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I Lost My Sister to Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 119 People

    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 brings tears to my eyes when i think about it. I was a hard time for us all as we were moving to Cyprus that week. my mum had to go...
    lovemabrother lovemabrother 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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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 a sister. At 49, my older sister was the picture of health: yoga instructor, marathonist, tai chi instructor, etc...
    mystreba mystreba 41-45, M 1 Response May 27, 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 something and tell her I love her if that's alright with you all. (I didn't really know where else to go) Audrey, You are my...
    ChirpingPanda ChirpingPanda 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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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 high school but at 40 we still were picking out the same clothes and accidentally wearing them at the same time. LOL That...
    tunja02 tunja02 41-45 3 Responses Jun 18, 2012

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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 about till the beginning of October. When she went into get the tumors surgically removed she didn't wake up but stayed...
    Akati Akati 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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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 eventually lost.  In her memory, and in honor of my daughter who is also fighting cancer I have founded Scarves From The Heart, a...
    tink1944 tink1944 61-65 Jul 10, 2008

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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 of 1999. She was so strong the whole time she was fighting, she never once asked why, felt sorry for herself or got...
    amagee amagee 31-35, F Nov 28, 2013

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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 had been married for two years, had a beautiful little boy, a husband, a nice house and the job she always wanted. She was a teacher. A...
    caitilie caitilie 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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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 for my niece while my sister was hospitalized,had surgery, recovered from surgery, went through chemo, etc...
    timmerb timmerb 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 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 a nearly 5 year BC survivor. I was diagnosed with a less aggressive form of BC 1 year before her. She was and is my best friend. I went with...
    docblobbo docblobbo 51-55 5 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    So my sister was battling cervical cancer

    for over a year then they told her it had gone.. Well 2 months later she felt sick and ended up in hospital only to find it had spread to her liver and lungs it was all over. :( she was only 26 and died only this morning worst thing I've ever had to endure. She was a fighter...
    dbleasdale dbleasdale 22-25, M Jun 24

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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.  Over the last 2 years I've cried so much I sometimes think that the tears are all used up but they still come when...
    Twinkles54 Twinkles54 51-55 38 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    My little sister Vinnie died of Hodgkin's

    Lymphoma 6 years ago, on March 7, 2008. She was 19 years old, exactly 3 months shy of her 20th birthday. She had been battling it for 5 years, and was fighting it for the 4th time. She had just had a bone marrow transplant and got an infection that spread to her brain. She was...
    valentinegirly valentinegirly 26-30, F May 5

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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 shared our tiny bedroom and even a tinier closet. It was a brown wood looking cardboard closet with two narrow sliding doors. Bev was in college and worked part time...
    Babs88 Babs88 22-25 Dec 14, 2010

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    My Sister Died From Leukemia

    We were kids, really. I thought I was grown enough to be an adult at 16, but was pretty immature for my age. My sister started getting sick when she was 14 years old..felt weak a lot, and had been pretty energetic all her life. The complications started within a couple of months...
    Muriele Muriele 51-55, T May 4, 2013

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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 known, and she was a much better sister to me than I was to her. Forgive me, I can't even write anymore...
    QueenIzabella QueenIzabella 56-60 1 Response Jul 5, 2013

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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 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 page for her. With more info about Cheryl Marie. If you can help out, forward the page or share link on facebook. Any thing will help. Www...
    Cmivkens Cmivkens 31-35 Mar 29, 2012

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    I have never done anything like this,

    so I don't really know how to. I'm not even writing this for anyone more just for myself. My little sister bonnie would be turning 11 next Wednesday, the 2nd of July. Only she died September the 12th last year. So 9 months ago. Bon had cancer for 7 years, Don't know we're I'm...
    hurtingwithoutyou hurtingwithoutyou 18-21, F Jun 25

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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 the numerous b-days in the family. And still she is gone.... her death the start of the end.   My sister was...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2009

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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 why,an hour later they are callng me again, that she was going into emergency surgery for bleeding in the brain.Both my...
    deedee317 deedee317 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2010

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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 out on February 13 of this year and she died July 3rd. We shared a room, we shared friends. She was my first friend...
    luvdabeach luvdabeach 56-60 3 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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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 after as she just came back from the doctor. when I get at her palce she looked like she was crying and said to me I am going to die...
    sporty334 sporty334 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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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 an inspiration to everyone, a wonderful person. I am still having a difficult time accepting her loss. Her...
    greencollar greencollar 31-35 Jul 7, 2009

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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 time for healing. Take care, to all my friends on EP
    newtonpark newtonpark 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Today

    I just lost my sister to cancer today. She had stage 4 cancer of the lungs, bone, breast. She was admitted to the hospital and passed away in the ER this day. It is still quite a shock as we had known this day was coming just not this quickly. More on this later.
    lingerieme lingerieme 51-55, M 5 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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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!  Not MY sister!  WHYYYYYYY?????  Then, I thought....well, she can beat it.  She's still young....only...
    BowieLover1962 BowieLover1962 46-50, F 34 Responses Jul 31, 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 her,then that night i spoke to the nurses they told me she was sitting up this was about 7.00pm,then at 10.00pm i received...
    daffyschick08 daffyschick08 51-55 3 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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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 attached to her at all times, when ever i had a problem i would always go to her and talk to her. We would wake...
    ChirpingPanda ChirpingPanda 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    2010... Lost a lot more

    than her that day. She died at 24.. Way to young.. And she was the "link" for me..
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 13

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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 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 she did go into remission and was doing well, the treatment was hell but she fought as hard as anyone I have ever known...
    Mysissy2 Mysissy2 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 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 couple of weeks before she passed away. At the time that we spoke she was doing well. She spoke about having me and my...
    auz auz 36-40, M 18 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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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 stage 4 cervical cancer. I googled stage 4 cancer...it didn't look good. 2 1/2 years later she was so sick all the family were told to come...
    angel1stepmum angel1stepmum 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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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 remember next to nothing about her first hand and that absolutely kills me. My whole life I never really completely...
    FiendFyre FiendFyre 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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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 told me Jenelle had brain cancer and I held her. She had a brain tumor already at age 22,so this was horrible. She...
    XxxLovelyMelodyxxX XxxLovelyMelodyxxX 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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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 sun still rises every morning like everything is normal when my heart is broken. I dont know how I am doing- I guess as well as...
    kewcurt kewcurt 31-35 2 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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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. She was diagnosed in November of 2010 and then almost a year later she passed. Her cancer spread very fast. We tried chemo, to diet, positive...
    scmalkin scmalkin 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    My Brother and Friend I'm

    so happy, you're my brother and friend. A few verses of love, I'd just like to send. I always enjoy, spending time with you. In so many ways, together we grew. We share a close bond, and a very strong link. We openly express, whatever we think. Just want to thank you...
    Amago Amago 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 12

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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 in with my sister in June and she went in for her bone marrow in september And everything seemed to be going really...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    My Beautful Baby Sister

                           my sister was diagnosed with ovarian cancer nov 2006. she was not only beautiful on the out side but even more on the inside.   ...
    leidemoss leidemoss 51-55 1 Response May 29, 2009

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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 was able to be so brave in her battle. She was wonderful. Her name was Debbie Hempe.
    Princessdonna Princessdonna 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2009

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    Cancer Cure Covered Up By Government.

    Type in any browser ( RUN FROM THE CURE ) I was blown away when i watched this video, i have known for years the Governments and companies that make medice would have covered up something like this. Please please please pass it on to all your list. It does not just cure cancer...
    reikiman123 reikiman123 51-55 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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