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I was diagnosed with breast cancer just over seven years ago — two months after my Mum died on my 25th wedding anniversary. I was 45 at the time. 18 months later, my son and only child, Grant, committed suicide.
30 months ago, I was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour...
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Hope: A Song For Breast Cancer
When 12-year-old Capri Ruberto Anderson learned about her mom's breast cancer, she channeled her emotions into this song, dedicated to every kid dealing with a parent's cancer.
Help a Pregnant Woman with Cancer
A cancer diagnosis by itself is a frightening and life-changing event. Imagine learning you have cancer when you are pregnant, trying to nurture a tiny life into being. It could be terrifying. But women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant don't have to face it alone.
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Brittany is only 19 years old — and the founder of Cloud4Cancer, a program that helps improve cancer diagnostics and treatment. It’s success rate? A jaw-dropping 99.1%, and climbing. When Brittany was in tenth grade, her cousin was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had spent years cultivating her passion for coding and researching artificial intelligence,...
A biopsy is a procedure where cells are removed from a suspicious area (like a lump in your breast) to see if they are cancerous. There are three types of biopsy: fine needle aspiration (FNA or FNABx), core needle biopsy, and surgical biopsy. The following video animation guides you through the three different types, and...
Drugmaker Pfizer announced Aug. 21 that it is starting a new open-label expanded access program in the U.S. for its new medication called palbociclib.
A new proof-of-concept study publishing in the Aug. 1 edition of the Journal of Clinical Oncology reported that a round of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that takes 3 minutes is just as effective as one that takes 21 minutes when screening for breast cancer.
Carly Simon has been a music icon since the 1970s. She’s had a slew of hit singles, most notably “You’re So Vain” and “Nobody Does It Better”. What some people don’t know is that Carly battled breast cancer in the late ’90s. Her experience inspired the song “Scar”, which originally appeared on her album “The...