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Cancer Fundraising

When A Brother's Dad Needed Help, This Fraternity Stepped Up Big

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.30.2014 | College

After being told by doctors he has a year left to live, a father battling Stage IV stomach cancer is finding support from his son's fraternity. Ge...

'46 Mommas' Shave Their Heads For Cancer Research, Show Us What Bravery Really Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.31.2014 | Good News

These woman show us that bald isn't just beautiful, it's also brave. Last Saturday, for the fifth year in a row, 46 mothers of children who have be...

Your Cancer Metaphors Don't Comfort Me

Stephanie Sliekers | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sliekers

My cancer doesn't have motives, free will, or spite. I find no solace in telling it to f*ck off, or claiming I'm beating/fighting/standing up to it. It's no coincidence that these metaphors are generally the slogans of fundraising campaigns.

Cancer Advocates Are Waiting on the Tarmac

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Deborah J. Cornwall

Congress' decision to modify the sequester for the FAA air traffic controllers while ignoring the plight of cancer-affected families was inexcusable. Yet in a perverse way, Congress may have done cancer fighters a favor, giving us a vivid image on which to focus: full airplanes waiting in line to take off.

WATCH: UK Man Gets Full Body Wax For Cancer Charity!

Posted 11.15.2012 | Impact

Jonathan Esposito, 22, decided to brave pain in honor of his grandmother. The UK native filmed himself getting a full body wax to raise money for ...

I Went To A Cancer Party -- And I Liked It

Erika Lade | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Erika Lade

I saw the people who have held my hand, poked me with needles, taken my vital signs and treated my cancer, and I saw them for once in a non-medical way. They were not in white coats and sneakers or scrubs -- they were laughing, eating and drinking cocktails.

The AIDS and Breast Cancer Fundraiser With the Best Style and Biggest Heart (SLIDESHOW)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Amongst all the glitz, New York fashion pioneer Jeffrey Kalinsky says he never loses sight of the purpose of Jeffrey Fashion Cares -- funding grassroots AIDS and breast cancer charities. "We've created something too big to stop."

Family Losses Drive Singer Michael Feinstein's Benefits for Gastric Cancer and Brain Research

Arlene Weintraub | Posted 09.23.2012 | Impact
Arlene Weintraub

When singer Michael Feinstein lost his cousin to gastric cancer in 2010, he wanted to draw on his celebrity to bring attention to the disease, which is relatively rare and therefore doesn't garner the attention of more common forms of cancer.

Cubs Fans, Goat Aiming To 'Crack The Curse' Arrive In Chicago

Posted 05.29.2012 | Chicago

While skeptics may point to homeruns by Ian Stewart, Darwin Barney and Starlin Castro to explain the Chicago Cubs' victory over the San Diego Padres a...

Cubs Fans Hike From Mesa To Wrigley To Raise Cancer Funds

Posted 02.27.2012 | Chicago

A group of six hikers -- plus a billy goat named Wrigley -- on Saturday began a hike from the Chicago Cubs' Hohokam Park spring training grounds in Me...

Susan G. Komen: Shame on Me for Not Doing My Homework

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 04.09.2012 | Women
Nancy Wurtzel

Over time, Komen may find its footing and continue to prosper, or it will be permanently damaged by recent events. My feeling is that we've not heard the last of this issue, but time will tell.

Student Sues School Over 'Boobies' Cancer Awareness Bracelet

Posted 02.07.2012 | Chicago

An Indiana eighth grader has sued his school district after a superintendent told him that he could not wear an "I (Heart) Boobies" bracelet, part of ...

WATCH: Teen Collects Food For Hospital Parents' Lounge

WGRZ.com | Posted 12.09.2011 | Impact

When Shania Brenon heard that parents of cancer patients rely on donations for meals in the hospital lounge, she was moved to action. The 13-year-old ...