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Hey, Pink Ribbons: You Missed This One!

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 02.01.2016 | 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 01.26.2016 | 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 01.26.2016 | 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 01.20.2016 | 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.

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 01.12.2016 | 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.

Take Action Against Lung Cancer

Jack Huston | Posted 01.11.2016 | 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 12.30.2015 | 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 12.29.2015 | 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 12.22.2015 | 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 12.16.2015 | 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 12.09.2015 | 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 ...

AMANZA - Ep.25

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | 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.

Some States Say Yes To Special Treatment For Firefighters With Cancer

Pew's Stateline | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Healing

Adina Ciment | Posted 12.02.2015 | Parents
Adina Ciment

When my son was diagnosed with a brain tumor, we focused on treating him and getting him better. He needed tests - MRIs, EEgs, evaluations - and he ne...

AMANZA - Ep.24

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | 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.

AMANZA - Ep.23

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | 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.

AMANZA - Ep.21

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | 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.

Redefining 'Hope' for a Cancer-Free World

Bill Couzens | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

We are in a "war on cancer," and the money-making cancer industry talks about never giving up hope. I want to know to what end we should have that hope. We don't have to give up hope, but we need to communicate honestly about cancer.

AMANZA - Ep.20

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

How would it feel to be suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer at the age of 26? Crossing between a cancer patient who struggles to beat the disease and his virtual world in the forest where he seeks for the king of the desert, a touching story about the true meaning of life is brought to you.

We've Got To Stop Using These Words To Talk About Cancer Drugs

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Health news stories often use overly optimistic terms to describe new cancer drugs, according to a new study. "...