I Have Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 529 People


    In a few weeks I'll be flying across the United

    States to see a specialist to see if they can remove the tumor without removing my whole leg. 😬
    A6143 A6143
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2016
    Mollielollipop38 Mollielollipop38
    31-35, F
    29 Responses Mar 8, 2015
    Toyota12 Toyota12
    66-70, M
    Jul 2, 2015
    hattyhats hattyhats
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2016

    I have been battling cancer

    for the last two years, but when I was younger I was always sick. I have a tumor in my leg and I might loose the leg, so that is terrifying.
    A6143 A6143
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2016

    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...
    Youtuber4life Youtuber4life
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2015

    Brain sugary scheduled

    for 430am. Any prayers are appreciated. Thank you my friends.
    Mollielollipop38 Mollielollipop38
    31-35, F
    32 Responses Mar 23, 2015

    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.
    Mollielollipop38 Mollielollipop38
    31-35, F
    15 Responses Mar 23, 2015

    I have cancer. I am so sad about that,

    i dont want to die… everything is changed after i got cancer. my husband discard me,and i lost happiness and hopefully…why god treat me like that? i didnt do anything such badly ,so why ??? i only have one dream , all things come back at the originally😢
    stephanieli stephanieli
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Apr 18, 2015

    3 weeks ago I was diagnosed with osteosarcoma

    of the femur with mets in my liver. I had surgery to remove the mets in my liver 3 of the 4 were removed but the 4th could not be removed. In a couple of days I will start 8 weeks of intensense chemo. At the end of the 8 weeks if the tumor in my femur has not shrunk at the rate...
    0maddi0 0maddi0
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2015

    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
    6 Responses Nov 13, 2012
    Mollielollipop38 Mollielollipop38
    31-35, F
    22 Responses Jun 24, 2015

    For those of you who don't know,

    I'm going through chemotherapy treatments for stage 4 malignant melanoma (aka skin cancer). I won't bore you with a detailed explanation of how it all started because it really is a very long story; but I have my next follow up PET Scan on Tuesday and I'm especially nervous this...
    DrPepperLuvr82 DrPepperLuvr82
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    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

    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

    So..today is pretty emotional I just came back

    from the hospital..and I found out my cancer is getting worse..I might not have that long..what I really want more than anything before I go is to be able to meet billy Joe Armstrong..from greenday his songs inspire me and they have helped me a lot in life I am completely in...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    A week ago I had my appendix out with

    and appendectomy. Last Thursday, I was told I have cancer in my appendix. I was also told that it is a very very rare cancer. Of all colon cancers, one in the appendix happens .5% of the time. What is it with me that I get all the diseases that are very rare???
    emoenjr emoenjr
    46-50, M
    Jul 19, 2015

    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...
    41-45, M
    11 Responses Jun 9, 2008

    I have leukemia at the age of 16.

    I've been fighting for 9 months, i feel like every time i get closer to remission it slips away from me. It's like my life is one step forward and two steps back.
    DarbyW DarbyW
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 18, 2016

    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
    15 Responses Jan 20, 2015

    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
    68 Responses Oct 18, 2007

    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.
    Mollielollipop38 Mollielollipop38
    31-35, F
    10 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    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
    1 Response Feb 2, 2015

    Hi all, Diagnosed with esthesioneuroblastoma

    recently. Surgery took place a few weeks ago. Having a few more tests to determine if radiation is the next step. Trying to stay positive, and I am exhausted.
    AllisonBCT AllisonBCT
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015
    werewolfkid1987 werewolfkid1987
    18-21, M
    Dec 1, 2015

    I found out the other day.

