Articles Tagged with cancer

Will Ferrell Will Play Video Games With You For Charity

Will Ferrell Charity

Comedian and actor Will Ferrell, known for appearing in such films as Anchorman, is posing a challenge to all gamers in order to raise money for his chosen charities. Ferrell teamed up with Twitch, a video platform and gaming community, for an Indiegogo campaign called “Will Ferrell’s SuperMegaBlastMax Gamer Challenge” to raise $375,000 for Cancer… Read more »

Ariana Grande Stands Up To Cancer

Ariana Grande performs for Stand Up to Cancer.

Cancer is a frightening disease. No one needs to read an article to tell them that. Most people know someone who has had to deal with the disease. Many of those know someone who has lost their life to it. In July, Ariana Grande lost her grandfather. Earlier this year, Grandpa Grande was diagnosed with… Read more »

Breast Cancer And Abortions, Are They Linked?

Breast cancer and abortions are rumored to be linked. Are they?

Recently, Australian politician Eric Abetz appeared on a program called The Project. There, he was asked if he believed the rumor that abortion leads to breast cancer. “I think the studies, and I think they date back from the 1950s, assert that there is a link between abortion and breast cancer,” Abetz said. Transcripts of… Read more »

Teen Diagnosed With Cancer From ‘The Fault In Our Stars’

Faith Brown, 14, plays video games with her brother.

The Fault in Our Stars tells the story of two teenagers with cancer who meet at a support group and fall in love. One of the characters, Augustus Waters, suffers from osteosarcoma — a kind of bone cancer. A real teenager named Faith Brown who lives in Brooksville, Florida, and a reader of The Fault… Read more »

No. 2 Cigarette Company Loses $23.6 Billion Lawsuit

RJ Reynolds slapped with major class action lawsuit.

A jury in Florida has slapped the second largest cigarette company in the U.S. with $23.6 billion in damages to a widow who filed for damages after her long-time smoking husband died of lung cancer in 1996. According to CBS News, Cynthia Robinson sued the cigarette company RJ Reynolds for punitive damages and took the… Read more »

Imagine Dragons Frontman Doing Charity Concert For Utah Woman With Cancer

Dan Reynolds putting on a concert for mother with cancer.

Imagine Dragons has been seeing nothing but success since their single “Radioactive” off their debut album Night Visions. Now they’ve got a song on the new Transformers soundtrack and they’ve got over 100 songs to whittle down onto a second Imagine Dragons album. But Imagine Dragons isn’t just soaking up their fame and spending money…. Read more »

Baseball Great Curt Schilling Announces His Cancer Is In Remission

Curt Schilling

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling took to Twitter on Wednesday to report the good news that his cancer is in remission. As of yesterday I am in remission. Start the 5 year clock! — Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) June 25, 2014 According to ESPN.com, the 47 year old athlete had announced his diagnosis in… Read more »

Stephen Sutton Continues To Inspire, Even After Death

Mourners show a "thumbs up" in honor of Stephen Sutton.

Thousands of mourners participated in a two day vigil for Stephen Sutton in Staffordshire, England this week. The 19-year-old died on May 14, having been diagnosed with terminal cancer at age 15. Sutton spent the past several years relentlessly campaigning for The Teenage Cancer Trust. He raised over £4 million for the UK charity that… Read more »