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I Just Found Out My Best Friend Has Cancer

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    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 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I didn't just find out- but it just keeps getting worse... We found out my dad has colon cancer 2 days before thanksgiving in 12. Had surgery and removed 90% of his large...
    everything143 everything143 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just found out that my best friend has been admitted to a mental hospital. It makes me said because 1) It's sad that she feels that way, and 2) she didn't tell me that she was...
    alyku alyku 16-17, F Mar 28

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    My best friend has been in the Navy for almost 3 years now and I'm still not use to it. We've been best friends for almost ten years. We're more like brothers. We even fight like...
    SDJ317 SDJ317 22-25, M Mar 26

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    He told me like 2 months ago. My dad has stomach cancer. He is 45 years old and I am the middle child, 15 years old. I go to boarding school so its bad enough I cant see him. I'm...
    elbisivni elbisivni 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    a big ramble Yes I found out an old friend has made a new fakebook account and blocked me. We made a pact that were werent going to do that anymore but I guess deep down I knew he...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I believe everything happens for a reason and that you meet everyone that you meet for a reason. Most of my friends have been girls, but I've had one really good guy friend and...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    My dad cheated on my mom with my best friend. I had just made friends with this girl and her husband and children. In the short time I've gotten to know them, I became attached...
    duClo duClo 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I don't even know if they were true best friends, I just don't know anymore. I thought they were. But they proved me wrong. One of them ignored me and stuff then sent me a message...
    FloralSmoke18 FloralSmoke18 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hello everyone. I am 14 years old and you might think this is just the stupidity of teenage hood but I seriously have a problem. So I became friends with my "Beast Friend " 4 years...
    AlexandraMikhailov AlexandraMikhailov 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Four years ago my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer (not actually sure what type). But we were told we'd have six months before the cancer would spread to his brain and...
    TheRealLWord TheRealLWord 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    ​know i am very young, but yes I've fallen in love. so it all started in kindergarten. we instantly connected, he was my best friend over everything. we both had a learning...
    seersh98 seersh98 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    January 29th 2014....my best friend who I have known for 12 years...committed suicide. She was only 19. She left behind a 3 year old son, her husband and everyone who loved her...
    kristencameryn kristencameryn 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    My experience only really happened when I was in kindergarten. My friends name was Alonte. The other kids wouldn't play with him because they said he looked weird due to the...
    LeoLove0803 LeoLove0803 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I have seen this more and more and I don't understand. Best friend -A person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or...
    lovedandadored lovedandadored 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Soul sisters, to be frank - That's me and my bestest best friend, which is what we like to call each other. We've only known each other for about a year and we didn't start of as...
    xxxrina xxxrina 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I have two people i really consider my best friends. Theres my first best friend, who i've been friends with since i was born and i grew up with. We don't see each other often...
    whitemiddleclassteengirl whitemiddleclassteengirl 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for a year and a half, and hanging with his friends pretty much the whole time. I haven't really got comfortable with them until recently. See, what...
    edlineuser edlineuser 18-21, F a week ago

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    I miss my best friend so bady 😭😭😭 Sometimes i just wish i could go back start over. Maybe if I had a second chance, I wouldn't have lost her. She can't possibly know how...
    TaylorNicoleee TaylorNicoleee 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I may not only love, but be in love with my best friend. I have never been a fan of her boy friend that I unfortunately introduced her to, thinking they would be a quick hook up as...
    EccentricTree EccentricTree 18-21 Mar 25

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    I have been grieving over my best friend since we both grew apart. She turned into a mean spirited person and started just being awful to me and my family who had always treated...
    SubmissiveArtist SubmissiveArtist 18-21, F Apr 9

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    At school me and my friends have a group, with 5 girls Alex, Adelaide, Brenna, Grace and Me and I am the only one without a best friend. Adelaide has a best-friends called...
    bryannnnaaa bryannnnaaa 13-15, F Apr 11

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    My mom has cancer. She was diagnosed a year ago, but recently it got worse. She's in pain, but trying to make normal voice while talking to me. She's far away and I can't be there...
    greengreenfrog greengreenfrog 26-30 4 days ago

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    I lost my best friend Kayla when we were in 8th grade. Kayla moved here in 6th grade, but we didn't really get close until the summer after our 7th grade year. We did everything...
    harperm97 harperm97 16-17, F Mar 24

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    I had a crush on my best friend and she found out. I'm a girl... Now she and her friends bully me so badly I contemplate suicide.
    promisemeandiwill promisemeandiwill 22-25 4 Responses Mar 31

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    So I kissed my best male friend on lips. It is more like an expected one but it was still very satisfying. He has been someone who is really supportive and we get along really well...
    koomi koomi 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I drop everything and anything for my friend yet none of them can do it in return. I've never felt more alone. My best friend cut off contact with me right before his spring break...
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    It has always been my fantisies that i have sex with my best friend my current best friend is so sexy he is my dream guy and according to his ex girlfriend has a big one she was my...
    LaTeAssassin LaTeAssassin 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I won't leave my best friend Kody. Right now, he is in a really dark place. He said a LOT of hurtful and hateful things to me today, and I know he is lashing out, and when he gets...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I feel extremely guilty even writing this, but I can't keep it to myself anymore. My friend-last year definitively a "best" friend and this year one of my roommates- has become...
    messycrazylife messycrazylife 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My best friend wants to move across the country to be with her boyfriend who moved there recently for graduate school. If they weren't profoundly in love with each other, I wouldn...
    RelianceOnScience RelianceOnScience 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I'm a married woman, and my three best friends are male. One has been my bud since high school, another has been my friend since college. My third male best friend always makes...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F Apr 4

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    I am head over heals in love with my best friend. Scratch that. I have 2 best friends with whom I am in love. First, there is my husband. We have been through more than any 2...
    staystronglivelong29 staystronglivelong29 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 14

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    My parents are going through a divorce and my dad and I found out that my mom has been talking to a guy for 2 months and are more than friends. My dad told me that she had an...
    xXlonebrushpupXx xXlonebrushpupXx 13-15, F Mar 27

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    god my ex broke up with me 2 months ago and I just feel like I lost a good friend. like I have nothing to do, and I have no friends to talk to, and all I want is to spend time and...
    itsalonelyworldoutthere itsalonelyworldoutthere 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I had been estranged from my best friend for quite some time now. I thought it must have been the distance thing. He is a whole continent away. But despite my emails, he would...
    ashashwat ashashwat 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I though I found a true best friend but now were mad at each other over what happen last night I can't stop crying about it I feel like I have no one now
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    So, Saturday night, I had a party. Me and my best friend are goofing around as she and I always do, taking the mick, tickling one another etc. so, she grabs my keys in my hand and...
    Benji91 Benji91 22-25, M Apr 14

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