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I Have Friends With Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    *Sigh*

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    :'( 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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    ~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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Okay so I screwed up my relationship with my ex, people got involved and we just couldn't cope with it. I still love him and we were really close friends before. He doesn't want a...
    livelifefully73 livelifefully73 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    with an ex girlfriend. we have a lot of fun as friends also, but there is a 17yr age gap, she has a small child and i am kinda aspergic. I dont want a relationship with her because...
    pedroantonius pedroantonius 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So there is this guy im seeing and the sex is amazing!! And things are getting serious but I do have a fwb and I don't know what to do
    Foreverloved85 Foreverloved85 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 12

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    m from India. anyone available??
    7890pshah 7890pshah 22-25, M Oct 29

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    I broke up my boyfriend but our sex life was to good to give up.
    Lovelifee22 Lovelifee22 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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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 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Most of the time, it's fine that I don't have friends. But not too long ago, I went through a period where I wished I had some. My last girlfriend had been my best friend, and I...
    chickiebos chickiebos 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    My interests: 1. Minecraft 2. Anime 3. Game in general 4. Trying new things Traits I'd like in a friend: 1. Isn't trying to f*** with me (I mean this both figuratively AND...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    So I've been talking to my guy best friend at least 9 hours straight a day. My family and friends think we are dating but nope we are just friends :) Would I date him??? That is...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I can be friends with just about anyone who wants to be friends with me. Being friends with people totally different from me means maybe I get to learn new things. How cool is...
    ABitOfConversation ABitOfConversation 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't have a lot of friends but I can be friends with someone who is the exact opposite of me, we just need to get along.
    Snowboy6421 Snowboy6421 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I wanna make friends with MILF. Send me a Msg?
    0bis0 0bis0 22-25, M Oct 29

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    I guess I would want a really good looking guy or girl who I can actually have conversations with and maybe have fun once the moods is right. like actually craving the friends...
    pikapup17 pikapup17 18-21 1 Response Nov 10

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    i'm hala from bahrain , i used to have friends from ksa , morroco , kuwait and many other countries , life cutted the connections off from university and bla bla , i want to have...
    halaalmurbati halaalmurbati 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    i love making friendships with people from other countries! message me
    ezzi12345 ezzi12345 22-25, M Nov 10

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    Would love to have friends from another countries that would freakin awesome. Add me or message. Let's get it crackin.
    trixypix1 trixypix1 26-30, F Nov 11

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    I am only friends with people who are different from me, :P I dunno if that's a bad thing or not but I wish I did have someone I had almost everything on common with but I have...
    bolahaming bolahaming 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 13

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    I would love to be friends with benefits with someone, girls mainly but I might be open to being one with a guy. I don't really know, I'm bicurious but don't know if I could do it
    biventure biventure 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    I can be friends with anyone :)
    JadeB08 JadeB08 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    very true. I am friends with many people who are different then me. I haven't really met many people who are exactly like me. (or close to it) I met like...2 or 3 who I personally...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have friends who's interests and personalities are very different if not completely opposite of mine. As long as you see value in each other and cherish each other's feelings...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have friends, and have for years. I am just now starting to appreciate what that means. I am trying to learn how to truly be a friend - more than just being in the same group as...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    I like having friends that like the same things that I do...or at least some things...but I also enjoy having friends that are totally opposite of me. You learn more from them...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    My son is coming up on his 5 year post treatment anniversary. I'm very happy to be at this stage but the fear never stops. Every cough, pain, etc I'm afraid the cancer is back...
    firefly4718 firefly4718 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    My grandfather was diagnosed with colon cancer about a year ago. My father's side of the family has a history of alcoholism and when this bomb was dropped on them, they all...
    justanothersteph justanothersteph 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    My dad.. I don't really don't get cancer.. I just wish daddy wasn't sick, it scares me that I know cancer can kill him and I just want him to not be sick anymore.. He sleeps a lot...
    Williamm001 Williamm001 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    My mother has a cancerous cyst in her body. Someone was also mentioning Colon Cancer?
    dancedesire dancedesire 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Ok so this year has been a painful one and we've now just discovered my beautiful Aunt has been diagnosed with Lung cancer that has also spread to her brain. She went last week for...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Nov 2

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