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s1996s
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Ughhh
I found out today that my mum has cancer, feeling pretty devastated but also confused because the doctor keep telling us different stuff. The first haematologist told us she had Macroglobulinemia, then the next doctor told us it was splenic marginal zone...
Dean
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“I don’t think she’ll leave here”
I was told this by the doctor yesterday when she talked about mum’s condition and their plan to move mum to the Hospice section of the hospital. I’ve been immensely emotional and upset - almost crying constantly and struggling to just about do anything....
emmakolka
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My Year 8
So for most people going into high school was/is hard. It was even even harder for me. In 2008 my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer so one night after dinner my parents sat me and my 2 brothers Josh and Wes at the dinner table and they told...
Carly2598
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lung cancer sucks
my dad has now been told that his cancer has spread into his spinal fluid and now he is numb from the waste down, his in a wheelchair/ walker. it’s absolutely heart braking seeing him like this, I’m angry at the world. I’m sad that I probably won’t have...
panda
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mums passing
my mumma pasted away from cancer yesterday morning, i can’t believe she’s gone forever i just want to see her face again and hear her laugh. She fought for 10 years
georgia11370
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losing my dad 💔
in 2018 I lost my grandad at the start of the year ,then my dad to cancer later on. it was by far one of the worst years of my life and to this day when I look back to it it scares me to remember tbat year as...
not_darryl
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A tough Christmas
Merry Christmas everyone! I know there is still a little while until then but it’s never to early to get in the Christmas spirit. Every Christmas is pretty similar for me and my family. We wake up early, open presents, try the presents out, eat Christmas...
maddietabor2
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i lost my dad :(
hey all, i lost my dad to brain cancer & skin cancer around 3 months ago and the pain isn’t going away:( feeling very alone
BlueButterflyKissesFromHeaven
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Last words on repeat in my head
My mum's last words are stuck on repeat in my head and I keep hearing them. Has anyone else had last words stuck on repeat.
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Growing up when everything is not so normal - Offspring experience (VLT Monthy Blog)
Hey everyone, this month for the VLT Monthly blog we are diving into the world of the offspring members. We cover things from growing up faster, to saying no in awkward situations. Enjoy and look out for the questions in the comments! Being an offspring...
Spongebob
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Exhaustion.
Mum ended up stuck in the hospital all weekend. She had chemo the week before and had a slight temp so they were worried about an infection. They pumped her full of antibiotics and kept her due to concerns about her low white blood cell count. She is...
acka2003
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Dad has Small Cell Lung Cancer
Only just got on this , just thought i'd share my experience so far So over a year ago my dad got diagnosed with stage 4 Terminal Small cell lung cancer , since then he has received Radiation , Immunotherapy & Chemo We had ups and down , the...
kate_123
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grief
My mother passed away from a brain tumor in 2018 on the 27th of October. the two year anniversary was recent, and it brought up a lot of old memories and emotions. The day my mum passed, i didn't cry. i didn't really feel much at all. i felt...
I_love_chocolate
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random
I found out last week my dad is cancer free but he still needs to do 3 weeks chemo in November. I was so relieved when I heard the news, especially when I have exams in week 4
maddietabor2
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i want my dad back:(
hi, 3 months ago i lost my dad to brain cancer & skin cancer. he was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic melanoma (skin cancer) in october 2019 then had that for 8 months then things stared to go down hill in late june when he got diagnosed with brain...
OwenClarke
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The struggle
I lost my mum to pancreatic cancer in August of this year and it has been difficult, the fact that she went from being a lively and bubbly 42 year old mother and in the span of 2 months her body had given up. Life has never been the...
katelynmc99
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Thoughts on clinical trials
I'm interested in knowing other people's thoughts and experiences with clinical trials. My dad was diagnosed last year with stage IV lung cancer. Ultimately it is incurable (terminal) but he has been on targeted therapy. This treatment has been working...
Spongebob
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Hair Loss - Suggestions
Mum will begin chemo on Friday. She has very thin hair and I think she will lose it pretty quickly. My siblings and I are trying to find some hats/beanies etc. to help with this. Any suggestions on websites or options that may be more practical and than...
pm251099
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Juggling life with cancer loss
Has anyone had any experience trying to juggle University responsibilities, work and loss/grief? I just lost my mother to cancer one week ago. i has one week off work, but since we’re on Jobkeeper, I can’t ask for too much time off. I also still have Uni...
Spongebob
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Unexpected News :(
Mum was diagnosed with lymphoma. They suspected stage 3 and sent her for a PET scan last week. She wasn't due back for another appointment until next week. I came home and sensed a mood shift. Asked what was wrong and she had been told the cancer had...