When I lay there beside you,
Could you feel me there?
My arms were wrapped around you,
And I was stroking your hair.
Sad and Inspirational Cancer Poems
Cancer, the dreaded "C" word. It has become such an epidemic in our society that people are loath to even mention its name. Cancer is a disease that can affect many different parts of the body. Some of these diseases are more serious than others. It is not only the disease that is painful but also the many way of treating it. Radiation treatments may kill the cancer but are also dangerous for the body. Chemotherapy comes with many side effects such as hair loss and severe nausea. The many faces of this disease challenge an individual to show their fighting spirit and will to live.
Poems about Losing a Loved One to Cancer
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When I lay there beside you,Featured Shared Story
My mother got cancer when I was 8. She survived and was in remission for a year, but when I was 12 she was diagnosed with cancer again. This time we all knew she would die, when she told us I...
Son Died Of Cancer Poem
To be brave is to cry
But still to fight on,
And that's what you did,
Our hero, our son.Featured Shared Story
I am so sorry. My great grandma died from cancer and so did my grandma. It must've been so hard for you. I can't imagine what you went through losing your son. I'm so sorry for your loss.
To My Mother Who Died From Cancer
It's not fair, I just can't let go.
I sit here and plead, why must she go?
She is my everything, my mom and my best friend.Featured Shared Story
I am now nearly 16, and I lost my mum to a 3 year battle of Secondary Glioblastoma when I was only 9. She was 39 when she passed. This poem has quickly become more important to me than any of...
I Have Breast Cancer
I remember your brave face through all the pain,
The day you told us and I tried to remain sane.
" I have breast cancer," you said as a matter of fact,
Yet you didn't shed a single tear you stayed intact....Featured Shared Story
My mother is battling stage 4 breast cancer. I still find it hard to believe that one day she will not be here. We are cherishing every moment we have with her for she only has months to...
Child Fighting Cancer Poem
What would you do
in 5 short years?
Would you make them the most
or hide from your fears?Featured Shared Story
My daughter Zinhle Snethemba Nkabinde also lost the battle at only 14 months from Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor having been diagnosed at only 12 months, to this day my heart is still...
Baby With Cancer Poem
My wish this year
Is for you to remain here
I wouldn't know what to do
If forced to lose you...Featured Shared Story
My son was 9 years old when he was diagnosed with Meduallblastoma stage 4. He went through radiation. At Age 16 1/2 it came back from radiation on his spine glioblastoma (inoperable). Sadly,...
Losing My Parents
You were there for my very first breath,
And I was there for your last.
The time we got to share together,
Went by too quick...Too fast....Featured Shared Story
My mom died in Nov 2014 from colon cancer and my dad in Sept 2015 from liver cancer. This poem sums up how I feel at this moment. Thank you.
My special sister, I want you to know how much you mean to me.
My special sister has strength and courage her whole family can see.
My special sister showed us all how to handle life's blows.
My special sister took it all in stride, smiled, and said, "That's how it goes"....Featured Shared Story
I never heard about Acute Myeloid Leukemia until December 2013 when the Orange County Children Oncology Team gave my daughter and son-in-law the diagnosis to their precious 7 month old,...
Child With Cancer
The world keeps moving forward
as time stands still for me,
I am the kid with Cancer,
locked in battle to be free....Featured Shared Story
My grandson, who's not even 3 years old yet, was just diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma. We don't know how much time he has. They tell us he doesn't have the mutated gene, which is good,...
Keep Fighting Cancer Poem
In your eyes I see the pain,
Slowly the tears roll down, they won't refrain.
I look down to the floor as if I'm hiding,...Featured Shared Story
I am battling brain cancer. Doctors only gave me 2 months to live; that was 5 years ago. I'm now 36 and have 3 kids who need me. Every day gets harder to keep up the fight, but I can't...
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