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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

Louisiana Tech RB Jaqwis Dancy Diagnosed with Cancer

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs head football coach Skip Holtz announced Monday that sophomore running back Jaqwis Dancy has been diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma, according to Sean Isabella of the News Star. Isabella provided Holtz's comments: What they're going through is traumatic. 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, [...]

Chris Mortensen Expected To Return To ESPN; Almost Cancer Free

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

In January of this year, ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen announced that he was diagnosed with Stage IV throat cancer and shocked everyone from his colleagues to the fans. He has since been on a leave of absence to focus on his health, treament, and recovery. After 6 grueling months of cancer treatment, Mortensen dropped […]

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen to Work on Network Covering the NFL on Limited Basis

ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen, who was diagnosed with Stage IV throat cancer earlier this year, said Wednesday that he doesn’t have a specific date he’ll return to work,... The post ESPN’s Chris Mortensen to Work on Network Covering the NFL on Limited Basis appeared first on NFL Gridiron Gab.

Chris Mortensen Releases Statement on Recovery from Throat Cancer

ESPN NFL analyst Chris Mortensen was diagnosed with Stage 4 throat cancer in January, but he recently received positive news regarding the progression of his treatment and recovery. In a statement released through ESPN on Wednesday,Show More Summary

Chris Mortensen Says His Cancer Has Been "Virtually Reduced To Zero Detection"

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen was diagnosed with Stage IV throat cancer last January, and stepped away from his duties covering the NFL while undergoing chemotherapy. In a statement released today, Mortensen says his treatment has been successful, and that he hopes to return to work on a limited basis this year. Read more...

Months After Giving Birth, Mom Who Runs Pregnancy Center Battling Stage IV Cancer

Just months after giving birth to a daughter, Chastidy Ronan, an executive director of a pregnancy help medical clinic in San Francisco, was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in late July. Friends of Ronan, who has served with Alpha Pregnancy Center since 2008, have set up a page to raise support for Chastidy, her […]

Ray Donovan’s Embeth Davidtz Opens Up About Fighting Breast Cancer and Her Complicated Nude Scene

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

On Sunday night, Embeth Davidtz revealed her partially reconstructed right breast on an episode of Ray Donovan. Diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer in 2013, the actress underwent chemotherapy, immunological treatment, lymph-node removal surgery and a double mastectomy. She now has a clean bill of health, and before this, she’s never ... More »

R.I.P. Geneviève Elverum

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Geneviève Elverum, nee Castrée, the Canadian illustrator and musician who recorded under the names Ô Paon and Woelv, has passed away after being diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer last spring. She was 35 years old. Her husband, Phil Elverum of the Microphones and Mount Eerie, announced the news last night on the GoFundMe page […]

Losing My Mother Made Me Face My Trust Issues with Men

4 months agoLifestyle : xoJane

Four years ago, my mother was diagnosed with Stage IV ovarian cancer. A few months later she sat me down and ordered me to "find someone." Ideally, he'd be a "rich, bald man," but any decent member of the opposite sex would do. She didn't want me to be alone anymore. At 40, I had calcified my role... Continue reading

When Treatment Makes Kids Feel Sicker Than The Illness Itself, This Program Offers Healing, Nutritious Bites

Danielle Cook's oldest son was only 11 years old when he was diagnosed with stage three Hodgkin's lymphoma, a type of cancer that affects the immune system. "There was a huge sense of powerlessness and great sadness," remembers Cook,...Show More Summary

Bon Jovi Answers Livin Prayer of Cancer Patient

After all this time, Bon Jovi continues to give the world reasons to like him. His latest act of philanthropy came in the form of meeting a mother of four, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer. Carol Cesario has always been anShow More Summary

Bryan Wiedmeier, Browns Executive Vice President, Dies at Age 57

Cleveland Browns executive vice president Bryan Wiedmeier died Tuesday at the age of 57 nearly four years after he was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer, the team announced. Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam expressed their condolences in a statement: It’s with heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of Bryan Wiedmeier. Show More Summary

International trial changing standard of care for advanced breast cancer

PITTSBURGH, June 2, 2016 - Surgery to remove the primary tumor in women diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, followed by the standard combination of therapies, adds months to the patients' lives, compared with standard therapy alone, an international clinical trial led by a University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) professor revealed. read more

Jennifer Hidinger

In 2012, after her husband Ryan was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, the restaurant community hosted a benefit dinner to help the couple pay medical bills. Overwhelmed with gratitude, the couple decided to form a nonprofit, The Giving Kitchen, to assist other metro Atlanta restaurant workers in crisis.

Quincy Jones: Terminally Ill Comedian Opens Up About HBO Special And Battle With Cancer

Comedian Quincy Jones was diagnosed with stage 4 mesothelioma cancer last July and was told he would only have one year to live. Jones had always wanted to star in a stand-up comedy special, and with the help of his Kickstarter campaign, launched by Jones and his friend Nicole Blaine in February, he was able... Show More Summary

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