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I Have a Mother Who Has Breast Cancer

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    Haha! No More!! - Last week, she had her cancer scan and it was clear!! Yay!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 14, 2009

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    My Mother Is In Remission - It was last year when my mother went in for her mammogram and two days later the did a breast biopsy, and found cancer. She had to have two surgeries...
    swatches swatches 41-45, F 1 Response May 12, 2007

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    I just got a call from my parents that my mothers biopsy came back positive. So sad :(
    MissPoppins81 MissPoppins81 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 7

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    My Grandmother and Mil - My maternal grandmother had breast cancer in 1996, the doctor's removed one breast as well as lymph nodes in her armpit. She had several rounds of...
    asajaybird asajaybird 26-30, F Sep 10, 2007

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    Just Finishing Her Third - Yep...my mother is just rounding out her third bout of cancer. The first time, I was about five or six. It was estrogen positive, HER 2 negative, in her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 22, 2009

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    I Had a Mother Who Had Breast Cancer - I'm sorry, I hope I don't upsent anyone, but my mother had Breast Cancer for five years before she passed away. She was only thirty-eight...
    maybecrazy maybecrazy 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11, 2007

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    It Seems Never Ending - My mother is soon to be 45 next month. She was diagnosed with Incurable Breast Cancer 6 years ago. She's with us til this very day. But for the last 6 years...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    I just recently found out that my mom has breast cancer and it is messing with my head and my decision making.
    cillianmurphie cillianmurphie 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Like Birds Of The Air - I grew up in a small town in Oregon, my house next door to a large forest. I remember spending countless sunny hours out there as a child in the woods and...
    homestarrunner37 homestarrunner37 18-21, F Jan 15, 2013

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    Why Is It So Difficult - I am 36 and my mother is 65.  I haven't seen her for 10 years (my choice) and have had very minimal contact with her for 5 of those years and no...
    Malene Malene 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2007

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    Had - I had a mother who died of breast cancer on Palm Sunday 2011.
    iwritebiographies iwritebiographies 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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    A New and Scary Experience - My mom was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer 2 weeks ago. She's known about the lump in her breast for months but her excuse for not going to the...
    ClarkKent ClarkKent 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 5, 2007

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    Every Day a Miracle - My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2003, at Stage 4. She underwent chemotherapy to shrink the lump, then had a mastectomy in February...
    writebrain writebrain 46-50 Oct 13, 2008

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    Mommy - My mom got breast cancer when i was a freshmen in high school. She thought me and i my sis would'nt care, but i was devastated. But i am so lucky, my mom survived! I am now...
    ChemicalLover705 ChemicalLover705 16-18, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2007

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    Breast Cancer Took My Mom's Life In 1987 - I was a young mother of two boys and one on the way in December of 1986 I was anxiously awaiting my mom to come and see us.  I...
    Carolinamama Carolinamama 51-55, F Oct 30, 2009

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    It May Help? - each day when you open your browser, did you ever realize there might be something you could be doing to help catch breast cancer earlier and perhaps take less...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2007

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    Cancer Blues - My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was a freshmen in high school. She had her surgury over christmas break. It was awful. Yet the whole time I was...
    BlondieTwinTwo BlondieTwinTwo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2007

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    Its So Devastating. - Not only has my poor mother had to overcome ovarian cancer already, we just recently (within this last month) found out she has breast cancer. They...
    sKitzoWife sKitzoWife 22-25, F Apr 26, 2010

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    Mum Started Wit Breast Cancer Then Spread - my mum is 46years old and she has been suffering from cancer over 15 and a half years now but unfortunately 14 weeks ago she got put...
    lolly89x lolly89x 18-21, F Apr 9, 2010

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    :( - i found ou friday my mam has breast cancer she only 39 im 10 its hard as iv 2be the strong 1 im de oldest child have 2younger sisters aged 11 and 5 its so hard bu were copin...
    sherxx sherxx 18-21 2 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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    My Mother Died novembe... - My mother died November 27th 1990 from breast cancer
    aernst24 aernst24 21-25, F 4 Responses Feb 27, 2007

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    ... - She was diagnosed late 2006 with stage four (the last stage). I wish that there was some way I could help take the pain away and get her health back.
    bracingthetide bracingthetide 16-18, F May 14, 2007

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    Guilt and Love In Melbourne - Mum was diagnosed with breast cancer while i was away overseas during the summer. They didn't want to worry me while I was away and I can understand...
    thecoolgirlintown thecoolgirlintown 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2007

