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I Have Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 501 People

    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 26 Responses Jun 24

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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't want to do this again, this time I am so alone and I feel tired this time. It is pathetic, that I don't even have anyone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    I have been battling now

    for 6 years. Lung and breast cancer...
    sabrina1225 sabrina1225 31-35, F 1 Response May 31

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    Hey friends. I wanted to let u know i wont be

    on here too much for a while. My cancer spread and i cant see or hear on the left side and the right side isnt far behind. I love all my friends here thanks for the prayers we are devastated.
    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 15

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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 lying about anything in this note, God will smite me in a most excruciating manner. In October, 2007 I started to have these back pains. Nothing...
    Ajeric Ajeric 22-25, M 11 Responses May 21, 2010

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    Toyota12 Toyota12 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    Hello there. She is

    now in recovery. They have confirmed they got 100% of the tumor. We are waiting to see how this will affect her since they took so much of her brain. Im worried my mom wont know me anymore.
    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 22 Responses Mar 23

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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've been taking the 'good' cancer drugs. Really, so much to write about this. Mostly, please forgive me when I drop out of...
    Kinzah Kinzah 31-35, F 45 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    Im sick as hell again.

    Sorry i havent been around
    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 14 Responses Apr 26

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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 that i should do it as well. I think that the one who should be telling you about it is someone like me, who can relate to you. Angie got me a...
    AliveHappy AliveHappy 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    I just found out that there is a 98% chance

    that I have ovarian cancer. It is very curable, but I would need three years of chemotherapy. I've had a fairly terrible month. Luckily, I have one person who i know I can always count on. Although I've been through a lot, I'm so grateful for everything that happened, because it...
    Believera Believera 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 9

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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 have a tumor on my lung. Basically I went through some tough tough tough chemo ****. It just sucked the life out of me...
    drama591 drama591 18-21, M 7 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 I felt alone all the time. I have been through hell to be honest. I'm 18 now and I want to help any teens like me...
    Tyler1995 Tyler1995 18-21, M 14 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    Sometimes I thank god

    for giving me cancer. I hate my life but I was always thankful for it.. I know that even though it's really.. REALLY hard right now everything should get better. Maybe this is how it's gonna get better. I can beat this and become stronger thanks to it. Thanks God! I know you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 2

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    She had emergency surgery last night

    and is on a ventilator at this time. I'm not allowed to open messages except 2 people because I'm just 14 my uncle said it probably would not be appropriate.
    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 15 Responses Apr 14

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    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 38 Responses Mar 8

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    I have a type of leukemia,

    Acute Lymphoblastic. Pretty much cancer in bone marrow. I'm a high risk. It gets you thinking about stuff. I had to quit my job and can't go to high school, I had to start online school because I just don't have it to go. I get real bad headaches and can't keep food down and get...
    Btimez3 Btimez3 13-15, M 11 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    Life can be cruel sometimes It can be

    challenging And it also can be upsetting But in life you meet people who you would die for, you meet people who you can make happy, and I think it's important to make people happy no matter what mood you are in because you never know what a smile can do I found this photo...
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 14

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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 you right in to treatment, and I responded very well.  But, I lost my best friend, and a few other friends over it.  I guess they just can't...
    DiscoveryChick DiscoveryChick 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    It's getting worse my brain cancer is only

    getting worse and I need to do chemo for the 9th time this year I'm only 12
    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Nearly eight months ago I found out I was (and

    am) pregnant. A couple weeks after that, discovered I have cervical cancer. Later was informed that I am anemic and suffer from diabetes. When will the bad news stop? Still keeping my head up because even though I'm realistic mentally, I am optimistic emotionally! I'm not sure...
    oqtimusqrime oqtimusqrime 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    UPDATE: I had a talk over with my mom

    and we decided it's best if I get surgery and they try to take some of the cancer out. The doctors think it's a really good decision as well. Not only that but I think I may let a intern work on me. The hospital im going to is a learning and hands on hospital so I figured why...
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 18

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    I am feeling so sad and helpless

    and hopeless. Im just ready to get this over with. I cant fight anymore. Im tired.
    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 13

