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I Just Found Out My Best Friend Has Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    Pass The Brats Please, And Oh Yeah, I Have Cancer

    He was so nonchalant about it -- slipping it into a conversation about sun and sand while we were sitting in his backyard, eating brats and clams (don't ask).  We had been talking about dermatologists. He mentioned that he had seen one recently. This was my friend who hates...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M 3 Responses May 31, 2010

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    He Was Just Given A Time frame To Live In

    My best friend has cancer and has just been told that he a week to three months to live and he seems so happy about it, not that he's dieing but happy about life while I am struggling to keep myself in a better spot when he is around but the minute I am not around him I fall...
    heartofafighter heartofafighter 26-30, F Jul 28, 2010

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    My Best Friend Has Cancer

    My name is Izabella and I'm 16 years old. My best friend Jade is like a sister to me, she comes over every morning to get ready for school, every lunch hour, every day after school until about 12am. I can tell her everything and anything. About 2 months ago, she was suddenly...
    IzabellaMarie IzabellaMarie 16-17, F Aug 4, 2012

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    If This Happened

    I'd be very upset, but at the same time try to give all the support I could.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 25, 2012

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    Cancer At 15

    Me and my best friend have known each other for 10 years. We have been through everything together and now she is dying. I love her to bits and I just want to protect her ;(
    Clarinetmonkey96 Clarinetmonkey96 16-17 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    Wow :(

    i met him in the 9th grade we hit it off so well, we were practically like twins. after gr.11 he moved across the country with him family, but hes kept in touch with me the entire time...he told me a few days ago that he just found out hes got cancer...hes only 21... i keep...
    pinknailpolish89 pinknailpolish89 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2009

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    I Found Out My Best Friend.has Canver

    Hi so I jus t found out my bestfriend has leukemia :( I dont know what to do shouodni.tell her I know? I want to know how long.is she going to live I dont want to lose her I honestly dont I will kill my self
    joseline118 joseline118 16-17, F Sep 6, 2012

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    My Best Mate Has Cancer

    My best mate, ex and Big Bro (I never had) of 28 years was diagnosed in July with terminal cancer, of the lung which has been caused by his smoking, saying that I cant actually completely blame him as he started smoking excessively in 2003 when our daughter (Graci-Anne) died...
    allisoncounsell allisoncounsell 26-30 Oct 2, 2010

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    My Best Friend Has Stage IV Cancer

    T his doesn't seem possible one minute; then the next minute overwhelming fear fills my senses.  My dear friend Ursula, age 64, has breast cancer.  It didn't show up on a mammogram.  It didn't show up on a sonogram.  INFLAMMATORY BREAST CANCER...
    mscintx mscintx 61-65, F 3 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    My Mother

    my dear friend who is close in my heart as a mother to me as anyone could get. the mum i wish i had. i have not seen her in a while.i love her so much i found out last night she has breast cancer.i wish i could take it away and have it instead.she is too special too important...
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Tyler<3

    My bestt friend Tyler was diagnosed 2 months ago with AML (acute meyloid leukemia), she has gone through with 3 treaments of chemotherapy and is currently on her fourth, the doctors didnt expect her to be abel to visit her home at all and sent her to a childrens hospital in...
    Cotahh007 Cotahh007 13-15, F Jun 11, 2011

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    My Bestfriend Also Known As My Life Has Blood Cancer And Hes Only 17

    This is a long story. I guess i will start from the beginning. My bestfriends name is Eric. Hes 17 now. Hes perect haha. He really is. I love him to death. I would do anything for him. I met him a year ago on facebook. Yeah..i know what your thinking. Facebook friends...facebook...
    roselina23 roselina23 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2012

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    MIGHT!!! I just barely found out.

    She's been sick and went in and they did biopsies and her white cell count is way low and she's been hemorrhaging internally in her stomach and it doesn't look good. My heart has broken in two for her < 3 I am praying hard for you GIRL!!!!
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    My Dear Best Friend Has Cancer

    I am so scared and confused.  My dearest best friend just got diagnosed with cancer.  I just got off the phone with her and I don't know what to talk about sometimes because I am so choked up and scared.  If there is anyone out there that has gone thru this- please...
    Tanyalee Tanyalee 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2009

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    My best friend has cancer

    and it SUCKS! I do not want him to be sick or hurt. He just got married and has a baby on the way and this should be the best time of his life. He shouldn't be in bed sick and on chemo. I wish I was allowed to see him (Long Story) but of course I am not so I have to sit here...
    nikolasmom nikolasmom 36-40 1 Response Oct 7

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    I moved away from my best friend. She was my rock. We talked everyday all day. I miss those calls. From the time we woke til the time we went to bed. Shopping, the gym, to going...
    Moniicka Moniicka 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    My Best Friend! My best friend has a heart of gold! A smile that lights up the night sky! Eyes that twinkle like stars! A laugh that makes me smile! A voice that no one else...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    What do you do when your best friend has a girlfriend and you're jealous about it because you like your best friend and you have to see them act all cute and you feel very sad?
    Candice321 Candice321 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I found out yesterday. Dad picked me and my sister up from home and made us hot chocolate. That was weird because it was a Wednesday. We never get picked up on Wednesday. But it...
    Cainamythgimoj Cainamythgimoj 16-17, M Dec 4