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    My Brief Story - On the 1st of July 2010 I found out my mother had recurring metastatic breast cancer. My Mum was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993. I was 5 years old. My...
    BettyValentine BettyValentine 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    The Cancer Has Come Back - My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, and had surgery to remove a portion of her breast, and now the doctors have found cancer in the...
    swatches swatches 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2007

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    My Mom - My mom had cancer in 2003 and now she is doing so much better its a miracle. I am so glad that she is still around. It was hard going though i did really well and so did...
    ampeck123 ampeck123 16-17 Sep 26, 2008

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    The Big C - well it was only a few weeks ago that my mother found out that she had breast cancer. she just had it in the one boob but decided to get the other off just incase. Im...
    ruby666 ruby666 18-21, F Dec 29, 2009

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    Diagnosed In 1998 - She had a mastectomy and radiation and has been cancer free since then.  I am thankful everyday for the positive outcome and so glad to still have my Mom...
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    My Mother Didn't Tell Us Until After Christmas - Yesterday, my mother and father gathered my two older brothers and I into the living room and informed us my mother has breast...
    RussianRupees RussianRupees 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    She Lost Her Battle In 2004 - Now I fight each day to keep her memory alive, donate in her name, research and learn how to help and let other people know that they are not alone...
    relocationblues relocationblues 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2008

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    My mother is amazing! Her sister ( my auntie) was diagnosed with a brain tumour and it was awful my family has already been struggling. It was tough on everyone especially her...
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    My mum was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It's been about a month now. It was very sudden. Just one day when I came home and she was not home, I called her and she told me she...
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    My wife has cancer it's so tuff some times I feel like throwing the towel in
    rb1998 rb1998 31-35, M Mar 22

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    So.. My nan is dying of cancer. It really hurts wish i had more time with her shes still craking jokes but i jus wish she new how much iv always loved her. Will nva gt the tum back...
    sosadallthetime sosadallthetime 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Have to use nappies at night due to having had major surgery for cancer 12yrs ago would love to meet a nice understanding lady for a loving relationship but I guess that's not...
    williamj1957 williamj1957 56-60, M Mar 18

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    Today is the first anniversary of my mother's death, and I have been thinking about her all day. I miss her so much. My life has been miserable without her. I would spend all of...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    My dad got bowl cancer 😩 don't know how to react, I just went into defense mode went out the yard and linked my mates.. Just blazed one zoot.. And tried to forget about what I...
    Sukhii Sukhii 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I thought a lot as a child that it always felt a bit different with me and my mother. I could cry whine etc. until the sun came down and she'd either ignore me or reprimand me and...
    Ananananan12 Ananananan12 22-25 Apr 4

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    My sister just called. Doctor said my mum only going to live for three months is due to juandice. She is still undergoing ct scan and blood test. The only way to treat her jaundice...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    She doesn't love me because I remind her too much of my father. I haven't spoken a word to here within the last six months besides a merry Christmas text. I didn't get a "Happy...
    Jessica0906 Jessica0906 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Well, i know i am not the skinny kind of girl. I am chubby and got lumpy thick thighs. However, i am not obese, just... look a bit larger than others. I simply don't get why on...
    agirlfromHK agirlfromHK 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    As usual I don't know where to start this, but I have to find relief somehow and writing always seems like the best solution. My husband and I have been married for 7 years (it'll...
    factsarefacts factsarefacts 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I was with the same woman for 22 years we have three kids together and I am divorced as of last week she has had three affairs in our 21 year marriage I still love her I am deeply...
    ichael70 ichael70 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Long story ahead... So there's this girl at school who I like. A lot. But we have a little of a weird history. We've been friends for about 5 years. At first, she liked me but...
    flash2worlds flash2worlds 13-15, M Mar 20

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    My wife has ms relapsing read nutting and her emotional state seems to be changing I'm hoping that the emotional part of her brain is not being attacked very worried
    mandiebeth2013 mandiebeth2013 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I sometimes think that karma has come to bite me in the ***! Why? Maybe because i took feelings for granted but i always tried not to hurt anyone. Yet im left hurting now...
    essjay26 essjay26 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I dated this guy in 2010-12 , he cheated on me all the time and I would always take him back so finally I gave up, but I still had feelings for him, a month or so later he calls to...
    imsoindecisive imsoindecisive 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago