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krolewna20 February 4th, 2014 5:54pm

Today is World Cancer Day. Has anyone in your immediate family (parents, siblings, children, yourself) ever had cancer?

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LostBrother
02/05/14 9:50 pm

Mom had breast 3 times. Dad had colon twice. Both narrowly survived.*graphic* my dads anus was seen shut and he uses a pouch attached to his side.

PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
02/04/14 10:04 pm

No, but move out a degree and I have 2 of 4 grandparents and an uncle who have lost the battle and another grandparent who is a survivor. Also, several friends who are survivors (and only in their 30's).

icytoes the tepid north
02/04/14 9:46 pm

17 year old niece is expected to be terminal. Starting a new experimental drug March 9 that will hopefully give her a couple more quality years.

icytoes the tepid north
02/04/14 9:46 pm

17 year old niece is expected to be terminal. Starting a new experimental drug March 9 that will hopefully give her a couple more quality years.

knetzere Illinois
02/04/14 7:48 pm

My father and grandmother but both had successful operations

Cagekicker Kansas City
02/04/14 3:18 pm

Mother lost a breast, father has terminal colon cancer, sister has colon cancer, a brother died in 2006 from lung cancer, and another brother died last year from bone cancer. I am the only one that has not had cancer....yet.

dyousif Rhode Island
02/04/14 11:46 am

My stepfather, I know it's not immediate but we were very close, he treated me like a son.

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ozgirl not down under
02/04/14 11:30 am

My mom had breast cancer and beat it. She later had multiple myeloma and passed away from an infection during a treatment procedure. Luckily, for her, it was fairly quick, and it wasn't the slow agonizing way that cancer tends to take people.