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I just missed his call after coming home late. The tone of his message scared me thinking it was something to do with my Grand-daughter.

Instead, he told me my ex, his mother, was rushed to the hospital on News Year Day due to "extensive bleeding", that was just determined to be Stage 4 metastasized Cervical Cancer.

I know there's lot's of ex bashing here and everywhere, but we parted on the best of terms, and co parented my daughter and son until they were old enough to go out on their own. We started out as "Best Friends" in College, later became husband and wife, and parted ways as "Best Friends" with no remorse.

She's had 3 rounds of chemo and 2 rounds of radiation to try and stop the hemorrhaging.

They don't consider surgery an option due to the amount of spreading.


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I recall you speaking well of her many times.  Cervical cancer is such a ruthless and insidious disease.  I've lost a few close relatives to it, one with young children.  I hope the treatment will do whatever it can without knocking the wind out of her sails.  You have my deepest condolences.
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Very sorry to hear that.  

Yet again we can all join together in saying it...EFF YOU, CANCER!


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Really sorry to hear that, SWT.  Hoping for the best for her and your family.

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Sorry to read this, SWT.  Prayers for you and your ex.

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Your blessed to have that type of relationship with your ex, it makes a HUGE difference when children are involved.   Hope all works out.
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Oh yikes! There is no good words to say at that kind of news. I'm sorry though.

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So sorry, SWT. :(

Hoping for the best. I like the way Big_Load put it.
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D--m Cancer. Suckiest disease that ever sucked.
Here's hoping that she has a decent measure of time to be with family and loved ones, and that all can make some wonderful memories in the time remaining to her.


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Sorry to hear this.  Stupid miserable disease.

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I'm sorry to hear that SWT.  I'll be praying for all of you.

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I'm so sorry SWT.
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Very sorry to hear this.  :(

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Suckage :(

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And here I've been pissed having the flu this week, sure puts it in perspective.

She's got a great Best Friend man. I wish nothing but the best for her and your family.

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So sorry SWT :( My parents are divorced and on good terms. My mom is currently in the hospital, just had surgery to remove her female parts and she heard she is cancer free this morning. A relief for us, but I know there are many others (yourself and your family included) that are still struggling with it.

A big F U to cancer!


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I'm sorry that she and your family are dealing with this, SWT.  Bad news, indeed.  Best wishes to you guys and I will be sending good thoughts your way...
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Wouldn't wish that on either of my ex-wives.  Or anyone else.

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Sorry to hear it SWT. I hope for any comfort your family can get.
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I'm sorry, man. Prayers and great thoughts headed her way.

(I feel the same way about my sons mom.)


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Dave,

I'm sorry to hear about this on two counts:

1) for her, your son, and you
2) that women in the developed world should not be dying from this easily detectable, slow-growing, and (in early stages) localized cancer.

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That is rough.  Your a very honorable person to still feel compassion towards your ex, I know so many people who are divorced and talk ill will towards their ex, but when it comes down to a situation like this, I don't think they mean it.

I wish the best for your ex.  It's a horrible thing for sure.


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I apologize for straying from support to statistics, but who knows, someone may read this and say, "I've been putting off the visit to Planned Parenthood or other GYN provider - I think I'll go ahead and make an appointment."

For whatever reasons, I can't copy info from CDC.

Summary: in 2008 in the US, ~12,000 new cases cervical cancer and ~4,000 deaths

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And, in early stages, treatment is soooo easy!


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very sorry to hear that news SWT.

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Sorry to hear SWT.

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Sorry to hear, SWT.  Thoughts and prayers for you all.

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