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OK Teachers Band Together To Help Boy Battle Rare Cancer

OK Teachers Band Together To Help Boy Battle Rare Cancer Teachers at a local elementary school rally around one of their own after her grandson was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. The 2-month old boy is being treated at St. Jude's hospital and the "Mid-Del" school community is helping out with the costs. […]

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Ivory Latta, following cancer scare, is grateful for time with Washington Mystics

Ivory Latta, following cancer scare, is grateful for time with Washington Mystics Don't let it be cancer, the 29-year-old recalled telling herself when she recounted those traumatic moments publicly for the first time several weeks ago between practices at Verizon Center. The two-time all-star has been reflecting even more these … Full News here – […]

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Of joy and chemo: I'm a mom. With cancer. Now what?

Of joy and chemo: I'm a mom. With cancer. Now what? When I got most of my hair cut off recently, friends, co-workers and neighbors commented and complimented, but no one asked why. I'm not sure why I thought they would. The question has a whiff of judgment. But I wanted them to, because then […]

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How magic beads saved a rock star's love life: Drummer Kenney Jones of The

How magic beads saved a rock star's love life: Drummer Kenney Jones of The … While the loose seeds are precisely placed inside the prostate, the stranded seeds are placed around the inside edge, emitting radiation just outside the gland to tackle any microscopic cancer cells that might have escaped. The idea is to treat […]

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Just 16, Karina Moreira battles cancer in her own style

Just 16, Karina Moreira battles cancer in her own style Karina gives her friends iPhone cases that say “chic by karina,” the fashion blog she began writing in 2012, when her bone cancer was in remission. She continued to blog last year, when the cancer returned. But her optimism, her joy in daily life, and […]

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Indiana native uses her own cancer to further research

Indiana native uses her own cancer to further research MASON, OHIO– An Indiana native and Ball State Graduate is delaying her cancer treatment so the research may help other women fighting breast cancer. “I was devastated. Absolutely devastated,” said Dr. Kimberly Koss from Mason, Ohio. Dr. Kimberly Koss … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Cancer-Afflicted Rapper J2 NYCE Breaks Down During Chemotherapy

Cancer-Afflicted Rapper J2 NYCE Breaks Down During Chemotherapy … Jessy Lopes, a 26-year-old Rhode Island rapper popularly known as J2 NYCE who is currently battling cancer, broke down in desperation during one of his chemotherapy sessions Thursday, declaring "I want out." He was quickly lifted from his dark place … Full News here – Read […]

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OncoBreak: Tweets for Cancer, Smelly Story, Stem Cell Win

OncoBreak: Tweets for Cancer, Smelly Story, Stem Cell Win During ESPN's annual "ESPY" awards program, kudos for sports-related accomplishments took a back seat to the award and acceptance speech of the sports network's own Stuart Scott, who has had to contend with multiple cancer recurrences since a … Full News here – Read more on MedPage […]

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Dogs Sniffing Out Cancer?

Dogs Sniffing Out Cancer? Researchers are on a search for potential dogs who can be trained to detect human cancer. The puppies will spend about six months with selected foster parents who will help prepare the dogs to provide service to a human cancer survivor. The dogs they … Full News here – Read more […]

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God Pledges $5000 For Cancer Research

God Pledges 00 For Cancer Research THE HEAVENS—Expressing His hope that the contribution would assist efforts to find a cure for the devastating disease, the Lord Our God, Creator and Supreme Ruler of the Universe, confirmed Thursday that He had pledged $ 5,000 to the American Cancer … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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New study underway to reduce risk of kidney cancer

New study underway to reduce risk of kidney cancer LOST LOVED ONES TO THE DISEASE. OTHERS ARE IN RECOVERY THEMSELVES. AND EVERY YEAR IN THE U.S. THERE ARE ABOUT 63,000 NEW CASES OF KIDNEY CANCER, AND ONE IN FOUR OF THOSE PATIENTS WILL SEE THE DISEASE … Full News here – Read more on Local 10

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Treatment derived from cat poop parasite fights cancer with body's own defenses

Treatment derived from cat poop parasite fights cancer with body's own defenses A treatment derived from a parasite commonly found in the fecal matter of infected cats is showing promise as a new way of fighting cancer. According to Science World Report, researchers have found that the single-celled parasite Toxoplasma gondii … Full News here […]

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Colorado Dog Battles Cancer to Live 'Happily Every Day'

Colorado Dog Battles Cancer to Live 'Happily Every Day' The Colorado owner of a rescued shelter dog battling cancer refuses to believe her dog has only six months left and will make sure the American bulldog mix “lives happily every day.” PHOTO: Dog Battles Cancer. Judy and Jeff Jaros. PHOTO: Dog Battles … Full News here […]

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Texas girl, 13, arrested after allegedly threatening cancer patient, entire

Texas girl, 13, arrested after allegedly threatening cancer patient, entire … A 13-year-old girl is behind bars after allegedly posting a series of cryptic Facebook threats to “kill everybody” in her town while specifically targeting a young cancer patient. "I am going to kill everybody in Splendora on July 13th," the Texas teen … Full […]

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Lance Armstrong considers starting new cancer foundation

Lance Armstrong considers starting new cancer foundation Armstrong, who plans to participate in his sixth RAGBRAI ride next week, started the Lance Armstrong Foundation in 1997 after his own battle with testicular cancer. The organization, based in his hometown of Austin, Texas, has raised more than an … Full News here – Read more on […]

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