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I Have Cancer

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    Cancer Confessions: Turning Negative To Positive - Thyroid Cancer Confessions: Turning Negative into Positive 1. Had one...
    Mywhim Mywhim 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    just got off the phone with my doc and he said that the tumor is getting bigger and is not responding to treatment ,, so i am left with to potions ,, surgery or hormonal therapy...
    tinathefreak tinathefreak 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 3

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    How I Am Coping With Cancer - I was diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer which spread to my ovaries, also known as krukenberg tumor. I took it very hard at first but I have...
    jenn82 jenn82 26-30 9 Responses Jun 10, 2008

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    If You Find a Lump Anywhere - Go to Your Doctor - Early 2007 I noticed a very small hard feeling under my skin on my left leg.  It was about 1cm in size. I forgot about it for...
    DAVIDinIRELAND DAVIDinIRELAND 41-45, M 10 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    I Have Cancer Too - I'm 27 and been fighting cancer for almost three years now. It started in my colon and I beat that, in 2006 it spread to my liver and I beat that, this year it...
    Beverley Beverley 26-30, F 73 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    Chronic Lymphomatic Lukemia - It is a mouth full. Fortunately, it is not as fatal as most other cancers. They watch the white blood cell count. If it increases dramatically...
    rikki60 rikki60 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 14, 2007

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    Cancer And Me - I m sad I have cancer and sometimes not sure what to say and do for my family friends colleagues and myself. I have stage four colon cancer with liver metastasis...
    Stelli566 Stelli566 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    I am only 14 years old and I have the highest stage of leukemia I can have. I need your prayers, Experience❤️
    taylors55 taylors55 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I have had liesons removed from my cervics and more then 20 skin tags burned from my body. I have feared cancer since I was 16 when I lost my mother to this dreaded disease.  I...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    Wow....so now my sister has been diagnosed with breast cancer! Her's is a totally different type than mine though. It's not as aggressive and it got caught earlier so hopefully...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    Here We Are Again..... - This feels like such familiar territory, yet still so far away. I am 42 & on my 2nd cancer diagnosis as of tonight....it feels surreal to say this. I don...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Who Knew I Would Be Diagnosed With Cancer? - I have lived what many might call an adventurous lifestyle. I have traveled extensively across the United States. I have even had a few...
    tnmulelover tnmulelover 41-45, M 5 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    Hey I need help. it's URGENT! My doctor was concerned in the past because my last blood test my thyroid was on the line. Not bad not good but she was worried it was getting worse...
    shybutkindd shybutkindd 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    2 Shocks! - it's the first time I've ever done anything like this so it feels abit weird. but anyway I would like to share my story. I'm diagnosed with ovarian cancer ( serous...
    Saf007 Saf007 22-25 5 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    Today I was told that I have a type of blood cancer. Doctor says this cancer by itself is not deadly and it is not treatable, but it can and already has caused a lot of...
    ltdjim ltdjim 51-55, M Mar 17

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    Life-Changing 24 Hours - Two weeks ago, I was a regular 22 years old guy, dreaming about a distant life, medical school, leading a usual, perhaps a bit harsh, life, living on my...
    Aust Aust 18-21, M 7 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    I am 14 years old and have a brain tumor and leukemia
    taylors55 taylors55 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Time To Eat - I woke up this morning to the harsh reality. I struggle to understand the relationship between my illness, doctors & saving my breast. So I drank the herbal tea...
    okay10 okay10 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    How I Was Cured Ffom Cancer Disease - Am so happy today because my story has turn to glory. I was a cancer patient, i tried all i could to make sure i get solution, all to know...
    maraasah maraasah 26-30, F Nov 19, 2013

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    I haven't told anyone, not really anyway, my ex-husband if that counts. I had surgery three years ago, they told me that they got it all, and I told my family it wasn't cancer, it...
    flutterbyenight flutterbyenight 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Single Mom With Cancer - I'm 19 and I was diagnosed with 2 types of cancers after I had my son 5 months ago. thyroid cancer and pre cervical cancer. then I had a thyroidectomy and...
    Larissa1994 Larissa1994 18-21 7 Responses Aug 14, 2013

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    Cancer... And You Thought Your Life Sucked... - Well here it goes… I can finally talk about it in complete detail. Everything here is too chaotic to make up and should I be...
    Ajeric Ajeric 22-25, M 11 Responses May 21, 2010

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    I have breast cancer. I just found out.
    odditblue odditblue 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    I Had Cancer. I Am Cancer Free. - Nine years ago, while I was 5 months pregnant, they told me it was cancer. Cervical cancer. I had the partial hysterectomy, no chemo or radiation...
    twinkles twinkles 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 26, 2007

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    Wookie In The Shower - So I'm washing my hair and I notice a lot of hair washing down to the hair trap in the tub. I pull my hands away and there's a wookie in both hands. It took...
    IFeelSick IFeelSick 41-45, M Sep 5, 2012

