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I Have Friends With Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 102 People

    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 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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    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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    :'( 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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    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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    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.
    EVAN64 EVAN64 41-45, M Jan 6, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    *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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    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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    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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    He didn't like the somber tone of my voice so he brought me pizza last night...pizza. We sat on the floor and ate while watching "Jackass 2". I cringed, screamed like a girl, and...
    SunshineMel SunshineMel 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I don't known how to feel when my mom acts like I'm always against her I'm dealing my own way with my family , and my husband is in prison in have my own things happening am I...
    raejel50 raejel50 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    Despite myself I am growing to like the spammers on my blog. They are always so complimentary and affirming. They tell me I have a great blog and that it is filled with unique and...
    ronnkron ronnkron 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I married my bestfriend a little over a week ago, we had been dating for a couple years. Whenever my husband and I got together I was heartbroken over my ex John, John and I had...
    emavii emavii 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've gone through life with them, I don't think I'll ever befriend somebody who gets me. Not truly.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm such a weirdo I don't act or dress or do anything people my age do but I am friends with a lot of them
    alexism2415 alexism2415 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm grateful for my small circle of friends, but to be honest, none of them really understand me or show compassion for me when I need it most. My best friend whom I love to death...
    stonecoldflame stonecoldflame 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Even though some of my friends have views totally different from mine and some of them have very different beliefs and values, I find that I can still be friends with these people...
    girlfullofenergy girlfullofenergy 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Over the past few weeks, I've begun talking to a certain coworker more... he has asked to hang out a few times, but we haven't had the chance to. He has a fiance (and I have my bf...
    DaddysPlusSizedPrincess DaddysPlusSizedPrincess 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    really I can be frnd with anyone. I m that kind of a girl who doesn't wait for the other person 2 start the conversation. I begin it myself with a " hi! getting bored? will u b my...
    umangch umangch 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    My kids were tackling each other when I was over at her house last. Her husband taught it looked like being intimate. Neither of my kids know what that is yet and I plan to keep...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F Jul 21

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    Truth is I use to fight once a while even with my best friends! Long time ago that was though and mostly when I was growing up.
    JuiceBoxRebel JuiceBoxRebel 26-30, M Jul 21

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    I've never understood why my mother has never been able to tuck me in, kiss me, hold me in her arms, or just show her love through just pretending to care about what I talk to her...
    Kionamarie Kionamarie 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I have seen so many kids at school get picked on and ignored by the other kids just because they may be too skinny or too nerdy or whatever the case may be. I am just wondering...
    katiemitchell katiemitchell 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I met a girl one day on the playground in first grade and from that day forward she became my best friend. As time grew we became closer then friends. I considered her to be family...
    Curlygirly6 Curlygirly6 16-17 Jul 20

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    Its fun and interesting to hang out with people thats "different" from you and it's also a great learning experience
    key2life key2life 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I can be a friend with just about any body, even senile old men make me laugh some times.
    Karinamvedo Karinamvedo 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 20

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    Well why not? No wonder so many teens today say they are 'bored'. They often only mix with ppl who are the same as they are. Variety is the spice of life. It can be a life changing...
    ClownNine ClownNine 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm amazed at some of my friends who are the worst people on dates. There are some common trends with some of them, too. A few of them act really weird and distant and not at all...
    karlmartink karlmartink 36-40, M Jul 18

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    There's this girl that I've been friends with for a while. A few days ago she told me that she wouldn't mind being friends with benefits. I told her I wasn't interested in that and...
    BuickLesley BuickLesley 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I really like this guy but maybe he only sees us as friends or something. I always thought if a guy likes you he'd stop playing games to reply then continue... But this guy takes...
    TheeLinda TheeLinda 18-21, F Jul 17

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    If we all were able to more easily see our commonalities with others rather than the differences, this group might include everyone. When you do see the differences with deliberate...
    MozN1980 MozN1980 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I've met people from all kinds of backgrounds and religions. I grew up moving around a lot as my father was in the USAF. You tend to mix with a very diverse group of people.
    Heyford89 Heyford89 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    My friends are all from different nationalities and cultures, and I'm so thankful! I go to an international school, so there are many different people who I meet. All have their...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F Jul 17

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    I already have some weird friends in my list,(not here obviously) and I love them because they don't change for my sake.I think that's a good mentality to be oneself and I respect...
    PG90 PG90 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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