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Terry Fox's cancer now highly curable researcher says

Terry Fox's cancer now highly curable researcher says At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led to his death in 1981, few patients survived that kind of malignancy, known as an osteosarcoma. But advances in treatment over the last few decades have … Full News […]

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From Cancer to Kickstarter: The Personal Story Behind CUREWEAR

From Cancer to Kickstarter: The Personal Story Behind CUREWEAR At 30 years old, Alex Niles was living his dream. The youth soccer star had turned his talents into a Division I scholarship at Drexel University, and his post-college life as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch had him set up well for life. He was […]

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Geekend: Gaming For Cancer With Will Ferrell

Geekend: Gaming For Cancer With Will Ferrell The other is Cancer for College, which offers college scholarships to kids who have survived cancer or an amputation. Clearly both are worthy causes, and since the event is sponsored by Xbox and Amazon and featured on Twitch, you can bet it will … Full News here – […]

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Duquesne's Colter quiet cancer fight

Duquesne's Colter quiet cancer fight As he lay facedown while doctors zapped radiation at the back of his neck, killing the cancer that had taken root there, Duquesne's Derrick Colter never flinched. He didn't cry, didn't complain. He acted, his coach joked, as though he was trying to get … Full News here – Read […]

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Man takes 101 photos of cancer courage

Man takes 101 photos of cancer courage At least they had been like mine until they were suddenly engulfed with the stress and fear that comes with hearing your child's cancer diagnosis. My wife and I have a bright-eyed, curious, three-year-old son. Feeling that momentary panic of what would … Full News here – Read […]

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Survivor raising money for Stand Up to Cancer

Survivor raising money for Stand Up to Cancer BAR HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — According to the nationwide grassroots organization Stand Up to Cancer, 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. The group raises money for cancer research. One family's clever … Full News here – […]

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Cincinnati Bengals re-sign Devon Still to help him support daughter with cancer

Cincinnati Bengals re-sign Devon Still to help him support daughter with cancer When Devon Still put his NFL career on hold in order to be with his 4-year-old daughter, who is being treated for a rare form of cancer, he understood why the Cincinnati Bengals cut him from their roster. However, he was soon grateful […]

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Cancer patient Jill Conley looking for votes

Cancer patient Jill Conley looking for votes Conley, who has incurable breast cancer that has spread to her bones and the lining of a lung, has chosen to spend the remainder of her life on her mission — helping raise money for other families affected by cancer and spreading her belief that … Full News […]

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Cancer incidence on decline in Goa

Cancer incidence on decline in Goa While incidence of oral cavity cancer has significantly declined in Goa in recent years with a decline in tobacco chewing and smoking, the incidence of breast cancer among young woman is growing alarmingly, warned Cancer Surgeaon Shekhar Salkar, … Full News here – Read more on The Hindu

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Stand Up To Cancer airing across Canada – Medical Informer Video

Fri, Sep 5: The biggest names in entertainment will be take part in the Stand Up To Cancer fundraiser. The one-hour event will be carried on Global TV and networks across Canada and the U.S…. Video Rating: 0 / 5

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The Who, Ariana Grande, and Dave Matthews Help Stand Up to Cancer

The Who, Ariana Grande, and Dave Matthews Help Stand Up to Cancer Since 2008, the Stand Up to Cancer program has raised hundreds of millions of dollars thanks to its star-studded annual TV special, which is broadcast on all four major networks in addition to dozens of cable networks. This year's SU2C special in Los … […]

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Look Good Feel Better marks 25 years of beautifying cancer patients

Look Good Feel Better marks 25 years of beautifying cancer patients Look Good Feel Better keeps getting better with age. The nonprofit, developed 25 years ago, has helped more than 900,000 women (and men!) manage their looks in the wake of cancer. In sprucing up their appearance, cancer survivors get a self-confidence … Full News here […]

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Looking beyond the diagnosis for children with cancer

Looking beyond the diagnosis for children with cancer In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, CureSearch for Children's Cancer, Alex's Lemonade Stand and The Cancer Center At The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are trying to raise money for research, but also to increase … Full News here – Read more on Philly.com

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Royals, Rangers wear K-Cancer t-shirts during BP

Royals, Rangers wear K-Cancer t-shirts during BP KANSAS CITY — The Royals and the Rangers wore K-Cancer t-shirts during batting practice and around Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday for a special cause. It's the "Strikeout Cancer Day" campaign supported by the Major League Baseball Players Association … Full News here – Read more on MLB.com

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Ellen Shaw de Paredes, breast cancer screening pioneer, loses cancer battle

Ellen Shaw de Paredes, breast cancer screening pioneer, loses cancer battle RICHMOND, Va. — A Richmond radiologist and pioneer in the field of breast cancer screening has lost her own battle with cancer. Ellen Shaw de Paredes, 62, died Saturday after complications from endometrial cancer. Friends said Paredes was more than a … Full News here […]

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