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    A Man Named Tommy Chong Got 99% Cancer Free -
    assassin66 assassin66 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    Intravenous Vitamin C, A Powerful And Safe Treatment For Cancer - My mother died from cancer of the duodenum in December 2002. She had been waiting to get the go-ahead from her...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    One Of My Friends Is In Hospice - I was diagnosed with cancer in November 2012. I met my friend in a Breast Cancer Support Group.  She had Stage 2 Breast Cancer.  Her lymph...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    Pancreatic Cancer Has Stolen My Life - Hi, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer in May, 2011. I was told to expect 6 months. Obviously, I'm still here 27 months later...
    PCTom PCTom 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    It's Was Horrible - I was diagnosed with cancer when I was 16 in 2010. Its was stage 4 of 2 two types of cancer. I will not say what types or where it was but I will say that I did...
    drama591 drama591 18-21, M 8 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    I Have Cancer - Well in 6th grade I was diagnosed with cancer. It was a tectal plate glioma(tumor on my brain stem. And I lost all my friends bc of it.i was abandoned by them and...
    Tyler1995 Tyler1995 18-21, M 14 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    Where to even start with such a thing? Yes, I've small cell lung cancer. There's no stages (1-4) for lung cancer, just if it's spread or not. Fortunately, mine has not because I...
    Safia Safia 31-35, F 40 Responses Mar 3

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    How My Best Friend Helped Me Beat Cancer - Well, maybe i didn't beat it yet, but now i do feel that i will... My friend wrote this story here from her side (AngieGi), but i felt...
    AliveHappy AliveHappy 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    I'm sadly not doing well. I think I have cancer. I'm going to a doctor about it soon.
    OnyxLynnBlack OnyxLynnBlack 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 4

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    Not Sure How To Cope - I also have colon cancer. It was discovered at the age of 28 (this was in 2008)- it was stage 2 at the time and cured with surgery. They removed my sigmoid...
    lowlyforsaken lowlyforsaken 31-35 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    Ehm.. Ya.. I have stage 1 prostate cancer that will he getting removed soon.. But what if they can't remove it..? What would happen?
    HikariOkaga HikariOkaga 16-17, M 9 Responses Feb 3

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    The Life Cancer Gives - If it wasn't for having cancer, now in remission,I wouldn't have the outlook on life that I do. The up side of it is that I appreciate all the little...
    sunsettodawn sunsettodawn 46-50, F 9 Responses Sep 4, 2012

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    I have lymphoma and have gone through 6 chemo sessions so far... each session takes 2 days. I am now waiting for a CAT scan to see how things are going. It took 4 sessions to...
    Rinkigingus Rinkigingus 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    New Barbie Doll - I don't personally have cancer but one of my best friends had a double mascetamy and my ex had one of his testicals removed due to cancer. On the news this...
    2rustno1 2rustno1 36-40 2 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    Yup, I've Got It (Kidney Cancer) - Kidney cancer. Now I've only got one of 'em. They tried me on something called Sutent, and that seemed to work, but the side-effects were...
    TimXCampbell TimXCampbell 51-55, M 10 Responses Oct 11, 2011

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    I Have Cancer And I Am Angry - i just cant. i know i look bad my treatments take alot out of me and it shows but i just say it allergies or something lame. i told one person my dad...
    twisted28 twisted28 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    Bone Cancer - I was recently badly beaten up. I suffered some serious injuries so I went to hospital were they diagnosed me with have a very rare and complicated and aggressive...
    Quadamputee Quadamputee 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    I am 22 and I have Stage III Cervical Cancer - My name is Elizabeth. I am 22 years old and was diagnosed with cervical cancer on October 20, 2011. Everything I was once striving...
    ekreile1 ekreile1 22-25, F 12 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    What Cancer Actually *can* Take From You. - Back in September, I was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer called IBC.  They don't mess around with you, they throw...
    DiscoveryChick DiscoveryChick 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    "An Awakening" - “An Awakening” When I was diagnosed with Breast cancer a few years back, I reacted like most who receive a cancer diagnose; first thing came to mind was a...
    kmimsrice kmimsrice 51-55, F Aug 9, 2013

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    Day Of The Nausea - Two days after finishing chemo, I thought I was done. Mild nausea, but I figured I escaped the worst of it. Yup, I was wrong. I had to get up early this...
    IFeelSick IFeelSick 41-45, M Sep 2, 2012

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    Please Help!Team Joe Cancer - http://pages.lightthenight.org/ocie/OrangeCo13/TeamJoe Everyone here is a link to dontate share and support Team Joe! all profit and donations go...
    mimibabee97 mimibabee97 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2013

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    I Have The Capital "C" - I have cancer.. Its the never ending feeling of disparate sadness. I had my "father figure" pass from cancer 2 years ago.. and then here i am battling my...
    Okt00 Okt00 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    I have an inoperable brain tumour. It left me blind. And with many conditions. I'm also depressed at present. And I'm struggling
    ladyjla ladyjla 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Hello loves! I just wanted to say I'm going into a bone marrow transplant surgery in 2 days so if I don't answer it's nothing personal :) I'll be back soon xx
    SarahStapleton SarahStapleton 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 13

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