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Mom Who Beat Cancer While Pregnant Dies Day After Giving Birth To Twins

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.24.2017 | Parents

A mother who beat cervical cancer twice, including once while pregnant, died of heart failure one day after giving birth to twins. Jamie Snider, of Fr...

Start Where You Are

Nami Clarke | Posted 01.18.2017 | Parents
Nami Clarke

One down, fifty-one to go. I've got a week of 2017 under my belt and I finally feel like I'm warming up, or thawing out at least. I didn't party lik...

WATCH: Mom Creates 'Chemo Ducks' to Help Kids Feel Safe During Treatment

HooplaHa | Posted 09.27.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

In honor of International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we bring you a very special 14-year-old boy, Gabe Sipos, and Gabe's Chemo Duck Program. Born on New Year's Day 2002 in Nashville, Tennessee, Gabe was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma (a soft tissue tumor) in his sinus cavity just one week shy of his first birthday.

Trump is a Cancer on Society; the Only Cure is Electing Hillary Clinton

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

I have been trying to understand what it is leading so many people to apparently accept the ugliness of Donald Trump's words without fighting back. Th...

Cancer Survivor Pedals Her Way to Health And Happiness

HooplaHa | Posted 08.30.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Happiness finds this cancer survivor with the help of her favorite hobby. Tracy Yost was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 when she was just 46 years old. That's when it hit her, life is too short to have a "suck the life out of you" career.

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.

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.

Side Effects May Include: HLH

Ben Harvey | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Ben Harvey

While I may not be quite as blissfully happy as the guy smelling flowers in the Humira ad, I know how lucky I am to be alive.

The Effects Of Chemotherapy In Treating Cancer

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

When someone receives a diagnosis of cancer that results in a surgery, the scars are visible on the outside of the body in most cases. However, if a d...

Husband Rallies Town To Bring Wife 500 Roses On Last Day Of Chemo

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 07.01.2016 | Weddings

When Alissa Bousquet completed her last round of breast cancer chemotherapy on June 23, her husband Brad bought flowers to mark the occasion. But it c...

The War On Cancers

Jack Kavanaugh | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jack Kavanaugh

he hope for those (like my own brother) who have what today are deemed as incurable cancers, is that they can be sustained long enough on therapies that slow down or halt cancer progression, giving the opportunity for one of the exciting new therapeutic approaches to become a reality and win the battle and ultimately the War on Cancers.

The Awesome Way This Woman With Stage IV Cancer Is Taking On Chemo

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.17.2016 | Women

Round 19: We Can Do It! ............................ Special thanks to #carrieheitman, #lizwisan, #jomcinerney. #rosietheriveter #chemo #coloncancer #...

Here's One Reason To Be Optimistic About The Field Of Cancer Research

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.08.2016 | Science

Simply comprehending that not every cancer behaves the same way has significantly changed how scientists conceptualize the disease -- and has helped t...

When Mr. Go-Get-'Em Can't Get Up and Go

Charles Redfern | Posted 05.04.2016 | Religion
Charles Redfern

A life dominated by mouth cancer, the biblical writers have shown me that God is big enough to take it when we shout, "Why are you sleeping in my storm?" In the case of the disciples, Jesus responds by stilling the wind with the same language he used to cast out demons.

Jo Hanley: Cranium Fantastico

Anna Donnella | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts
Anna Donnella

A little over a year ago, Edinburgh photographer Jo Hanley was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her prognosis was excellent, but the idea of not being able to work for most of a year and for people to see her as sick was something she had to come to terms with.

When Cancer Cleanses the Soul

Charles Redfern | Posted 04.22.2017 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Who would-a thunk it? A potentially fatal illness has spurred me back to life. I'm more like wax and less like clay -- a fact I pondered as I arrived ...

The 'Pinhole' Cancer Treatment You've Probably Never Heard of

Peter Pattison | Posted 03.31.2017 | Science
Peter Pattison

It's time to give interventional oncologists the attention and recognition they deserve for improving the lives of cancer patients.

What I Didn't Expect to Get From Cancer

Ashford Evans | Posted 03.25.2017 | Women
Ashford Evans

When you wade through the flood waters you will find that although cancer itself is not a gift, it most certainly gives you things.

I Didn't Cry When My Cancer Returned. But I Did When My Doctor Told Me This

Allyson Schieve | Posted 03.25.2017 | Healthy Living
Allyson Schieve

I don't think I cried immediately when the new doctors at Sloan told me my cancer was back less than a year after treatment; I suspect I already knew deep down. Despite the comforting words of my friends and family, I had this nagging in the back of my head that something wasn't right.

"When Breath Becomes Air" - oxygen for the soul

Joseph Cooper | Posted 03.15.2017 | Home
Joseph Cooper

"Paul wrote relentlessly, fueled by purpose.... He started with midnight bursts when he was still a neurosurgery chief resident... drafted paragraphs...

Walk a Day in My Shoes

Mim Jenkinson | Posted 02.26.2017 | Women
Mim Jenkinson

Walk a day in my shoes. Feel my fear that I'm going to lose this fight. That I might never see my children grow up, go to school, win their first competition, really talk to them, dance at their weddings. Feel sad that my children might never really know me.

At Least It's Not Cancer -- A Prejudice That Harms Patients

Chanel White | Posted 02.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Chanel White

Please recognize that comparing one's illness to another is not an appropriate way to console a suffering individual. Let's break this negative habit; everyone fighting a battle deserves to be respected, and extended empathy, whether you have heard of their illness or not.

No, Cannabis Is Not a Cure for Cancer Yet

Mary Otte | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
Mary Otte

Is cannabis a good medicine for cancer patients? Absolutely, and for so many reasons beyond its speculative curative properties. Does it cure cancer? No. Not that we can quantify.

Dear Normal Parents: A Letter From A Chemo Mom

Kathleen Brown-Blake | Posted 02.08.2017 | Parents
Kathleen Brown-Blake

This broken, worry-filled, medication-laden life is my normal. And I just want to feel normal in a normal world. And you, my dear friend, some laughter and mundane conversation, and a deep cup of coffee can make that happen.

What Dreams May Come.

Heather Caro | Posted 01.30.2017 | Women
Heather Caro

I have always had a rather overactive subconscious. My dreams are vivid and complex experiences - set to music or even spoken in foreign languages th...