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Howard Davis Jr. Fight Against Cancer Fundraiser

5 hours agoSports / Boxing :

1976 Boxing Olympic Gold Medalist Howard Davis Jr. was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer just days before his 59th birthday in February. The cancer has metastasized to his liver and parts of his bones. He never smoke or drank … Continue reading ? The post Howard Davis Jr. Fight Against Cancer Fundraiser appeared first on Boxing News.

Couple Adopts All Four of Their Friend’s Daughters After Mom Dies Form Brain Cancer

In August 2014, Elizabeth Diamond was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer. Diamond lived with her four daughters in New York but passed away this past April. However, her girls won’t be left without a family because Diamond’s best friend, Laura Ruffino promised to take her kids if anything happened to her. Laura said the […]

Mom Fulfills Promise, Adopts Dying Best Friend’s 4 Daughters

  When Elizabeth Diamond was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer in 2014, the single mom was deeply concerned about what would happen to her four young daughters after she was gone. But Diamond, who died in April at the age of 40, needn’t have worried. Show More Summary

A Mom With Terminal Cancer Leaves Behind the Most Precious Gift to Her Daughter

A mother's words of encouragement and advice never stop, even after she's gone. When Heather McManamy was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, the Wisconsin mother set out to write her daughter Brianna a letter for every milestone, from her first tooth lost to her wedding day. Show More Summary

Mom dying of cancer fills out greeting cards for daughter, 4

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Heather McManamy, 35, has been busy filling out dozens of cards for her 4-year-old to remember her by after diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.

Bengals' Devon Still says daughter leaving hospital

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Devon Still received a Father's Day gift — his daughter Leah, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, is finally leaving the hospital.

Tommy Chong’s Cancer Returns

Tommy Chong, half of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong, announced earlier this week, that his cancer has returned. Predictably, he plans to incorporate marijuana into his treatment program. Chong is diagnosed with stage one rectal cancer, which is widely considered a cancer in its early stages. Show More Summary

NFL Player Devon Still Gets Father’s Day Wish

Here’s another doting dad, and this one will tug at your heart strings a bit. Cincinnati Bengals player Devon Still has had quite a battle off the field: his daughter, Leah, was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma. After several MONTHS of being in the hospital, she’s got the doctors’ okay to go home! Neuroblastoma is a […]

Between Life and Death: Deepening the Love Groove

A few weeks ago, a dear teacher friend of mine died after having been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer just a few weeks before. He had been ill for quite a while by the time he was diagnosed, but no one had been able to figure out why. He was a playful, joyful ambassador for Chinese medicine and Taoist practice. Show More Summary

These stunning photos take you on a physician’s cancer journey

On December 17th, 2013, while in her last year of psychiatry residency at UCLA, Dr. Elana Miller was diagnosed with stage IV acute lymphoblastic lymphoma.  Below is a photo essay of her journey. December 18, 2013: December 22, 2013: January 5, 2014: February 24, 2014: May 15, 2014: June 17, 2014: July 23, 2014: August […]

Quality-of-life care may help cancer patients live longer, feel better

One of the memories Gabriela Dow has from when she was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at age 35 is standing in the middle of the grocery store, overwhelmed by the decision of which foods to buy.

Dying mother gives daughter a beautiful first birthday party

A mom losing her battle with breast cancer gave her daughter a first birthday to remember. Athena Krueger was diagnosed with stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma — a form of breast cancer — while pregnant in 2013. Athena's husband Ben told Today that they learned of her lump and pregnancy simultaneously. Show More Summary

Jay Michael Becomes "A Warrior"

Jay Michael of FLATS revealed publicly this week that he's battling cancer. A few months ago, he started feeling weak, and was ultimately diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkin's diffuse large B cell lymphoma. Jay talks about his diagnosis,...Show More Summary

Honest Cards for Someone with Cancer

Los Angeles-based designer Emily McDowell was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin's lymphoma at age 24, enduring nine months of chemo and radiation before going into remission. "The most difficult part of my illness wasn't losing my hair, or being erroneously called 'sir' by Starbucks baristas, or sickness from chemo," McDowell writes on her website. Show More Summary

Honest Empathy Cards Are A Refreshing Alternative To Hallmark

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

We may not want to admit it, but even the most well-meaning of sympathy cards we give to loved one with a serious illness can land like a total dud. For artist Emily McDowell, who was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma at ageShow More Summary

MedidataVoice: The Patient Life In A Clinical Trial

T.J. Sharpe was diagnosed with Stage 1b melanoma when he was 25 years old. He had surgery to remove the cancerous cells, and over the next 12 years he did his part to stave off a recurrence. He stayed out of the sun when he could, and he covered up [...]

A Cancer Survivor Designs the Cards She Wishes She’d Received From Friends and Family

3 months agoArts : Slate: The Eye

Los Angeles–based designer Emily McDowell was diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma at age 24, enduring nine months of chemo and radiation before going into remission. “The most difficult part of my illness wasn’t losing my hair, or being erroneously called ‘sir’ by Starbucks baristas, or sickness from chemo,” McDowell writes on her website. Show More Summary

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Was Widowed at 28

3 months agoLifestyle : xoJane

Pete had been diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. He was 31 years old.

Wish Granted: Rock Star for a Day

In 2010, Nicolas Duncan was nine-years-old and dreamt about becoming a rock star. In 2011, he was diagnosed with stage IV lymphoblastic lymphoma. Nicolas and his family began a long journey of aggressive treatment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, two hours from their home. Show More Summary

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

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