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Touching Excerpt From Amy Robach's Book 'Better' Shows How Kids Can Help Us Heal

Post by Maressa Brown. When Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach underwent her very first mammogram at the age of 40, she was diagnosed with stage 2 invasive breast cancer. The journalist went on to bravely battle the disease while in the public eye. Show More Summary

4 Women Show the Reality of Their Mastectomies in Stunning Photos

When most healthy women consider their risk of getting breast cancer, they rarely view it as an immediate threat. Melanie Testa used to be one of those women -- until she was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in January 2011. "I was frightened, I was afraid," she recalls. Show More Summary

Republican Governor Larry Hogan Gets High Praise In Deep-Blue Maryland

In June, Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was diagnosed with stage three non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which he announced during a press conference....

Girl's Loving Serenade To Mom With Cancer Is Heartbreakingly Sweet

This girl's show of support for her mother battling cancer will make tears roll down your face.  Four-year-old McKenna's mom, Dianna Stanchak, was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s lymphoma two years ago, according Inside Edition. During...Show More Summary

A Marxist perspective on cancer

last monthAcademics : Pharyngula

Sadly, a young man in England has been diagnosed with stage IV cancer — and he really is an atheist in a metaphorical foxhole, and it hasn’t changed his opinion of religion. Between now and last Wednesday I’ve worried about various things, but one thought that stands out is religion. Before I go into more…

Inspiring young man with cerebral palsy and cancer celebrated for earning a blue belt in jiu-jitsu

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Ian Matuszak, 20, suffers from cerebral palsy, and if that wasn’t enough, he was recently diagnosed with stage 3 esophageal cancer. Despite the hurdles life has thrown his way, Matuszak continues to hold his head high and lives life on life’s terms. Earlier this month, the Westbury, N.Y., native...

Jackie Collins Final Letter To Fans Revealed

We were all shocked to hear that Jackie Collins had died. It was even more shocking to hear that she died of breast cancer and had been diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer six and a half years ago. In that time, she continued to publish books and tour to support her books. Only her […]

The Indomitable Fight Inside Howard Davis Jr.

Diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer, the 1976 Olympic gold medalist has no desire to give in to the disease that has claimed millions.

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Radiation therapy no longer routinely used for ovarian cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer a few weeks ago. She had surgery and is about to begin chemotherapy, and I’ve read that sometimes chemo is more effective if it is given directly in the abdomen. Is this commonly done, and should I ask her doctor about it? Also, why […]

Phyllis Tickle Dead: Beloved Religion Writer Dies At 81

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Phyllis Tickle died on Tuesday morning after being diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer earlier this year. Tickle is perhaps best known for launching the religion section of Publishers Weekly in the early 1990s. But those close to her will remember her magnetic personality and playful demeanor the most. Show More Summary

Sandra Lee Is Cancer Free! Watch Her Get Candid About Undergoing A Double Mastectomy On GMA!

In March, Sandra Lee was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy in May. On Tuesday, the Food Network star was happy to share the fantastic news that she is now cancer free! Related: Shannen Doherty Opens Up About Her Cancer Diagnosis Speaking on Good Morning America, she said: "Last time I came and I [...]

Skip Ogden passes

3 months agoMusic / Country : Bluegrass Today

Charles Ogden, of Wilmington, NC, known to friends as both Charlie and Skip, died on September 5 in a Wilmington area hospice center. He had been diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer earlier this summer, which had also spread to his lungs, and it progressed […]

Young Bears Fan Battling Brain Cancer Names Tumor After Aaron Rodgers

You have to give Miguel Reyes credit. He doesn't cop out of a scrap. Miguel, a 14-year-old Chicago Bears fan who was diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer in 2014, could've left the tumor nameless or called it something weak and helpless...Show More Summary

Vanessa Hudgens: Actress Reveals Father’s Cancer Diagnosis, Asks For Prayers

Vanessa Hudgens recently revealed that her father is battling cancer. According to NewsOXY, Vanessa Hudgens said that her dad was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer, and asked her fans for their prayers during this difficult time. The actress...Show More Summary

Vanessa Hudgens Reveals Her Father Has Cancer, Dedicates Award To His Battle

Vanessa Hudgens recently made a heartbreaking announcement to her fans… her father has been diagnosed with stage four cancer. The 26-year-old actress, accompanied by her boyfriend Austin Butler, attended the 2015 Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show in Los Angeles earlier this week. Show More Summary

Vanessa Hudgens Bravely Opens Up About Her Dad's Stage Four Cancer Diagnosis

This is so sad! Vanessa Hudgens recently opened up about her father's health, revealing he has been diagnoses with stage four cancer. Previously she made no mention of Greg's health other than in an Instagram post almost a month ago, where she wrote: "My daddy and I ?????? Please pray for his healing!!! The more prayers the [...]

#LeahStrong: Leah Still Featured On Wheaties Box, Devon Still’s ‘Champion’ Daughter Still In Remission

#LeahStrong has been an internet trend for months as Leah Still, the daughter of Bengals defensive tackle, Devon Still, who has been battling cancer. The 5-year-old was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma in 2014, and underwent intense treatment for several weeks. Show More Summary

Little champion Leah Still gets her own Wheaties box

Four-year-old cancer survivor Leah Still made history this week, joining the ranks of Wheaties Champions with her own cereal box. Leah, whose dad is Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma...Show More Summary

The Touching Story That Made These Twins' Pregnancy Photos Go Viral

When Allison Ardolino Dinkelacker was 39 weeks pregnant in 2009, she was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. She had to give birth to her son Dylan via emergency C-section one week later and immediately start chemotherapy. Six years...Show More Summary

Identical Twin Gives Birth To Sister’s Baby

In 2009 while she was 30 weeks pregnant Allison Ardolino Dinkelacker was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. She needed to start chemotherapy immediately which forced her to give birth to her son Dylan by emergency caesarean section at 31 weeks. Show More Summary

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