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Dancing through Stage 4 Cancer, Spreading Hope
Deborah J. Cornwall
Author, 'Things I Wish I’d Known: Cancer Caregivers Speak Out'...
Robyn's life gyrates between extremes. One day she is in the courtroom relentlessly pressing a client's case, and the next she may be receiving chemotherapy and be so sick in the aftermath that she can barely stand. Robyn has simply outrun challenges that would flatten most normal people.
Massachusetts Governor Buzzes Hair Off To Raise Money For Cancer Research
Marathon Man: Will Boston Billy Rodgers Ever Stop Running?
New York Times best-selling author, Shark Tank contestant, CEO...
Just 40 years ago, when Bill Rodgers won his first Boston Marathon, running was considered a bizarre thing to do. Truckers threw beer cans at runners' heads.
Unlocking the Secrets of Pediatric Cancers Can Help Doctors Treat Children and Adults
David A. Williams
Chief of hematology/oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital and...
The fact that childhood cancer is, thankfully, a rare disease belies the fact that it is the leading cause of disease-related death in U.S. children, age 1-19.
Bolder Action Is Needed to Keep Young People From Smoking
Edward J. Benz, Jr.
President and CEO of the Dana-Farber Institute in Boston
While we are waiting for the FDA to act, states should immediately raise the legal age for buying tobacco to 21. Cities and towns should ban the sale of tobacco altogether.
CEO Promises To Donate $5,000 For Each Employee Who Shaves Their Head. A Lot Of People Do It
No Foot Too Small That It Can't Make an Imprint on This World
Aileen Roberts Routh
Co-founder, Cure AT/RT Now
The Today Show
, to the Apollo Theatre, telethons and fundraisers -- Avalanna never found a microphone she did not fall in love with. One of her greatest adventures was meeting Justin Bieber. In typical Avalanna fashion, she was completely unfazed by Justin's fame.
7 Ways To Help A Family Facing Cancer -- And 3 Things NOT To Do
Claire McCarthy, M.D.
Pediatrician, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
We worry about scaring our children, and cancer can be scary. But by involving your children in helping, not only do you teach them compassion, you give them an important perspective.
Complain to Me, Please!
Blogger, Author of "Double Time: How I Survived--and Mostly Th...
Perspective is important. We should all keep in mind that our problems could be worse, and that all suffering is relative. This can help us feel less overwhelmed by our own challenges, more grateful for our many blessings, and more compelled to empathize with and help others.
A New Year's Resolution -- 'Work Harder, Do More'
Co-Executive Director, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
2012 was a transformative year in my life for several reasons, both personal and professional, and one that I feel had the potential to change the trajectory of where research against childhood cancer is headed.
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Woman Who Battled Brain Injury, Breast Cancer, PTSD Races For Cure
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Jessica Pearce Rotondi
Billy Starr Helped Start $3 Billion-A-Year Charity Industry
Once Again, Race Matters-But How?
Barbara Coombs Lee
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