Cancer Poem by Teens

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

At the age 12 I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, which is one of the deadliest types of cancer. I wrote this poem the night my family told me. I went down in my room and cried myself to sleep. I had 5 rounds of chemo and lost my whole summer. I am 13 now and I'm in remission(: I have never been happier and I have never loved life as much as I do now

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The Day I Found Out

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Published: May 2011

The look in my moms eyes as I sat on the floor.
I squeezed my mom's hand because I has no idea what was in store.
My mom looked at me and said "Listen baby, I've got something to say. Just hold my hand tight everything will be okay."
She said "Now what I'm about to say isn't as bad as it sounds but this lump infection is more then profound."
I still didn't get, I didn't know what to say.
Nothing hit me more then when the word CANCER came my way.

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  • Daelyn by Daelyn, Newfoundland
  • 6 years ago

Hey girl:D My dad has non-Hodgkin's, I know it's scary but you can get through it! It's actually not one of the most deadly (Depending on the level) A level 1 is the least aggressive next to skin, A level 3 can be different! but definitely not the most deadly.... It also Completely depends on when you were diagnosed.

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