All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Breast Cancer’

Jill Conley, Activist And Breast Cancer Sufferer, Dies At 38

Jill Conley, a breast cancer sufferer who began a non-profit in her final years to help other breast cancer patients and their families, died Tuesday morning. Jill Conley died quietly with her husband and mother at her side. Becoming a household name after her appearance on Today with Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, who is a cancer survivor, Jill …

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Jill Conley, Jill’s Wish Cancer Support Founder, Dies Of Breast Cancer

Jill Conley, brave cancer warrior, died this morning at the age of 38. Jill Conley gained recognition when she appeared on Today with Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, who is a breast cancer survivor. During her years-long battle with cancer, Jill Conley started Jill’s Wish. Jill’s Wish is a non-profit foundation for cancer sufferers which awards grants to those …

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Khloe Kardashian Dismisses Kris Jenner’s Insistence of BRCA Gene Test

Khloe Kardashian and “momager” Kris Jenner have an argument in a clip previewing Sunday’s upcoming episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. This one, however, isn’t over a trivial matter. Jenner is insisting Khloe Kardashian get the BRCA gene test, which checks for cell mutations and tells if patients are likely to get breast or ovarian cancer. Kris Jenner blasts …

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Shannen Doherty Graces Red Carpet After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Shannen Doherty looked radiant on the red carpet of LA’s Baby2Baby gala despite the problems she is currently facing. “At the @baby2baby gala. Such a wonderful evening with inspiring women like @kerrywashington who gave one of the most inspiring speeches and the gorgeous, funny @jessicaalba,” Doherty captioned her Instagram photo. “Check out #baby2baby an organization that helps supply necessities for …

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Shannen Doherty Hits Gala, Looks Great Following Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Shannen Doherty stepped out and looked great at the Baby2Baby Gala in Culver City, California this weekend. It’s the first time she’s hit a red carpet since announcing her breast cancer diagnosis in August. “Such a wonderful evening with inspiring women like @kerrywashington who gave one of the most inspiring speeches and the gorgeous, funny @jessicaalba check out #baby2baby an …

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Angelina Jolie Raised Much Awareness by Sharing Double Mastectomy Experience

Angelina Jolie started what is now referred to as the “Angelina Effect” when she shared publicly she had undergone a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer back in May of 2013. Testing positive for a mutation in the BRCA1 gene, which significantly raises the chances of developing breast cancer, Angelina Jolie opted to undergo the preventative surgery. In doing so …

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Joan Collins Mourns Sister Jackie Collins in Poignant Essay

Joan Collins isn’t a writer. That talent belonged to her late sister Jackie Collins. Joan did an amazing job both mourning and saying goodbye to her beloved sister in recent days, however, in a poignant essay she wrote. The actress shared her written words about the author on her website. “Jackie really enjoyed her life so much and lived it …

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Jackie Collins Kept Breast Cancer Diagnosis from Sister Joan Collins

Jackie Collins died on Saturday of breast cancer, but her sister, actress Joan Collins, didn’t know of her diagnosis until just days before she died. The bestselling author was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2009, but she only shared her diagnosis with her three grown daughters. She didn’t want her illness to become fodder for the tabloids, and she …

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Shannen Doherty Breast Cancer Could Have Been Stopped If All Americans Had Insurance?

Shannen Doherty has come out to the public about having breast cancer. It’s not clear whether she would have done so of her own volition, but rather was “outed” when court documents made public by TMZ revealed that Doherty had breast cancer. “Yes, I have breast cancer, and I am currently undergoing treatment,” Doherty said. “I am continuing to eat …

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Sandra Lee: Celebrity Chef Released From Hospital After Double Mastectomy, Calls It ‘An Exciting Day’

Sandra Lee was released from the hospital Monday after undergoing a double mastectomy as part of her treatment in a battle with cancer, called the day “exciting. Sandra Lee, 48, celebrity chef and wife of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, shared a photo Monday to tell her followers that she is headed home, surrounding by family. The post showed a …

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Sandra Lee Doing Well After Double Mastectomy

Sandra Lee has just faced down one of ths scariest things many women say they could face. The television chef just underwent a double mastectomy for DCIS, or ductal carcinoma in situ. Sandra Lee told the world about her diagnosis on Good Morning America last week. Tuesday, her boyfriend — who also happens to be the governor of New York, …

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Sandra Lee Diagnosed With Breast Cancer, Food Network Star to Undergo Double Mastectomy

Sandra Lee, the Food Network star known for her ‘Semi-Homemade’ cooking concept, has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will undergo a double mastectomy later this week. Lee has DCIS–which stands for ductal carcinoma in situ. It is a common noninvasive cancer contained within the milk ducts. It can become invasive over time if left untreated. People magazine reports that …

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Sandra Lee, Food Network Chef and Girlfriend of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, Reveals She Has Breast Cancer

Sandra Lee revealed to Good Morning America Tuesday that she is battling breast cancer. The Food Network star, Sandra Lee, said she was diagnosed with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ), a common noninvasive cancer contained within the milk ducts that can become invasive over time if left untreated. She said she was diagnosed after a routine mammogram. According to People …

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Amber Marchese: ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ Star Confirms Cancer is Back

Amber Marchese, star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, confirmed recently that her cancer has returned. She learned the devastating news back in April. “I was just sick to my stomach,” she said in an interview with People magazine. “I can’t even begin to describe the feeling you get when someone says you have cancer,” she adds. “Then to …

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Rebecca Ellison, Wife of Rio Ferdinand, Loses Cancer Battle

