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Tom Marsiljie, Cancer Fighter: It Is About Attitude

The picture above was taken this summer: “I have lost a lot of weight.  I was unable to gain as much jump height as I could last summer. But my “cannonball life” is not about physical abilities, it’s about attitude — and … Continue reading

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May my family’s cancer journey have a positive impact on yours

My sister’s breast cancer diagnosis came when she was only 23 and shook my entire family to its core. I’m endlessly grateful that my sister was able to conquer her disease, but I think a lot about how lucky she … Continue reading

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Tom Marsilje: Adventures in Living Terminal Cancer Optimistically

Tom Marsilje, an oncology researcher, is living with stage IV colorectal cancer (CRC) and describes his cancer fighting journey through his blog. Having a unique perspective as an oncology drug discovery scientist and patient, Tom use his blog to discuss … Continue reading

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How We Can Win the War on Cancer

We are proud to join Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden in their commitment to end cancer as we know it through the work of a new nonprofit, the Biden Cancer Initiative. The Biden Cancer Initiative will convene experts … Continue reading

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How Charles Darwin Helped Me Cope With My Cancer

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, I was inundated with advice on how to cope with this horrifying turn of events: Meditate. Exercise. Visualize happy outcomes. Get massage and acupuncture. Scream when necessary. That all helped. Still, … Continue reading

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Blood test spots cancer a year early

Doctors have spotted cancer coming back up to a year before normal scans in an “exciting” discovery. The UK team was able to scour the blood for signs of cancer while it was just a tiny cluster of cells invisible … Continue reading

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Big Pharma conspired to destroy supply of life-saving cancer drugs by putting profit before people

If you are familiar with the fraudulent practices of the pharmaceutical industry, then you know how much power some of these companies have. Cancer drugs are a multi-billion dollar business. In the past, we have seen Big Pharma use the … Continue reading

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These Animals Don’t Get Cancer, and Scientists Think They Could Hold a Cure for Human Cancer

In trying to find a cure for cancer, where better to look than the animals that experience very low rates of the disease, or don’t get it at all? That’s the thinking behind new research into elephants and naked mole … Continue reading

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Why Cancer Isn’t Going Anywhere

If your life has been touched by it, cancer can seem like the least normal thing imaginable. It disrupts all aspects of life, threatens many things we hold dear, and baffles us with its mysterious ways. It seems possessed with … Continue reading

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Woman uses lemon test to detect her own breast cancer

Erin Smith Chieze was diagnosed with stage-four metastatic breast cancer in January 2016 – a diagnosis that, she says, only came about after discovering what breast cancer looks like as well as feels like. “In December of 2015 when I … Continue reading

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A Personal Note: Cancer & Easter

You may be wondering about the title “Cancer & Easter.” Let me assure you they are related in more than the obvious fact that I’m writing this on Easter Sunday and I’m writing about my experience of having surgery for … Continue reading

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YOUNG CANCER SURVIVOR LEADS KENTUCKY FOOTBALL ONTO FIELD FOR SPRING GAME

He is so energetic and have a look: http://www.espn.com/video/clip/_/id/19160909

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Kyle Reese tackling cancer with God

“I look at it, and I think, we’re all going to die at some point,” Reese said. “But no matter what happens here, I win. If the cancer beats me, I still win. I still go to heaven. If I beat … Continue reading

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7th grader is fighting cancer with green tea

A budding cancer researcher designed experiments and proved that green tea could kill the tumor cells. His continued interest could result in curing of cancer. Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/13/us/student-cancer-green-tea-trnd/

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Cancer patient’s poems turn into 9-track album

Through lovely lyrics, Linda Trummer shares her personal journey of fighting two types of cancer. “Really working on these projects have been hopeful and given me hope,” Trummer said, “They’ve given me something to live for.” Read more: http://www.fox9.com/news/248261617-story

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New weight loss tip? Get cancer

Here is the new tip to loss weight: http://pagesix.com/2017/04/11/cosmos-new-weight-loss-tip-get-cancer/  

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Chewing gum that detects cancer in development

  Who needs fancy scanners, blood tests and X-rays to tell us if we have cancer. Soon, if an Alabama company has its way, all we will need is to chew a stick of gum. Read more: http://palmbeachhealthbeat.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2017/04/11/chewing-gum-that-detects-cancer-in-development/  

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Cancer Frequent Flyer

In 46 years Andrew Kuzyk has beaten cancer nine times and jokes that he is a “cancer frequent flyer”. Read more https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/3301628/grandad-54-defies-all-odds-to-beat-cancer-an-incredible-nine-times-during-46-year-battle/  

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How Washington’s favorite cancer fighter helps himself

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/04/patrick-soon-shiong-taxes-nanthealth-foundation-236728

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The Status of Cancer

     

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