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Telling Family & Friends

  • Stage4 *Poorly Diferentated Small Cell Neroendicrine Carsinoma of All Sites. :(

    "Its Not Curable, I'm Sorry, I Cant Make It Go Away"

    Telling family & friends
    Updated Jan 8, 2016

    Friends & Family I am sadly writing this to all of you to let you know that I have cancer. Yep, SUCKS! If you know me, you know I am special. That wacky loud over the top hyper crazy do anything probably been on your nerves special.
    Well now I am even more special.
    I HAVE A SPECIAL KIND OF CANCER….MY CANCER IS BADASS !!!
    It’s Name Is: Po…

  • I'm garrett andrest, and I support someone with cancer

    Heart breaking news for family members and friends

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    Added Dec 17, 2013

    My mom telling me that my aunt was diagnosed with cancer was heart braking the reason being is my aunt and me have gotten closer over the years from me dog sitting too watching her 11 year old daughter. Me and my aunt started getting close around 2009 I started dog sitting for her while she was working I also watched her daughter while she was i…

  • I'm DonnaFern and I am currently winning against Stage 4 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

    I Have Lung Cancer

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    Added Aug 18, 2013

    You know there is a real stigma to having lung cancer, especially if you smoke or smoked. I had been a fairly heavy smoker for the majority of my life, even knowing the risks I was taking with my health. The addiction was stronger than anything I have ever faced – breaking it was hard. Real hard. Fortunately for me, I had finally managed to brea…

  • I'm headbands, and I support someone with cancer

    my journey with neuroendocrine cancer

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    Added May 27, 2013

    My journey with cancer started in 2008.Since that original diagnosis I have had many procedures, treatments and tests.My cancer started in my rectum and have spread to my liver and lungs. My most dreaded times is when I have to get the reports from my cat scans. My journey with cancer has sent me to turning my life completely over to Christ, sin…

  • Hi, I'm Janice C S.

    Who to tell? When to tell? How to tell??

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    Added May 11, 2013

    I was recently diagnosed with having DCIS & LCIS. And if that wasn’t enough to get get used to, having to go in for additional biopsies, appointments with primary doctors etc. It was overwhelming. But I think what helped me was the fact that I had some people that had cancer scares and some that had cancer that was willing to talk to me about…

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    JM
    I'm JM and I'm scared
    JM

    I don't want anyone to know...

    Telling family & friends
    Added Apr 17, 2013

    There are hundreds of blogs, video diaries, and discussion forums by people who are about to rest in peace. They want the world to know what they are facing, they want to reach out to others going through similar pain, and they want to leave a piece of themselves behind for all eternity, or until YouTube is replaced by something better.
    I felt…

  • Hi, I'm bright colors

    How I could manage things to have a better time with my family and friends.

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    Added Jan 7, 2013

    I didn’t want to stress my daughter, who is 40 and got pregnant after much effort, just a bit before I found out I had cancer. So I did not tell anybody about my different tests and studies. As she and her couple were living with me for a while, it took quite a lot of imagination to explain so much going out, and moreover, downtown! The day I h…

  • Never Give Up, Never Surrender!

    I'm more Private About This

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    Added Dec 17, 2012

    I haven’t told a lot of people or posted anything to facebook, or anything of the like. I told my family and then my closest friends. Slowly. Individually.

  • This is BLISSful and EVERYday is a good day

    The Telling is Done

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    Added Feb 18, 2012

    18Feb2012
    The email went out as planned late this week and so far has been well received. In fact only one relative appears to be having some adjustment issues and I have asked her by test to allow herself some time before contacting me. I expect to hear from her by tomorrow.

    I have received only a few contacts but all have been positive and…

  • This is BLISSful and EVERYday is a good day

    A Time to Reveal

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    Added Feb 14, 2012

    14Feb2012
    On Thursday, February 16th I will be revealing to family and friends my diagnosis of MALT lymphoma. There will be some who will not be prepared to hear what somemight consider devastating news and will need time to digest. Hopefully, they will rely on each other to find their respective centers. Regettably, I cannot help them in this …

Favorite Telling Family & Friends Experiences

  • Stage4 *Poorly Diferentated Small Cell Neroendicrine Carsinoma of All Sites. :(

    "Its Not Curable, I'm Sorry, I Cant Make It Go Away"

    Telling family & friends
    Updated Jan 8, 2016

    Friends & Family I am sadly writing this to all of you to let you know that I have cancer. Yep, SUCKS! If you know me, you know I am special. That wacky loud over the top hyper crazy do anything probably been on your nerves special.
    Well now I am even more special.
    I HAVE A SPECIAL KIND OF CANCER….MY CANCER IS BADASS !!!
    It’s Name Is: Po…

  • When it comes to your own medical care, you call the shots.

    Support Your Local Cancer Patient

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    Updated Jan 13, 2010

    My parents and some friends had major problems coping with my breast cancer diagnosis. My brother broke the news to my parents because we both knew it would be too hard on me. My parents waited a day or two to speak with me. Looking back, I can’t imagine the pain they were going through. It was really difficult for them to see me suffering, and …

  • JM
    JM
    I'm JM and I'm scared
    JM

    I don't want anyone to know...

    Telling family & friends
    Added Apr 17, 2013

    There are hundreds of blogs, video diaries, and discussion forums by people who are about to rest in peace. They want the world to know what they are facing, they want to reach out to others going through similar pain, and they want to leave a piece of themselves behind for all eternity, or until YouTube is replaced by something better.
    I felt…

  • I'm Alicia Impastato, and I'm living with Leukemia

    Just tell them

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    Added Oct 28, 2009

    The ER Doctor told me, my husband, and my youngest son I had Leukemia right there in the ER room. I asked my husband to call my sister (she is actually a childhood friend, we call each other sister, we’re both only children). My sister is a doctor, so immediately she was in contact with the ER doctor.
    That night was phone call heaven, for bein…