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I Have a Sister With Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    My Little Sister

    I have a 7-year-old sister with Ewing Sarcoma. She's only had it for about 8 months but she only has about another week at most to live. My father and her mother had a bad break up when she was young (they never married) and she does not get along with our family, hates us even...
    forlackofreason forlackofreason 18-21 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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    We Do Not Know Yet

     My sister turned 40 a few months ago. Today she went for her very first mammogram. They want her to have a biopsy by next week. I am scared for her. All I can do is worry about it.  
    all4mmm all4mmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    My Worst Fear

      My story starts with one of my best friends.  She was very healthy, just married, and ready to start a family.  She went to he gynecologist for a check up and what she thought would be a regimen to become a “mommy.” Instead her doctor found a lump on...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Just Found Out

    We just found out she has cancer.  So far she hasn't shared much of her feelings.  She is still processing I guess.  She is the oldest girl in the family and I know my parents are very anxious.  I don't even know all the details yet except some lymph...
    soonermom soonermom 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    My 22 year old sister was diagnosed with type 3

    colon cancer at the beginning of April 2014, she is so beautiful and it is the hardest thing in the world for me to watch her struggle, always getting sick after chemo and loosing all of her hair, it kills me to see her hurt like this. I want her cured!!! In the cover image she...
    Laserbeam18 Laserbeam18 18-21, F Jul 27

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    Bone Cancer

    My Sister was Diagnosed In 2003 With Cancer in the bones. Now 2008 September 17 Finally We had an answer To our prayers. She Under went a Bone Marrow Transplant. Now October 10, 2008 It's a Cloudy Road. I Feel alone and upset. I Visit here weekly (if not daily) But Today is a...
    CountryAngel CountryAngel 18-21 Oct 10, 2008

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    My 31 or 32 year old sister called us on my

    birthday last year to tell us she had cancer. She's always had issues with blood clots on her brain, a miscarriage, and general bad issues. But ovarian, breast, and uterus cancer all at once are really tough on her. She's still fighting it and there isn't much they can do...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F Sep 5

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    15yrs Old And Ill

    so my 15 yr old sister has cancer. pancreatic to be exact. she has had it since sept.06. man i remember the day i found out i cried for the first time in years. i felt so helpless. i mean im the oldest and i always felt responsible for my siblings and i always felt like the...
    steelers1986 steelers1986 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2009

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    She has a rare form of NHL.

    She started chemo this past Monday. She's in good spirits so far...I only hope ahe can keep it up and not lose hope as the battle rages on.
    iamrae22 iamrae22 22-25, F Aug 14

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    Scared

    She was diagnosed with colon cancer in May '07 of this year, and truth is, she's scared.  The only person she's opened up to is me via emails since we live in different cities.  But to everyone else, I think she's trying to be strong, so they aren't more upset.  My...
    Belinda Belinda 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    I'm Drowning In Cancer

    I'm new to this but I have the late night blues. My sister has just had four malignant growths removed from her lung - her cancer has returned. She had a total colostomy a year ago - advanced colorectal cancer. My mother is currently in chemotherapy treatment for a rare bladder...
    axamermaid axamermaid 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2007

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    My sister just had her last chemo yesterday!

    At least until after surgery! Her tumor has shrunk by almost half! Praise God 🙏
    Laserbeam18 Laserbeam18 18-21, F Aug 1

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    Hospice

    My sister was diagonised with lung cancer last year, It is so hard to watch her suffer,with this horrible Illinness All i can do is let her know I love her very much, and comfort her.
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 70+, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2009

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    It Hurts

    I came home Friday. My Sister Is battling Cancer. Today we went Shopping For hurricane supplies And She almost Fainted. It scared me. I haven't Spent a lot of time with Ellie In a long time. But since being home I have. It Hurts to see her like this! I kinda cut ties with my...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    *sigh* She's 42. She had a hysterectomy in her

    early 20's. Who thinks cervical cancer is going to happen after a hysterectomy? Nobody. IT does. She has two full grown boy men. And a 2year old grand son. And a new boyfriend that just might finally be "the one". He seems great. Treats her like a queen. She's beautiful...
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Related Experiences

    It's been a few months since joining The Experience Project, thank you to all who have visited and those who have kindly left comments & hearts. To be honest I lost the link and...
    Darklydancing Darklydancing 56-60, F 12 hrs ago

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    My Brother and Friend I'm so happy, you're my brother and friend. A few verses of love, I'd just like to send. I always enjoy, spending time with you. In so many ways...
    Amago Amago 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    My grandfather was diagnosed with colon cancer about a year ago. My father's side of the family has a history of alcoholism and when this bomb was dropped on them, they all...
    justanothersteph justanothersteph 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    My dad.. I don't really don't get cancer.. I just wish daddy wasn't sick, it scares me that I know cancer can kill him and I just want him to not be sick anymore.. He sleeps a lot...
    Williamm001 Williamm001 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 8

