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Are We in an Anti-scientific Revolution? Listen In and Find Out

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 06.05.2015 | Science
Shawn Lawrence Otto

Are we living through an anti-scientific revolution? A new CBC radio documentary explores that question in depth, and you can listen in on Sirius XM ...

5 Facts About Brain Cancer

Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: June 01, 2015 05:01pm ET on LiveScience. Joseph "Beau" Biden's recent death from brain cancer at age 46 highlig...

Political Figures React To Beau Biden's Death

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson and Sam Levine | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics

Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, died on Saturdayfrom brain cancer at the age of 46. Below are some reactions from political figure...

Losing Chrissy

Audrey Shulman | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Audrey Shulman

What I'm left with now is not only all of Chrissy's things for the time being, but this drive to carry on without her. I refuse to acknowledge we lost, that I am defeated. She wouldn't want that. I try to appreciate beautiful days for both of us. I've caught myself wondering if I can accurately gauge what she would and wouldn't have loved. I think I can. No, wait -- I know I can.

What Changed When I Returned To High School After Cancer Treatment

Sabrina Dominguez | Posted 06.14.2015 | Teen
Sabrina Dominguez

I've learned that it's okay to be different. It's okay to not blend in. I'm that person you can pick out of a crowd whether it's because I'm the loudest person in the room or because I've barely grown my hair back.

Choosing to Fight Brain Cancer

Gretchen Miller Neuman | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Miller Neuman

I understand why Christy McDonnell and Brittany Maynard are requesting relief from their suffering. But don't tell me they are more heroic than those who continue to fight. Like my Sophie.

On My Father's Death from Brain Cancer: A Eulogy

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 05.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Davis Schneiderman

Remember with me the second Phil Schneiderman, who told us each day -- and in each blink of his closing eye -- that he knew, when it mattered most, what it meant to love us each in return.

(VIDEO) A Wonderful, Unexpected Run/Walk to Fight Cancer with Tracey Scheppach and David Moore

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Andy Plesser

FORT LAUDERDALE -  Cancer has touched so many of us -- and sometimes it hits very close to home.  Such is the case for SMG's EVP Tracey Scheppach wh...

The Right to Die

Jennifer Wolfe | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics
Jennifer Wolfe

Why can't we offer dignity to those that know they are dying, that know that they will die in excruciating pain and will spend their last days suffering? Why can't we respect the wishes of those who want to exit gracefully, respectfully, surrounded by those they love?

5-Year-Old Son Of 'Amazing Spider-Dad' Dies

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.31.2014 | Parents

Jayden Wilson, the 5-year-old son of "The Amazing Spider-Dad," died on Christmas Eve after a battle with brain cancer. "Jayden fought an amazing b...

The Guesthouse

Kelsey Flanigan | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Kelsey Flanigan

But, overall this year has taken me on a journey that has changed my life, and I think that is spectacular. Obviously f*** cancer, but f*** yes to what I've learned, who I've met and where I'm going.

Thriving in Uncertainty

Nicole Glassman | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

I was steps away from the Far Away Café only it wasn't far enough away. The name evokes a tropical location, bongos and Pina Coladas. Instead, it w...

A Community of Worth

Audra D. Wilford | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Audra D. Wilford

Three months after my then four-year-old son Max was diagnosed with brain cancer, and with the support of a number of extraordinary women, the MaxLove Project (MLP) began.

A Tale of Two Heroes Against Cancer and Hunger

William Lambers | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

Two new heroes have emerged this year. Each has shown amazing courage, leadership and generosity in helping others. They have achieved all this despite having brain cancer.

Hope Is Spelled N-O-A-H: How My "What If" Became "What Is"

Amber Larkin | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact
Amber Larkin

I just wanted "something different," something better for these children. This started my search and I learned a lot as I became a "momcologist."

Ed Sheeran Accepts Engagement Ring From Teen Fan Battling Brain Cancer

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.05.2014 | Teen

We dare you not to cry after reading this. At his Oct. 30 concert in Glasgow, Scotland, British pop sensation Ed Sheeran met Katie Papworth, a 19-y...

Dying With Dignity or Assisted Suicide

Sarah Amento | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Amento

I did not read any interviews, nor did I read posts. I only heard snippets here and there. I did see her beautiful face on the cover of the People mag...

Basketball Player With Inoperable Brain Tumor Fulfills Dream

AP | By GARY B. GRAVES | Posted 01.02.2015 | Sports

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill felt so good after fulfilling her dream that she felt inspired to play another game. Makes sense, since...

Open Letter to Brittany Maynard

Wendy Berk | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Berk

I respect the courage you expressed in not only making the decision to end your life, but for sharing it with the world.

Fast Times at Baldmont High

Kelsey Flanigan | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelsey Flanigan

I thought I'd be sad, but when I woke up that morning it just felt right. Sometimes it pays to follow your instincts. If I'd rushed to shave earlier in my diagnosis, this would have been a completely different article, titled "What The F*ck Did I Just Do?!"

Pediatric Brain Tumor Research: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Sierra Alef-Defoe | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Sierra Alef-Defoe

Just as children are not miniature adults, pediatric cancers aren't small adult cancers. The distinct biology of pediatric brain cancer means it often needs different treatment and can also give us insights into the origins and cures to all cancers

Brittany Maynard Brought Much-Needed Attention to Brain Cancer and Choosing Dignity

Mark Green | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Green

Brittany's public, controversial, and very brave decision has helped me reflect upon my own three years of living with this disease, and the gripping fear I face with each MRI, as I hold my breath and watch the doctor pull up the screen on his laptop.

My Brain Cancer Patient Father Is Still Alive, Despite the Claim of a People.com Commenter

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Davis Schneiderman

I know that the meaning my father's slow death -- and yes, his continuing if uncomfortable life -- may well be no meaning at all. So, please, Internet troll, don't bury a man who (if he gets his way) will still be here 10 years from now.

The Myth of Stability

Kelsey Flanigan | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelsey Flanigan

What defines us is how we rise above whatever setbacks we may face. And there are going to be a hell of a lot more situations that make us all feel unstable -- little everyday things. But, the trick is to just keep moving.

The Routines of Bravery

Lea Grover | Posted 12.10.2014 | Parents
Lea Grover

It should never be routine to sit biting your nails for hours in the early morning while someone you love is getting sophisticated images taken of tumors that you can't help but worry are growing.