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I Have Friends With Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    Yesterday she told me,

    I'm going to the hospital with her for further tests. She's being so strong and I will be there every step of the way. I just don't know what to say to her. She's my best friend and I'm terrified of losing her :/.
    butterfly789 butterfly789 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Cause For Celebration: It's Her Last Day of Breast Cancer Treatment

    There are so many reasons to celebrate my friend and hero Cynthia. Today is her last day of radiation and we are going out DANCING DANCING DANCING Celebrating as her new hair is starting to grow in. I just got off the phone with her as she was walking in to her last treatment...
    CosiCeleste CosiCeleste 36-40, F Dec 31, 2007

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    *Sigh*

     Yeah... one... and she has little children too. 
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Sep 2, 2008

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    My friend told me last night he has stage 4

    cancer. He is my best friend in the world and what is worse is I can't be by his side because we now live in different states :(. I'm really afraid of losing him. Cancer SUCKS and I wish it would die!
    Jessa25 Jessa25 26-30, F 1 Response May 30

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    My Brother-friend Goes For Surgery Monday

    I have known Rami for six years now, since we were both hired to work at the same company around the same time. He's one of these people you feel like you knew forever when you meet him for the first time. We both felt that way. We're of the same nationality, grew up in the...
    onlygodjudgeme onlygodjudgeme 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 5, 2011

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    :'( I Miss Him A Lot!

    I have a friend who's 15. He's been fighting lung cancer for 5 months now and its his second time with it. He doesn't wanna hurt me so he won't talk to me. Every time we see each other in the halls at school we just look at each other and keep walking. I can tell he's getting...
    snwflk041 snwflk041 13-15 Aug 18, 2010

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    My Bud Has Terminal Cancer

    My friend has been complaining of back pain for a couple of months and was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.In the few weeks since his diagnoses and before his treatments have even started I am sadden by how far down hill he has goneYou try to be so strong around him and he says...
    BAPhoto BAPhoto 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Never Thought That This Could Happen

    iam a fourteen year old boy from nairobi kenya. i go to a british systen school where i have many friends from all around the wold, one of my friends is a girl from the netherlands who i have known since i was around 8. she was here only a month ago we were living our lives as...
    yutahayakawa yutahayakawa 13-15 Dec 11, 2010

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    A Note to Those I Love...

    You are strong, you are worthy, your life is an example to all who know you. I love you and ask that you come to me at any time for anything. I don't care what the time zone differences are. We will fight this together!
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2009

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    My boyfriend's grandmother has cancer. She lives with his family and is one of the sweetest women I know. She helps her daughter take care of her 4 children and has had cancer several times. We have recently discovered that she has a tumor on her spine, blocking the blood flow to...
    ainje ainje 18-21, F Nov 5, 2007

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    JUST Found Out Yesterday

    Just found out that a friend has a cancer. She is one of my wife's best friends and I like her a lot. Damn! Stuff like this puts everything in perspective. It is too bad our bodies are so damn frail.
    EVAN64 EVAN64 41-45, M Jan 6, 2008

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    Best Friend Has Breast Cancer

    A little over a month ago my friend found a lump in her breast and went to her GP. Now she's just had her second round of chemo and is starting to lose her  hair. She lives quite a ways from me but I'm travelling to see her at the end of November. I don't really know...
    haecceity haecceity 36-40, F Nov 18, 2007

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    I Had a Friend With Cancer...

    i had a friend with cancer, but sadly treatment was not successful and she passed away leaving a young daughter behind. her young daughter now lives with one of her friends who could not have children, and all of her friends including me, put everything we can into making...
    jossiemarie jossiemarie 22-25, F May 1, 2008

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    Cancer Kills Angles

    cancer killed my 2 year old Liana it killed my cousin Charlotte and now my friend Mia is fighting for her life she only has 10 days to live lets hope 10 years PLEASE CANCER STOP
    lianawolf lianawolf 22-25, F Feb 14, 2013

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    ~My Best Work Buddy~

    My best work buddy, Georgie, has been diagnosed with AML, a very treatable type of leukemia. But what a hassle is was getting her diagnosed! It started with a rash that wouldn't go away- that landed a misdiagnosis of psoriasis.  Then came a cold that wouldn't go away, even...
    kritterbug kritterbug 31-35, F 1 Response May 1, 2008

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    I really have a friend

    who she knows how much i am so worried about and wish everything will be better and much feel no more pain any more. I always wish if everyone pray for her as to everyone who suffer from cancer...they need our prayers to ease their pain and wish they will find a cure for her and...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35 Jun 1

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    Not Again!

    my friend/mentor has had another terrible bout...  second time with breast cancer...  she had a surgery that eliminated it...  whew! but.  then she's had a series of biopsies and ultrasounds, and her doc told her a couple of days ago that she probably has...
    pandora1999 pandora1999 31-35, F Apr 23, 2008

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    Someone Wake Me Up From This Nightmare Please

