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Cancer Awareness

Got Cancer? Build an Army.

Dan Duffy | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

When I went through my own battle, the last thing I ever wanted to do was to "be a burden" on anyone. I'm not saying that I didn't have people close to me, but I would only let them in so far. And had you asked me about it up until last Friday evening, I would tell you that I would do it again the same way.

ESPYS: The ESPY Awards Embodies the Essence of Commitment and Awareness

Dexter Rogers | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Dexter Rogers

The ESPYS is more than a celebration of athletic achievement. It's a gathering of athletes and entertainers who band together in utilizing their collective platforms to fight against cancer in hopes of finding a cure for it.

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Charlie Wilson Dishes Details On New Music With Pharrell & Kanye

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

For decades, singer-songwriter Charlie Wilson has managed to overcome various personal and professional triumphs while maintaining relevance with his ...

The Strange Way My Dad Helped Me Learn About Cancer

Kevin Lankes | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin Lankes

As a teenager, very little is more embarrassing than running your fingers over a fake scrotum under the instruction of your father. But I did it, and before long I was glad that I had.

All You Need Is...

Laurie Satran | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Laurie Satran

I will always be reminded how fragile we are and how unpredictable life is. And that despite how strong and independent we think we are and we think we need to be, there will come a time when we realize, all we really need is each other.

The Best Thing I Did While Battling Cancer

Karen Sewell | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

That evening when we got home, Sean said something that became a game-changer. Instead of worrying about the "what-if's" in life, it became clear to us that we were the decision-makers.

Powerful Photos Prove These Fighters, Caregivers And Advocates Refuse To Let Cancer Bring Them Down

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.30.2014 | Impact

As activist Terry Tempest Williams once wrote, "An individual doesn’t get cancer, a family does." If anything transforms that statement into a reali...

What My Friendly Neighborhood Drug Dealer Taught Me About Cancer

Dan Duffy | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

What I learned that morning while walking to school in Vancouver was that I was completely guilty of making someone feel my own greatest fear.

Patients Tell Cancer To Go F*** Itself For A Good Cause

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact

If you or one of your loved ones has ever dealt with cancer, you can probably relate to the sentiment of this video. As part of a campaign to raise...

RT If You're A Fake Activist

Morgan Levy | Posted 06.17.2014 | Teen
Morgan Levy

Will the real activists please stand up? In a social-media crazed society, insignificant measures are seen as influential. A mere "RT" on a Twitter post, "like" on a Facebook status or "tag" on an Instagram photo has become the mechanism to create change.

WATCH: The Reason These Brave Men Got The 'Sac-Wax'

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Do we have your attention? In collaboration with Testicular Cancer Canada, the YouTube channel Crush FX recently uploaded a video of a group of men...

Three Unlikely Places Where Hope Conquered All

Dan Duffy | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

For the first time in my adult life, I truly had a fairy tale existence. But like all classic fairy tales, there had to be a villain. The villain was a faceless rogue who seemed to take great delight in slowly extinguishing any thoughts of happiness I had.

Rucker Park Scoring Champion Launches Clothing Line to Fight Cancer

Sophie Gold | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Sophie Gold

Brian Kortovich, aka Smokin' Aces, the 2012 Rucker Park Scoring Champion, has decided to join the fight against cancer by launching a charity called A...

NSFW: Dudes Are Stuffing Their Penises Into Socks For Cancer Awareness

Posted 03.27.2014 | Weird News

Men, it might be time for you to put your #cockinasock. This week, droves of dudes have been stuffing their penises into socks of all shapes and si...

Full Court Press: College of Charleston Women's Basketball Takes on Cancer

Mikaela Hopkins | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Mikaela Hopkins

As a 20-year-old center on the College of Charleston women's basketball team, I -- like most young adults my age -- thought cancer was something that only affects other people. Not me, not my loved ones. But when a close friend was stricken with leukemia, all of that changed.

The Lesson I Didn't Think My Son Had Understood

Tony Posnanski | Posted 03.05.2014 | Parents
Tony Posnanski

I told my son that his friend's mom was not wearing a silly hat. She was wearing a brave hat. I told him that people who live life to the fullest and try to be happy when things can be sad wear one.

My Cancer Baptism by Fire

Dan Duffy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

I may have a background in radio, but I've never given a long speech or a talk in my entire life. This was not the place where I had ever envisioned giving one, let alone giving my first one ever.

Get Nostalgic While Dancing For A Cause (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.07.2013 | College

Yo tell me what you want, what you really really want! The University of Delaware will tell you what they want, what they really really want! They...

Cancer Is Relative

Dan Duffy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

Let me introduce you to the idiot that was me 11 years ago. I actually said, "Man, that's nothing compared to what I have coming to me." I still cringe when I think of those words today, because when you are going through cancer, the last thing that will ever help you is comparing your situation to others.

If You Are 50 Or Older And Reading This, We Have Good News For You

Posted 10.22.2013 | Fifty

The Internet can be a major time-waster and many of us have vowed to spend less time online -- but research suggests Internet users are actually healt...

How Cancer Saved My Life

Dan Duffy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

So while I curse cancer with every fiber of my being, this is the one and only time that I will ever say, "Thank you, cancer. Thank you for motivating me to get off my couch to kick your rectum sideways. 'Preciate you."

Cancer Sucks. Buy a Helmet.

Dan Duffy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

About three weeks ago, I had the unique honor to help an amazing group of adults and kids alike in their quest to put a smile on the face of a young girl they loved dearly.

The Government Shutdown, Cancer Research and My Two Favorite Four-Letter Words

Emily Kontos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Emily Kontos

During the government shutdown, the National Institutes of Health is turning away patients for clinical trials. This includes about 30 children each week, most of them cancer patients. Take a moment to look up your representatives' stances on funding for scientific research.

One Final Slap to Cancer's Face

Dan Duffy | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

You would think that Deb may be a little off her rocker if she's celebrating Christmas in August. Or, you would think she is completely lazy for not taking down the tree eight months ago. But, no, Deb is neither crazy nor lazy. Deb... is dying.

Cancer Makes Strange Bedfellows

Dan Duffy | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Dan Duffy

I've come to realize over the past few years that real opportunities are few and far between. No matter what the situation, they all require one simple thing: you need to see them when they come.