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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: http://t.co/9d08hlwOv1...Show 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

5 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 ?

This Philippine Wedding Video of a Dying Cancer Patient Will Move You to Tears

The groom died 10 hours after marrying his girlfriend. Diagnosed with stage IV liver cancer last month, his dying wish was to marry the mother of his two-year old daughter. The wedding took place in a public hospital in Manila, Philippines. The video instantly became popular in the Internet. Written...

A Campaign For The Bloggerfather

Longtime dadblogger Oren Miller of Bloggerfather was recently diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. A group of his friends, fans, and readers have already raised nearly $10,000 to help with medical and family expenses. You can join your support and best thoughts for Oren and his family now. Give Back To Oren [giveforward via @laidoffdad] Cancer [bloggerfather]

Police Fundraiser for Officer Serge Lamothe

Courtesy of the WGST Facebook Page: Serge was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and will be unable to work extra jobs for a while. Lets all band together as brothers and sisters to show him the love he deserves. Let’s be there for him when he needs us. If you can’t make the event […]

It’s Time To Cry: Family Surprises Terminally Ill Mom With A Flash Mob Of Love

Two years ago, Amy Wagner was diagnosed with stage 3C ovarian cancer. After undergoing major surgery and painful chemotherapy treatments, Amy and her family got the worst news one year later: the cancer was back, and this time the diagnosis was terminal. Amy is determined to make the most of the time she has left. [...]

It’s Time To Cry: This 5-Year-Old Became A Pop Star Thanks To Make-A-Wish

Five-year-old Addy told the Make-A-Wish Foundation that she wanted to be a pop star like her favorite singer, Katy Perry, so she made the coolest “Roar” music video you’ve ever seen. Addy was diagnosed with stage IV cancer when she was 4, but she recently won her battle with the disease. When she was undergoing [...]

This 5-Year-Old Girl Was Diagnosed With Stage IV Cancer And Her Wish Was To Make A Music Video

8 months agoOdd : Thought Catalog

"Addy loves cotton candy, chocolate chip ice cream, sparkles, rainbows, reading and coloring, particularly with pink and purple."

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