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Choosing The Right Path...

David Bernstein | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
David Bernstein

Living in the pediatric cancer community for over 3 years now, I've been honored and privileged to meet amazing families who are currently on their pa...

Hold The Cellphone — That Cancer Study Isn’t What You Think

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology

Look, the government has not found that your cellphone gives you cancer, as many headlines on Friday would have you believe. A two-year, $25 million ...

My Brain, My Shoes, and I

Donna Wick, Ed.D | Posted 05.12.2016 | Parents
Donna Wick, Ed.D

So consider mindfulness -- and on some level, a form of meditation -- to live deeply and within the moment. And if you don't buy into the critical benefits of such a practice, just ask my shoes.

Real Perspective

David Bernstein | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
David Bernstein

here is no playbook how to manage and cope with the loss. Just remember....whether you are part of the journey or watching from a far...parents think and remember everything. We are consumed by the past, present and future. The one thing that we need consistent is the reminder our children are not forgotten. "It takes a village."

A Love Letter to Taylor Swift

Sabrina Dominguez | Posted 04.18.2016 | Teen
Sabrina Dominguez

It seems at every major point of my life, there was a Taylor Swift song to go along with it. From my first love, to never wanting to grow up, Taylor h...

The Only Decision That Felt Right After Brain Cancer Killed Our 18-Year-Old Son

Liz Dawes | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Dawes

After Connor passed away, our family had a pressing urgency to begin an important movement in his name. We were determined to do what we could so other young people and their families didn't have to endure this excruciating loss -- a waste of a life gone too soon.

Always Be Curious...

David Bernstein | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
David Bernstein

I find this simple but impactful exchange reminds us that we are in control of our life.

Cancer 'Moonshot' Has Paltry Dollars, Losers

Llewellyn King | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics
Llewellyn King

Whenever the government wants to be seen to be doing something huge, it invokes the Manhattan Project or the moon landing. So the new cancer initiativ...

Brain Surgeon Dr. Rahul Jandial Wants to Knock Cancer to its Knees

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.27.2016 | Science
Ilana Rapp

Brain Surgeon and Scientist Dr. Rahul Jandial appears alongside Mike Tyson, Kal Penn and Mary Lynn Rajskub in FOX's show Superhuman where contestants ...

Let the 'Cancer Moonshot' Inspire Hope!

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

As individuals, all we can do for now is keep contributing to cancer research, voting for candidates who support intensified research funding, and hoping that this latest moonshot initiative will fulfill our wildest hopes and dreams for controlling this equal-opportunity killer.

What Does It Mean That Jimmy Carter's Cancer Is 'Gone?'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Former President Jimmy Carter announced on Sunday that his cancer is gone. According to a statement from the Carter Center, his "most recent MRI brain...

What to Say (and Not Say) to Parents of a Terminally Ill Child

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 11.02.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

Supporting a family who has a child with a serious illness is not a one-size-fits-all type of situation. We all cope with these challenges differently, says Jenny, so it's important to take cues from the family on how they would like people to help and be involved.

Standup Guy Supports Homecoming Date Who Has Cancer In Sweetest Way

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.08.2015 | Good News

The homecoming dance is often a magical event for many high school students. But this teen's night was made even more memorable thanks to her incredib...

Presidential Cancer: Tips About President Jimmy Carter's Melanoma

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Melanoma is increasing in frequency. This is probably due to increasing sun exposure without using sunscreen, as well as use of tanning lamps, beds an...

After They Died, I Found My Purpose

Jill Sullivan Grueter | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact
Jill Sullivan Grueter

Right now, I have six applications on my desk from animal rescue organizations in desperate need of help. Each one of them is unique -- yet, the urgency is the same. Their facilities are on the verge of collapse or closure. And, without the buildings -- what happens to the animals they rescue and save?

The Touching Thing This 5-Year-Old Did After Losing Her Dad To Cancer

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.28.2015 | Parents

A Wisconsin preschooler celebrated her fifth birthday with a special tribute to her father, who died of cancer. Olesia Clarke was 2 years old when he...

How's a Failed Cholera Vaccine Helping Millions of Children With Autism?

Theresa Lyons, MS, MS, PhD | Posted 07.22.2016 | Science
Theresa Lyons, MS, MS, PhD

Let's start from the beginning. Ever wonder how this whole recent gluten thing started? Cholera and a rock star, of course... well, a scientific roc...

Kristen Bell Left An Amazing 'Frozen' Voicemail For A Young Fan Battling A Brain Tumor

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment

In international news you might have missed: Earlier this week, "Frozen" co-princesses Anna and Elsa crowned a third royal of Arendelle. Actress Krist...

The Parallel Universe of Beauty and Darkness Following a Terminal Diagnosis; Dragons Welcome

Colleen Haggerty | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Colleen Haggerty

The youngest of seven children whose parents are deceased, Colleen Haggerty chronicles about the coalescing of her adult siblings following the sudden...

When Siblings Become Caregivers: We Missed That Memo

Colleen Haggerty | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Colleen Haggerty

Kevin, who had regained memory, speech and strength by this time, suddenly went downhill physically and mentally. An MRI found fluid on the brain that needed immediate surgery.

Terminally Ill Boy Gets Early Avengers-Themed Halloween Party Fit For The Mightiest Hero

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.15.2015 | Good News

This community came together to make sure one boy could live his final months to the fullest. Billy Lee, a 5-year-old who lives in Houston, was diagn...

Sausage, Biscuits and Decadron

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 07.10.2016 | Science
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

In a remarkable memoir, 5 Months, 10 Years, 2 Hours, Lisa Reisman writes about her diagnosis of glioblastoma, her treatment and her survival. She was 32 at the time, a lawyer who quit her job and planned to get a lipstick-red convertible and tool around the country. Instead, she got cancer.

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

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 06.05.2016 | 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...