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I Just Found Out My Best Friend Has Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    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

    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, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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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 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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    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'm thirteen and my friend just got diagnosed

    with bone cancer. His leg gradually started to feel worse and we both just thought it was nothing. Then they found out he has cancer in his tibia. I am starting a fund for him on booster so if you are interested in helping him please message me.
    reagan1017 reagan1017 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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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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    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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    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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    Please help me with my fundraiser

    for my friend with cancer http://www.booster.com/helpusfightbonecancer
    reagan1017 reagan1017 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I'd really like a guy best friend. I bond more with men than girls and finding a girl best friend is a chore. Most girls are two faced these days :/ I like gaming a lot, I love...
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    I lost my previous best friend whom I knew since 7th grade when we were juniors in high school. She became friends with some sophomore and she didn't like me and got her against me...
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    I don't know....reading all the stories here...makes me feel I was never really even friends with my best friend. I mean we never actually met. Except for once. Never before or...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I had a best friend for 9 years. It was crazy. We started out in the first grade through freshman year. It's now almost the beginning of sophomore year. I always talked about my...
    alexazevola alexazevola 13-15 1 day ago

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    Me and my boyfriend were inseparable. We truly were best friends for 4 years. He had a lot going on in his head though. Alot of things nagging at him from his brother and his aunts...
    hungryforchange hungryforchange 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Those memories will always serve you on the days when you are down. Next to mad love, the time spent doing outrageous things with a best friend (road trip, a girls' night out...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    He was a friend from high school. I found out that he had it for a few months before he died. He was married and had children. The last time I saw him was the 10 year high school...
    Dreampoet Dreampoet 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a lesbian and I like my straight best friend (cliche I know). We have been friends for eight years and if I told her I liked her I know for a fact we'd still be friends, so...
    olk00 olk00 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Me and this girl, let's say her name is Lucy, for privacy purposes, had a undeniably strong connection from the start. We just got each other so well. And it didn't take us long...
    RecklessReign RecklessReign 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I think I lost my best friend. we used to do everything together. And in the last week she has disappeared from my life. I only get texts from her saying she's hanging out with...
    Smurfette1 Smurfette1 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I'm a lesbian and before I was bi I had a crush on my best friend before I admitted I was bi so a loooonnggg time I liked my friend so i didn't want to admit I liked girls (this...
    icantstandme icantstandme 13-15, F a week ago

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    You ever meet someone that you're just so in sync with that it's almost like you're each a part of some more whole person? I met my soulmate four years ago and realized it three...
    purplefelix purplefelix 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't think most people notice that you could be much bette riff with a guy best friend then jut a girl best friend. He has a different opinion, different side and different feel...
    amrosi amrosi 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I think I'm in love with my best friend. Let's just call him Bob, So I met Bob in 5th grade, I despised him greatly because he was annoying. So, I basically bullied him. However...
    kng123 kng123 18-21, F a week ago

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    I sometimes feel that my best friend is in love with me. He might not be expressing it because I am in a relationship with someone else. But sometimes he just becomes indifferent...
    radhika90 radhika90 22-25, F a week ago

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    I have a best friend that I call C. She's kind, thoughtful and very funny. She makes my day brighter when I feel low and lost and couldn't have a better friend on this whole planet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 21

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    Four years has passes by since losing 3 best friends from my own betrayal. It's been a long journey to recovery and I can almost say I am doing a lot better than I used to be. I...
    dailydreamer70 dailydreamer70 22-25, M 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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    My best friend and I have been friends since we were in grade school and best friends since the start of junior high. We both agree that we're soul mates but in a friend form. We...
    iwishtobeunnamed iwishtobeunnamed 16-17, F Jul 20

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    When we had to go for her biopsy, I kept telling people that it was probably not cancer. It couldn't be. The doctor said it didn't look like cancer so I held on to that. I knew...
    Demonizer Demonizer 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    two best friends actually. one is a guy and the other is a girl, both on EP :) my guy best friend and i have known each other longer than my girl best friend and he's like a little...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I hate that feeling of being deceived and im usually right about my discernment. I got cheat-ar!
    amymayoral01 amymayoral01 51-55, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    im really pissed.. found out a couple of hours ago that my husband of 7 years has been cheated on me. he tryed telling me i had no idea what i was on about. yet seen and...
    tahliasmummy tahliasmummy 26-30, F 24 Responses Jul 18

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    There was this girl i met on a party bus around 2 years ago. She started making out with my friend that i went with but at the end of the night of the night we exchanged phone...
    DragonKing223 DragonKing223 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I really want a true best friend in my life. The friends I used to have cause too much drama. I stop hanging out with them. Now Im just alone with no friends. I want a best friend...
    Juliee23 Juliee23 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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