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Lemons to Lemonade: Jenny Ly Donates Canceled Wedding Reception to American Cancer Society

Amber Browning-Coyle | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Amber Browning-Coyle

If you canceled your wedding a month before the Big Day, ending a long term relationship, losing money, facing friends and family, how would you feel? Would you be upset? Overwhelmed? Most importantly, would you be able to think how you can help those in need during YOUR time of need?

Trump is a Cancer on Society; the Only Cure is Electing Hillary Clinton

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

I have been trying to understand what it is leading so many people to apparently accept the ugliness of Donald Trump's words without fighting back. Th...

Cannabis And Cancer

Michael D. Shaw | Posted 09.22.2016 | Science
Michael D. Shaw

The stigmatization of cannabis is fading, but it won't come easy.

What Childhood Cancer Has Taken Away From My Family

Jacqueline Dooley | Posted 09.23.2016 | Parents
Jacqueline Dooley

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This is my second post about it. Why two posts? Because nearly 16,000 kids in the U.S. are newly diagno...

Life Lessons From Radical Remission Stories: An Interview With Kelly Turner

Omega Institute | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Kelly Turner has studied 1,500 cases of what she calls radical remission--when someone heals from cancer without Western medicine or after Western med...

Counterpane: Notes on Max Ritvo

Daniel Maidman | Posted 09.22.2016 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

preparatory sketch for a painting of Max Ritvo (detail) Daniel Maidman, December 2014 Everything that follows results from one very incomplete perspe...

Like Hugging Ice: Reflections on Grief and Loss

Jonathan Walton | Posted 09.22.2016 | Religion
Jonathan Walton

In Genesis 25:23, God tells Sarah that she has two nations in her womb. He does not say you have two fetuses. He does not say you have two collections of genetic material from yourself and your husband that at some point will be twin children. He proclaims that Sarah is already a mother and her unborn children are not just kids but the fathers of nations.

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
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SreyRam Kuy, MD

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interviewed by Brandi Emerson and Clay Farris at Mostly Medicaid. This interview was...

AMANZA-Ep.66

Spottoon | Posted 09.21.2016 | 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.

Together In The Conquest Of Cancer

Gregory Roloff | Posted 09.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Gregory Roloff

Thanks to years of dedicated work, we now have the ability to gaze into the depths of cancer like never before. However, these investigations have untangled the true diversity of cancer at the genetic level.

The 10 Things Parents Of Children With Cancer Want You To Know

Farrah Alexander | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Farrah Alexander

In June of 2015, Abby Williams and her husband took their sweet 2-year-old son, Wyatt, to the pediatrician after a minor fall. Although their son wasn't eating or drinking as he normally does, the pediatrician wasn't too concerned. The Williams had no idea their lives would drastically change in 24 short hours.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital saved my life twice

Debbie Childs Coolman | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Debbie Childs Coolman

Some of the most challenging moments in my life have been when I've faced the unknown. I was 14 years old when I learned I had cancer, but the scari...

Joe Biden Announces Next Steps In 'Cancer Moonshot'

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.20.2016 | Healthy Living

U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden on Friday announced new measures to help cancer patients navigate the clinical trials process as part of the administ...

Boy Grew His Fab Follicles Out, Made 3 Wigs For Cancer Survivors

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 09.19.2016 | Good News

A 10-year-old got to the root of a problem by growing his hair. Thomas Moore, a fifth-grader from Bowie, Maryland, didn’t cut his locks for two year...

The Stage IV Cancer Roller Coaster

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 09.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

When diagnosed with cancer, you hope for a boring, run-of-the-mill, highly curable one. Yet many diagnoses pose both scientific mysteries for clinicia...

Stephen Burlingham Going Beyond Art for Youth with Cancer

Jim Luce | Posted 09.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

Cancer. The word that terrifies us, at any age. But when a young person is struck by it, it seems all the more tragic. To help cope with this harsh re...

The Unexpected Symptom That Led To This Model's Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.16.2016 | OWN

Angie Everhart has always been an active person, accustomed to the bumps and bruises that can come with things like riding horses, skydiving and parti...

There Must Be Some Mistake. I Really Shouldn't Be Here.

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

I was a bad student. Actually, let me rephrase that. I was a really #@%!ing bad student. But it wasn't my fault. Okay, maybe it was a little. I was ...

I Carry the Weight of Other People's Sick Children

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.15.2016 | Parents
Galina Nemirovsky

The IV bag hangs from a plastic seahorse suspended on a steel pole. A life-saving poison slowly drips through the plastic tube into the thin, fragile ...

The Moment My Child's Mortality Slapped Me In The Face

Kathleen Brown-Blake | Posted 09.14.2016 | Parents
Kathleen Brown-Blake

You just read that title and thought "I know my kid is mortal. I've faced this." And I would agree with you before my daughter was diagnosed with cancer. But I didn't realize what my child's mortality really was until it slapped me in the face.

Terrified of Cancer

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Galina Nemirovsky

Cancer is a boa constrictor which squeezes you from the inside and encapsulates the rest of your family into a smothering chokehold. Cancer is a terro...

Did He Smoke?

Jeff Smith | Posted 09.13.2016 | Impact
Jeff Smith

We have been duped. Rather than villainizing the cancer, we have villainized the smoker. The very person that is fighting for his/her life, s/he is dying in the shadows, because we have applied blame to them.

Life Is A Blink

Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio | Posted 09.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio

The important stuff doesn't get done. It doesn't get in the jar. What is important? Is it family, friends, jobs, vacations, school - that's your job: to decide and start assembling in your jar. I choose family. I will drop everything for them because that's all that matters. Family brings me joy.

400 Students Surprise Teacher Battling Cancer With Sweet Serenade

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 09.13.2016 | Good News

Students at a high school in Nashville, Tennessee, are teaching thousands how to be more benevolent. On Sept. 7, more than 400 students and faculty me...

Fossil evidence reveals that cancer in humans goes back 1.7 million years

The Conversation Africa | Posted 09.13.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Patrick Randolph-Quinney, University of Central Lancashire and Edward John Odes, University of the Witwatersrand Cancer is often viewed as a fundamen...