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Appeal for Minnesota cellist, fighting cancer

Tanya Remenikova, Professor of Cello at University of Minnesota, has posted an appeal for her former student Hong Wang, who ‘was recently diagnosed with stage 4 malignant stomach cancer…Much of his cancer treatment is not covered by his health insurance.’ Hong Wang teaches at Concordia University, St. Paul, Hamline University and Bethel University. Please help […]

Black Eyed Peas Star Taboo Opens Up On His Private Battle With Testicular Cancer

Wow, what a shock. In an interview with People Magazine, Black Eyed Peas member Taboo revealed he was diagnosed with stage two testicular cancer in June of 2014 after visiting a hospital for abdominal and back pain. Related: Joe Simpson Has Prostate Cancer What's scary is, the star (whose real name is Jaime Luis Gomez) initially put off [...]

Black Eyed Peas' Taboo reveals secret battle with cancer

Black Eyed Peas member Taboo is a proud cancer survivor. The 41-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jaime Luis Gomez, reveals he was diagnosed with stage 2 testicular cancer in June 2014 in a new interview, and that he went through 12 weeks of intense, aggressive chemotherapy out of the public eye. Show More Summary

Federal Employee With Stage IV Cancer May Lose Job For Taking Medical Marijuana

A 36-year-old U.S. man diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in March of this year is now being forced to confront the likelihood of losing his job should he choose to use marijuana for the purpose of relieving symptoms caused by his cancer and cancer treatments. Show More Summary

7 Ways To Show Real Support To Friends And Family Battling Health Issues

last monthNews : Huffington Post

“Please let me know if you need anything … ” We’ve all said the same thing to friends or loved ones when they were ill and in need of support. Blogger Judy Schwartz Haley, who was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer when her daughter was an infant, heard it a lot. Show More Summary

Why I Refuse to Say I 'Have' Breast Cancer

Post by Stephanie Booth. In 2010, one month after she married her soul mate, Melissa Bingham was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. This January, the 35-year-old, who's now the mom of two young boys, received yet another devastating diagnosis: that of stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. Show More Summary

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

3 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"

3 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

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