I Have a Relative With Cancer

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    The Awesomest Guy In The World After My Recently Deceased Dad Is...

    ..my brother in law he makes a ton of dough, is an arch right wing, pro life guy who ha been "mature" since he was 15 (when I first knew him) he is now in his upper 50s and he is married to my favorite sister he got cancer (multiple myllenoma sp??) about 6 months ago and is in...
    hawkins01607 hawkins01607
    46-50, M
    Jul 10, 2012

    the cancer is in my mom's liver now.

    her time left could be days or weeks but she is already bed bound and suffering beyond belief. pain meds only help some and then make her sleep. she spends most of her time sleeping now, with her feet elevated to reduce swelling from fluid from surgeries. I called her last...
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    41-45, F
    Mar 21, 2016

    Debbie Rose

    we lost her over a year ago she fough hard she had small cell cancer  i last saw her a few days befor she died . i miss her she was like my older sister i miss when we were younger talking for hours all night or laughting so hard we would cry  she never complained the...
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    Jun 1, 2010

    Emotional Paralysis

    A mere three weeks ago, my younger sister, who's 44 years old, a wife, and wonderful mother to five beautiful children, was diagnosed with liver cancer. Her decline has been rapid beyond comprehension; she was given months. She and I have always been close. There's nobody else...
    billpie billpie
    1 Response Apr 17, 2010

    The Sickness Takes Over

    One thing that I have a hard time telling people is that my aunt has cancer. I've always heard about people with relatives who have cancer, but this is the first time it has happened to someone in my family (that I can remember that is). I've always felt guilty that I haven't...
    unluckyrabbit unluckyrabbit
    18-21, F
    Sep 28, 2011

    Umm so my nan has terminal cancer,

    and she has just lost the ability to walk... Does anybody roughly know how long she has left and does anyone know how to prepare me for when it happens?
    RyanHill109 RyanHill109
    16-17, M
    Mar 18, 2016

    Terminal Cancer

    My father in law (who is more like my real dad than my biological dad is) was diagnosed with cancer last year. He has colon cancer which has spread to his liver. He had chemo fairly soon after his diagnosis. And when that was over he was scheduled for an operation on his...
    damagederin damagederin
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2010

    My Cousin's Husband

    For the most part, my EPNeil posts deal with the happenings of the site itself - dealing with things that are broken, technical improvements, etc. I just wanted to share something a little more personal.  The husband of one of my cousins in India has been recently diagnosed...
    EPNeil EPNeil
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2009
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