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The 11th Annual Taste of Hope

Yvonna Russell | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact
Yvonna Russell

Todd English, Drew Nieporent, Jean Shafiroff, David Burke, EVP of American Cancer Society Kris Kim "There is no love sincerer than the love of food"...

A Walk On the Schuylkill River

Paul Bagga | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Bagga

In Sikhism, it is said that one's life is not fully tested until he has overcome a tough challenge. In my case, this is not only fighting illness but also decluttering my mind. My approach to doing this is focused on reading, writing, enjoying the interconnectedness of nature and appreciating the beautiful present time.

10 Totally Bogus Stresses You Need to Let Go Of

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

I can say that many of our daily stresses are actually incredibly simple, incredibly avoidable imaginary stories that we've attached our happiness to. So yes, you still have to fulfill all your daily responsibilities, but while you do, remember that THESE silly stresses are only figments of your imagination...

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: "Suddenly" (from my newly released book)

Shelly Peiken | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

SOMETIMES I HEAR Simon and Garfunkel singing, "Slow down you move too fast." They're in a little bubble following me around as I scurry about my day.

Laugh, Think, Cry: A Philosophy for Life

Ken Budd | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Budd

"Number one is laugh--you should laugh every day. Number two is think--you should spend some time in thought. And number three is, you should have your emotions moved to tears--it could be happiness or joy. But think about it: If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heckuva day."

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting on June 3: Why National Medical Conferences Are Important to Patients

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Medical advances are coming more rapidly and are more widely covered by news agencies. Make sure you are engaged, and make sure you have a physician who is up to date in knowing about all the new progress. Your life could depend on it!

5 Cancer Symptoms and Why I Ignored Them

Stephanie Sliekers | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sliekers

I didn't take the symptoms seriously because they all seemed to make perfect sense. I had detailed and logical explanations for all the changes I was experiencing in my body. Those explanations seem ridiculous now, considering I know how serious my symptoms were.

CancerCon, Part 4: What is the One Thing That Surprise You the Most During Cancer?

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.30.2016 | Impact
Dan Duffy

One day, a good friend of mine called me to say that a friend had been diagnosed with testicular cancer.

Bad News -- You Have Cancer

Byron Katie | Posted 05.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Byron Katie

Until you experience death as a gift, your work's not done. So if you're afraid of it, that shows you what to question next. There's nothing else to do; you're either believing these childish stories, or you're questioning them--there's no other choice.

Hold The Cellphone — That Cancer Study Isn’t What You Think

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology

Look, the government has not found that your cellphone gives you cancer, as many headlines on Friday would have you believe. A two-year, $25 million ...

Major Cell Phone Radiation Study Reignites Cancer Questions

Scientific American | Paul Vale | Posted 05.27.2016 | Science
Read More: Cancer, Science News

Federal scientists released partial findings Friday from a $25 million animal study that tested the possibility of links between cancer and chronic ex...

Do These Four Things to Cut Your Cancer Risk

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

If you knew you could be helping yourself to cut your cancer risk in half just by practicing four things, would you do it?

Thanks, Cancer!

Chris Eberle | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Chris Eberle

We were in Southern California for the kids' spring break a few years back, and I got the call from my sister Karyn that our dad had been taken in for emergency surgery.

12-Year-Olds Form Supportive Bond While Battling Cancer Together

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.01.2016 | Good News

The bond between these kids is helping them through the toughest of times. Stella Usiak and Lucas Lowe, both 12, met during their battles with acute ...

Help this amazing family provide for their adopted child

Leon Logothetis | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Leon Logothetis

"We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression." - Confucius Losing a loved one can be one of the most difficult times of our lives. You ...

An Open Letter From the AYA Cancer Community to VP Biden

Heidi Adams | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Heidi Adams

As Vice President Joe Biden prepares to host the "National Cancer Moonshot Summit" on June 29 to discuss cancer research with scientists, oncologist, ...

Lung Cancer in Adolescents: A Grim Inheritance?

Bonnie J. Addario | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Bonnie J. Addario

Now, we are focused on using underlying biology in high-risk families to understand why lung cancer occurs in young, healthy patients who never smoked.

Inconvenient Truths About the Government's Experiment on Cancer Care

Ted Okon | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
Ted Okon

There is a raging debate going on in Washington about how the government pays for drugs used to treat cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, immunodeficiency diseases, and other serious medical conditions.

Finding Familiarity After My Dad Passed

Alicia Napierkowski | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Alicia Napierkowski

I don't want to lose sight of my pathway when the fog rolls in but sometimes it's too thick for me. The great thing about fog, though, is that it always clears. I guess that's a start.

Headbands of Hope Fosters Fashion and Design for Childhood Cancer Patients

Jess Ekstrom | Posted 05.24.2016 | Good News
Jess Ekstrom

At Headbands of Hope, for every headband sold, a headband is given to a child with cancer. I was inspired to start Headbands of Hope as a college stud...

I Wish to Be Like Bali

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 05.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

We buried Bali in our garden. Planted a pomegranate tree over his burial site so we will never forget the member of our family who taught us about unconditional love.

Experts Say These 4 Things Would Slash Cancer Rates By 50%

Michael Lazar | Posted 05.24.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. But experts say that if we made some lifestyle changes, we could actually reduce ca...

CancerCon, Part 3: Things I Would Have Done Differently During Cancer

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.24.2016 | Impact
Dan Duffy

Kalina: "I would have let my family take photos of me." It was a punch in the gut the second the words left her lips. Kalina was one of sixty-four pe...

Why Is Transparency Needed in Breast Cancer Care?

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

Within this document, there was one thing that particularly caught my eye that I want to address, and that was the information included regarding the disparity in treatment for cancer care and the lack of transparency regarding this issue.

Of Mothers Mahjongg and More

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 05.23.2016 | Women
Rachel Levy Lesser

My mother managed to always see the best in every situation. I truly believe that her positive outlook helped to extend the length and quality of her life even as she tried to valiantly fight through the metastatic tumors in her body for so many years. But a positive attitude could only take her so far and eventually the tumors won out.