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I Have Friends With Cancer

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    :'( 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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    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 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 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!
    Jessa29 Jessa29 26-30, F 1 Response May 30, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    my friend Emily is totally different from me like I'm a guy she's a girl but I guess were both smart in our own way but in the real world that's a double standard for nerd. I mean...
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    Pretty sure it's a long shot. But what do I have to lose? Lol. Any girls in the 804?
    DiverseNerd DiverseNerd 22-25, M Jan 30

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    my birth mother has cancer. I hate that we can't be there, but we're 3,000 miles away, with a daughter having one more year in high school. We HATE where we are, but can't afford...
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    That moment when you realize that your entire social life is online... My "friends" in real life don't care about me. They'll say that they do and sure, they'll talk to me if I...
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    My dad has been in the hospital for the last few days. His body is ravaged by the cancer which has spread to his stomach and liver as well. He slides in and out of consciousness...
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    I recently moved to a new city and it feels like a whole new world. I can seriously do with more genuine friends. Perhaps EP is not the right place to make real life...
    Mystiquelady Mystiquelady 36-40, F 20 Responses Jan 25

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