2017 Kcancer Hero – Jimmy Carter

Former President Jimmy Carter has been selected as the 2017 Kcancer Hero for his fight against cancer and for his services to the U.S. and the world. On August 3, 2015, former President Carter underwent elective surgery to remove “a small mass” on his liver. After the operation, it was discovered that the cancer had…

2017 Kcancer Hero Candidates

Jimmy Carter, Ruth Ginsburg, and John McCain were selected as 2017 Kcancer Hero candidates. Please come to kcancer.com to cast your votes to determine the 2017 Kcancer Hero. Thanks!

Kcancer Dog Hero!

Marine dog with cancer gets tear-filled farewell Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines. Cena the 10-year-old black lab received a hero’s farewell Wednesday before being euthanized at the USS LST 393, a museum ship…

Celebrities Suffered Glioblastoma

It is the second time that glioblastoma has inserted itself at a pivotal time in the history of the Obamacare. Yesterday, July 24, 2017, about one week after his glioblastoma surgery, Sen. John McCain tweeted: “look forward to returning to Senate tomorrow to continue work on health care reform…”, indicating that the votes to pass…

Chemotherapy for Sen. John McCain’s Glioblastoma

Two chemotherapy regimens have been the standard for glioblastoma: temozolomide (Temodar) and the Gliadel Wafer (polifeprosan with carmustine implant). Temozolomide is an alkylating agent and alkylate/methylate DNA. This methylation damages the DNA and triggers the death of tumor cells. Gliadel Wafer is an implant for intracranial use, containing carmustine, a nitrosourea alkylating agent, and polifeprosan,…

Why Sen. John McCain’s Brain Tumor is Difficult to Treat?

Sen. John McCain’s brain tumor, glioblastoma, has a fairly grim outlook. Fewer than 5% of those diagnosed with glioblastoma survive to five years, and this cancer claims half its victims within 15 months. The followings are the reasons why this cancer is difficult to treat. The brain is relatively small and every part of it…

What to know about Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis

Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with the aggressive brain cancer glioblastoma, his office said on Wednesday. McCain had undergone surgery to remove a blood clot above his left eye last week, and a subsequent pathology report of that tissue found that it was cancerous. “The Senator and his family are reviewing further treatment options…

Cancer Picked on the Wrong Guy!

Here are the best wishes for Sen. John McCain: Vice President Pence‏: Cancer picked on the wrong guy. John McCain is a fighter & he’ll win this fight too. God bless! Former President Barack Obama‏: John McCain is an American hero & one of the bravest fighters I’ve ever known. Cancer doesn’t know what it’s…

Sen. John McCain Diagnosed with Brain Tumor

Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. On Friday, July 14, 2017, Doctors removed a blood clot from above McCain’s left eye. Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot. Treatment options may include a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation….

2017 Kcancer Hero Nomination

Criteria: Anyone who made unique contributions to cancer patient care and inspired cancer patients to fight the disease. Nomination Process: Anyone and any organization may submit a nomination. Submission includes a description of the significant accomplishment or circumstance for which the nominee should be considered for the award. Include the name of nominees, agency or…

Cancer Fighter: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since August 10, 1993. She is fearless fighter for justice for all[1]. Justice Ginsberg became ill in the summer of 1999. Doctor thought she had acute diverticulitis, a disorder of the large intestine, and confirmed later that there was a…