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Live Testicular Exam on the Today Show

Mike Craycraft | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Craycraft

I applaud Willie Geist and Carson Daly, who recently underwent a live testicular exam on the Today show as part of their "No-Shave Today" programming.

Are There Tears in Your Popcorn? What to Learn From The Fault in Our Stars

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

The Fault in Our Stars movie portrays the fault in our lives when challenged with illness, and the joy in our lives when these challenges are met.

Photo Essay: Flashbacks

Elise Frame | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Elise Frame



Heidi Adams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Heidi Adams

Fertility preservation, isolation, financial distress, stalled careers, derailed relationships -- issues like these have a unique impact among young adult cancer survivors. And on the clinical front, survival rates for young adults have plateaued since 1975.

Just Keep Breathing: Coping With the Loss of a Young Adult Child to Cancer

Pat Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pat Taylor

What I did to keep breathing is different from what someone else will choose to do. I think that is the key word: choose. We can either choose to follow our child into the grave or learn to live without them. Live or die? Cancer stole their young lives... will it steal yours, too?

Medical No Man's Land: A 20-year-old Cancer Patient

Elise Frame | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Elise Frame

Nobody ever really expects to be diagnosed with cancer, but as a 20-year-old college student, I definitely wasn't prepared.