Articles Tagged with cancer

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

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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 »

Robin Roberts Talks About Her Health On The ‘Late Show’

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Robin Roberts is feeling great! The Good Morning America co-host visited the Late Show with David Letterman last Tuesday, just to tell Letterman that she is feeling “healthier and happier” than ever before. “I can look at you right now and say I am healthier and happier than I’ve ever been” The 53-year-old Roberts confirmed… Read more »

Tom Brokaw: Cancer Diagnosis Can Be A ‘Great Strain’ On Other Families

Tom Brokaw: Cancer Diagnosis Can Be A 'Great Strain' On Other Families

Tom Brokaw’s cancer diagnosis has the 74-year-old NBC news correspondent sympathizing with the stress that other families in similar circumstances have to fight through. In a related report by The Inquisitr, doctors say Tom Brokaw’s cancer treatment was for multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow. Brokaw released a statement at… Read more »

Three Little Girls Suffering Cancer Come Together For Touching Photograph

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A photograph showing three little girls battling different forms of cancer hugging each other has gone viral. The photograph showing 6-year-old Rheann, 3-year-old Rylie and 4-year-old Ainsley coming together and sharing a special moment together has been shared thousands of times on social media after local news channel Koco News reported about it. The photograph… Read more »

Vegetarians Less Healthy Than Meat Eaters, New Study Shows

Vegetarians less healthy than meat eaters

Vegetarian? You’re going to want a side of meat with those vegetables. Vegetarians are less healthy than meat eaters, according to a new study out of Austria. Vegetarians suffer from higher risk of asthma, cancer, allergies, and poor mental heath compared to their meat-eating counterparts. It is important to note that the study did not… Read more »

Phillies Legend Mike Schmidt Fights A Different Battle

Mike Schmidt doing what he did best

Philadelphia Phillies Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt has faced a lot of opponents. Last August, after a routine visit to his dermatologist, Schmidt found out that he would be battling for his life; he was diagnosed with Stage Three Skin Cancer. Instead of being a Spring Training Guest instructor for the Phillies, he… Read more »

Angelina Jolie Plans To Have Second Surgery

Angelina Jolie deals with ovarian cancer

Angelina Jolie made headlines today when she announced she is planning to have more surgery to prevent ovarian cancer. Last year, Jolie admitted she had to have a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. She had the surgery because she was told she had an 87 percent chance of developing breast cancer because she carries the… Read more »

Cancer To Be #1 Killer In The United States

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U.S. doctors are concerned their abilities to handle an expected surge in cancer cases in the coming years as they face cuts to government health plans which includes reduced payments to physicians, will not be enough. As little as sixteen years, cancer will become the leading cause of death in the United States, surpassing heart… Read more »

Japanese Scientists Have Stem Cell Breakthrough, Create With Blood Cells And Acid Treatment

Researchers Have Stem Cell Breakthrough

Scientists in Japan report a breakthrough in stem cell research in this week’s edition of Nature, a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary science journal. Calling it “a unique cellular reprogramming phenomenon,” the study’s authors report on the stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency (STAP) without nuclear transfer that they observed when shocking mouse white blood cells with acid. More plainly… Read more »