All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cancer’

Brittany Maynard Fights For Death With Dignity Beyond Her Own Passing

The woman who chose to end her life after being diagnosed with a rare and debilitating form of brain cancer is still fighting for the right to death with dignity after her own passing on November 1. Brittany Maynard chose the date to end her suffering by ingesting prescribed barbiturates and would have turned 30 on November 19, but a …

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Lauren Hill’s Cancer Is Starting To Take Its Toll

Lauren Hill’s cancer is taking its toll on her body. Just two weeks after the Mount St. Joseph freshman made the first score for her team’s basketball season, it has been revealed that Hill has gotten significantly weaker. On Tuesday, November 18, Hill spoke at a ceremony in her school’s gym. She opened up about how her sickness has affected …

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Christina Applegate Recalls Cancer Diagnosis

Actress Christina Applegate recently opened up about her breast cancer diagnosis back in 2008. “I think when you get diagnosed with cancer, there’s such a sense of loneliness, but we need to know as people going through this is that you’re not alone,” the actress said during a shoot for her new PSA for Stand Up to Cancer and Cancer …

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Lauren Hill Has Cancer, Gets Her Own Wheaties Box

Lauren Hill received a special surprise on Wednesday, November 6. A special package arrived for the college freshman after attending basketball practice. Inside was a Wheaties box with her picture on it. As far as she knows, it’s just a one box deal. But considering her inspiring story, it wouldn’t be a surprise if more people want their own Lauren …

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Hugh Jackman Treated for Skin Cancer for the Third Time

Hollywood heavy hitter and Broadway sensation Hugh Jackman is urging everyone to wear sunscreen and get tested for skin cancer. Jackman has been treated for basal cell carcinoma three times now, first back in November last year, then again in may of this year. Recently, he went in for a third treatment. Back in May, Jackman told E! News about …

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Brittany Maynard Making the Most of the Time She Has Left to Live, Visits Grand Canyon

Brittany Maynard, who has made the decision to end her life before her terminal cancer does it for her, is making the most out the time she has left to live. The 29-year-old has been busy with her remaining days, advocating for death with dignity legislation and continuing to pursue her love for travel and adventure. This week, in what …

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Lauren Hill Has Cancer, Makes The Most Of Time She Has Left

A teenager who was diagnosed with a rare and deadly cancer about a year ago is directing her energies at raising funds and awareness of her disease. Doctors last year initially told 19-year-old Lauren Hill that she had a year to live, and the teen is making the most of her time by playing on her basketball team to spread …

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Brittany Maynard Talks About Her Death Decision

Brittany Maynard has less than one month to live, but her terminal brain cancer won’t be taking her life. Maynard has decided to end her own life rather than endure a long, painful death at the hands of cancer. Maynard announced to the media earlier this month that she intends to take her own life on November 1. She and …

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Vicki Gunvalson On Brooks Ayers’ Cancer Diagnosis

Vicki Gunvalson, the 52-year-old The Real Housewives of Orange County star, recently opened up about her ex Brooks Ayers’ cancer diagnosis. According to Radar Online, Ayers was first diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the fall of 2013. Since then, his cancer has become more advanced and is now stage three. “I appreciate the prayers, support, and positive vibes from anyone …

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Diem Brown Released From Hospital, Fight Isn’t Over

Diem Brown found fame as a reality star on MTV and was willing to share her struggles with cancer with viewers. Diem first told the world that she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and opened up about her treatment and recovery and how it made her feel. Although Diem had fought a hard fight, it looked like she was recovering …

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Brooke Burke Talks Cancer Recovery

Brooke Burke was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2012, but luckily she has recovered and is doing much better. She recently talked about her recovery and how happy she is to say that she is cancer-free. “It’s crazy that not long ago I had cancer and now I’m cancer-free, and that might not be the case if I hadn’t gone …

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Brooke Burke Beats Cancer, Lands ‘Shape’ Cover

Dancing With The Stars co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet has recently come out after winning her battle with cancer to say that she feels as if she’s just beginning the best part of her life. The 42-year-old was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2012, but now tells Shape Magazine that she is cancer-free after having undergone a thyroidectomy. “They took it out, …

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