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Fighting childhood cancer in Africa

Naser Haghamed | Posted 12.02.2016 | Home
Naser Haghamed

Today is a day of celebration for children's health care on the African continent as the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital shows off its completed st...

The Road To Success Is Paved With Heart Work

Debbie Sardone | Posted 11.18.2016 | Impact
Debbie Sardone

I have very distinct memories of my first job making $1.60 per hour at the age of 14. I put on an apron and stood behind the cash register at the loca...

Partnering With Patients To Find Cures

Bonnie J. Addario | Posted 11.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Bonnie J. Addario

We count everything that has happened this year as progress, knowing that working together leads to scientific breakthroughs and programs that ease patient suffering. For me, these successes not only help me shake off the blues, but they also fuel my hope that victory is imminent against this dreadful and frightening disease.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Facts!

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 10.26.2016 | Women
SreyRam Kuy, MD

Hearing the words from your doctor "You have breast cancer" is a major fear after getting a mammogram for millions of women. Each year in the United...

How Do You Know If A Cancer Treatment Is Best For You

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 10.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

Your best chances for a successful outcome will always be with a professional community that has been dealing with cancer for a long time but ultimately it is your life and your choices when choosing what you believe to be the best treatment for you.

Arnold Palmer's Lasting Legacy: Prostate Cancer Prevention And Treatment, Medical Tips For You

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 10.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Arnold Palmer recommended taking control, and getting on with your life. He urged PSA screening for prostate cancer when appropriate and choosing the best therapy. Follow his advice so you can keep on having fun on the golf course, or in whatever activity you enjoy, and continue leading the "good life."

Gene Wilder's Greatest Performance, How to be a Cancer Advocate: Medical Tips for You

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 09.28.2016 | Entertainment
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

But Gene Wilder's greatest performance (to cancer patients and survivors) extended beyond stage and screen into his mission to help reduce the impact of cancer. He came to this quest in a strange way.

This Summer Camp Gives Hope To Kids With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Will Tooke | Posted 08.31.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


The Cancer Moonshot At A Crossroads: Will The Next President Commit To The Effort To End Cancer?

Bonnie J. Addario | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Bonnie J. Addario

During a time of seemingly unprecedented divisions in our nation, the Moonshot has united us in a cause far larger than any one of us. If it ends as fast as it began, we will have far more to mourn than another shuttered government program.

Illuminating The Hallway: A Search For A Life After Cancer (Part One)

Licia Morelli | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Licia Morelli

The vulnerability is like a plague, constantly exposing me and creating the immediate awareness of my true self without the layers of protection I've so deeply laid throughout my life. And it's the relationships that I forge (both the invigoration of old and the infusion of new) throughout the process that will hold me accountable to remain in this truth.

Fran Drescher Is Fighting Back At Cancer In A Powerful Way

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.28.2016 | Fifty

We're used to seeing comedienne Fran Drescher laughing it up with her megawatt smile, but in a candid interview the actress revealed that her cancer d...

The War On Cancers

Jack Kavanaugh | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jack Kavanaugh

he hope for those (like my own brother) who have what today are deemed as incurable cancers, is that they can be sustained long enough on therapies that slow down or halt cancer progression, giving the opportunity for one of the exciting new therapeutic approaches to become a reality and win the battle and ultimately the War on Cancers.

Will Universal Cancer Vaccine Ever Be A Reality?

Healthline | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Could a shot in the arm successfully attack cancers in virtually any part of the body? An international team of researchers says they have made progress along those lines.

Why Finishing Treatment Can Be Difficult for Cancer Survivors

Sofia F. Garcia, Ph.D. | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Sofia F. Garcia, Ph.D.

At the crux of these efforts is the awareness that post-treatment survivorship brings unique challenges that are best addressed as a distinct phase of cancer care.

CancerCon, Part 4: What is the One Thing That Surprise You the Most During Cancer?

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.30.2016 | Impact
Dan Duffy

One day, a good friend of mine called me to say that a friend had been diagnosed with testicular cancer.

5 Things They Never Tell You About Life After Cancer

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

I was given every form of support and educational resource possible, from counselors to peer mentors. What they didn't tell me is that after cancer, new battles will arise. And I'm sure some survivors won't resonate with a few of these, but for me, I wish someone had warned me...

A Tinkerer Takes on Cancer By Hijacking the Tiny Garbage Trucks Inside Every Cell

STAT | Posted 05.18.2016 | Science

By Eric Boodman NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The idea was born over beer in a hotel bar. It would spark a revolutionary approach to treating cancers, attract...

My Valorous Grandmother, the 'C' Word, and Me

Jeanine Russaw | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jeanine Russaw

As the disease ran its course, her final stages of life left her a shadow of the high quality person she truly was. Though her brain cells had been ravaged by the sickness, she never ceased to make it clear how much she loved me.

Hospital Offers Free Cancer Treatment To Hundreds Of Ugandan Patients

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home


Scrambled Eggs and Cancer

Douglas Forbes | Posted 04.19.2016 | HuffPost Home
Douglas Forbes

My wife is in Cedars Sinai Hospital having her right breast removed right now. And I'm around the block ordering scrambled eggs and a side salad. Ei...

6 Things You Should Know About Australasia's First Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Congress

Emily Drake | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Emily Drake

I spoke at the congress about the innovative ways we can address the needs of adolescents and young adults living with metastatic and/or advanced cancer. Here are six summary items I think you should know about the conference:

'I Didn't Know I Wanted Another Baby -- Until the Doctor Told Me it Might Not Be an Option'

Michelle Underwood | Posted 04.06.2016 | Parents
Michelle Underwood

I cried for the baby I didn't know I wanted, for the baby I might not be able to have. I cried for my only child and my sick husband and myself. I cried because it wasn't fair and I didn't understand.

My Cancer Diagnosis: Am I an Impostor?

Mim Jenkinson | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Mim Jenkinson

I'm not a fake, I'm a fighter and my word I'm earning my stripes. I did have cancer and hopefully I do not any more. But I did and it was real. I have nothing to feel guilty about.

I Didn't Cry When My Cancer Returned. But I Did When My Doctor Told Me This

Allyson Schieve | Posted 03.25.2017 | Healthy Living
Allyson Schieve

I don't think I cried immediately when the new doctors at Sloan told me my cancer was back less than a year after treatment; I suspect I already knew deep down. Despite the comforting words of my friends and family, I had this nagging in the back of my head that something wasn't right.

AMANZA - Ep.40

Spottoon | Posted 03.23.2017 | Entertainment

A 26-year-old man's life is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer. As he struggles with the pain of his treatment and the realization that he never truly lived, he retreats into his imagination, to a magical forest where answers and miracles can be found.