!!Female Examples
* The song "Love You to Death" by {{Kamelot}} is about one of these.
* Kamei Eri had decided to quit [[HelloProject Morning Musume]] due to a long term illness, though it's not a life threatening condition.
* The protagonist of Music/{{cosMO}}'s song ''Adventurous Girl and the Miniature Garden Game'' is very much this. [[spoiler: [[KillTheCutie She doesn't get better.]]]]
* ''Music/{{Hospice}}'' is a ConceptAlbum by Music/TheAntlers that tells of the relationship between a hospital worker and a cancer patient, with the last three songs surrounding the narrator trying to deal with the patient's death.