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I Just Found Out My Best Friend Has Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 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, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    ''it'' was stronger....took her down...i wish it was me instead....Dear leukemia, FUCKK YOU
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    He missed school and had been eating and broke his pants lol! Kinda jealous Should i ask him for help?, i don't think he meant to
    fatsuiter fatsuiter 13-15, M 1 Response May 6

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    She's been sending him pics...I just really need someone to talk to
    Ppwincess1901 Ppwincess1901 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    I love him so much. He was my dog for 11.5 years. Yesterday I rushed him to the vet because I knew something serious has been very wrong. Anyways he had cancer and I had to say...
    torijoy torijoy 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I have two male best friends, and I love them and have found myself very attracted to them at several times. Although I would not say "in love with them". One of them I couldn't...
    Delphineidunna Delphineidunna 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Thanks for the good times bro. I remember meeting my best friend in the summer of 2nd grade at basketball camp. our friendship rooted from competition and sports and we lived it...
    MVPeter MVPeter 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    My former best friend and I were very close, I met him when I was 18 and we were good friends until feelings got involved. In the summer of 2012, he sent me a angry text message...
    roseofthedevilsgarden roseofthedevilsgarden 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    Yes yes yes I'm sure most of us has had this experience but unlike me I've had this experience many times but I would like to talk about an experience I had today, If you've read...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F Apr 28

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    I have known my friend for almost 2 years now and even though we've only been hanging out for about 1 year, I can strongly say that I have never, in my entire 24 years of living...
    MePlusHim MePlusHim 22-25, M 1 Response May 13

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    I met my best friend right here on EP in 2008. He and I had a lot in common and we were extremely supportive of each other. At the time, we were both in sexless marriages, but I...
    WiltedTulip WiltedTulip 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    This is the way to go not having one person as your best friend only. I find (have just learnt) that having one best friend could ruin your friendship later on and you can loose...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F Apr 28

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    My story is very complicated and also very simple. The simple part is I'm in love with my former best friend. Everything else is complicated. We met 10 years ago when she came...
    deedist deedist 41-45, F 3 Responses May 4

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    I never expected this to happen like this. So about a year ago, I met this friend (I'll call her M) via my friend T, who i had known since freshman year of high school and...
    SynysterGates510 SynysterGates510 22-25, M May 7

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    I had been through a lot with him. We were pretty damaged as teenagers so we bonded over the shared pain. We were close like family. 12 years ago, I found out he had slept with my...
    Etdos Etdos 41-45, M 2 Responses May 8

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    I am a 14 year old I actually feel really bored,lonely etc this is bcze I had a bestie tht bestie wz my ride or die but she accused me of stealing her boyfriend but the thing is...
    joanppk joanppk 13-15, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I learn this summer (2014) that my dad has cancer we were suppose to move to Toronto but with my dad sick with stayed in France in a very small town, I never talked to anyone about...
    valentineadc valentineadc 16-17, F May 3

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    Right, so a while ago I lost my best friend that I had known for eight years. She didn't die or anything, she got a boyfriend and, well, you know how it is. She text me saying that...
    TwitterHolix TwitterHolix 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

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    Ok so ever since me and my ex best friend haven't been friends anymore (about 3 months?)) I've had about 3 dreams (that I can remember) about her. We've been best friends since 7th...
    Astraeah Astraeah 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    My 10 month old kitten Harper who is a Ragdoll has been my best friend since I got her from the breeder and now is slowly dying... She had a stroke and she can't use her back...
    Robinwing Robinwing 13-15 May 2

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    So I met, let's call her "Rachel"… last summer we're both girls, we had a mutual friend and we would always chill and smoke together. Well that mutual friend which was my best...
    Iridiana Iridiana 18-21, F May 10

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    I want to have a very open and strong connection with a friend. My best friend who I've known for almost 10 years doesn't really feel like a best friend. I'm there for her whenever...
    whitersnow whitersnow 22-25, F Apr 30

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    Okay. Let's talk about my previous best friend. I met her when we're are thirteen and we hit off really well and that's how we become best friend. I really do care about her, and...
    Anneharuko Anneharuko 18-21, F May 5

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    Had someone that was my best friend. She is still here but life has changed us. She has never backed me or been on the same page with me. Now I feel alone everyday. Not looking for...
    sandyleejr sandyleejr 41-45, M 10 Responses May 9

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost two years now but we broke up for about a week just before Christmas and my best friend who is male has always been there for me...
    Hollie9 Hollie9 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    I have best friend who is everything to me. She's like sister to me. We have so much good times. She is from Russia, she has been here about two years. Two months ago she sad...
    Nalke2621 Nalke2621 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    I really miss my best friend. We had this stupid fight because she is always chosing to hang out with this girl who hates me over me, I think it is because we both go to a...
    Staziaa Staziaa 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    I met her in 2013. We were only friends at first. She was getting bullied from some girls and they were very bitchy with her, but I tried to help her through it. I spent a lot of...
    24smgcry 24smgcry 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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