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Thanksgiving for the Moments That We Share

Barbi Appelquist | Posted 11.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbi Appelquist

So on Thanksgiving Day, I remember and I am grateful. I am grateful for what I have learned about myself since the day I heard the diagnosis. Grateful for the surgeons and the nurses and my best friend from high school who insisted four years ago that I get my blood checked, just in case something was wrong.

Top 25 Things on My Gratitude List This Thanksgiving

Kara Gorski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.25.2015 | Women
Kara Gorski, Ph.D.

Do you keep a gratitude list? Because, I don't. Not regularly anyway. And with good intentions this month to write one thing down a day that I'm grateful for, I did not. But, with Thanksgiving now upon us, I've been really noodling over the things that top my gratitude list. Here's my top 25. What's on yours?

AMANZA - Ep.23

Spottoon | Posted 11.25.2015 | 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.

Seinfeld Cast Will Restore Your Faith in Human Kindness

James Calder | Posted 11.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
James Calder

I want to share an amazing story about human kindness, which is incredibly relevant during this week and centers around giving thanks. Two weeks ago my father passed away after a two-year battle against a rare form of non-smoking lung cancer.

Grief and the Terrible Holiday Season

Megan Devine | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

Part of your family wants traditions to stay exactly the same, others want to change everything. Conflicting desires, broken hearts, lots of attention when you'd rather just hide in your blanket fort until the whole thing is over -- it's too much.

Why We Need to Stand Up Together if We Want to Beat Cancer

Eileen Howard Boone | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Eileen Howard Boone

Every day, 1,600 people die of cancer, a startling fact. Yet, we've never been closer to achieving lasting cancer remissions so all cancer patients ca...

HGTV Star Saved By Fan Who Noticed A Lump On His Neck

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment

An HGTV star owes his life to a viewer who noticed an unusual lump on his neck while watching him on TV.  "I feel good, but I don't have the ener...

How to Thrive and Not Just Survive With Cancer

James Calder | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
James Calder

Kevin Touhey is an inspirational and motivational speaker and life coach who happens to be thriving with cancer. He coached college basketball for 1...

5 Hot Books: Paris's Best Street, How to Beat Cancer, and a Transgender Novel

The National Book Review | Posted 11.23.2015 | Books
The National Book Review

The following article first appeared in The National Book Review Five books that people are talking about this week -- or should be: 1. The Danish G...

Supporting Children in Greece Suffering From Cancer

Thanos Dimadis | Posted 11.23.2015 | New York
Thanos Dimadis

On Monday night, a big charity event took place in Manhattan. Spiros Menegatos, a young Greek-American entrepreneur and owner of the famous Nerai Restaurant undertook an initiative to support children suffering from cancer in Greece. His selfless effort employed a unique approach.

Price-Gouging Pharma CEO Takes Over Cancer Company

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business

Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund executive notorious for radically jacking up the price of a pill used by cancer and HIV patients, has...

Early Detection Key to Fighting Breast Cancer and Planned Parenthood Can Help

Haydee Morales | Posted 11.20.2015 | Latino Voices
Haydee Morales

Planned Parenthood understands the risk the Latino community faces and is committed to providing access to comprehensive health care to all people who walk through our doors, regardless of age, income or immigration status.

Pecking Pigeons Detect Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.20.2015 | Science

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Real Advice From the Club Nobody Wants to Join

Heather Caro | Posted 11.19.2015 | Impact
Heather Caro

As a nurse who began my career on a busy oncology unit, I have long been a champion of cancer causes. But after I was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer at the age of 32 and became a patient myself, advocacy took on a whole new meaning.

Many Children With Cancer Were Born With Genes That Increase Risk

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Gene sequencing of more than 1,000 children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer found that as many as 8.5 percent were born with genes that increas...

Preserving Your Fertility After a Cancer Diagnosis

Dr. David Adamson | Posted 11.18.2015 | Women
Dr. David Adamson

Today's advances in medical treatment have helped more cancer survivors start or add to families. To optimize your results, work closely with your oncologist and consult a fertility specialist immediately - before treatment. That way, you can make the best decision for your health and your future family.

Healthy Olive Oil? Bitter is Better!

Marilyn Harding | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Harding

These high phenolic olive oils -- or HPOOs as they are now being called -- are being discovered as more and more olive growers learn of these studies and the potential to measure and sort their oils and supply them to a growing health conscious market.

Are You Waiting for a Sign to Go After Your Dreams?

Rachael Yahne | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Here's the real truth about getting what you want out of life: YOU are given permission to have everything we want by the simple, profound fact that you are here. Our existence is all the justification we need.

5-Year-Old Boy Battling Cancer Fulfills Crime-Fighting Dream

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.18.2015 | Good News

A 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who is battling stage 4 cancer got to fulfill a special dream this week: to become a police officer. On Monday,...

AMANZA - Ep.22

Spottoon | Posted 11.18.2015 | 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.

Minorities Need To Be Included In Clinical Trials

Anees Chagpar | Posted 11.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Anees Chagpar

It remains critical to encourage diverse participation in clinical trials to ensure that our therapies are equally effective across different subgroups, or alternatively, that differences between populations are identified and more appropriate treatments are found.

Breast Cancer and Breastfeeding

Well Rounded NY | Posted 11.16.2015 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

Three months after my baby was born, I found a painful lump in my armpit. I was just 39 and diagnosed with breast cancer that had spread to my lymph nodes.

Building Oona's Future by Remembering Her Father

Plumfund | Posted 11.16.2015 | Impact

After a truly brave battle, Stephen passed away peacefully in his sleep. He had to tell Oona he was not going to live much longer and when he did he asked her, "Do you know whom I will miss the most? I will miss you the most."

Musician Cody Simpson on His Work With Movember

Jeff Rivera | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

I had the opportunity to ask Simpson about why Movember is so important to him, his work with the organization, his rise to success and what he does to remain grounded.

Gary Pinkel To Resign As Missouri Football Coach

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 11.13.2015 | Sports

The University of Missouri announced Friday that Gary Pinkel will resign from his position as head football coach at the end of the 2015 season for h...