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Fox News Discusses if Terminally-ill Cancer Patient Who Wants to End Her Life is Cowardly

In June of last year, Christy O'Donnell was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. By time it was discovered, the cancer had spread to her brain and tumors had developed in one lung. Over the course of a number of treatments, O'Donnell,...Show More Summary

Wine, Food & Fun at Fundraising Event to Benefit Michael Bryan

We often take our legs and feet for granted...until a prosthesis-clad Peachtree Road Race runner bounds past, giving us at least 5K to mull over how much they've endured and persevered. Since being diagnosed with stage 3 pleomorphicShow More Summary

My Year with Stage IV Cancer

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Susan Sontag in 1972, two years before being diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer. Whatever I thought I meant when I said, "Give it to me straight, doc," I wasn't prepared when the radiologist answered, "I thought we would be talking...Show More Summary

The coming revolution in much cheaper life-saving drugs

Randy Hillard was supposed to be dead by now. In 2010, the Michigan State University psychiatry professor was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer and given less than a year to live. He started wondering how he could die in the most comfortable way possible given the circumstances, even briefly researching an assisted suicide organization […]

Supporting Sara In Her Battle With Cancer

In December of 2013 The Skateboarding Magazine co-founder Mike Mihaly’s wife Sara (mother of their three daughters) was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. After her first rounds of treatment the cancer has returned and is now in Stage IV. A friend of the family, Kate Patterson Baldwin, has set up a site on […]

How Beating Cancer Inspired This Entrepreneur to Launch a Company

Marty Weintraub was a digital marketing executive when he was diagnosed with stage three Hodgkin's lymphoma. He beat the disease, and launched his own agency.

Terminally Ill Women Ends Her Own Life Under 'Death with Dignity' Act

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old terminally ill woman, ended her own life on Saturday under Oregon's Death With Dignity Law. Maynard was diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma last spring and was given six months to live. She made international...Show More Summary

Terminally ill woman Brittany Maynard, advocate of death with dignity laws, has ended her life

Brittany Maynard, who announced she would end her life on Nov. 1 after being diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma, died Saturday. She was 29. Death with dignity advocate Brittany Maynard has died at age 29, according to a spokesman: More Summary

Family's Battle with Cancer Draws Nurse Into Run for Her

Brenda Durand, RN, followed in the footsteps of her mother, Bonnie, and became a nurse. But the two women had more in common than their careers. In 2004 Bonnie was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer. Two years later, Brenda's sister learned she had breast cancer, prompting the mother and her two daughters to undergo genetic testing. Show More Summary

The Patriots Had An Amazing Tribute For An Opponent's Daughter Who Has Cancer

Prior to the Sunday Night Football matchup between the New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals, NBC cameras caught this powerful image (above) of Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, whose daughter Leah was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma in June. Show More Summary

Brooks Ayers Diagnosed With Cancer; Vicki Gunvalson Saddened By News

Brooks Ayers has just been diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer, and Vicki Gunvalson of The Real Housewives of Orange County is understandably devastated. Gunvalson expressed her sadness over the troubling turn for on-again, off-again loveShow More Summary

Vicki Gunvalson Ex Brooks Ayers Diagnosed With Stage 3 Cancer? ‘RHOC’ Star Silent

Vicki Gunvalson and her ex, Brooks Ayers, have been through a lot together… and now there’s more. According to Radar Online, Ayers recently revealed that he has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. The news comes just a couple of weeks...Show More Summary

FDG-PET/CT shows promise for breast cancer patients younger than 40

PET/CT imaging of patients younger than 40 who were initially diagnosed with stage I–III breast cancer resulted in change of diagnosis, a study shows. While guidelines recommend FDG-PET/CT imaging only for women with stage III breast cancer, it can also help physicians more accurately diagnose young breast cancer patients initially diagnosed with earlier stages of the disease.

FDG-PET/CT shows promise for breast cancer patients younger than 40

Reston, Va. (October 1, 2014) – Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering found that PET/CT imaging of patients younger than 40 who were initially diagnosed with stage I–III breast cancer resulted in change of diagnosis. As reported in...Show More Summary

This Atheist’s Stage IV Lung Cancer Isn’t Causing Him to Rethink His Beliefs

This is a guest post written by Stuart Grief. For over 20 years, Stuart has worked with CEOs and senior leaders both as a consultant and c-suite executive.... About seven weeks ago, I was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, a rare occurrence for a non-smoker and otherwise healthy person in his early 50s. Show More Summary

For Loretta Stamos

Loretta Stamos 1939-2014 "Because of you, my five children get a chance to have a Mom. Because of you, I have a chance of living." When I was diagnosed with Stage IV Triple Negative Breast Cancer I was told that I may survive a year with toxic levels of chemo. Show More Summary

Amazing Breast Cancer Survivor Gets Inspiring and Beautiful Tattoo (PHOTO)

Post by Liz Alterman.   Talk about bravery! When Barbie Ritzco was 21, not only she was on the verge of being deployed to Afghanistan where she'd be stationed as a sergeant for the U.S. Marines Corps, she was diagnosed with Stage IIIB...Show More Summary

Thanks for the Mammaries

[image position="standard large" id="537315" caption="Thanks for the Mammaries installation shot. Photo by Steven Rimlinger"] It’s already heartbreaking enough to be diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer as Los Angeles-based artist Bettina Hubby was last January. Show More Summary

Woman Turns Breast Cancer Into Cause for a Humorous Art Show

8 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Last January, Los Angeles–based artist Bettina Hubby was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer. When she told friends and family, “they all reacted with panic and fear and sadness," she says. "I couldn’t get my head around how that would feel in my community — to have all of that... More »

NFL Player’s 4-Year-Old Daughter Fights Cancer

Earlier this summer, Devon Stills, a player for the Cincinnati Bengals, decided that he was giving up his NFL career because the love of his life, his 4-year-old daughter, Leah, was diagnosed with stage 4 Cancer. Leah underwent chemotherapy, after she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, and lost all of her hair. Still shaved his head, Keep Reading ?

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