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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Life among the newly diagnosed

    Life among the newly diagnosed
    The first doctor told Livia Borges she was too young to have breast cancer. She was too fit and healthy. But that doctor was wrong. "The doctor asked if there was any breast cancer in my family," Borges recalls. She answered that there wasn't. The...
  • Why I don't breast-feed, if you must know

     Why I don't breast-feed, if you must know
    The mothers in my Baby & Me Yoga Fit class looked down from their tree poses, surprised, as I poured some instant formula into a bottle. Feeding our babies whenever they were in need was one of the most nurturing parts of the class. But with my evil...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Gene patterns may play role in breast cancer

    Gene patterns may play role in breast cancer
    About one in eight women in the United States will contract breast cancer in her lifetime. Now new research from Tel Aviv University-affiliated researchers, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, has provided another tool to help women,...
  • 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...
  • 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...