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    Well I found out that the man who I've been calling dad my whole life isn't actually my "father". After reading other peoples stories about this same situation, I agree with always...
    kyndrachristine kyndrachristine 16-17, F Dec 9

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    I have always had trust issues. I had a friend who i actually got close to so much that I could trust her. But I wasn't sure how to tell her the stuff about me. So I created a...
    newprofile04 newprofile04 13-15, F Dec 12

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    a month ago i lost my best friend after 10/5 years of being attatched to eachother. unfortunely my baby girl took her life after a number of things she was experiencing and didnt...
    lilmiss02 lilmiss02 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    i just moved to a new state and started ninth grade in august. in elementary & middle school was the worst i had 0 friends from forth grade to eighth not even someone to say hi to...
    khalanijane khalanijane 13-15, F Dec 2

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    I've lost more than one best friend to suicide, one to cancer, and one to a blood clot. It's hard to lose so many people you love. Sometimes I still cry for them.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    So, I call her my "best friend" but I'm not really sure that's what it is. I think we've been friends for so long just because we need each other to communicate on a different...
    mkingsbury10 mkingsbury10 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I wish i was like her! she's outgoing, sociable, bubbly, open and she is never shy. she gets so much guys and she gets asked out a lot, she will literally go up to anyone and say...
    juliac123 juliac123 13-15, F Nov 23

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    So far all my so called "best friends" aren't like best friends at all. I remember all of their birthdays every year and get them presents but no one seemed to remember my birthday...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I so hate my ex best friend so bad, here is the reason why.....we would of been best friends for 10 years this year and things has gone wrong, my best friend kept coming up my flat...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Are any of you familiar eight the cool, outgoing, friendly straight best friend who is either getting hooked-up with every girl on campus, even the older ones (senpai...
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    Freshman year of high school, I was awkward and quiet, but my choir teacher made it his goal to bring me out of my shell. It was his first year as a teacher, and we instantly...
    MeAndMySkinnyLove MeAndMySkinnyLove 16-17, F Nov 23

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    Hey, my name is Daniel Michael R, I have hypopituitarism and this is the story of my best friend, the only girl that ever loved me. Her name is Samantha J. McClain, she was born on...
    DanielMR DanielMR 18-21 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'd like to think I have a best friend, but I am in need of some advice. A friend that I have been close to for over 6 years now is changing. She's hanging out with people that are...
    ThatDarnKatz ThatDarnKatz 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I'm not a lesbian but most of my friends are including my best friend who is sure she is gay and I think it's great! She has a friend who is 13 and is openly gay and going out with...
    AlliLittle AlliLittle 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I don't know if we're bestfriends since we don't say it to each other, we're not cheesy... But for me she's my best friend... Dear Gayley, It's been 5 years we haven't...
    helloIamK helloIamK 13-15 1 Response Nov 22

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    Dear whoever you are, Was married to my best friend for 10 years but she left me 9 months ago and I haven't seen her since. I've made peace that she's never coming back and the...
    okletstrythisagain okletstrythisagain 31-35, M 19 Responses Dec 4

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    My best Friend is my boyfriend, i love him very very much and i know im only 15 but my feelings are true. Ive known him since the 2nd grade and ive liked him ever since i met him...
    PandaApples101 PandaApples101 13-15, F Dec 4

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    I cant believe i found my friend from camp i used to go when i was 14 and we r talking. We were best friends i miss her so much. we had a blast together. i wish i could turn back...
    AngelLuvsBabyBlue AngelLuvsBabyBlue 26-30, F Dec 10

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    I have to write this because my mind is shouting all these feelings I have but I can't physically tell anyone, especially you. Dear S, Since that first day we met in...
    SuperMagicMuffin SuperMagicMuffin 22-25, F Nov 24

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    I have a friend who's been my best friend for like 9 years and I know basically everything about her and we've been through soo much. We had huge fights before and there's an...
    Cornelia78 Cornelia78 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I have always appreciate friendship. I will always be there for my friends no matter what. I always try to be that friend that I would like to have. And thank god, I have one. My...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I dated this guy that was a little older than me and apparently my 'best friend' liked him before we dated. She never told me that she liked him, ever, and I even asked her for her...
    mouthyrage mouthyrage 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Note that this.... is an entirely different story and not the same or a repeat of the story i wrote about my racist best friend who i lost. She came after the couple of girls i'm...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have this friend that I've known for about four years. A couple of years ago, one of his friends told me once that he had a crush on me but that now he's over it now. He doesn't...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I have had a few serious relationships and At the time I thought oh I'm in love. But until I find the woman who is my best friend and lover I will be in search of love. So any...
    BigBrainTheory BigBrainTheory 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    My boyfriend and I have a very very deep love. When we met we spent the first 8 months disconnected from his friends and my friends. One night after sex I asked him what his...
    zee14 zee14 26-30, F Dec 8

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    My best friend and I have been best friends since college, Our friendship was almost instant when we became college room mates, My room was right beside hers and although we shared...
    nic1976 nic1976 36-40, F Dec 10

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