Morgan Carnish is fighting cancer and on her way to recovery. The teen posed for her HS senior photos proudly rocking her baldness. The internet loves it.
Comedian Kathy Griffin, known for her trademark red hair, shaved her head in support of her sister, who is suffering from cancer.
Lexi Verge might not be engaged (yet), but thanks to the kindness of strangers, she was able to chose the perfect wedding dress with help from her ailing mother.
At a wedding reception, the only daughter-father dance you usually expect to see involves a bride and her dad. After Michaela and Nora took the floor with their respective dads, they welcomed onto the dancefloor Michaela’s bridesmaid Jessica Otto, Jessica’s sister Megan, and their dad Peter. Jessica and Megan’s dad Peter was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2001, central nervous system lymphoma in 2009, and a brain tumor in 2013 — he relapsed for a fourth time last spring.
Kierstynn Foster Rozema had her wedding photos taken at the children’s hospital where she was treated as a teenager. Exhibit A: Kierstynn Foster Rozema, who spent her late teens fighting leukemia, and just returned to the hospital that treated her for a beautiful wedding photo session. “It’s one of my favorite places,” Foster Rozema told Spectrum Health’s Healthbeat of the mural at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she and Daniel Rozema posed for photos last weekend.
Angel Hall made Kayla Barnes a promise to create awareness of the disease that took her life, leukemia.
Researchers from the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice have found that affluent people tend to have higher rates of cancer.
An Alberta family is in mourning after a new mom of twins passed away from breast cancer, just one week after diagnosis.
“I can’t believe how much Maizie has grown. A lot of cancer kids have a hard time adjusting back to school life after basically living in the hospital."
Researchers have discovered that one specific type of cancer is “remarkably more dependent” on sugar for its energy supply, as compared with other cancers.
A new report from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) states that vigorous exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer in both pre- and post-menopausal women. The link between vigorous exercise and breast cancer prevention was “a bit of a surprise,” experts say. The results from this comprehensive research — which was comprised of 119 studies, including data on 12 million women and 260,000 cases of breast cancer — also found “strong evidence” that moderate exercise decreases the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer (the most common type of breast cancer).
Scientists have 'accidentally' discovered that a compound in breast milk could have cancer fighting properties.
A Nebraskan woman battling cancer has penned a heart-warming letter detailing her own mother’s strength and resilience after the two received a dual diagnosis. In a Facebook post shared to the Love What Matters page, Kelly Epps opens up about struggling with the physical and emotional toll of chemotherapy. “Losing my hair felt like I was losing a part of who I was,” she wrote.
A controversial headline on a Cosmopolitan story about a woman who lost weight in the wake of her cancer diagnosis, has caused outrage on social media with many calling the magazine insensitive.
"I'll just go to Heaven and play until you get there," her son said before he died. "You'll come right?"
Sitting on the sofa certainly isn’t one of them, but experts have warned that toxic chemicals used to fireproof your settee could be causing a surge in thyroid cancers. The research revealed that people who are exposed to high levels of flame retardants are more than twice as likely to develop the cancer. Thyroid cancer cases have risen by 74 per cent in the last decade in the UK, with researchers blaming the rising rates on flame retardants.
Ruth Scully lost her son Nolan two months ago due to an aggressive rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer in soft tissue. Scully has been sharing Nolan’s brave battle with cancer on the Facebook page NolanStrong for 18 months. When she brought Nolan to the hospital for the last time, she knew something was different and something else was wrong.
Cloe Jordan told CATERS News that she first started paying closer attention to a mole on her stomach after she developed a bikini selfie habit. Jordan says that she felt her mole was “getting in the way” when she took pictures.