Rebecca Ellison, wife of Premier League legend Rio Ferdinand, lost her battle with breast cancer on Friday. She was just 34 years old. “My soul mate slipped away last night,” Ferdinand said in a statement. ”Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. She was a fantastic, loving …

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Kylie Minogue Understands Angelina Jolie’s Choice of Breast and Ovary Removal

Kylie Minogue completely understands the medical decisions Angelina Jolie made regarding the removal of her breasts and her ovaries in her efforts to prevent getting cancer. The singer was a guest recently on The Jonathan Ross Show, and was asked if she identifies with the decisions that actress made–especially about her decision to go public with her cancer scare. “To …

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Angelina Jolie Underwent Preventative Surgery Last Week to Remove Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes

Angelina Jolie has revealed that she underwent preventative surgery last week to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. Angelina Jolie, who underwent a preventative double mastectomy in 2013, wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times, entitled Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a Surgery, explaining her decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes after doctors allegedly detected a …

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Sharon Osbourne Fears Dying of Alzheimer’s Like Her Dad

Sharon Osbourne has long had a fear that she is just recently sharing with the media. She is terrified of dying of Alzheimer’s disease, the way her father did. Ozzy Osbourne’s wife lost her father, Don Arden, to the disease back in 2007 at the age of 81. “I was terrified because my dad died from Alzheimer’s. It is the …

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Christina Applegate Now Helps Breast Cancer Patients

Christina Applegate was devastated back in 2008 when she received the news that she had breast cancer. During an interview for her new public service announcement for Stand Up to Cancer and Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Christina Applegate admitted that she felt entirely alone and shocked. “I think when you get diagnosed with cancer, there’s such a sense of …

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Christina Applegate Appears In Breast Cancer PSA

Actress Christina Applegate, a breast cancer survivor, is now appearing in a new public service announcement for the charitable organization Stand Up to Cancer titled When You Don’t Know What to Say, Stand Up. “We are so honored to have a survivor as inspiring as Christina participating in this PSA campaign,” Rusty Robertson, the co-founder of the organization, said in …

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Goldie Hawn And Kate Hudson Rock Pink Hairdo [Photo]

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, veteran actress Goldie Hawn and her daughter Kate Hudson hit the salon to sport a new look. Hawn and Hudson made a salon visit on Friday, in order to get pink streaks in their hair. Pink is the official color of breast cancer awareness, and the Hollywood mother and daughter wanted …

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Colin Kaepernick Fined $10K for Wearing Pink Beats by Dre Headphones

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said Thursday that he was fined $10,000 by the NFL for wearing pink ”Beats by Dre” headphones during interviews following the Nov. 5 game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The NFL has a contract with Bose, so Kaepernick is prohibited from wearing the Beats headphones in any public appearance. The league’s rules supersede an …

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Elizabeth Hurley Brings Awareness To Breast Cancer

Elizabeth Hurley has had bad experiences with breast cancer, and wants all women to be aware of the fierce disease and get checked regularly even if it means having to bully them to do so. “I bully all my friends and families to check their own breasts every month and to have an annual mammogram if over 40,” she admitted …

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Bra Camera Catches Strangers Eyeing Woman’s Cleavage

Bra cameras would be an interesting accessory for any woman to have, and, as one woman documented, they offer a fascinating look at just how many people–of both sexes–peek and judge when a woman is showing off some cleavage. The camera was used for a Nestle campaign in the name of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and involved a woman wearing …

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Kellie Pickler To Join Amy Grant As Athena Warrior

Kellie Pickler is joining Amy Grant as an Athena Warrior for breast cancer awareness. The American Idol alum is set to participate in Athena Water’s “Eat. Drink. Party Pink.” event in Nashville on September 30th. The event is held in order to raise awareness about the debilitating disease. Kellie Pickler and Amy Grant will lend their voices and powerful lyrics …

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Kylie Minogue Reveals How She’s Coped With Breast Cancer

Kylie Minogue has been battling breast cancer for about eight years now. At the age of 37, Minogue’s diagnosis was a shocking revelation for fans around the world. Now, the Kiss Me Once singer is opening up and sharing details about the battle she’s faced over the years. On Sunday, July 13, Minogue sat down for an interview with Karl …

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Joan Lunden Is Fighting Breast Cancer, Says She’s In ‘Warrior Mode’

On Tuesday, former Good Morning America host Joan Lunden revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Lunden wrote a letter to her fans, which she posted on her website. She appeared on Good Morning America on Tuesday to share her experience. “In the beginning, it’s such a shock, it’s a stunner, and you think, ‘I do everything right!’” …

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Robin Roberts: The Things That Make Her ‘Happy’

Robin Roberts is just one of the Good Morning America personalities to dance on TV to Pharell Williams’s hit song Happy. In a recent interview with a Memphis, Tennessee publication, she talked about the things that truly make her happy. One of those things is her long time girlfriend Amber Laign. The two have been together in a ‘closeted’ relationship …

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Amber Laign: Robin Roberts Talks About Life Together

Four months ago Robin Roberts made the decision to come out of the closet after a health scare led her to be more frank about her life. Now the Good Morning America host has shared more about her relationship with girlfriend Amber Laign and their life together at an appearance on Tuesday’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show. “We met on a …

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Rachael Rapraeger Admits to Falsifying Mammogram Reports

One of the scariest things for a woman is the possibility of getting breast cancer, which is why many women diligently check themselves for lumps at home each month and have regular mammogram screenings. Taking such preventative measures is great, unless you’re one of the hundreds of women that former technician Rachael Rapraeger victimized by falsifying their mammogram reports. That’s …

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