    In India they say.."Parents are never wrong" i totally disagree.. i was neglected as a child.... they never cared about my depression problems,my health,my studies...and my future...
    lovebug19980 lovebug19980 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 7

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    I love the feeling of having communication with him while he is in the same room as his wife. I also like helping him get off when he travels for business.
    MyBet MyBet 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have a question that i am hoping someone has advice on. When my husband was 19 he had a daughter with a woman that has refused to allow him to see the child since birth. He was...
    hinton5 hinton5 31-35, F Jan 1

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    I was ok as a child but my reading issues picked up I was about 14-15. Though I think it started earlier. I always had trouble with comprehension. When I was younger I couldn't...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Jan 14

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    So today was a rough one for my 10 year old. Well, today is his 10th birthday. Which made it extra traumatic. We went to Red Robin for dinner, one of his favorite restaurants, as...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F Dec 28, 2014

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    When I was 15 I went to SeaWorld And I swam with a dolphin at Discovery Cove, I remember the trainer, she said 'A dolphin feels like a boiled egg' When I touched and caressed that...
    beanabus beanabus 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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