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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Survivors meet to celebrate cancer-free lives

    Survivors meet to celebrate cancer-free lives
    Their ages and backgrounds varied, but the breast cancer survivors at the Girls, Pearls, Hats and Heels event all expressed a new zest for life. "It opened my eyes to enjoy every day. You don't know what's next," said Flor Heaney, 44, of Delray Beach....
  • The 'cyberwar' against cancer gets a boost

    The 'cyberwar' against cancer gets a boost
    Tel Aviv — Two years ago, Prof. Eshel Ben-Jacob of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy and Rice University's Center for Theoretical Biological Physics made the startling discovery that cancer, like an enemy hacker in cyberspace,...
  • Breast Cancer Survivors Become Advocates Helping Others

    Breast Cancer Survivors Become Advocates Helping Others
    Erica Bartol is a registered nurse, so she considers it ironic that it took a TV show to remind her to do monthly breast examinations. "I was watching the Dr. Oz show in the break room while having a snack. He was doing a breast cancer awareness show. I...
  • Dominique Donaldson: Neonatal nurse drew strength from patients

    Dominique Donaldson: Neonatal nurse drew strength from patients
    In her fight against colon cancer, 28-year-old Dominique Donaldson drew strength from the struggling newborns she had cared for as a neonatal intensive-care nurse at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. "She used to call them 'My Little Babies. My...
  • Battling black women's high death rate from breast cancer

    Jeanette Meachem speaks out about breast cancer today because her younger sister, Joye Jordan, did not. When Jordan, a single mom in her late 20s, found a lump in her breast, she went to a doctor who told her she was too young to have breast cancer and...
  • Organizations raise breast cancer awareness

    Organizations raise breast cancer awareness
    Sharsheret is raising awareness of breast and ovarian cancer this month by partnering with other organizations at several events throughout the tri-county South Florida area. This organization is a Jewish one that provides support for those diagnosed with...
  • Beauty blogger Meechy Monroe's signature Afro lost to cancer

     Beauty blogger Meechy Monroe's signature Afro lost to cancer
    Over the last five years, Meechy Monroe has built a reputation and international following among black women who turned to her for hair care tips and inspiration as they turned from chemically treated hair to natural styles. Through her blog, social...
  • As woman clings to life, state clings tight to discrimination

    Liz Molina is dying. Days, weeks, maybe a month. It is the tragedy of cervical cancer, which has spread quickly and indiscriminately — kidneys, liver and spleen and her abdominal wall. Only 35, Molina has withered away, down from 138 to 80...
  • Jolie Leigh's Survival Story

    Jolie Leigh's Survival Story
    During a monthly breast self-exam I felt a lump on my right breast. I immediately called my OB/GYN. She said let's get a mammogram. It was my first mammogram. The lump looked suspicious.  They wanted to do a biopsy. The next day, after my biopsy, the...
  • Cancer treatment company charts future in Boca Raton

    Cancer treatment company charts future in Boca Raton
    'Hope is a very strong emotion that can keep people going.' – CTCA CEO Gerard van Grinsven After moving his compay's headquarters to Boca Raton this year, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CEO Gerard van Grinsven is setting a new course for...
  • Vanessa Pacella's Survival Story

    Vanessa Pacella's Survival Story
    In 2007, I went to the dermatologist with a mark on my face that I had ignored for two years. It turned out that I had basal cell carcinoma, a very treatable form of skin cancer. However, the doctor recommended that I get a full physical with a...