I Survived Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    I was diagnosed in 1998 with Acute Lymphotic

    Leukemia. It hit me like a ton of bricks. I was 28, had my whole life ahead of me, or so i thought, I was making a lot of money, my carer was on track and then this happened to me. Well i fought it for 10 years, and after losing 3 relationships, 4 jobs, bankruptcy, 2 cars, a...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 2, 2014

    A 2 time survivor. I am fair skinned

    and susceptible to skin cancer. As a golfer, that's a big concern. I have had friends with minor skin lesions which were easily taken care of. So when I noticed something on the top of my head, I figured no problem. I went to my ENT doctor and he did a biopsy. Turned out to be...
    lakeluver lakeluver
    70+, M
    1 Response Apr 15, 2014

    It was a long and hard journey,

    but also one that teaches you a lot of things. How lucky people are for not having to go through that. You meet a lot of people that are lovely, the doctors, nurses, patients and the staff.
    Vitali93 Vitali93
    22-25, M
    Apr 27, 2014

    I'm only 12. When I was 8,

    I was diagnosed with ganglioneuroma/neuro blastoma (no idea of I spelled that right) my chest was 7cm wide at the time and the tumor was 8. It grew of my t-3 nerve and rested on my lung which is why I now have a dented lung. After they removed it, they discovered that some...
    LovableJillian LovableJillian
    16-17, F
    Sep 23, 2014

    When i was 1 i had cancer

    until i was 5 and i was fine for a year but then it came back when i was 6 1/2 and i had it until i was about 8-9 luckily being cured with a blood transplant, and the donor being my older sister.
    Milochan Milochan
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2015

    I'M A Survivor!

    You know how almost EVERYONE has a birthmark somewhere on their body? Weeeeeelll, mine was on my back; closer to my right shoulder blade, perfect circle almost like someone placed a quarter on me and colored it in with a brown sharpie. When I was 8 or 9 years old, that birth mark...
    flowerxdrops024 flowerxdrops024
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2013

    It was 9 years ago. They took about 16 inches

    of my intestines, six month of chemo and cancer free every since.
    dlkaemm dlkaemm
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2014
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