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Cancer Survivor Becomes The Oldest Medalist At The Rio Olympics

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.19.2016 | Fifty

Olympian Santiago Lange broke down many times as he celebrated a triumph which may not have seemed possible just last year. The 54-year-old won a gold...

Robotic Surgery Triumphs Over Prostate Cancer In Obese

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 08.16.2016 | Science
Dr. David Samadi

It's yet another feather in the cap of robotic-assisted prostate surgery. Researchers in the Department of Urology of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine have discovered that robotic-assisted surgery to remove the prostate reduces the risk of blood loss.

The Changing Cancer Conversation: Thank You Denise and Ceil

Joyce Shulman | Posted 08.16.2016 | Women
Joyce Shulman

When I was a kid, cancer was the Voldemort of diseases -- the disease that must not be named. A cancer diagnosis was something to be whispered. A secret to be hidden as long as possible. This secrecy added to the fear and, I assume, to the isolation of treatment. But times are a-changin.

This Teen Cancer Survivor's Selfless Wish Turned His High School Weight Room Into An Elite Training Facilty

The Huffington Post | Alex Kushneir | Posted 08.16.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Making Treatment Decisions As, Or For, A Cancer Patient

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

While it is difficult sometimes to be motivated to advocate for yourself or someone else when you are in the middle of a cancer crisis, it is definitely something that you should consider. It may very well be that your doctor is perfectly positioned to provide you with the best of care available for your particular situation and if you feel that this is the case, then by all means feel free to proceed.

Intimate Photos Tell Story Of A Beloved Grandmother's Final Days

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.12.2016 | Fifty

Only someone who has lost a loved one to illness knows the raw emotions felt in the last days of someone’s life. But in a new photo series, photogra...

The Obama Administration Shows A Lack Of Compassion With Continued Medical Marijuana Prohibition

Larry Harris Jr. | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics
Larry Harris Jr.

It is a shame that an administration that claims historic achievement on health care would ignore an obvious move to reinforce their dedication to the issue.

My Immunotherapy Journey

Melinda Welsh | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Melinda Welsh

When people are surprised to see me, I tell them I'm among the early fortunate. I am grateful each day for my husband, family and friends. Facing death on a close horizon has heightened my awareness that our time on Earth is finite.

The Show Never Stops For Cancer Survivor And R&B Queen Sharon Jones

The Huffington Post | Felicia Kelley | Posted 08.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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The Cancer Moonshot At A Crossroads: Will The Next President Commit To The Effort To End Cancer?

Bonnie J. Addario | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Bonnie J. Addario

During a time of seemingly unprecedented divisions in our nation, the Moonshot has united us in a cause far larger than any one of us. If it ends as fast as it began, we will have far more to mourn than another shuttered government program.

Someday You're Going To Die (But You're Not Dead Yet)

Lacey Johnson | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Lacey Johnson

Frankly, I'm tired of wondering. I'm tired of mindless doing. I want to fully live -- perhaps in the way Mary Alice Felder would live if she were granted the chance to come back and do it all again.

Facing Bleak Odds, Cancer Patients Chase One Last Chance -- In Cuba

STAT | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
STAT

Chemotherapy and radiation worked for a time, but Mick Phillips's doctor warned him each round would be less effective. So Phillips came up with a new plan: Cuba.

The Olympian In Each Of Us

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 08.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara Jacoby

The indomitable spirit of never giving up, to keep on going despite all adversity and to help and love each other is what life is truly all about and that is truly the Olympic spirit within all of us. I am grateful for the reminder as we once again all join together on this global stage.

Why being able to distinguish between a good and a bad fat matters so much

The Conversation Africa | Posted 08.08.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Voster Muchenje, University of Fort Hare and Carlos Nantapo, University of Fort Hare Food, nutrition and human health institutes around the world hav...

'My Wife Won't Sleep In Same Bed With Me After I Had Prostate Cancer'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 08.03.2016 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

I feel sad about everything you are going through. It seems like you vacillate between an objective understanding of this situation and denial. To me, it's fairly evident that your wife is no longer interested in sex or physical affection.

What To Eat: Science vs. Swagger

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 08.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

Hardly a day, or at most a week, goes by without a new headline advising one eating pattern or another. In a world where heart disease, obesity, diabe...

WATCH: It's Time To Break The Meat Habit

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 08.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Last weekend, I rallied at the White House with 100 fellow doctors to share an urgent message with America: Break the meat habit to improve your healt...

Zika Map In Florida Raises Questions

Alan Farago | Posted 07.30.2016 | HuffPost Home
Alan Farago

Zika. It's no joke. Neither is rare pediatric cancer.

Would You Break The Law To Save Your Child's Life?

Wendy Robbins | Posted 07.28.2016 | Impact
Wendy Robbins

I love my mommy and she loves me. Mo Barnhart loves her daughter. "I had Dahlia five years ago, so she's five years old right now and was diagnose...

The Greek Journalist Mr. Alexander Vellios Decided To Proceed To Euthanasia

Kelly Fanarioti | Posted 07.28.2016 | World
Kelly Fanarioti

At this post, I will not refer to the problems that the young generation faces in Greece but I will present a controversial subject as stated by the journalist Mr Alexander Vellios who I had the honor to interview.

Curing Foreclosure, the Cancer of Homeowners

Jorge Newbery | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Photo: Ariel Skelley/Getty Images Foreclosure casualties continue to mount almost a decade after the housing crisis began. Between 2006 and 2014, 9.3...

Keep A Breast Foundation Gets A New Look

Evgeniya Melnikova | Posted 07.27.2016 | Home
Evgeniya Melnikova

I learned about the Keep A Breast Foundation when I first had a lump in my left breast and was looking for some additional information about what mig...

'Doctorpreneurs' Are Taking Cancer Care Personally

Molly Reynolds | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Molly Reynolds

For Clete Walker (CEO of Virtuo Health), the idea to bring together physicians focused on elevating treatment of prostate cancer is personal. Years ...

Miss Sharon Jones!

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.26.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings is a Grammy-nominated R&B band from Brooklyn. Their groove is funky like James Brown's. Jones' gyrations are as wild and ...

Alcohol Is Even Deadlier Than You Think, Scientist Reminds Us

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living

An opinion piece published in the scientific journal Addiction in July gathers evidence to argue that alcohol is a direct cause of cancer in several a...