"I am watching a TV show and notice this woman has a left thyroid mass. She needs a sonogram and fine needle biopsy. I wonder if she knows..."
Jessica Vainieri was about to celebrate her first anniversary with her husband when she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Rebecca Hiles and millions of women like her are getting judged too quickly by their doctors - and it can mean the difference between life or death.
When Diana Zepeda started noticing her stomach issues, she chalked it up to a bad diet and stress. The 34-year-old from Washington, D.C, worked long hours and often ate from food trucks and delivery service. After experiencing what seemed like random bouts of diarrhea for two years ago, Zepeda knew her eating habits had to change.
Ashley Smith had 24 inches of her hair cut off so it could be made into a wig for her friend Alyssa White, who has Hodgkins lymphoma, to wear at her prom.
A photo of a young man with lung cancer is inspiring people on the internet to conquer their fitness goals — and to think twice before passing judgment.
Dogs have a keen sense of smell thanks to 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses, compared to humans which possess six million.
“All these radiologists came into the room to look at me… They couldn’t believe how healthy I looked given what they found inside me."
According to Tallman, her mother arrived at the gate at 8:50 and informed the attendants that the rest of the family would arrive momentarily. She was told, “They have 30 seconds to get here.” And when Tallman’s mom walked a few steps away to check on her family, the gates closed.
A woman’s five-year battle with cancer came to an end on Sunday, and now her husband is sharing a touching open letter detailing her final moments. Laura Vickery, 29, from Bath, U.K., died in hospital with her husband Sam by her side. After fighting cancer which led to pneumonia, Laura’s body became weak, and Sam had to make the difficult decision not to have doctors revive her.
All women over the age of 30 should be tested for faulty genes known to increase breast cancer and ovarian cancer risk, experts have said.
“Heather said, ‘I want to keep fighting,’ so that’s the mantra I’m picking up. She was able to fight till the end, I’m going to fight until my end.”
Makeup artist and YouTuber Sadaf Wassan shared a video where she transforms the look of a woman who has cancer and has lost most of her hair.
Tracie Marie shared a photo on Facebook of what breast cancer means to her and, spoiler alert, it has nothing to do with a pink ribbon.