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Early and Innovative Research: The Key to Breakthroughs

Jay Scott | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact
Jay Scott

The early bird gets the worm. Slow and steady wins the race. For those of us who are parents, these may be familiar sayings that we tell our children to either get them moving, or instead have them slow down.

Dear New Cancer Mom

Nicole Skaro | Posted 03.09.2015 | Parents
Nicole Skaro

I wish we'd never known each other. I wish this was a journey you'd never had to embark on. I'm still new to this journey. We've only been on it for four months. I just want you to know you are strong.

Fight Like A Girl: A Celebration of Life, the Journey to Becoming a Supernova

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 07.21.2014 | Good News
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Many of us would be afraid to share what we had been through, but as you can see Brandy's list was courageous, ambitious, open and a very encouraging read on Christmas Eve.

This Teen Got 4-Lb. Facial Tumor Removed Thanks To Businessman Who 'Couldn't Give Up On Her'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact

When Larry O’Reilly returned to Haiti in 2012, he was excited to see the school girl he'd taken under his wing. But O'Reilly was shocked at the sigh...

Got Advanced Cancer? Consider Clinical Trials

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

Increased volunteer participation in trials offers patients access to cutting-edge treatments and contributes to the development of better treatments to prolong life and eventually drive those cancers into remission.

Community Rallies Together To Surprise 71-Year-Old Man Battling Rare Form Of Cancer

The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. | Michael Walton | Posted 07.01.2014 | Good News

TRAVERSE CITY -- Clive and Susan Cavendish expected to eat hot dogs and hamburgers when they arrived at the year-end picnic for Northwestern Michigan ...

Funding Cancer Research: The Danger of Brightly Colored Ribbons

Joaquin M. Espinosa | Posted 03.19.2014 | Science
Joaquin M. Espinosa

Pink ribbons are for breast cancer, dark blue ribbons are for colon cancer, and so on. But cancer is more a disease of genes than one of specific tissues, so the specialization of our research and educational efforts based solely on a given cancer's tissue of origin could have detrimental aspects.

What Not To Say To Me About My Son's Illness

Emily Cappo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Emily Cappo

When your child has a serious illness, your entire world turns upside down. Breaking the news to your family and friends is difficult. But, even more difficult is hearing some of the responses.

Driven by Love, a Step Forward for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Jessica Wapner | Posted 08.06.2013 | Science
Jessica Wapner

When Elena Gitelson began experiencing back pain toward the end of 2012, she did what any hospital doctor might do: took herself to get a CT scan.

Hope Does Bring Strength

Alysia Baldwin Ferro | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
Alysia Baldwin Ferro

I thought to myself that if Bobby, a senior in high school, a young man with his whole life in front of him, wasn't asking "why," then I had no right to do so. Instead, I told myself I would find a purpose, a purpose for this brain tumor.

Ron Dicker

556-Pound Man With 70-Pound Tumor Faces 2 Risky Surgeries

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Scot Jacobson, a 556-pound Oregon man, has a 70-pound tumor he calls "Wilson," after the volleyball featured in the movie "Cast Away." It's just somet...

Bizarre Tumor Found In 1,600-Year-Old Corpse

Posted 01.22.2013 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 01/22/2013 07:00 AM EST on LiveScience In a necropolis in Spain, archaeologists have found th...

Cancer Is About Relationships -- Get Personal

Joaquin M. Espinosa | Posted 12.15.2012 | Science
Joaquin M. Espinosa

In order to succeed we will also have to radically change the way we practice medicine. Matching macroscopic symptoms with standardized drugs just won't do. Each cancer patient is a new scientific problem.

Tell Your 12-Year-Old He's Dying?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.25.2012 | Parents

The parents of a 12-year-old boy with terminal cancer believe they found the remedy for him to enjoy his short time left. They never told him he was d...

WATCH: Miami Docs Save Baby's Life In Medical First

Posted 06.27.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Jackson Memorial Hospital surgeons report that they have performed the world's first removal of an oral tumor from a baby in utero. At a p...

Astoria Characters: The Survivor Who Speaks Her Mind

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.27.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

An unexpected lump in Anna Kril's left breast gave her a crash course in cancer survival. Spunky and savvy, she was appalled at the lack of resources in Queens for breast cancer sufferers like herself.

Night And Weekend Workers Have Greater Feelings Of Social Isolation: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

When workers pull evening and weekend shifts, it can be great for a company's bottom line. But it's often not so good for the workers themselves. E...

In the Chemo Room: Out With a Tumor

Robert Schwab | Posted 01.23.2012 | Denver
Robert Schwab

The tumor grew in my throat while I was enrolled in a clinical trial testing a drug that had mild-to-moderate side effects and held most of the rest of the many tumors in my lungs and chest in check during the test.

Our Scars: Life's Badges Of Honor

Lea Lane | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty
Lea Lane

Like our age (and weight and income), we may try to hide our scars. But like badges of honor, they show that we have lived and that we have endured and survived pain and difficulty.

Vietnamese Man With 176 Pound Tumor Asks For Your Help

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The tumor on Nguyen Duy Hai's right leg is bigger than his leg itself, rendering him unable to walk, and now he is begging the world for help. The ...

Doctors Remove 54-Pound Tumor

AP | VICENTE L. PANETTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Doctors were shocked when they looked into a woman's uterus searching for an orange-size tumor but found something tha...

Baldness 'Could Be Good For Your Health' Say Scientists

BBC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine studied 2,000 men aged between 40 and 47. They were able to link high levels of the ma...

Michael Brooks' Community Rallies Together To Raise Money For The 12 Year Old 's Cancer Treatment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For his 12th birthday, Michael Brooks had an unusual birthday party -- attended by hundreds of people, many of whom he had never met. The celebration ...

Carolina Sifuentes Sheds 250 Pounds After Doctors Remove Tumor

CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Denver woman who had a massive tumor removed from her body is vowing to work at staying healthy after living through years of embarrassment. Caro...

'Tumor' Turns Out To Be Baby (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Author Alice Eve Cohen spoke with Harry Smith about the surprise of her life, when what she thought was a tumor turned out to be a baby. Watch: Watc...