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    "I have cancer" and "you have cancer" are the

    most nerve wracking statements I think exist. A little over a year ago, I went to the doctor for a totally unrelated issue, he saw an area of skin and decided to biopsy and it came back positive for cancer. I was an idiot and got scared and didn't know how I'd pay for the...
    WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm 13 years old and have brain cancer with

    TUMORS on my legs and 3 on my neck
    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I recently found out in March (after some very

    scary symptoms) that I have Stage 2 Breast Cancer and I am currently going through Radiation Therapy. It sucks the energy from me and I am sick most days because of it. The entire thing is absolutely terrifying.. because I'm uncertain of what's going to happen. I have days...
    M0RGUE M0RGUE 18-21, F 5 Responses May 20, 2014

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    I've never been diagnosed with cancer,

    so from that perspective I cannot relate with many of you. My father died of lung cancer in 2009, and it was devastating for all of us, my mother, two brother, and of course my father worst of all. What do you say to a person whose been diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer and...
    Nmajor Nmajor 22-25, F Jun 28

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    Cancer got me so weak.

    . I don't walk anymore, I use a wheelchair. And my hair is falling down. I think I'm dying soon ...
    imjustmex33 imjustmex33 16-17, F 9 Responses Apr 25

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    I just found out I have cancer of the blood,

    it was caught somewhat earlier so we can begin treatment asap. I probably won't be on for a while so to all my friends on here (sorry) but I'm staying positive I WILL beat this!!!
    Jwolf1342 Jwolf1342 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    Well I have chemo tomorrow.

    ..I'm really scared...
    deleted deleted 26-30 23 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 18

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    Brain sugary scheduled

    for 430am. Any prayers are appreciated. Thank you my friends.
    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 40 Responses Mar 23

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    Well it seems I won't be winning this fight my

    oncologist saw almost no more improvement and even new growths regardless of the aggressive chemo I endured
    deleted deleted 26-30 37 Responses Feb 2

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    sweetcandycane99 sweetcandycane99 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I don't have cancer but i want to read your

    stories and realize how fragile life is and that each day is important because i have been unmotivated for a long time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 28

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    i'm going to take test of cervical cancer

    tomorrow morning. Last time i went to hospital for surgery was three months ago. I'm getting nerveous now. And i just got messages after i posted this to ''cervical cancer''group from perv after he read this and left nice comments. How could you do that to people who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Diagnosed with chondrosarcoma (a bone cancer)

    in my left pelvis. I have surgery scheduled for November 20th 2014. Nerves are building, but hopefully in the long term it will help remedy this pain I feel.
    ViciDraco ViciDraco 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F 1 day ago

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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 has spread to my lungs and I'm fighting that I was supposed to have my last chemo yesterday but they've picked up more...
    Beverley Beverley 26-30, F 69 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    Why should I keep fighting no one likes my I

    should just give up and let the cancer do its thing
    Peedripping Peedripping 18-21, F 18 Responses Jan 20

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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 a few weeks and eventually went to the doctors. He took one look at it and said 'no need to worry, it is just a gathering of tissue'. I felt so much...
    DAVIDinIRELAND DAVIDinIRELAND 41-45, M 11 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    assassin66 assassin66 18-21, M 5 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    It's so boring sitting in the hospital bed.

    So i turn everything around and when they see me in the halls i cant help but laugh and make everyone else laugh and smile. It's so fun to give everyone some entertainment while staying in the hospital. :) i made some good friends with them and we all have fun goofing around and...
    KenjiGaming KenjiGaming 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 5

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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 ,,, and honestly ,, even tho. surgery is 98% successful ,, i just can't afford to look ugly.. i mean i am already ugly enough .. so i am...
    tinathefreak tinathefreak 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 3, 2014

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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 get the drugs right, so I wasn't sick all the time. Of course... my last chemo gave me cellulitis, destroyed a vein and I had to go to the...
    Rinkigingus Rinkigingus 36-40, M 5 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    Going to meet my new best friend tomorrow.

    .. My radiation oncologist. This should be interesting.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses