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Forum: Inspirational Stories

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: NEW FORUM

    Hi, As the desciption says, this is the place for you to post messages intended to inspire and encourage. I know of several threads already...

    Started by brainman, 07-16-2007 07:40 PM
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  1. My sister-in-law beat colon cancer...

    Hi everyone. I just wanted to share some good news with you. My 55 year old sister-in-law beat colon cancer. She took chemo for three years before...

    Started by bountybuddy, 11-18-2014 04:19 PM
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  2. My Cancer Year in a Minute and a Half (give or take)

    Back in 2003, I was diagnosed with a Germ Cell Tumor and underwent chemotherapy (three rounds of a three-drug cocktail). Ten years later, in late...

    Started by rversaci, 02-13-2015 09:49 PM
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    04-03-2015 02:50 PM Go to last post
  3. My Beautiful Rebellion: From Cancer To Clarity

    It was weird that I got breast cancer. I was healthy (I thought) and I didn't have relevant family history of it. But at the same time that year I...

    Started by mireilleparker, 08-18-2014 11:19 AM
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  4. Beautiful Storie (Mateus Andrade)

    How great is to hear about miracles!Amazing story of this young man My name is Mateus Andrade. I’m 28 years old and a free surfer and...

    Started by James Divon, 05-28-2014 01:12 AM
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  5. Inspirational Music

    Just curious what songs keep you going or boost your mood on a bad day? One of my favorites is "Everyday" by Dave Mathews Band. It's super simple,...

    Started by laurah01, 11-17-2011 12:45 PM
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    04-29-2014 01:40 PM Go to last post
  6. A Positive Approach to Treatment....

    I received this today on a photography website I subscribe to, called Petapixel, and thought it would be an inspiration, and perhaps an idea for any...

    Started by WayneS, 03-20-2014 08:38 PM
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  7. A story to raise your spirits

    I saw this on my local news last night and thought folks might get a lift from it...Happy New Year! The young man in the story is battling a rare...

    Started by Kermica, 12-28-2013 01:30 PM
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  8. I saw this once at my parents burial ground....

    ...I never forgot it and look for it every time I go there. It was written in 1932 Do not stand at my grave and weep Do not stand at my grave...

    Started by macjoh, 07-12-2013 10:44 PM
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    11-29-2013 08:31 PM Go to last post
  9. You don't have to be a hero.

    While I have a lot I want to say, I want to also keep it brief. It's been 18 years since I was diagnosed with Primary Lymphoma Of the Bone (right...

    Started by Willawoo, 07-17-2013 03:17 AM
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    10-02-2013 05:13 PM Go to last post
  10. Uplifting/inspirational story of my best friend, young aspiring writer with lymphoma

    Hi there. My best friend was diagnosed with cancer four weeks ago. It's a very aggressive form of Lymphoma, but they caught it early and started...

    Started by swinginpoet, 06-04-2013 10:58 PM
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    09-18-2013 12:24 AM Go to last post
  11. inspirational video

    For when you are having a rough day. Stay Strong. <3

    Started by pogeditor08, 07-01-2013 03:03 PM
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    07-01-2013 03:48 PM Go to last post
  12. Smile Donít grieve for me, for now Iím free,

    Donít grieve for me, for now Iím free, Iím following the path God laid for me. I took His hand when I heard him call, I turned my back and...

    Started by Friendly, 06-14-2013 03:01 AM
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  13. Hopeful video from Children's Hospital of Richmond

    Hi, everyone. My name is Emma, and I'm a Video/Animation student at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. I and a classmate...

    Started by VCUEmma, 05-10-2013 09:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-11-2013 06:40 AM Go to last post
  14. Good news for my mum.

    I spoke to my mum today and received some very good news! Her CA test shows that it is CA65. Also she doesn't need to do any more MRI test, she has...

    Started by Moz, 04-23-2013 10:57 AM
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  15. Good news a telephone call made me a happy chappie this evening

    Some may have read my post on a long time friend Dave in the UK. He was diagnosed colon cancer stage III b last year, had his hemicolectomy and then...

    Started by Baz10, 04-19-2013 06:39 PM
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  16. Cool Ned

    Hi Everyone I had/have squamous nsclc I was T4N2 M0 and now it is No Evidence. I know I wanted to here good news while I was being treated so I...

    Started by tom1, 03-22-2013 10:40 PM
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  17. My story, God is I'M

    This is my story Click below link for my story. http://www.cancerforums.net/threads/28182-I-asked-for-another-years God know's us and hears...

    Started by mightymen, 01-28-2013 10:57 AM
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  18. Thumbs up About ovarian cancer, childhood cancer, breast cancer, my mom's colon cancer etc

    This is my blog. I didn't set out for it to be but so much of my life has been wrapped up in fighting cancer from age 9-35 1/2 and still going. I...

    Started by AndreainArkansas, 12-08-2012 08:22 PM
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  19. Learning to Live by Defying the Odds

    Hello, My name is Alyssa and I am new to this community. I am a college student, who has Gardner's Syndrome. I was diagnosed eight years ago. I have...

    Started by alyzee17, 09-30-2012 02:46 AM
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  20. To Mother, From Son

    She jumped up as soon as she saw the surgeon come out of the operating room. She said: "How is my little boy ?

    Started by In, 05-09-2008 12:04 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-28-2012 04:49 AM Go to last post
  21. a lyric to give you some hope : if today was your last day

    If Today Was Your Last Day lyrics Songwriters: Kroeger, Chad; My best friend gave me the best advice He said each day's a gift and not a given...

    Started by havefaith, 09-30-2009 04:12 AM
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    09-28-2012 04:40 AM Go to last post
  22. Read my manuscript about my husband's battle with Testicular cancer (FREE)

    My husband was thirty-six when he was diagnosed with Testicular cancer back at the beginning of January 2011. He had surgery and endured four cycles...

    Started by Ro72, 09-22-2012 10:30 PM
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  23. inpiring BUPA Great North Run - Newcastle UK

    Watching the great North Run, 13.1 miles Of 55,000 entrants, over 45,000 starters from more than 50 countries there are more than 1800 cancer...

    Started by Baz10, 09-16-2012 10:17 AM
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  24. Mesothelioma Survivors

    Hello everyone I'd like to get in touch with a mesothelioma survivor who would want to share his/her story with me. I'm a nursing student writing...

    Started by malgos, 09-15-2012 10:12 PM
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  25. Cancer saved my life....

    Hello my name is Jude Grinpas I am 41 and loving life. I was diagnosed July 2010 with stage 3 esouphageal cancer t3 n3. I was told I didn't have...

    Started by jgrinpas, 03-15-2012 10:54 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    09-13-2012 11:52 PM Go to last post
  26. Songs that really got to me

    Hi Music is very powerful. During my treatment a few songs really hit the spot and I played them over and over again. The first is Over the...

    Started by ChemoMan, 01-12-2009 01:00 AM
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    09-03-2012 05:42 PM Go to last post
  27. Cancer Pain Can Be Managed

    I write this in memory of my late wife. She was battling against cancer for the last three years. She had a liver surgery done three years ago and...

    Started by chinmc, 08-30-2012 01:13 PM
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  28. In memory of my father

    My father passed away to pancreatic cancer on December 20th, 2011. His name was John Whatman, and he was 49 years old. When I was 2 years, he wrote...

    Started by Styna, 03-07-2012 10:26 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-18-2012 01:30 AM Go to last post
  29. Giving Back

    The love and support we have recieved from others in the community we live in is so amazing. Everytime I am able to help others my family is...

    Started by jpearson, 05-09-2012 05:33 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-24-2012 10:08 AM Go to last post
  30. dont ever let life beat you

    i lost my poor mother at the tender age of 12 to cancer and we didnt have a father in the home my self my 2 older brother and one oldern so my ...

    Started by garryd, 06-16-2012 02:57 AM
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  31. Smile My Story of cancer (hopefully to give inspiration)

    Hello all! I am a cancer survivor of 18 wonderful years and I would like to pass along my story to you. I hope to inspire someone or give someone...

    Started by weezyschannel, 05-31-2012 02:05 AM
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  32. Katherine's story

    Caught this rerun on public radio last night. Since I'm too new to post a link, I hope I can say, go to the "This American Life" Web site and click...

    Started by Bamabelle, 03-17-2012 03:52 PM
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  33. My new cancer survival e-book that benefits a cancer charity.

    "You're 39, just got married and everything looks bright until the sudden discovery of colon cancer. A first hand account of the events that follow...

    Started by Lagwolf, 03-11-2012 05:34 PM
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  34. Red face And Then There's Hope

    Hello All, This is my first post here and with any luck it will be one of hope. When my first son was just 10 months old, a mere infant, completely...

    Started by Bill_NC, 01-11-2012 08:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    02-24-2012 03:01 AM Go to last post
  35. Finding Love While Battling Cancer

    I am a 45 year old breast cancer warrior. I found my lump on March 16, 2011. Ironically, just a couple of weeks later, I found my soul mate. How...

    Started by Cancer Warrior, 02-16-2012 01:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  36. Keeping...

    I found this in a magazine a few months ago and it has been on my fridge ever since. It has been 1 week today that my Dad passed away from...

    Started by laurah01, 02-11-2012 08:36 PM
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    02-15-2012 01:07 PM Go to last post
  37. 27 years after Osteosarcoma.. still going strong

    Hi All Please have a read of the following.. hope it gives hope and shows that osteosarcoma can be beaten Best wishes PLEASE PM THIS POSTER...

    Started by abelsh, 01-30-2012 08:24 PM
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  38. The Cost of Hope

    Which is also my screen name here. I just finished my book about my husband's seven years with kidney cancer, our journey together. I found that...

    Started by thecostofhope, 12-30-2011 06:38 PM
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  39. Hospice children in Lapland

    Just watched a wonderful programme where children from hospices in the UK have been flown to Lapland by various charities to meet Santa Claus. Made...

    Started by Baz10, 12-23-2011 03:41 PM
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  40. To the lady in the elevator

    (I"m not sure if this is the correct place for this story but it made me smile) As my mom and I got ready to leave the cancer center today, we...

    Started by Talitha, 12-22-2011 05:12 AM
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  41. Inspirational Movies Relating to Cancer

    I want to start a "fun" thread and think the "Lounge" is the place for it. :D Does anyone know about any inspirational movies relating to cancer...

    Started by brainman, 12-29-2006 03:02 PM
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    1 2 3 ... 4
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    12-08-2011 11:52 PM Go to last post
  42. Are you a creative survivor? Musician, poet or artist? Help me make a documentary...

    I'm a survivor and filmmaker currently working on a documentary that explores how childhood cancer affects identity formation for survivors. I'm...

    Started by LibbyLJF, 04-21-2011 04:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    04-22-2011 10:27 PM Go to last post
  43. Uplifting.

    My mom told me this a few weeks ago, I thought it was beautiful and also hilarious! My aunt has been battling breast cancer (has spread all over...

    Started by BraatahCollective, 03-24-2011 09:17 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  44. My blog - esophageal and secondary liver cancer


    Started by Lee M, 02-03-2011 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,353
    03-12-2011 02:31 AM Go to last post
  45. Thumbs up Cancer is not a death sentence!

    This is the story of 26 year old woman suffering from Tongue cancer with 22 weeks pregnancy.Since she had only one child she wanted to keep the...

    Started by ajayvid, 03-05-2011 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,084
    03-12-2011 02:29 AM Go to last post
  46. Cancer but positive

    Hi to All I am 48 and have been diagnosed with stage four cancer in the liver and bowel and am currently having Chemo treatment. I am a very...

    Started by David B, 02-04-2011 10:38 AM
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  47. Inspirational short documentary about breast cancer, dance, henna and healing

    Greetings, I would love to share a short film we just completed that we hope will be an inspiration to some. It is about an amazing dancer and...

    Started by beemore, 12-31-2010 08:58 PM
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    12-31-2010 08:58 PM Go to last post
  48. Red face Shaking hands with death and living

    SHAKING HANDS WITH DEATH. The 30th June 2009 is the date I was confirmed as dying. My surgeon declared me inoperable, terminally ill and with at...

    Started by T004Godf, 10-05-2010 08:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-17-2010 03:26 PM Go to last post
  49. Five Cancer Survivors Run Marathon Relay

    I'd like to share with you our story about a very special Marathon Relay Team that we organised for the Cork City Marathon (Ireland) last Monday. ...

    Started by Marathon Man, 06-03-2009 07:46 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 6,564
    10-12-2010 04:49 PM Go to last post
  50. Surviving Hepatoblastoma: A one in a million tale of overcoming a rare cancer - Pt.1

    As told by Emily Garrett: (hometown:Eugene, OR) "The last word to be added to a child's vocabulary should be cancer. At 15-months-old most kids...

    Started by pdx_1986, 10-04-2010 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,414
    10-06-2010 01:50 PM Go to last post


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