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Life is a Consolation Prize; Death is the Sure Thing

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 10.23.2016 | Women
Galina Nemirovsky

"It's just her turn," I say. Trying to justify the unjustifiable. Trying to shove words where none fit. "Is that a consolation prize?" My father says...

How Should I Tell My Daughter She Needs Brain Surgery?

Quora | Posted 10.21.2016 | Parents

How do I tell my daughter she needs surgery? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by p...

Olivia Newton-John's Advice For Women Battling Cancer

The Doctors | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 10.20.2016 | Dr. Phil

Olivia Newton-John, 68, has remained cancer-free since her 1992 diagnosis of breast cancer, but she doesn’t attribute her health entirely to her par...

The Cure for Cancer Is Data —Mountains Of Data

Wired | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living

By Mark Warren for WIRED. A few years ago Eric Schadt met a woman who had cancer. It was an aggressive form of colon cancer that had come on quickly...

AMANZA - Ep.70

Spottoon | Posted 10.19.2016 | 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.

Indie Dreams

Ken Spooner | Posted 10.18.2016 | Entertainment
Ken Spooner

As I close my eyes before I go to sleep, the hours of footage I studied earlier that day replays in my head over and over again. The interview sound bites are imprinted in my mind as I piece them together on an imaginary timeline.

Being a Rizzo in a Patty Simcox World

Adina Ciment | Posted 10.14.2016 | Women
Adina Ciment

In case you didn't notice the pink billboards all over the highway or the placards at the checkout counter in your local grocery store, it's October and that means it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Muddled Link Between Booze And Cancer

Wired | Posted 10.14.2016 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Chaussee for WIRED. A couple years ago, a researcher named Curtis Ellison took the podium in a crowded lecture hall at Boston University...

What Women Need To Know About Mammograms And Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living

By Gene Emery(Reuters Health) - Better treatment and not earlier detection with screening mammography may be the reason rates of death from breast can...

Why I Won’t Get The Genetic Test For Breast Cancer

Wired | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Graber for WIRED. A few years ago, my mother called with an urgent request. She was agitated. She had just come from a meeting of her Jewi...

Don Ringe Died With Dignity

Don Ringe | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Don Ringe

End of life decisions and definitions of dignity vary widely. For Don, cognition and continence were paramount. In the end, he had neither. Yet by my definition of dignity, he prevailed.

AMANZA - Ep.67

Spottoon | Posted 10.12.2016 | 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.

How to Support a Coworker or Employee Dealing With Cancer

Larry Alton | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Larry Alton

Cancer can affect anyone at any time, and often crops up when you least expect it. Even if your health is in excellent condition and you follow the conventional advice of eating healthy and exercising, because cancer is simply the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells, which can happen spontaneously.

What Do We Do When We Can't Do Anything?

Charles Redfern | Posted 10.06.2016 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Perhaps the couch potato's life isn't always bad -- especially when mammoth powers shove us down, sit on us, and give us an excuse. We can't get up. It's not our fault. We're forced to renew our perspectives, nurture our prayer lives, and learn from other captives. Christian activists like me might even rekindle the "Christian" part.

Here's What We're Going to Do

Vicki Wilson | Posted 10.05.2016 | Science
Vicki Wilson

Medical research isn't top of mind for most Americans, whether it's a presidential election cycle or not. I understand why. We think it's something that just gets done. When we picture medical research, we picture a scientist in a white coat somewhere looking at cells under a microscope. We know it will take years for that cell to become a medicine to become a treatment to become a cure. I

Can Collaboration Cure Cancer?

Julie Fleshman | Posted 10.05.2016 | Science
Julie Fleshman

What would it look like if researchers, clinicians, and diagnostic and drug developers created an unprecedented model of collaboration and data sharing to solve one of the country's biggest challenges: cancer?

Could My Son Handle What I Went Through At His Age?

Claire Wapole | Posted 10.06.2016 | Parents
Claire Wapole

In this case, I knew I dealt with my dad's death. I remembered dealing with it. Watching my son on June 17 was my way of going back and double-checking just one last time, to reassure myself that I did indeed deal with it.

Flat-Chested With A Vengeance

Carol Smaldino | Posted 10.05.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

Anger at Donald Trump and what he represents, isn't new; at least it isn't new for me. But somehow his comments about the bodies of girls and women, have reached a new low, something that is personal and cutting.

10-Year-Old Grows Out Hair To Make Wigs For Cancer Survivors

The Huffington Post | Alex Kushneir | Posted 10.05.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


A special way to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Andrew Horn | Posted 10.04.2016 | Women
Andrew Horn

Do you know anyone who has been impacted by Breast Cancer? Chances are, you do. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. In ...

The Prostate Cancer Test That Saved My Life

Ben Stiller | Posted 10.17.2016 | Entertainment
Ben Stiller

“So, yeah, it’s cancer.” My urologist segued from talking about how inconvenient it was picking his daughter up at school that morning to droppi...

Americans Speak Out Against Toxic Phthalates in Food

Peter Lehner | Posted 10.03.2016 | Green
Peter Lehner

(Shutterstock) No matter how healthy your diet, it's nearly impossible to steer clear of toxic chemicals called phthalates. These hormone-disrupting ...

This Year's Nobel Prize Winner's Research Could Transform Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.04.2016 | Healthy Living

Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi, 71, won the 2016 Nobel Prize on Monday for his research on autophagy ― a metabolic recycling process in which c...

Study: Male Business Owners Are More At Risk of Cancer

Gene Marks | Posted 10.03.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

I have a good friend and client who runs a small business, and he frequently tells me that, even though his business is profitable, he's up many nights worrying about it. Now he's got something else to worry about: All this stress may cause him to get cancer.

Don't Ask Me To 'Get Over' My History With Breast Cancer

Uzma Yunus | Posted 10.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Uzma Yunus

“She then said to me that I should get over it!” “You had breast cancer... but not anymore!” Her eyes welled up with tears as she recounted he...