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Uterine Cancer

Feds Warn Against Surgery Device That Can Actually Spread Cancer

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsus...

The Diagnosis That Made Fran Drescher Weep

OWN | Posted 07.25.2014 | OWN

In 2000, Fran Drescher, the star of the '90s TV sitcom "The Nanny," received a diagnosis no one wants to hear. "When I was told I had uterine canc...

7 Cancers Linked to Body Fat

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

There is no place to hide. You have got to be svelte if you want to stay healthy and outsmart cancer. And if you have cancer or want to avoid getting...

Healthy in 2013

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Earlier this past year, 63-year-old Molly took a bathroom break on the drive home from a family vacation and noticed a small red speckle on her toilet paper.

American Cancer Society: Providing Homes for the Holiday... and Beyond

Lisa Masters | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Lisa Masters

According to the American Cancer Society 1 out of 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. That's a lot of people. As a child, I kn...

On Fearlessness... and Being Stronger, Together

Marisa Thalberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Marisa Thalberg

I wanted to reassure her, yet I reflexively looked to her to reassure me. For really, how are we supposed to be fearless when we are faced with the "mother" of all fears: losing someone we so deeply love?

Inspiration

Kris Evans | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Kris Evans

I'm angry, I'm grateful, I'm sad and I'm crying because I am so happy I have survived. But more than any of that, I'm inspired by how hard people fight and how much they are loved and how many dedicate their lives in trying to win the battle.

Interview with Eve Ensler: In The Body of the World

Marianne Schnall | Posted 06.29.2013 | Women
Marianne Schnall

"It wasn't until I got cancer, where I was suddenly being pricked and ported and chemoed and operated on, that I suddenly just became body. I was just a body. And it was in that, in that finally landing in myself that I really discovered the world in my body."

Eve Ensler on Cancer, Her Body and 'The Body of the World'

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

"When I woke up from surgery and had tubes and ports coming out of me, I was just a body. When you come into your body, you become porous. There is no separation between you and the world."

16 Signs of Women's Cancers: A Healthy Woman Checklist, Part 2

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Become the authority of your own body. Recognize changes early. This may save your life, and will certainly give you the opportunity to incorporate natural therapies and an integrative approach to your health care.

16 Signs of Women's Cancers: A Healthy Woman Checklist, Part 1

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

No physician can monitor your body on a daily basis. Being in touch with and aware of subtle but persistent changes in your health -- and taking action by seeking professional care to either rule out or identify a problem -- may save your life.

The Little C

Sarah Albertson-Corkery | Posted 12.10.2012 | Women
Sarah Albertson-Corkery

I did it for a lot of good reasons, but most of all for Lucy. This affects her now too. My surgery is Oct. 10. It's one day before she turns 6. Hopefully, I'll be coming home that day. She said it's okay because I'll probably be bringing her a present, "as long as it's light" she added.

One Happy Subway Customer Provides House For Homeless Manager With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.11.2012 | Impact

Jessica, a homeless mother of two who has cancer, does not go to Ford's Chapel United Methodist Church in Harvest, Ala. But the church sure came to Je...

'Trash Cancer' With Fran Drescher

Gabe Canales | Posted 10.16.2012 | Impact
Gabe Canales

The first step toward such empowerment is to become aware and educated.

Fran Drescher On Taking Control Of Your Own Health

Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living

It took TV star Fran Drescher two years after first displaying symptoms to be properly diagnosed with uterine cancer. Before that, without getting the...

Study: 2 Good Choices To Prevent Breast Cancer

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Older women at higher risk for breast cancer now have two good drug options for preventing the disease, but they will have to weigh the trade-offs, a ...

Vincent Liew's Kidney Transplant Cancer Death: Diseased Kidney Spread Uterine Cancer

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The scenario was unique, as far as doctors could tell: A man had gotten a transplanted kidney from a woman who had uterine cancer and...

Fran Drescher Hike And Lunch: Highest Bidder Wins, Money Goes To Cancer Prevention

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who want to donate money to cancer prevention and be rewarded with a hike and lunch with Fran Dresch...