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I Lost My Sister to Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 105 People

    My Sisters Is Battling Aginst Cancer - My sister will be 34 on april 7th. She has been fighting cancer for three years now. Iam trying to help by fundraising for her. I made a web...
    Cmivkens Cmivkens 31-35 Mar 29, 2012

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    I Came Home. - My sister was diagnosed with brain cancer in september of 2006. I remember it like yesterday. I was home,and I saw my mom crying. And I asked her what happened. She...
    XxxLovelyMelodyxxX XxxLovelyMelodyxxX 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    Anger - My sister died in October from Pancreatic cancer, she was 37. She had just delivered a baby girl 4 months previous to her death, she also has 2 teenage boys. She was such...
    greencollar greencollar 31-35 Jul 7, 2009

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    Loss of a Sister - Back in November 2005 I lost my sister to cancer. I live a long, long away from her and I was not able to be there for her funeral. We spoke by telephone just a...
    auz auz 36-40, M 18 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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    The Devestating Loss of My 'baby' Sister... - I lost my baby sister to aggressive breast cancer in April of 2007.Her age was 51 years, 1 month and 1 day. I myself am...
    docblobbo docblobbo 51-55 5 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    Losing My Twin Sister! - Let me start by telling you about my sister. My sister's name is Tabatha and we are twins. Yes, we are so identical that it's ridiculous. It was cute in...
    tunja02 tunja02 41-45 3 Responses Jun 18, 2012

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    I Miss My Sister - I will never forget the day....The day I was told that Gail had cancer.  It was in March of 2000.  I cried and cried.  I couldn't believe it! ...
    BowieLover1962 BowieLover1962 46-50, F 34 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Missing Nancy - My sister passed away three weeks ago. She had glioblastoma. She fought courageously for three years when the tumor returned on both sides of her brain. She found...
    luvdabeach luvdabeach 56-60 3 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    Not Even Knowing... - My older sister was diagnosed with Leukemia when she was a mere 10 years old. She died one week before her 17th birthday in 1997 when I was 6 years old. I...
    FiendFyre FiendFyre 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    I Lost My Sister to Breast Cancer - I want to talk to her so much. I live with chronic pain myself and I feel like I can no longer do it. It;s too hard, and I don't know how she...
    Princessdonna Princessdonna 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2009

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    Maybe we'll meet in heaven and get to know each other
    Offing Offing 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I Lost A Best Friend To Cancer - I will never forget the day that I hear about her cancer. It was like a joke. It was April 2009. She invited me  to pass by her place...
    sporty334 sporty334 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    Sweet Crystal - I was the middle child for 16 years but that all changed on the morning of Sunday, January 2, 2000. My sister was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 20 in March...
    amagee amagee 31-35, F Nov 28, 2013

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    Up Hill Battle - If you haven't noticed I haven't been on ep in a very Long time. January 5, 2009 I lost my sister Elaine to Cancer. It's been a really hard battle for me. I moved...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Missing Her Tonight. - As I shared many years ago, my sister passed from a brain tumor. Tonight I am really missing her, more than usual. I just want to write her a little...
    ChirpingPanda ChirpingPanda 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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    Gone So Soon, But Never Forgotten - In August '07 I lost my younger sister to cancer.  Squamous Cell carcinoma was the enemy and as hard as she fought her battle was...
    tink1944 tink1944 61-65 Jul 10, 2008

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    I Lost My Sister To Cervical Cancer - I always thought "that wouldn't happen in my family" but it did. My sister rang me in tears one day telling me she had been diagnosed with...
    angel1stepmum angel1stepmum 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    April 5th - Audrey Petersen (February 7th 1991 April 5th 2000) My sister is and always will be audrey. She was the most amazing person in my life, my very best friend. I was...
    ChirpingPanda ChirpingPanda 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    Lost In March 2009 -   It still doesn't seem to be possible that she just passed away in March, at the very end of the month and at a time when we should be celebrating due to...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2009

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    sometimes i look at this world and i ask myself why are things happening the way they happen but would never get an answer.........
    susceptible susceptible 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    My Angel ,my Sister - On August 20th 2010,I received a call at 6a.m. from my niece telling me that my older sister had collapsed and was being rushed to the hospital. No one knew...
    deedee317 deedee317 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2010

