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Young Cancer Patients

Remembering WIll

Carol Bryant | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Carol Bryant

Even now, on those nearly perfect days which I am acutely aware of how lucky I am to be alive, I remember Will and the lessons I learned from his final battle in life.

With Weeks To Live, This Man Proposed From His Hospital Bed. His Young Widow Shares Their Beautiful Story

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living

"We were living a normal life, and the next thing you know, boom, Allen has a brain tumor." Linda Sim was just 25 when she got the news about her b...

3 Breast Cancer Survivors: Stories on Faith, Hope and Purpose

Vanessa Cunningham | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Cunningham

I was moved to showcase these women in hopes that women would draw strength, courage, and hope from these stories.

I Am Not My Nipples

Kayla Redig | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Redig

Who knew that nipples were such a huge part of being human -- I wasn't aware that my femininity relied on two little pink bumps.

Girl Who Was Called 'Ugly' After Donating Hair To Cancer Patients Gets Major Support From Internet

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.21.2014 | Impact

A few snips at the hair salon turned Jetta Fosberg's selfless act into a school nightmare. After the 10-year-old Ohio girl cut and donated 14 inch...

Does Red Band Society Get Young Adult Cancer Right?

Kayla Redig | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Redig

Not only is it fine to watch films and movies about cancer after having cancer, I think it can help with healing.

Cancer Killed My Father, Now Me?

Joe Clark | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Clark

Why should Mira have to deal with this, Dad? She is going to keep getting older, and eventually, the questions will come. What can I possibly tell this little girl (the one with my eyes) that can keep the seriousness of the situation at bay. I'll make it sound like a fairy tale somehow.

What Needs to Be Done About the Rising Rate of Advanced Breast Cancer in Young Women

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

For young women with breast cancer, the stakes of treatment are greater -- in terms of potential for life-years saved, and in terms of the risks of therapy

To Cancer, On Valentine's Day

Sarah Klein | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

You might wonder why I've decided to write, rather than just curse you in silence. Writing to you certainly won't make my Valentine better. But there's a small chance it might resonate with someone noticing a change in his own body and convince him to bring his concerns to his doctor.

Catherine Pearson

They've Survived Cancer, Now Can They Have Kids? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living

There are nearly half a million cancer survivors of reproductive age in the U.S., and new research finds that very few of them are taking steps to mak...

Curtis M. Wong

Texas Teen Keeps Young Cancer Patients Connected | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.12.2011 | Impact

Five months of chemotherapy can undoubtedly be a physical and mental challenge for any cancer victim. But when the patient in question is a gregarious...