    Hello All My name is Diane. I am 40 yrs old. I have a BEST friend who is only 38 yrs old and her name is Debbie. We have been best friends for 33+ yrs adn I consider her my sister. My children have grown to love her and call her Aunt Debbie. This past Monday we found out she has...
    MyHope4Deb MyHope4Deb 36-40 Apr 17, 2008

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    Remission, But...

    my dear friend/mentor/colleague is in recovery from breast cancer, and has been since she was given the clean bill of health earlier this year... however... she found a lump a couple of days ago.... of course she's scared, and right this second, she's in denial.  she has...
    pandora1999 pandora1999 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2007

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    Warning, this is long, but I feel as though I have to tell the full details of the story. Even if no one responds, I just need the catharsis of letting it all out for once...
    sketchit sketchit 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    After two heart-breaking relationships, I gave up on love. I chose to be single and mingle for straight sexual bliss and fun. I have five friends with benefits and we all share the...
    M3MC M3MC 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    met a girl name Lizbette at the starbucks near my college. we started talking and flirting and now we are in a FWB relationship. We like each other but enjoy others too. She was...
    AndroTaylor AndroTaylor 18-21 1 Response Dec 3

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    I have a friend with benefits. It's fun to see him once in a while. Takes stress away and we can talk about the things we like. He's aggressive when we're about to have some fun...
    EsteeVonne EsteeVonne 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    Oooh yes they are the best we never had sex though but it started off as us cuddling while watching a movie then I kissed him he started making out with me then on the couch I...
    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Fu*ck buddy is on his way. ;-)
    Lu24642 Lu24642 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    Looking for a female for FWB relationship ...
    00000MG 00000MG 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I can be friends with absolutely anybody. No matter what religion, race, gender, sexuality or whatever you are, as long as you're not a ***** or a ******, I will like you and be...
    DazzledAnimal DazzledAnimal 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Totally! Tbh I have friends who are more academically smarter than me, like my brainy science friends, my maths loving friends and my fun friends who love English. We all help each...
    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I'm still friends with my first girlfriend, even after we broke up. It's good that we're still friends. She's not a bad person. She was just too clingy, never letting me have time...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M Nov 25

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    Should I still be friends with my ex because I get jealous when she talks about this friend. She is always talking about this other friend now and I think u shouldn't be friends...
    sarcasticgirl sarcasticgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I am friends with an old lady. We go every where together. I like her company. She is not the brightest or the cutest woman but she has a good soul. She is totally diff from me for...
    Bipolarshon Bipolarshon 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Have you ever been friends with an ex but no matter what you do it always feels awkward? Like there is some sexual tension there... And I don't believe it will ever go away.
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    it'd be great to make friends with someone who is like me
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F Nov 23

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    I'm lonely. I don't have friends. That's because I am very shy and quiet. I want someone who I can talk to. Someone I can laugh with. I don't want to lock myself up in my room...
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    In a way I like it why not I had a friend but we don't really see each other as much anymore but we still text but we are the complete opposite in style, likes, disliked, music...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I'm friends with this girl who is the complete opposite of me, she's flirtatious ... giggly... dressed to kill. I'm the dork friend who likes comic books and chuck Taylors.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I can be friends with people who are totally different than me. I hope, I can. I will try.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    It's more of a regular desire.I enjoy many types of females but my favorite is a female with a big full figure to enjoy and have fun with...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Dec 4

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    I am a boy who wants to meet a girl on EP, get to know her and have fun with her.
    zacklowe zacklowe 13-15, M Dec 14

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    Actually, not WITH the men themselves, but while we have sex with groups of women at the same time. Parties. I have had sex with groups of women at the same time though. The most...
    zbigbox zbigbox 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    My 72 year old father is in Hospice Care just "waiting to die". Lung/liver cancer. Never smoked a day in his life. Hard working family man and this is how he gets to end his life...
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I have way to many problems going on with this woman. I want to have a good relationship with her, but she is so selfish, and if that means fighting with her, unfortunately, I do...
    venetzia venetzia 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Does part of me still love you? No. All of me still does. People advised me to make a clean break. Otherwise I'll never be able to "move on". I hate that expression. Treating...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 17 hrs ago

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    I feel like this post is out of place, but the reason that we're no longer best friends is because we just so happen to be dating now.
    throughthedoorway throughthedoorway 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    I have bad issues with abandonment , ever since my father abandoned me , and then my " soulmate " did too which goes to show you he may have been mine but was I his ? We never...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    My ex boyfriend and I were together for two years on and off, and now we're friends.. I find it a little weird. He changed a lot after our final breakup and we weren't even friends...
    ayoolexie20 ayoolexie20 16-17, F Nov 23

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    Freshman year of high school, I was awkward and quiet, but my choir teacher made it his goal to bring me out of my shell. It was his first year as a teacher, and we instantly...
    MeAndMySkinnyLove MeAndMySkinnyLove 16-17, F Nov 23

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    one of my best friends lets call her K bullyed me today she called me bossy and my other best friend lets call her A anyway A and I walk home together and I told her my story and...