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I Have Friends With Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses May 30

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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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    *Sigh*

     Yeah... one... and she has little children too. 
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Sep 2, 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, M Jun 1

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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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    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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    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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    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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    My sister had cancer

    when I was younger, Got diagnosed with being one of those people with a poor immune system(couldnt go out side, could be touched) There is a thing call camp quality it supports young kids living with cancer. My sister went there and i went aswell i meet heaps of children...
    LLAMAAAA LLAMAAAA 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ~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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    Related Experiences

    So I’ve been in this weird friends with benefits relationship with a guy. Over time I secretly developed feelings for him and we’ve been texting each other excessively...
    Maude01 Maude01 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    I have a serious question, my friend with benefits is tired of having sex with me but I enjoy the sex what should I do to make it better? or keep him around.
    roseflower8 roseflower8 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 25

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    I am a great person. I can befriend any and everyone. Seems like once I start the friendship we can best friends til the end. As the relationship goes on, the time spent and...
    moeco moeco 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    It has been a little over a month since our break up. Everyday is hard but everyday is getting easier. I was best friends with my ex before our relationship, and we decided we...
    Hohjo Hohjo 18-21, M Oct 12

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    I am close friends with a whole bunch of people they are all different to me and all have different problems going on in their life that I haven't gone through. Two of my close...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    It sounds absurd when your ex says "I hope we can still be friends" after a rough breakup, but I wish it could actually happen. How can you be friends with someone you connected...
    anitamigna anitamigna 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    Not i can be....but I am best friends with people who are totally different from myself...I have 3 best friends and people always wonder what we have in common or what has kept as...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    I think I only text him in the morning to laugh at what he'll say. I swear I shouldn't be best friends with my best friends ex but it's worth every second of it!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Oct 12

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    I am friends with people of all ages, races, religion and from all walks of life. I don't see differences between them, I think a lot can be gained and I think myself lucky to...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to make friendship with hot milfs wether that having sexual contact or flirty messages any milf that wants a secret fantasy message me!! Xx
    DEVILVILLAIN DEVILVILLAIN 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    So i like a guy and we treat each other like were dating but we cant be together..does that mean were friends with benefits?
    heatherella heatherella 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Just watching, 3rd Rock From The Sun "So this is why we have friends, so we can hit them."
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 14

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    To be socially accepted you have to look the part, walk the walk or have a large enough group who have similarities. But what if someone doesn't have things in common with anyone...
    MaraIsNotKawaii MaraIsNotKawaii 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    He's escaping. He doesn't meet her when he sees her now. He stands with others & looks at her. If she texts him, he doesn't show up, or it's more like a one word thing. Has she...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Or become friends with maybe swap pics with any on here
    Steinjoshu Steinjoshu 22-25, M Sep 28

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    I have a gigantic crush on my teacher! He's so hot! Everything he does is hot! And he favorites me over a lot of people. He often jokes around with me, and he is not the joking...
    ihatemytown ihatemytown 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I love my mum but I have issues with her I never feel good enough and I feel like my problems are too much for her.I can't get it out of my head the things Shes said throughout my...
    Confused848 Confused848 26-30, F Oct 9

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    Over the past couple of years, I have been writing several experiences I have had throughout my life. One story was about a girl I dated in high school, Martha Alvarez. Five months...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M 32 mins ago

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    I LOVE different types of people, and I try surround myself with all types and kinds from the candy box ;) I have also found that in most cases... they teach me something about...
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My aunt has claimed to have had cancer all through my life and my family did not believe her and told me she was lieing. She currently has stage four Breast cancer and only a year...
    dreaminghope dreaminghope 22-25, F Oct 4

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    My two uncles had cancer, one of them died last year of brain cancer, and the other has chronic leukemia.
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    my best friend is currently battling cancer and I'm the only one that knows.... it's stage 3 and developing on top of that my other best friend has an inoperable brain tumor that...
    xoxogossipgirl7 xoxogossipgirl7 13-15, F Sep 24

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    The situation or series of situations we find ourselves in will bring us to a crossroads. They will shape us into who we will become, what we will believe in, and will either...
    Nunashamed Nunashamed 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    Yes I have two family members both of them will most likely not live past this year
    maridoneka maridoneka 18-21, M Sep 29

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    10 things I don't need in a friend. This is for those people who thinks that I am just dumb and easy to be bullied. Even though you call me your “friend”. BUT actually, no...
    YesIAmACat YesIAmACat 16-17 1 Response Sep 23

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    FAKE PEOPLE .. Ive learned so much from them .. It took me alot of years to finally understand how most of the people in my life were so fake .. I had to take a step back & cut...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F Sep 24

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    Texted my xbf if he still wanted to be friends even though he broke up with me. At least I had move on and let the past be the past and looking forward. There's always a part of...
    amly68 amly68 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    They all live in their college dorms, always hanging with their college friends and the friends I got online never here. I guess this is what you'd call being lonely right?
    TheSpookyPotato TheSpookyPotato 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    My old bestfriend and i clicked ever since we met. She is so much like me. Well both of my old bestfriends. In 8th grade year i found out i was moving and moved half of that year...
    A0927T A0927T 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 29

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