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R.I.P. Geneviève Elverum

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

This Reason This Teen Took His Mom to Prom Will Move You to Tears

The love between a mother and her child is incredibly powerful, and one teen proved that this week. Kerry Huffaker, from Twin Falls, ID, was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer in February, reports ABC News. When her son Dylan Huffaker...Show More Summary

The Emotional Reason 1 Little Boy Was Just Adopted by the New York City Fire Department

Even though 3-year-old Trucker Dukes is fighting for his life, he'd prefer to focus on the brave men and women who are working to save others. After first being diagnosed with Stage IV neuroblastoma at just 19 months old, the adorable little boy from Hawaii came to New York City with his mom for treatment. Show More Summary

My Astonishing Discovery on Mother's Day

Last year, soon after my step-son had just been diagnosed with Stage Four non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, I went with him for one of his treatments at the hospital near Tel Aviv. Nadav has lived me with me on and off since he was eight years old; he's thirty-one now. Show More Summary

Blood, Sweat and Heels Star Daisy Lewellyn Dies at 36

Bravo star Daisy Lewellyn lost her battle with cancer on Friday, Page Six reports. She was 36. The Blood, Sweat and Heels star revealed she was diagnosed with Stage 3 bile duct cancer, a rare form that affects the liver, when she was 34. Lewellyn took the diagnosis in stride and remained positive... Read More > Other Links From Blood, Sweat & Heels Daisy Lewellyn

White Privilege Seems Like an Abstract Idea Until You Remember It Kills Black People

My mom was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in November 2012. At that point, she was given four to six months to live. But she held on for an entire year, not succumbing to the disease until November 2013.

Why So Many Americans Think They’re #Blessed

Last month, my colleagues and I were moved by a beautiful and tragic New York Times editorial by Kate Bowler, a religion professor from Duke Divinity School who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Bowler recently wrote a book—Blessed:...Show More Summary

Quincy Jones Receives News From Ellen DeGeneres For An Hour-Long Special On HBO. “I see myself doing comedy. Living life.”

Comedian Quincy Jones, who shares the same name as the famous music producer, was diagnosed with cancer in July 2015. The doctors diagnosed him with diagnosed with Stage 4 mesothelioma cancer and given a year to live. However, with the help of Ellen DeGeneres, HBO and countless other caring people, Quincy’s dream of taping stand-up... Show More Summary

A comedian dying of cancer always wanted to film a comedy special — now his dream is coming true

Quincy Jones, a 32-year-old comedian living in Los Angeles, was diagnosed with stage 4 mesothelioma last year. After being told that he had one year to live, he decided to leave his mark on the world in the only way he knew how: stand-up comedy. His first one-hour special will air on HBO this spring. Show More Summary

Watch Ellen DeGeneres Surprise A Terminally Ill Comedian With The Greatest Gift Possible

Comedian Quincy Jones has had a dream for a long time: to host his own comedy special. Unfortunately, in 2015 he was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, making that dream rather slim. However, his good pal Ellen dropped the best surprise ever on the stage of The Ellen Show.Click To Continue Reading

Badass Mom Wears Costumes to Empower Herself During Cancer Treatments (PHOTOS)

Post by Michele Zipp. Angelica Escareno was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer when she was 37 years old. Angie has no family history of breast cancer, but she felt a lump in her breast and got the unexpected diagnosis. With herShow More Summary

How I'm Using Pop Culture To Cope (or Not Cope) With my Dad's Cancer

5 months agoLifestyle : xoJane

When my dad was diagnosed with stage IV cancer, Breaking Bad was the hottest show on TV. Thanks to this, I hate Breaking Bad without ever having seen a single episode. See, when one of the people you love most in the world suddenly has a deadline, a TV show about a guy dying slowly of cancer... Continue reading

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