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For anyone supporting someone else with cancer

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  • My dear friend who has shown me love and support over the years has cancer and I fear may be getting a diagnosis today that she has lost the battle...

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  • My whole world fell apart when my mum told me on 6/11/14 that she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer that afternoon. Now my mums a very strong per...

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  • Evening folks, so...where to begin. 3 weeks ago my mum got diagnosed with cancer...tumour in her oesophagus, spread to lymph nodes, liver and lungs...

    6 Comments
  • What do you say to your husband who is suffering with chemotherapy ? It's been 5 months now since he found out he has colon cancer which spread to ...

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  • Hi my husband 48 has just been diagnosed with bowel cancer which has spread to liver. He started xelox chemotherapy last week, and since then has t...

    2 Comments
  • I am frustrated and need more exercise to release some built up anger and frustration My partner is unwell with cancer and on radiotherapy... My ...

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  • Hi, I've been "online" at Maggies for the last few months but haven't posted as yet. My father was diagnosed with bowel cancer last year (Stage T3...

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  • Hi my name is Ellen and i am 28 years old my mum (Sheila) just passed away on the 18th October 2009.  3 years ago my mum was diagnoised with c...

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  • I didn't even know that my dad was sick and last wednesday he told me he's been diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer that's already spread to his ...

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  • First post on this site, my dad has secondary bowl and prostate cancer (he had two primaries - not sure what the odds are on that...). He is under ...

    3 Comments
  • I'm not sure why I'm on here or what I expect. My father who has been an invincible businessman all his life is now 71 and in the past 3 months has...

    2 Comments
  • Hello, I have a question about my dad and his mental state more than cancer itself, so I'm really hoping you can help or give me advice please. M...

    3 Comments
  • I only started seeing my partner in May of 2015, she told me her dad had prostate cancer that was being treated and managed. However, over the last...

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  • Our son had his school christmas fair on Friday and we simply forgot to give him any extra money so he could do any of the activities. Well there ...

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  • I have heard today that my 53 year old sister has been diagnosed with acute Leukemia. It is a total shock to everyone. She is in hospital and is st...

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  • My mum has Alzheimer's, not too badly yet as she still looks after herself at home but her short-term memory isn't good.  She was diagnosed a ...

    6 Comments
  • My mum had an emergency operation 9 days ago in which the doctors discovered very advanced cancer. They called me in to the hospital to tell me the...

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  • Hello I've just joined here and I'm very frustrated. My husband was diagnosed with oropharyngeal ca 3 days ago. We need to wait until Tuesday to ...

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  • My brother began feeling unwell in early spring this year. After several weeks of waiting (0ver 8 in total) for tests to be done etc, we got the ne...

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  • Sorry if I ramble - I have just joined here as I have no idea what to do. 2 weeks ago I found out my Dad has pancreatic cancer which has spread to ...

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  • From outofmydepth Sent on 12 July 2015 at 10:33   My 48yr old daughter has just been diagnosed with pre cancerous breast cells fol...

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  • Hi there, not sure if this is the right place to post this but would love to know your thoughts. My mum had DCIS a few years ago, which to an exten...

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  • So today my family member had a proper go at me, snapping and not even giving me a chance to get a word in edge ways or finish anything I was doing...

    3 Comments
  • Hi All,I've just joined and this is my first ever post, so I'm not quite sure what to expect. But sometimes just putting it out there makes you fee...

    1 Comment
  • Hi all, this is my first post on here. My mum was diagnosed with early stage oesophageal cancer in November 2014. She underwent chemo and then an o...

    3 Comments
  • My father is been diagnosed with cancer in the methastase phase, I am feeling very sad, worry I dont' know how I can cope with that, specially beca...

    2 Comments
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    Hi. All I'm new to this site so don't know if I'm doing things right any help or advice is appreciated thanx

    4 Comments
  • Husband diagnosed with Ca osophagus about 6/7 weeks ago, still in the middle of not knowing whether he might have surgery which might cure, or whet...

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  • Hi there. My brother has just been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer. My mum died when I was 21, my dad died 18months ago and my brother ...

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  • Hello everyone, Mu mum was diagnosed last year with stge 4 ovarian cancer. She has had one round of chemo and we are hoping she will be able to ha...

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