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VIDEO: Diagnosed with terminal cancer, grandfather takes job as Uber driver for last 10 weeks to pay off house debt

This is one of those stories that gives you chills it is so beautiful. Ken Broskey, 69, of Livonia, Michigan, was diagnosed with stage 4 Oropharyngeal cancer and told to enter a

What One Woman Learned After Caring For Her Husband Through Lung Cancer

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

In 2005, Laura and her husband Tim opened a bakery in Ypsilanti, Michigan, fulfilling a lifelong goal of Tim's. In July 2012, Tim was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. He died in October 2013 at age 53. This is Laura and Tim's story. How It Happened: In May 2012, my husband went out of town to a car show. Show More Summary

Who Do You Trust on REAL Reform: The Chemical Industry or 450 Environmental and Public Health Orgs?

In 1989, a 42-year-old woman with a 6-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer -- a tumor missed on a mammogram a few months earlier. She was told to go home and put her affairs in order. For Andrea Martin that meant changing the world in the time she had left and leaving a legacy of reduced odds of breast cancer for her daughter. Show More Summary

How Becoming an Active Patient Likely Saved My Husband's Life

When my husband was diagnosed with Stage IV Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma back in 1999, we were devastated. Like the millions of other people around the world who learn they have cancer every year, we journeyed through the common five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Show More Summary

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

3 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

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