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    I'M Twin Sister - My fraternal twin sister got brain cancer last year, or at least diagnosed. They found it in July and it was bad. She went thru radiation and chemotherapy for...
    Akati Akati 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    The Sister With No Name - My sister never had a name. she died when my mum gave birth to her. she had a tumour in her but she was too young and weak to have the operation. it...
    lovemabrother lovemabrother 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    On March 21st at 11:37 pm MST 2014, my sister lost her battle with cancer. I have decided to take a bit of leave from Experience Project and my friends. I will need to take this...
    newtonpark newtonpark 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Shannon R. Dalton 11/26/74 - 5/31/10 - It's been a little over a year now and the pain is still fresh and raw. My beautiful, smart, loving sister was 35. She had a great life. Shan...
    caitilie caitilie 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    I miss my sister - My sister was diagnosed in May of 07 with AML leukemia.  She went through so much to fight this terrible monster. After aggressive chemo and consolidation...
    Mysissy2 Mysissy2 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    I have always wanted to sit down and just let it out. Just sit and let the fingers go typing away without any set plan of how to write this out to tell this story and how it...
    kevinjj1986 kevinjj1986 26-30, M Jan 2

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    Lost My Sister Last Year To Cervical Cancer - I lost my sister last October to cervical cancer. She was my best friend, role model, and sister. We did everything possible for her...
    scmalkin scmalkin 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    I Feel Your Pain. - All the stories in this group are wrenching, and my heart goes out to all of you.  I've lost others, but there is something uniquely difficult about losing...
    mystreba mystreba 41-45, M 1 Response May 27, 2009

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    My Beautful Baby Sister -                        my sister was...
    leidemoss leidemoss 51-55 1 Response May 29, 2009

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    Chapter From My Unpublished Book, A Sister's Story, Bevie And Me - The Pink Blouse or Two Flowers Trying to Escape The Walls When Bev and I were kids we...
    Babs88 Babs88 22-25 Dec 14, 2010

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    Susan - It has been a little over 2 years since my younger sister Susan succumbed to the cancer she had been diagnosed with 8 years previous. She was the sweetest person I've ever...
    QueenIzabella QueenIzabella 56-60 1 Response Jul 5, 2013

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    Cancer - In 1999, my sister was diagnosed with stage 5 ovarian cancer. she was a divorced mom and I was basically her only family other than her daughter , so it fell on me to care...
    timmerb timmerb 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 2007

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    I Lost My Sis to Cancer - Two months ago I lost my sister to breast cancer. She was a 41 year old mother of 2. She was also my best friend. I miss her so much and I hate that the...
    kewcurt kewcurt 31-35 2 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    My Beautiful Sister - i lost my sister to breast cancer on the 9th dec 2008,i miss here dearly she was like my best friend,on the day she passed away i was at the hospital visting...
    daffyschick08 daffyschick08 51-55 3 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    And So It Goes.. - My sister lived. She was born, she went to school, dated, loved. It's hard to focus on all that happened before she fell ill. She was smart, beautiful, and alive...
    Jan 31, 2013

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    I Miss Her So Much - May 17, 2009.  She was diagnosed with liver cancer 2 years ago.  At that time she was told she had only 3 mths to live, she made it 2 more yrs...
    Twinkles54 Twinkles54 51-55 37 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Hi my name is Julie, I am here because I dont know where else to go.............In May 2012 I lost my dad he was 82 years old, 6 weeks later my mother died of a broken heart, they...
    julesmcj3 julesmcj3 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I lost my mom to pancreatic cancer in May 2012. The summer after I graduated from high school is when my mom got diagnosed. I had a boyfriend at the time but he became frustrated...
    kristyd713 kristyd713 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I think my sister has to be the worst human being in the world. When she was a freshman in high school she started a rumor that she got pregnant and had an abortion. Her Junior...
    blisster blisster 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Imagine if somebody comes back to home from university after giving an exam and saw the death body of his father, yes I faced it, my dad was having bone cancer and his treatment...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M Mar 23

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    my sister in law has never visited us oor our daughter with autism she lives in pa in the past 10 years has become ill with cancer my huhim in the past 3 yearssband and I have...
    sallam sallam 46-50 2 Responses Apr 7

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    My Story . . . The one I've been needing, so bad, to tell. Now is my chance. My dad died October 16th, 2012 at 12:10am. He was diagnosed with Lymphoma (cancer in the lymph nodes...
    iLucky iLucky 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    My mother is amazing! Her sister ( my auntie) was diagnosed with a brain tumour and it was awful my family has already been struggling. It was tough on everyone especially her...
    Luce13579 Luce13579 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    4 days ago I lost my father to multiple myeloma, a vicious cancer that attacks the white blood cells and bone marrow. I am currently 14 and my dad was my role model. He was my...
    idnar13 idnar13 13-15, F 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    My mum has stage 3 lung cancer, which means its spread to her bones. She hid it from us until now. She made up every excuse to go to the doctor. Shes only 36. Shes being moved to a...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Mar 25

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    Three years ago my grandmother was diagnosed with lung cancer. I didn't really know what to feel at that moment. I just figured that she would power through it and come out winning...
    Angelmarie14 Angelmarie14 18-21, F Mar 23

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    My mum was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It's been about a month now. It was very sudden. Just one day when I came home and she was not home, I called her and she told me she...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 4 days ago