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Cancer Treatment

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
Healthline

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
STAT

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 | World

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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 03.25.2016 | 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 03.23.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

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.

The Untold Story of Nancy Reagan as a Breast Cancer Survivor

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

.Nancy Reagan passed away on March 6, 2016, after a life in film, politics, the White House, and family care-giving. Many people have forgotten the courage she displayed in fighting breast cancer while serving as first lady.

Summertime

Nina Polvanich Louie | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Nina Polvanich Louie

I remind myself daily to choose gratitude over greed. I have been so very blessed, and wanting more seemed selfish. So I guess I kept this impossible hope somewhere deep within me. I kept it hidden where summertime can thrive in the midst of winter

AMANZA - Ep.37

Spottoon | Posted 03.02.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

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.

Walk a Day in My Shoes

Mim Jenkinson | Posted 02.26.2016 | Women
Mim Jenkinson

Walk a day in my shoes. Feel my fear that I'm going to lose this fight. That I might never see my children grow up, go to school, win their first competition, really talk to them, dance at their weddings. Feel sad that my children might never really know me.

AMANZA - Ep.36

Spottoon | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

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.

New Cancer Therapy Sends 93 Percent Of 'Incurable' Patients Into Remission

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.18.2016 | Healthy Living

A new experimental treatment has achieved what chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants have failed to do: put chronic, relapsing blood cancers into r...

How to Talk to Someone With Cancer

Mim Jenkinson | Posted 02.11.2016 | Women
Mim Jenkinson

Knowing how to talk to someone with cancer can be terrifying and made even harder when you know and are close to that person.

AMANZA - Ep.34

Spottoon | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

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.

Do Computer Scientists Hold the Key to Treating Cancer?

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery | Posted 02.04.2016 | Technology
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery

To prepare for that revolutionary leap, we need to draft software experts immediately who can leverage advances in cloud computing and machine learning while protecting patient privacy to start building open-source tools that will enable scientists to make major inroads on cancer.