    Being a regular drug user, I never paid attention to the occasional case of hematuria. Prolonged ketamine usage will do that to ya. Now, I really wish I would've gone to the doctor sooner rather than ignoring it. I went in for a normal physical exam, and upon hearing about the...
    Franse Franse
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    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
    22-25, M
    14 Responses Nov 17, 2013

    So today sucked I was just diagnosed with

    cancer. The cancer has mastasized to most major organs and they cannot be removed I'm going into chemo in 6 days
    cancerbae cancerbae
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2016

    I don't know if I do,

    and on top of being depressed I've been sick. For awhile. I recently found a lump on my hip bone that's substantial. It's large enough to cause pain, and its directly on the bone. That and I've had some problems with female things for years, including ovarian cysts that needed...
    ladymadrox ladymadrox
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 9, 2015

    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
    18-21, M
    8 Responses Sep 11, 2014

    I hope I fight it and I get out of it stronger

    than ever. One more round of chemo today. I hope it'll all be okay. I hope this time it works.
    yourcutelittlejo yourcutelittlejo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    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, 2015

    Hey everybody. So I'm new here

    and I am diagnosed with Mixed Oligoastrocytoma. I just found out and it feels so.. bad? I don't know. I don't know what will happen in the coming days but I'm trying to be positive. I hope you have a good day.
    yourcutelittlejo yourcutelittlejo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2015

    I'm actually 13 I have cancer

    and lost complete feeling in my legs I'm in pt but it doesn't seem to be working but I will not stop till I get my life back
    musicspeakstome musicspeakstome
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    Went to the doctor today to get results from my

    last scan I had done. I was expecting to hear either no change (which would have been fine meaning of had not progressed any further) or maybe minimal growth but instead he told me that I now show signs of cancer in my previously clean right lung and my other previously clean...
    Rebelbear1967 Rebelbear1967
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2016

    I am ranting now cos I am dying from cancer.

    I was surprised that I didn't cry or freak out after my diagnosis of terminal cancer 2 weeks ago. Instead of trying to preserve my life, I took my medical report and went out to find the fattest, juiciest steak I can find & ate it. Then, I had champagne and silky chocolate...
    TickleTortureMoi TickleTortureMoi
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 19, 2015

    Just found out recently

    that i have neroblastoma stage four lukimia and a large tumor in my stomach and right knee. I have been getting chemo but its not helping much and all i do is get fevers and puke from it. The past couple days iv been puking blood. Its hard im doin this alone my parents and...
    SoccerLover23 SoccerLover23
    18-21, F
    13 Responses Nov 19, 2014

    ok so this sucks Im in the hospital on a 5 day

    chemo treatment and I just got a report that the cancer has spread not just to my lymph nodes but to my lungs and liver yeah I was doing ct scans and MRI before I went in for treatment full body scans blood work yah know everything and they found so much cancer
    justintimejustincaseimneeded justintimejustincaseimneeded
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 28, 2016

    2 options give up or fight like hell.

    I'm so tired. Enough is enough. How much more could it possible take from me? There's not much left to give.
    GwenMoon GwenMoon
    51-55, F
    11 Responses Mar 2, 2016

    Well I have chemo tomorrow.

    ..I'm really scared...
    deleted deleted
    19 Responses Dec 10, 2014

    Being diagnosed, and living,

    with Medulloblastoma. I've never really talked about being diagnosed with cancer but with a few people. I would like to share my story. I've had this tumor in my head all my life. My Neurosurgeon said I was born with it. That it developed in the womb. After learning what my...
    Kwakwakalanooksiwae Kwakwakalanooksiwae
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2015
    photographyismylife photographyismylife
    16-17, F
    Jul 6, 2015

    I have a brain tumor

    and right now I am undergoing chemo therapy because they think it has mastesized to other parts so I have had cancer twice and I've never been overly scared of it because I know I can kick it in the ***
    justintimejustincaseimneeded justintimejustincaseimneeded
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2016
    corneliusthebox corneliusthebox
    46-50, M
    Jan 30, 2016

    I just finished chemo

    for breast cancer and will have surgery next month.
    justjackie2 justjackie2
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Aug 23, 2015
    brandonselliott brandonselliott
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 6, 2015
    assassin66 assassin66
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Dec 20, 2012

    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
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2013

    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 Responses Feb 2, 2015

    I sent my kiddos back to indy.

    I moved to get treatment. I hope it works.
    Mollielollipop38 Mollielollipop38
    31-35, F
    15 Responses Feb 24, 2015

    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
    paulstevens123 paulstevens123
    22-25, M
    8 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    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
    41 Responses Mar 3, 2014

    Was just diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer

    at the ripe old age of 29...... This is not what I ever pictured for my life....
    browchickabrowncow browchickabrowncow
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2015
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