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    My mother has a cancerous cyst in her body. Someone was also mentioning Colon Cancer?
    dancedesire dancedesire 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Shock is obviously the first reaction but having then seen and spoke to her in a strange way I feel relief for her. This might help people who know anyone that is suffering with...
    MeSolumRelinquatis MeSolumRelinquatis 31-35, F Nov 2

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    Ok so this year has been a painful one and we've now just discovered my beautiful Aunt has been diagnosed with Lung cancer that has also spread to her brain. She went last week for...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Nov 2

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    Jan 2014 I was diagnosed with Skin Cancer. I had surgery to remove a tumor from my ear. This shook my life but gave more inspiration and motivation to change my lifestyle and...
    earthcare earthcare 51-55, M Nov 18

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    I'm 26 and my sister is 28. She decided that she was talking the car to go pick her bf up. She don't have license or a permit . My family found out and my mom went crazy. I smoked...
    bxiong87 bxiong87 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I think my older sister is a hottie. I would like to be her lover
    suszieqt suszieqt 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Im 25 and my step sister is 16. I wanna do everythin with her. talked with her but that was it. what can I do? its in my head roamin.
    FFox777 FFox777 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Dear Mom, Remember when you left me because you claimed you weren't ready to be a parent to a teenager at just 30 years old, and expected me to somehow understand that? Remember...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Any guys that are hung want to chat with my girl I'll let you know how.
    BigBone90 BigBone90 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    last 2012, i went to work abroad. and just last july i went home for 3 weeks i had my vacation there, and i told them that i converted to other religion. some are supportive and...
    sheiszahra sheiszahra 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    It just hurts when you open up to someone, opening up is so hard to do in the first place, and then you never hear from them again. Especially when you were pretty sure they wouldn...
    truthfullyyours truthfullyyours 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    My mother is a textbook helicopter parent. She parents out of fear and has anxiety and control issues. I rebelled early and became a mostly well adjusted adult. Yet I still some...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 1 Response Nov 3

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    Outsiders advice needed! Am I in the wrong? My husband and I are currently at breaking point and it's over my relationship with his mother! I've always tried to have a good...
    danakay91 danakay91 22-25, F Nov 6

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    Okay so I screwed up my relationship with my ex, people got involved and we just couldn't cope with it. I still love him and we were really close friends before. He doesn't want a...
    livelifefully73 livelifefully73 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Okay, so basically I had a girlfriend around 3/4 years ago. We had gone out for 2 years but I was attending university so we decided (/I decided) we should go our separate ways...
    shellofaboy shellofaboy 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    This experience still bothers me even though it's minor, and worse things happened physically and mentally to me. I'm sure many will think it an irrelevant experience, but I'll...
    Netgeek Netgeek 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    So there is this guy im seeing and the sex is amazing!! And things are getting serious but I do have a fwb and I don't know what to do
    Foreverloved85 Foreverloved85 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 12

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    I don't know what to do.....my husband and I have been married 4 years. we have one son together and he has a son from a previous marriage. this woman takes any chance she can to...
    shortness07 shortness07 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    When I was six years old my biological mom gave me up for adoption (I've reconnected with my bio family all she had to do was stop drinking but she didn't) and yea I understand how...
    xxNicholexx xxNicholexx 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    Im really angry at my father today. Looking back I realised today, he's never been there for me or said anything that helped me growing up. He's nothing but an old abusive man and...
    MyHoudini MyHoudini 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    with an ex girlfriend. we have a lot of fun as friends also, but there is a 17yr age gap, she has a small child and i am kinda aspergic. I dont want a relationship with her because...
    pedroantonius pedroantonius 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    I actually lost my virginity like this. I was 18, in college, and working in a bar. She was 37, married, and had 3 children - one of whom was OLDER than me. She was on a business...
    MarxistLuciferKongJr MarxistLuciferKongJr 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    I slept with my 33 year old cousin this past may. the next day he turned 34. it was some freakishly amazing sex I can tell you that hehehe.
    psychedeliica psychedeliica 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    He was 18 when I was born. We now have 3 children together. I always knew I was an old soul.
    KateO2014 KateO2014 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    My mom complains A lot . Im sick & tired of it . How to tell her to mind her own Business . She just tell me i look like a crazy person & she says i wear clothes That are so...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M Nov 18

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    Sometimes just a typical conversation with others is what you need most.. Here's to being antisocial and crazy.
    TheLonelyStoner95 TheLonelyStoner95 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    I feel so confused at the minute, I haven't hurt myself for at least three months, I have it down on paper to remember and realise I don't have to do it, but I get get the urge...
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 19

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