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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 02.11.2017 | 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 02.09.2017 | 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 02.04.2017 | 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.

Hey, Pink Ribbons: You Missed This One!

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 02.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

In return for our good fortune, each of us who is a breast cancer survivor or caregiver can join Barb in her tireless efforts to raise funds for IBC research and press for solutions to its mysterious and high mortality rate.

January Woes

Paola K Amaras | Posted 01.26.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

January is a time of renewal and regression, happiness and sadness, life and death. It's two-faced Janus, looking backward and forward. It's a time of...

What It's Really Like To Be A Bald Woman

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 01.25.2017 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Recently, on New Year's Day, I got out of bed with just a trace of a hangover, ran my fingers through my hair, and took a bunch of strands with me to the bathroom. What a way to start 2016, right? It got worse from there.

AMANZA -Ep.31

Spottoon | Posted 01.20.2017 | 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.

Study Counters Huge Stereotype About How Americans Die

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

The U.S. has a reputation for treating terminal illness too aggressively -- throwing all kinds of intensive, painful, but ultimately futile treatments...

5 Things Doctors Want You To Know About America's Quest To Cure Cancer

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living

During his final State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama charged his vice president with spearheading a “moonshot” endeav...

AMANZA - Ep.30

Spottoon | Posted 01.12.2017 | 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.

Take Action Against Lung Cancer

Jack Huston | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Jack Huston

Having been a smoker for 15 years, I realize that now is the time for me to stop acting and to take action -- to follow my own message and do my best to avoid becoming another lung cancer statistic.

Men Don’t Realize The Sexual Dysfunction Risks Of Prostate Surgery

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Reuters Health - Men with sexual dysfunction after prostate cancer surgery are often surprised to learn that the surgery had put them at risk for thos...

Terrorism as Cancer and Vice Versa: Of Waving Fists and Forgotten Gloves

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.29.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Terrorism is commonly, and aptly, I think, compared to cancer. Generally, however, those making the association fail to follow where the logic of it l...

The Oncologist's Office

Licia Morelli | Posted 12.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Licia Morelli

For the oncologists out there -- medical and surgical alike. Oncology. There's something about an oncologist's office that's different than any othe...

AMANZA - Ep.27

Spottoon | Posted 12.22.2016 | 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.

4 Reasons To Be Hopeful About The Quest To Reverse Cancer

Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD | Posted 12.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD

One of the fastest-moving fields in cancer research, epigenetics is the study of changes that influence how DNA does its job. Some of these alteration...

AMANZA - Ep.26

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2016 | 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.

Rita Wilson Announces She's Officially Cancer-Free

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.30.2015 | Fifty

Actress, singer and producer Rita Wilson shared some excellent news Wednesday: she's beaten breast cancer. In April, Wilson revealed she'd undergone a...

The FDA Just Approved Something That Could Make Cancer More Bearable

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.16.2017 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) ― Hair loss is one of the most despised side effects of chemotherapy, and now breast cancer patients are getting a new way to try to...