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.
Jade Erick was interested in natural healing and suffered from eczema, according to a friend.
A rare form of cancer tied to breast implants has been linked with nine deaths, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday. The Food and Drug Administration announced that there’s a link between breast implants and a rare form of cancer. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL), a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, was first associated with breast implants in 2011, and the FDA has been investigating the link ever since.
In this photo, Owen Scrivens noticed that one of his son’s eyes was red while the other had a white reflection. Jaxson Scrivens was about a year old when his parents, Owen and Emily, observed something odd after taking a photo of him on their smartphone. Gazing at the photo, Owen noticed that one of his son’s eyes was red while the other eye had a white reflection.
The health benefits of a Mediterranean diet have long been flouted, but now science has found another plus point. Because turns out following a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, nuts, whole grains and olive oil can help reduce the risk of one of the worse types of breast cancer by up to 40 per cent. Researchers monitored more than 62,000 women over a period of 20 years to see how their breast cancer risk was affected by what they ate.
The chemotherapy that I’m taking has a great reputation for doing some serious damage to cancer cells. After every chemo treatment, I get a series of needles containing neupogen. This is the medicine that boosts my white blood cells so that I have some kind of an immune system.