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I Lost Love Ones to Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I miss my mom. I lost her 4/1/2013 and it still hurts like yesterday. She battled ovarian cancer for 17 long months. I was with her when she passed and it wasn't peaceful. It...
    jusloveme jusloveme 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I loved her very dearly. She wasn't always there and it did destroy my father and my family when she went. My mother went through the treatments to cure her, but in the end it...
    airleas airleas 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Sunday will be one year since you left us. It is still so difficult to accept that you are gone. I have so many memories, I tear up when I think about them. My big sister, I...
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    Yea i know it's a part of life but that doesn't mean I have to accept it. I start crying just at the thought of the ones I love passing away. It's not a good thing. So why should i...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    8/7/2014 - Dedicate to Mom - Goldie  I'm stagnant. I feel like a prisoner in my own soul and I don't know why. Am I at a crossroad, to go one way through a tunnel or keep...
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    I have been in love with him for five years; he was everything he even helped me get over my dads abuse to me before i move out. Waiting for him for all those years just for him to...
    Misguided123 Misguided123 22-25, F Sep 11

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    The worst part is I worry that I lost the only person who will ever love me. He loved that I was a plus sized girl and that I wore glasses which are two of the things about myself...
    Dovesery Dovesery 22-25, F Aug 26

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    It started out as a fever and then it turned out to be lymphoma. She survived, agains the odds. There was a relapse five years ago. She was a survivor. It's fingers circled around...
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    August 28, 2014 Thursday I woke up with hope in my heart that someday.. Someday just someday you will come back and stay forever. I know I still have space in your heart.
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    I'm lost and I'm afraid. I'm scared of what has happened and I fear what may happen. Every single day I have dozens of macabre scenarios flashing through my mind. I see the people...
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    It was in the June of 2013 that the lab results came back and they were dire, my mother had Leukemia, in the final stages. Because mama's heart was too frail, she was not a...
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    So much has been going on lately , I just started a new job and I go I school now so my schedule is pretty much full. It's so much new stress added on ... Then this. I went to...
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    Here's a short story I wrote last year. The sweaty palm of his hand crushed my dainty fingers. My new engagement ring stabbed into my soft flesh, reminded me of a lost love. That...
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