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I Just Found Out My Best Friend Has Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2015

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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 2 Responses Jun 19, 2015

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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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    Related Experiences

    To keep this a long story short; I am dating my best friend. I've learned that society has a way of telling people that it isn't worth wild, but I strongly believe otherwise. My...
    apalivoda18 apalivoda18 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I was never into the whole dating thing, I kind of just rolled with whatever my friends where doing. I've also always had my one true best friend, his position in my little friend...
    Jnatx Jnatx 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    To me, this is the only way it should be, but I have so much trouble making friends due to my social anxiety, let alone a best friend I feel I could ask out. I've never been in a...
    KittySoules KittySoules 22-25, T 2 days ago

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    so, drs have put her on methadone? has anyone on here heard of this as a treatment? apparently 85 million americans receive this kind of treatment? seems bizarre to me.
    CassieSamuel CassieSamuel 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Do you ever just sit and wonder how you no longer speak with those you were closest to. Like how did I lose my best friend of 15 years, I used to believe she was supposed to be in...
    JunkFoodJunkie JunkFoodJunkie 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I'm sorry to say this but all girl friends I have met in life ways took advantage of me they only came to.me when they needed me and they were gone when I needed them. rn I need a...
    Anna1198 Anna1198 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Losing my best friend is definitely harder to go through than any breakup I've been. We were attached at the hip.. Then she ditched me and found a new best friend. (She pulled the...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    I met him a few years and we instantly became friends. We were very close and talked about a lot of things, such as family issues, religion, what we want our future selves to be...
    Rockandrollfan Rockandrollfan 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Idk.. But Ill tell you My story. I met her once after school, on the bus. I sat down beside her in the lack of other places to sit. And she apparently were the kinda person that...
    darkspiritwolf darkspiritwolf 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    All my life I've been friends with girls. My best friend is a girl, we're really different but we get along pretty well. But I miss a guy's company. A few years back I were friends...
    lonelyrider11 lonelyrider11 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I have had my best friend since I was four or five, me coming out was no surprise to him, he is used to my family anyway. He did ask if I had feelings other than friendship for him...
    DanteAsiir DanteAsiir 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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     ... but of course I'd never tell him that. I met Luke junior year of high school. He and my friend Haley went to homecoming together and I was head-over-heels the moment I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hate myself for being the way I am. I am greedy and lustful and karma just hit me in the face. During a drunken night in University I let my best friend's ex stay at my place...
    14052822st 14052822st 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When I was 12/13 I met this boy who would turn out to be my best friend. Funny thing is, for the first 10 months we met all he did was beat me up. I didn't know why, but I laughed...
    Plouton3600 Plouton3600 18-21, M a week ago

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    I miss having my best friend around. Best Friends since we were 7 and we were inseparable. I was her rock and she was the wings. She was the wild child who brought me out of my...
    DaisyKaine DaisyKaine 18-21, F Feb 3

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    m Leaving This Site..There Are Boys Entering As Girls And Big Lies Allover This Site..If Anyone Is Looking For A Friend To Talk To Or A Best Friend And Has Any Social Media Account...
    Leadslotru Leadslotru 13-15, M Feb 3

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    I have best friend in my high school. However, we aren't anymore. Through out the whole 4 years in high school, I was being betrayed and backstab-ed by her numerous times. She has...
    sxyylove sxyylove 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I was betrayed by my best friend. She was my first friend in high school and we were best friends with each other. It has been 5 years since we have known each other. However, we...
    sxyylove sxyylove 16-17, F Feb 1

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    I've never actually known a girl that's just been my best friend. I've always just hung out with my guy friends and it was hard to make new friends of any kind because I've been...
    ApparentOrb9045 ApparentOrb9045 18-21, M Feb 1

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    Hating my best friend is beyond me. Hating certain things about her is not. She's just...dumb? Well, she's just dumb when it comes to certain things, such as her obsession with...
    Ewoo Ewoo 18-21, F Feb 1

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    Best friend that a girl-im not gay. Anyways it kind of happened in a movie like way lol. It was the last day of school and next year we move up schools, and it turned out she was...
    reddevilm8 reddevilm8 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    “Be certain you are living YOUR life and not someone else’s” These are the dying words of my best friend’s sister. This wise admonition became my best friend’s catalyst...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I want a gay best friend as well, but I can't seem to find one. I personally think they are AWSOME, and would love to have because no offense hanging out with girls all the time...
    Fallbeforewefallout Fallbeforewefallout 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I've always wanted a best friend bond and a real one. i feel like I've never had a true best friend. ever. I feel like a best friend is also an escape from everything going on. I...
    LovelyyLexii18 LovelyyLexii18 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I think I'm losing my Best friend as a Best Friend. I've known my Best friend since the 6th grade. (Now We're both in 10th grade) and we all go to the same school. But, she met...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 30