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I Have Friends With Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 100 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 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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    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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    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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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 6, 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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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!
    Jessa28 Jessa28 26-30, F 1 Response May 30, 2014

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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 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 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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    Except for a few things, one of my best friends is the complete opposite of me. We both agree that there's no reason we should be friends. We even hated each other when we first...
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    The word "friends" is probably a stretch but I can associate with anyone I believe I'm very confident in my ability, although if it doesn't work out I'll probably resort to taunts...
    RegANONdixo RegANONdixo 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So there's this girl who was my best friend and then she started hanging out with this other girl and she started being mean to everyone and then she started cussing all the time...
    SJ110 SJ110 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    My sister is facing nose cancer recurring and i am checking immunotherapy and interventional therapy. Anyone pls share your experience. TQ.
    Jochan Jochan 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its funny how you sending your friends haha in text while behind the mobile crying down like. A wreck :)
    zaynbaby12 zaynbaby12 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's especially my closest friends. I may not be gay but I have other friends which are.
    Eninferno Eninferno 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have so many great friends but I feel like so lonely. I have been with a lot of friends ones cuttin up and laughing but I still feel lonely sometimes
    brooklynturner brooklynturner 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Any milfs want to chat with a young boy?
    kk7711 kk7711 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    It's hard to draw the line with people who are good to have as friends with benefits. I have one good friend which occasionally we fool around. What's great is that we are good...
    stella517 stella517 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't even know if he's still my friend, because he ignores me a lot. Since most girls are attracted to him, he spends time talking to them instead of me. He also spends time...
    GhettoMemeing GhettoMemeing 13-15, F a week ago

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    None of my friends in school knew the real me. None. They knew a tiny bit of my personality: shy and quiet. Antisocial. I never talked about my depression and they never really...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I don't want any friends at all, at least from a conscious theoretical perspective. From an evolutionary perspective, I see friendship as a way to ensure survival by combining...
    Zaxel Zaxel 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I know people who have nothing but disappointing stories about FWB relationships. I have had mostly positive experiences.
    HippieGuyInATie78 HippieGuyInATie78 36-40, M a week ago

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    When we met in 2nd grade we just instantly became friends we became super close we were like sisters we were so close we were always together as we became preteens and started...
    barbiegurl134 barbiegurl134 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I recently struck up a friendship with a much older guy, now I know him better, I don't like him that much. He likes to take revenge, I'm in the sh*t, I always seem to get attached...
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm 31, educated, have full time job, looking for fwb ;)
    andynaader andynaader 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I can be friends with total opposite of me Granted Im a different breed and think and do things different does not mean we cant be friends. Who knows may learn something.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I am sure it will be a good experience to know people around the world with different thinking and mindsets... Happy friendship...
    ShantanuD ShantanuD 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    A few ways to support your gay best friend. Be friends with the guy he's dating even if he's (WAS) your worst enemy. Invite BOTH of them to your parties. Be the nicest ***** you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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    Married man here, looking for lady for open minded conversation and friendship. It does not have to include sex.
    melbonly melbonly 51-55, M Aug 15

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    And that's what make my friendship with you guys unique, you know who you are. I don't care that millions of people can see this cause it doesn't matter. You two make my life...
    hannapanna hannapanna 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 14

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