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Keeping Active After A Cancer Diagnosis Could Lower Death Risk

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - For people diagnosed with cancer, the risk of cancer death falls as physical activity rises, according to a new an...

Chronic Smoking Makes Breast Cancer Three Times More Deadly

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according to a Japanese study ...

6 Caregiver Tips for Turning a Slow Death Into a Slow Dance

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

Choices made before a loved one's death don't neutralize the need to grieve for what's being lost, but they can make a huge difference in the pace and depth of caregivers' healing thereafter.

Two-Thirds Of Americans With Invasive Cancer Live At Least 5 Years Post-Diagnosis

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK, March 12 (Reuters) - Two out of three people in the United States with cancer that has spread to nearby tissue live at least five years af...

This Amazing Obituary Will Make You Wish You Knew This Woman

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.05.2014 | Fifty

The death this week of 49-year-old journalist Betsy Cohen touched many lives, including the lives of people who never even met her because of this inc...

Cancer Death Rate Dropped 20% Over Last 20 Years: Report

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Fewer people are dying from cancer, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. Over the last 20 years, cancer death rates have dro...

The House My Rack Built

Lauren Cahn | Posted 07.28.2013 | Style
Lauren Cahn

After the initial fog lifted after my father's death, I began to consider my own vulnerability to more and more complicated complications that might arise out of my initial diagnosis, my treatment and all of the surgeries and hospital stays that followed.

Cancer, St. Paul and the Beatles

Dan Duffy | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

Close your eyes for a moment and just say that as many times as it takes to sink in. Love. Never. Fails. It immediately brought my mind to all of the people I know who are right now battling cancer.

The Cancer Roller Coaster

Dan Duffy | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

Cancer can take your strength, or your leg, or your breast, or your hope. It can also take your soul if you let it. Do whatever you have to do to keep that from happening. Get up... again, and again, and again.

Reclaiming Christmas: A Mother's Story

Pat Taylor | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Pat Taylor

The holidays can be a difficult time for those of us who have lost a loved one to cancer. Cancer can take away all the joyful child-like innocence and magic of Christmas, if we let it. Can such a fathomless hole in the heart ever be filled? Yes, I believe it can be... eventually.

Cancer Deaths Decreasing, Report Shows

Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living

A large new report on cancer is showing a hopeful trend: Deaths from cancer are decreasing. Cancer deaths decreased by 1.8 percent for men each yea...