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GOP Rep Battling Cancer

AP | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House's tax-writing committee says he's been diagnosed with a "very early, highly treatable and curable type" o...

Digitally Disrupting the Cancer Space

Yael Cohen | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Yael Cohen

In 2009 I founded FCancer, and over the last three years we've noticed a few things were missing in the cancer space. So we decided to build -- build the assets, tools and information that we thought would really contribute to the cancer space.

Pat Navin's Courageous Fundraising Bike Ride

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 09.26.2012 | Chicago
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Pat Navin exhibits an extraordinary display of guts and resistance in the face of a relentless disease that has among its many consequences the literal erosion of one's physical being.

Coping With Uncertainty

Dr. Denise Nagel | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Denise Nagel

Six people I care about are currently living with a cancer diagnosis, including myself. Cancer is only one of the diseases that requires one to move forward without all of the answers. Each person has to find his or her own way. This is mine.

When There Was Nothing Left to Do, I Fed Her Ice Cream

Gilt Taste | Posted 07.25.2012 | Women

Cape Cod, where I grew up, is practically the ice cream capitol of the world, and my mother took full advantage of her adopted home. Unlike many women...

Hope And Courage In The Face Of Cancer

Chava Tombosky | Posted 09.23.2012 | Religion
Chava Tombosky

When walking in to the Feldman's home, one can't help but notice the challenge they face. And yet, their home, now thrust in a cacophony of crisis, has energy of hope, optimism and unconditional love pulsing through its veins.

PHOTOS: All 56 Women Who've Been In Space

Posted 07.25.2012 | Science

Sally Ride, who died of pancreatic cancer Monday at the age of 61, was the first American woman to fly into space. But she was far from the last. In t...

'The Closer': Brenda Breaks Down Over Father's Cancer

Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

Despite the fact that he hindered the investigation this week, Brenda found herself in need of help from Dr. Parr on "The Closer" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on ...

Lynne Peeples

Pesticide Drift Forces Clash Between French Fry Farm, Sick Rural Residents | Lynne Peeples | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green

Bonnie Wirtz recalls the nurse practitioner's private words as she was released from a rural Minnesota hospital last month: "I want to let you know th...

Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Dies Of Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It?

Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, died today after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61 and, after several missions as an...

Travel, Get Naked And Start Living Life

Tom Mulhall | Posted 09.22.2012 | Travel
Tom Mulhall

July 9 to 15 was the 37th anniversary of Nude Recreation Week. Over the weekend there was a fun, very successful nude body painting event held at nudist and clothing optional resorts all across America. Our guests had a blast.

Father Releases Heartbreaking Video To Raise Money For Son's Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.23.2012 | Parents

Mike Massé, a musician from Salt Lake City, got heartbreaking news earlier this month: his 11-month-old son, Noah, was diagnosed with a malignant bra...

Training for a 122-Mile Vegas Bike Ride & Trying Not to Be A Wimp About It

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 09.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Ana Beatriz Cholo

I'm training for a 122-mile bike ride in Las Vegas in September. While trying to get in shape I'm also fundraising for cancer research, specifically for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

How to Survive a Chemotherapy Haircut

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

I worried that watching my friend have her hair removed would make it all feel too real -- and I wasn't ready to leave the land of denial.

When Cake Therapy Is The Best Therapy

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 09.19.2012 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

For my birthday seven years ago, I received a diagnosis of breast cancer. For a while after my cancer, I couldn't stand the sight of birthday cake. How could something so sweet leave such a bitter taste?

The Sexy Secret To Divorce-Proofing Your Marriage

Ann Bauer | Posted 09.16.2012 | Divorce
Ann Bauer

Haven't marriage experts been giving out this same advice for years?

Forget Obamacare or Anycare: No System Can Bear the Weight of Our Fat

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Sarah O'Leary

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United States is the fattest nation in the world. And while politicians and pundits fight about which health care program would best serve us, we're missing the point entirely.

The Metaphors of Fracking

Sandra Steingraber | Posted 09.17.2012 | Green
Sandra Steingraber

Fracking is a technology surrounded by metaphors that blind us to the data. Natural gas is called a bridge. And, claim its proponents, it will carry us to many good places.

Support: What We Need Most When Life Is Sabotaged, Part II

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Remember, stress threatens your health and anything that threatens your health, threatens to sabotage your life. Don't allow it! Instead, take charge of your life and your choices and make the changes necessary to improve your lifestyle.

Cruciferous Vegetables Improve Survival in Women With Breast Cancer

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

At the recent American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, new evidence highlighted the importance of cruciferous vegetables for breast cancer protection.

Your Ride Is Here (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 09.15.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

Imagine having the stress of a journey to a chemotherapy appointment taken away by having a luxury car like a Rolls Royce or an Aston Martin arrive at your door. This is exactly what might happen when you get a call from Your Ride Is Here.

Support: What We Need Most When Life Is Sabotaged

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Family support is like having a big, soft blanket to fall into -- that necessary constant in the midst of all the chaos and that comfortable landing spot, just when we need it.

Protect Yourself, Protect the Planet: Eat Less Beef, Part II

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

Most Americans are likely aware that eating beef poses potential health risks, but most are likely unaware of the connection between beef and global warming.

The LGBT Cancer Treatment Dilemma

Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W. | Posted 09.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W.

The National LGBT Cancer Network wants to create a better map so that LGBT people who are diagnosed with cancer can make the best treatment decisions. We are developing a database of providers who are both highly skilled and culturally competent.

The Lottery of Life

Dan Na | Posted 09.10.2012 | Impact
Dan Na

Due to the lack of minority donors within the bone marrow registry, the process becomes much more complicated for ethnic minority patients. Unfortunately, less than 27 percent of the entire bone marrow registry is non-Caucasian.