All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cancer’

Robin Roberts Releases Tell-All Memoir

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts has publicly documented her battle with cancer since she was diagnosed in 2012. At the time, doctors told Roberts that she had a rare blood disorder called myelodysplastic syndrome or MDS. Later that year, Roberts underwent a bone marrow transplant, receiving donor cells from her sister Sally Ann. Since then, Roberts has been in …

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Jen Arnold Cancer Update – Headed Back To Work

Jen Arnold, of TLC’s The Little Couple, is finally back to feeling like herself. Arnold, who was diagnosed with cancer last year, recently underwent her last chemotherapy treatment, and is currently in remission. On April 14, she took to Twitter to let her followers know that she would be “getting back in the saddle” and would be heading back to …

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San Francisco Batkid Throws First Pitch at Giants Game

Miles Scott, better known as the famous Batkid, made a grand appearance Tuesday at the Giants stadium in California. The 5-year-old boy, whose leukemia is on remission, became San Francisco’s superhero in 2013 through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Greater Bay Area made a rendition of Gotham City and designed a stage of crimes where Batkid had to save the day, …

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Lacey Holsworth, Friend of MSU’s Payne, Has Died

When Michigan State won the Big Ten Championship this year in Indianapolis, center Adriean Payne took a special guest up the ladder with him to cut down the nets – 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth. While that 10-foot trip up the ladder allowed Lacey the opportunity to look down upon the world from new-found heights, she now stands watch over the entire …

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Patrick Dempsey’s Mother Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

After battling multiple recurrences of ovarian cancer since 1997, Amanda Dempsey, the mother of Grey’s Anatomy actor Patrick Dempsey, has passed away. She died on Monday at the age of 79 surrounded by family. Dempsey and his sisters Mary and Alicia were inspired by their mother and founded the The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing in 2008. …

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Curt Schilling Cuts Mansion Asking Price by $500K

Financially strapped former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has dropped the price of his Medfield, Massachusetts home by $500,000. Originally on the market for $3 million, real estate agent Robin Wish said Monday that the 26-acre property is now available for $2.5 million. The online listing for the estate reads “Stunning Price Drop – A great opportunity!” The home features …

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Sunscreen Ingredients: Long Needed Updates Ignored

Skin cancer is a serious threat, and with the current sunscreens available in the U.S., its protection is lacking as the nearly 15 year old products have not been revised to meet new UVA and UVB needs. The American Cancer Society claims that skin cancer is the most common of cancers seen in America. The agency estimates that 1 in …

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Mike Schmidt, Baseball Hall of Famer, Reveals Recent Battle With Advanced Skin Cancer

Renowned Philadelphia Phillies slugger Mike Schmidt recently announced on Sunday that he had been diagnosed with stage III Melanoma last summer. Schmidt claimed that the cancer is gone, but the Melanoma required him to undergo continuous chemotherapy and radiation treatments. According to Ryan Lawrence of Philly.com, The 64-year-old Baseball Hall of Famer decided not to perform his regular duties as …

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High-Protein Diet May Raise Cancer Risk

High-protein diets like the Paleo Diet and the Atkins Diet have long been associated with bodies packed with muscle and low in fat. They also have been suggested by many as a way to lose weight quickly. But a new study suggests that high protein diets may increase cancer risk, especially if a person is between the ages of 50 …

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Lacey Holsworth’s Special Night At MSU Game

The MSU-Iowa basketball game that was held on Thursday night was a special event for 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth. Holsworth suffers from a rather aggressive form of childhood cancer known as neuroblastoma. To combat the illness, her young body is daily exposed to radiation. Its for this reason that her family was grateful that she was able to be gifted a …

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Celine Dion: Husband Recovering From Surgery

Céline Dion’s husband René Angélil is recovering from surgery. On December 23, 2013, Angélil had surgery to remove a tumor from his throat. The surgery was a success and he has been recovering ever since. Representatives for Dion spoke to E! Online, saying, “Putting to rest rumours that have been circulating these past few weeks, Rene Angelil’s office confirmed today …

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Curt Schilling Faces Radiation, Surgery

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s woes continue. The ESPN analyst is undergoing radiation and will need more surgery as he battles an unknown type of cancer. “Week 2 begins with radiation and unfortunately more surgery,” Schilling posted on his Facebook page Monday. “Not gonna break me though, way too much faith in Him and love from friends and …

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