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I Lost Love Ones to Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 117 People

    To Many..... Hate Cancer

    Cancer is horid. It runs in my dads side of family!! :-[ I have lost my aunt Kathy and my uncle terry has cancer and fights it. My cousin heather is a fighter of breast cancer. :-/
    Abb50 Abb50 18-21, F Aug 12, 2013

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    She's Still Here

    I lost my Aunty to cancer several years ago, when I was just a kid, but for some reason I've always felt like I would have been really close to her had she lived.  She was the nutty writer in the family, kind of an alcoholic, but a very good writer and I think that's where I...
    mn2623 mn2623 22-25, F Sep 10, 2011

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    The Silent Killer

    I am a witness to why pancreatic cancer is dubbed "the silent killer"it is sadly unnoticeable until it has already spread to other organs.My father was diagnosed on February 3 2012 and took his last breath on this earth on oct 3 2012 exactly 8 months from diagnosis.my dad went...
    Ryandv Ryandv 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    My Uncle Neil...

    Lost his years long battle to cancer this morning.  He was a good man with a great family and he will be missed. I spent a summer with them back in 1980.  Most years they would either come here or we would go there to visit.  But we all were very close. Goodbye...
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M 1 Response May 5, 2008

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    Guilty For Hating Something That I Myself Is Doing

    This might be a famous act for hypocrisy but I am still open in unraveling it. I never like people who are irresponsible because to me those are the ones who are not living life in their maximum human potential. Being responsible goes with the basics in life yet everyone keep on...
    PsychjiLL PsychjiLL 22-25 Oct 14, 2011

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    A True Account Of Bladder Cancer Going Bad

    My husband, love of 30+ years died August 1st 2010 from bladder cancer that metastasized to his liver in the end.  I nursed him through chemo, the worst they can give, surgery which almost took his life from loss of blood, kidney damage from the surgery that removed his bladder...
    mag2010 mag2010 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    A Lost Soul Mate

    two and half years with out my best friend,soul mate,wife. two people died that day.but one walked away.eight years not we were together.not one bad word just happy all the time.going to work was hard ijust wanted to be at home with my love and she was the same.now i am lost...
    foxx1966 foxx1966 41-45, M Sep 28, 2009

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    She Was My Life

    It has only been a month since I lost the other half of my heart. I can't stop thinking about her, I can't stop crying at night, and I don't know how to go on without her. We did everything together and now when I do anything it feels wrong; it feels like I am just going through...
    nomad59 nomad59 36-40, M 5 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    Patti was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

    stage four on April 20, 2013. She was given 2 months but lasted almost 9 months. She spent Christmas and New Years in the hospital and was sent home on January 12, 2014 to die in her own home. With her last moments she opened her blue eyes wide (first time in over 2 weeks) and...
    imissmylove imissmylove 66-70 1 Response Jan 19, 2014

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    Before I Was Born

            Before I was born my mom suffered the lost of both her parents. Her parents were smokers; they were from the WWII generation so smoking was very popular then, there was no reseach yet that linked cancer to cigarettes. My grandpa died...
    joon joon 18-21, F Mar 13, 2008

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    It Was My Dad.

    I lost my dad to pancreatic cancer,  like usual it was found pretty early, but like always it was terminal.  He fought a good fight and made it 18 months which was a year longer then the doctor had said he might.  I got some interesting insight from him during this...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    GONE But Never Forgotten

    THIS SUBJECT IS AN ONGOING ONE. EVERY DAY PEOPLE LOSE LOVED ONES TO THIS DISEASE. I AM 1 OF 5 CHILDREN. I  WAS VERY CLOSE TO MY FAMILY THAT CONSISTED OF 3 SISTERS AND 1 BROTHER. I AM THE OLDEST.I LOST 1 OF MY SISTERS TO CANCER MANY YEARS AGO. IT WAS HEARTBREAKING. TO LOSE A...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2008

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    Involved Versus Uninvolved

    I have lost two people that I loved to cancer.  My Dad who was diagnosed with lung cancer, had surgery to remove the cancer but it didn't work as it was too late for that.  He was gone in six months. I did not have a license at the time so I was not able to be involved.  Dad...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    A month ago I lost my aunt to cancer. Today is her birthday. Happy Birthday Aunt Kathy. I love you. <3 RIP 👼
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    I've just got the news that my grandad hasn't got long to live as his brain tumour is spreading and his organs are failing. The fact the he is going to go scares me, I love him so...
    lunamoon12 lunamoon12 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    My farce for a Mother, (she isn't my real Mother), told me that she's got her lawyer involved in a serious matter between she and I. What I'd like her lawyer to know is that she is...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Feb 14

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    Yeah in winter these things are the bomb!!! Even better than a snuggie.
    rosaf rosaf 18-21, F Feb 17

