I Lost Love Ones to Cancer

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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
    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2013

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    4 Responses Jan 23, 2011

    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
    Jan 19, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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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