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I Have a Child With Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hello

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    takeme11 takeme11 13-15 Jan 9, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    That's what I want. Childrens... lots of em... want to enjoy life as much as I can raising childrens...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M Apr 9

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    I'm 24, but I think having kids would be best if the father is over 40, maybe even over 50. I feel like older men would be more willing to be around :)
    knockmeup1834 knockmeup1834 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    OCTOBER 29, 2014 BY B. ROBERT FARZAD How to Protect Your Child From a Narcissistic Father or Mother? How to protect your child from a narcissistic father or mother Protecting...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 15

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    A lot if people would not agree to this. I on the other hand think that sex is a natural thing. Everyone has needs and those needs can be satisfied by anyone, not just me. We are...
    brocktimus brocktimus 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I have had sex with five people at the same time,3 girlfriends at different times on the same day, my wife, my ex and a hooker on the one day. Then when I was working, I would...
    whoreshusband whoreshusband 36-40, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to have sex with my best friend, but I have a boyfriend, and one of my friends likes him. I guess you could say it's pretty impossible.
    justlivingitup justlivingitup 16-17, F Mar 30

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    My dad has cancer. it's been getting worse these past few months. he's says everything's ok but I know it's not. I don't know what to do because I have no one to talk to about it...
    emilyd4 emilyd4 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    My Dad was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer, he has 2-6 month to live. The cancer is in his lungs, brain and liver. My dad has been absolutely horrible to me in the past and...
    noseatbeltsong noseatbeltsong 18-21 1 Response Apr 13

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    I was informed today that my Ex-wife has terminal cancer and only a few days left to live. I feel nothing. No emotional response at all (I shock myself a little to acknowledge that...
    MAXwho MAXwho 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I was just informed my grandmother has beaten breast cancer! it's been a long year!
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred 18-21, F Mar 31

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    My sister (54) was just diagnosed with Uveal Melanoma, eye cancer! It is very treatable if that is the primary source, however, she had Hodgskins Disease in her early 20's, so the...
    dreamerintexas dreamerintexas 51-55, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yesterday I gave a half oz of some very high quality, organically grown MMJ to my friend Susie, she's on her second round of chemo from late stage ovarian cancer. She's a stubborn...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm turning 27 and I wonder when I'll be ready for this to happen. Before settling down, I'm proud to say that I;ve had my share of ups and downs in life, and I did turn out to be...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    A while ago, I retrieved my own little one on two profoundly revealing soul trips, and integrated her lovingly into my heart. This might appear odd to some, but it's been one...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I love kids, but having them is different. For five years i've worked as a babysitter and before I wanted children. Though the longer I think about it the more I realized that it...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have three adopted boys, my middle son has recently been diagnosed with SPD. I have found it to be a weight removed! now I understand the reason behind some of his behaviours...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I scream, thought no one could hear me. i almost feel ashamed that one person could be so important. That without them you somehow become less of a person. I almost want the hurt...
    fallenrach fallenrach 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    My mother raised me alone since i was 10 because my father left us,i have no siblings and i understand raising a child alone is difficult but i dont think she really understands me...
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F Apr 4

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