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    I have three and I adore each one :3 A skeleton, a monster, and a black and white one with bunnies. They are so warm and cozy it's like being in a blanket all the time.
    TheCutestDragon TheCutestDragon 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    when i hear a joke or see something funny i love to laugh as much as i possibly can because when i get even just a slight oppurtunity to laugh, just a little bit of a fuel for me...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M Feb 13

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    My birthday is on July 13th. People say that cancer's are the craziest people but I think we are just protective over our loved ones. We love strong and we stay faithful with whom...
    WhooDatGirl WhooDatGirl 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 15

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    1 month and 11 days ago I lost my mother to suicide. I remember when my sister called me. I was in school. She told me our mum had OD'D and that she was in the hospital. I...
    leavingtraces leavingtraces 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    Check this out; http://www.gofundme.com/future4 I have no money to give, friends with this person though. I know there are excellent causes out there, but this girl has really...
    let1the2wall3down4 let1the2wall3down4 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    It's more of my girlfriend's experience as she lost a friend, but that doesn't mean the rest of the world has nothing to do with her. The thought of someone pushing up daisies...
    CurtainOnFire CurtainOnFire 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    It's the things that life alone has to offer that easily takes over my control. I feel the air..., cold and crisp... Refreshing at times. Taking the air in deep as I get lost to...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Lost love spellsLost love spellsWipe the slate clean of past hurts and resentments with lost love spells that will reconnect you with your lost lover or if your lover is about to...
    sheikmubaraka sheikmubaraka 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    "50 most positive one liners 1. Have a firm handshake. 2. Look people in the eye. 3. Sing in the shower. 4. Own a great stereo system. 5. If in a fight, hit first and hit hard...
    bigboy4chat42 bigboy4chat42 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "The Briny Balm" I went to the sea to heal my heart. I found a balm in the sighing waves, the soothing salty air. She's a fickle lover; It's often said by sailors and seaman...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 6 Responses Feb 16

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    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/quizzes/personality-quiz/downton-abbey-s5-downton-dream-home-quiz/ What's Your Downton Abbey Dream Home? 35 Belgrave Square In the heart of...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    My favorite poem Smile - Elia Abu Madi Translated by: Mahmoud Abbas Masoud...
    israa94 israa94 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love cooking for friends, family and loved ones. It makes me feel like Im not entirely worthless because I've created something that brings enjoyment and happiness. This is a...
    DaedricApple DaedricApple 22-25, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    My husband has been growing out his hair since 2004... I LOVE his hair! It was one of the things made me crush on him the very first time I saw him. He claims he is going to cut it...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F Feb 12

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    please read. I've know my wife since junior high and high school we lost contact and finally found each other 15 years later. I remember throughout those years I would think about...
    arthuralferez arthuralferez 31-35, M 37 mins ago

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    I lost my best friend from cancer. My grandma died of bone cancer the day after Michael Jackson. I haven't been the same fun loving girl I use to be since she died. I lost two...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    My 15 year old sister passed away on May 20th, 2013, after battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia for 8 months. She received chemo treatments for about 4 months before she was(apparently...
    missingem missingem 22-25, F Feb 21

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    My father was a health person until June 2014. He was a teetotaler too. In July he was diagnosed with TB. I doubt he had TB. For a while he was getting better. All the while the...
    nithyarbabu nithyarbabu 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I lost my mum to liver cancer over 18 months ago. She was my best friend, the strength to guide me and a mother with everlasting unconditional love. After being diagnosed my mum...
    kyro88 kyro88 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Hi I just wanted to share this story to you all. So two years ago my dad was diagnosed with cancer. This scared me because I was 12 and I had already gone through my grandma dying...
    romanmichell romanmichell 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    When I was 12 my mom found out she had breast cancer. This came shortly after her getting sober. My sister was away at collage, so it was just my mom and me. I had to spend a lot...
    Queenofhearts23 Queenofhearts23 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Back in 2007 i lost my son to cancer, Neuroblastoma.he was only 5 years old. everyday I feel like I'm getting weaker and weaker. I shut out most of the people in my life. my...
    ClickCloser ClickCloser 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 6

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    My mom just took in my nephew before my grandma died my nephew was a newborn straight from the hospital. my dad thought of him as his son and even said that he would be happy if...
    skie800 skie800 18-21, F Feb 22

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    Yes I am. 14 years cancer free as well. I lost my left eye due to the cancer, I was only stage 2 so it was remove the eye or die. I was 2 years old so I don't remember a thing. And...
    Mamasbabycub Mamasbabycub 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My first day of middle school I was 12 years old I was just about to get on the bus I got a phone call, my mother passed away from synovial sarcoma which is a rare cancer.. My...
    briannabailey briannabailey 16-17, F Feb 9

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