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Strangers Sent More Than 6,000 Birthday Cards to This Young Cancer Patient

One 8-year-old girl just celebrated her birthday with a little help from strangers all over the world - and she may have set a new record in the process. At just 13 months old, Olivia Enderle was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma....Show More Summary

Racial disparities persist in treatment and survival of early stage lung cancer

(American Society for Radiation Oncology) Analysis of the largest American cancer database indicates that racial disparities persist in the treatment and outcomes of patients diagnosed with stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...

Leo Santa Cruz gets dad back; now he wants title belt back from Carl Frampton

Last April, a few months before the biggest fight of his career, unbeaten featherweight champ Leo Santa Cruz and his family were hit with stunning news: His father, Jose, 56, was diagnosed with Stage 3 bone cancer in his spine. It’s hard enough to hear that your young, (...)

I saw how my family, including me, really felt about my husband’s cancer

In 2000, my husband Brian was diagnosed with Stage III B Hodgkin lymphoma, which has since become a prominent part of our lives. My children and I belong to Gilda’s Club, a cancer support community. And recently, we were asked to help record a promotional video to be featured at a fundraising gala for the […]

Wife of Texas football legend Greg Ploetz sues NCAA over CTE

Ploetz, who never played in the NFL, was diagnosed with Stage 4 CTE after his death

Beauty blogger explains why it's important for her to be glam during chemo.

4 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Amanda Ramirez is a 22-year-old beauty blogger who is kicking cancer's ass and looking glam as hell while doing it. Ramirez was diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin's Lymphoma on August 23rd, 2016. Instead of letting her diagnosis get herShow More Summary

Guys, Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas wants you to man up and get a cancer check

Guys: Jimmy Luis Gomez, a.k.a. Taboo of the multiple Grammy-winning pop band the Black Eyed Peas, wants you to man up and talk with your doctor about getting your testicles regularly checked for cancer. “I was diagnosed with Stage 2 testicular cancer in 2014 after six years of chronic back pain,”...

A Deeply Meaningful, Family-Focused Wedding Day

Danielle and Brendan’s wedding is the definition of a meaningful celebration. In the midst of planning, Danielle’s father was diagnosed with stage IV cancer and the couple reoriented their wedding to what mattered most – her father’s attendance. An amazing lineup of vendors, including L. Marie Events, Karen Hill Photography and NST Pictures, came on […]

Appeal for Minnesota cellist, fighting cancer

5 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Tanya Remenikova, Professor of Cello at University of Minnesota, has posted an appeal for her former student Hong Wang, who ‘was recently diagnosed with stage 4 malignant stomach cancer…Much of his cancer treatment is not covered by his health insurance.’ Hong Wang teaches at Concordia University, St. Paul, Hamline University and Bethel University. Please help […]

Black Eyed Peas Star Taboo Opens Up On His Private Battle With Testicular Cancer

Wow, what a shock. In an interview with People Magazine, Black Eyed Peas member Taboo revealed he was diagnosed with stage two testicular cancer in June of 2014 after visiting a hospital for abdominal and back pain. Related: Joe Simpson Has Prostate Cancer What's scary is, the star (whose real name is Jaime Luis Gomez) initially put off [...]

Black Eyed Peas' Taboo reveals secret battle with cancer

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Black Eyed Peas member Taboo is a proud cancer survivor. The 41-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jaime Luis Gomez, reveals he was diagnosed with stage 2 testicular cancer in June 2014 in a new interview, and that he went through 12 weeks of intense, aggressive chemotherapy out of the public eye. Show More Summary

Federal Employee With Stage IV Cancer May Lose Job For Taking Medical Marijuana

A 36-year-old U.S. man diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in March of this year is now being forced to confront the likelihood of losing his job should he choose to use marijuana for the purpose of relieving symptoms caused by his cancer and cancer treatments. Show More Summary

7 Ways To Show Real Support To Friends And Family Battling Health Issues

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

“Please let me know if you need anything … ” We’ve all said the same thing to friends or loved ones when they were ill and in need of support. Blogger Judy Schwartz Haley, who was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer when her daughter was an infant, heard it a lot. Show More Summary

Why I Refuse to Say I 'Have' Breast Cancer

Post by Stephanie Booth. In 2010, one month after she married her soul mate, Melissa Bingham was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. This January, the 35-year-old, who's now the mom of two young boys, received yet another devastating diagnosis: that of stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. Show More Summary

October should focus more on incurable breast cancer

Seven years ago, when I was first diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer, I approached it with a determination to win. As a competitive runner, that’s what I’ve always done. Cancer would be another uphill battle, with tough stretches as well as easier ones, just like my races. My oncologist encouraged me to keep running during all […]

The Bald Ballerina Uses #TheTurningChallenge to Raise Awareness for Metastic Breast Cancer, and you can help!

Last summer we met Maggie Kudirka, also known as Social Media’s, Bald Ballerina.  Maggie is a 23 year old ballet dancer, who was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer a year ago.  If you have not seen her Facebook page, or don’t yet follow her on Instagram/Twitter (@BaldBallerina), you really should. Show More Summary

Through a Social Media Movement, the ‘Bald Ballerina’ Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer in Young Women

Meet Maggie Kudirka. Some of you may know her from the Social Media movement, Bald Ballerina. Maggie is a 23 year old ballet dancer, who was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer 2 months ago. If you have not seen her Facebook page, or don't yet follow her on Instagram/Twitter (@BaldBallerina), you really should. Show More Summary

SAPVoice: Why Knowledge is Power for Cancer Patients

Left to Right: Rick Knowles, SAP; Bonnie J. Addario; Dr. David Delaney, SAP; John Matthews, SAP When Bonnie J. Addario was suddenly diagnosed with stage 3B lung cancer, her world was rocked. And when the doctors at a prestigious academic hospital told her that there was no hope for her case, [...]

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