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Camille Grammer Talks Cancer and Slams Kelsey
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Camille Grammer, “Real Housewives” star and cancer survivor opened up on Thursday’s episode of Dr. Oz about her radical hysterectomy on October 11th, according to ABC. “It’s been four weeks today, a month ago. I’m feeling great,” Grammer said. “I …

Amy Robach Diagnosed With Cancer

Throughout the month of October, everyone celebrates and recognizes the fighters and survivors of breast cancer. To kick off breast cancer awareness month, “Good Morning America” had their correspondent, Amy Robach, undergo a mammogram on live television. She agreed to …

Amy Robach Diagnosed With Breast Cancer After On-Air Mammogram

Amy Robach has just revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer, after an on-air screening. Robach is a television journalist and correspondent for ABC news. The TV personality got the test done on her own show, as a …

Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Husband Are Victims of Online Cancer Hoax
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Internet hoaxes are nothing new, unfortunately, and they range from tricking someone into thinking they’re falling in love with someone to scamming people out of their hard-earned money. The latest hoax is targeting celebrities and works by playing on their …

Colon Cancer Testing Leveling Off In U.S.

According to the Center for Disease Control, “Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cancer killer of men and women in the US, following lung cancer.” Why then are more people not having the necessary screenings? The study shows that …

Fleetwood Mac’s John McVie Diagnosed With Cancer

John McVie, the bass player for Fleetwood Mac has been diagnosed with cancer. The British native is the co-founder of the group, along with Mick Fleetwood, forming the band in 1967. Due to the recent news, the band has halted …

Marcia Wallace: Comedic Actress Dies At Age 70

Marcia Wallace died on Friday in Los Angeles, at the age of 70. Wallace lost a battle with a cancer, after surviving for 28 years with the disease. She was a comedic actress, perhaps most well-known for her work as …

AP: Monsanto’s Chemicals are Sickening Argentina
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A recent AP investigation might change your mind if you think the Haitian farmers acted brashly when they destroyed the seeds Monsanto donated to them as relief from an earthquake. Argentina is, today, the world’s third-largest soy producer, and the …

Michael Douglas Lied About His Cancer Type
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Remember when the news broke about actor Michael Douglas having throat cancer that he said wasn’t caused by smoking, but by oral sex? That was a difficult image to purge from the memory, and as it turns out, Douglas didn’t …

“Anti-Breaking Bad” Guy Turns to Giveforward.com

Anton Buslov, a journalist and former astrophysicist from Russia is no Walter White. The 29-year-old was diagnosed a few years ago with Hodgkins Lymphoma a few years ago, and was devastated to find out that his home country offered little …

The Pogues Guitarist Philip Chevron Dies At Age 56

The Pogues are a celtic punk band from London, England and were formed in 1982. The singer, songwriter and guitarist of the band, Philip Chevron, died on Tuesday at the age of 56. He died after being treated for throat …

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: Back After Cancer

Sharon Jones, the soulful vocalist of the Brooklyn-based Dap-Kings was diagnosed with stage-one-bile-duct cancer in June. According to the band’s website, the 57-year-old has been recovering nicely and plans to continue with her music. “This past spring, Daptone Records had …

Valerie Harper Sends Message to “Carry On”

When ABC news asked Valerie Harper why she wanted to do the physically challenging reality show “Dancing With the Stars” after her terminal brain cancer diagnosis, the TV star, responded, “Don’t die until you’re dead!” Here’s a look at her …

Angola 3 Inmate Dies Days After Being Released
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Herman Wallace, just three days after being released from prison, died on Friday morning. He was 71 years old and died after a tough battle with liver cancer. Just days ago, he made news when he was released from solitary …

Breast Cancer Awareness, Think Pink

October is here, which means it’s time to think pink. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has many special events operating in local communities in order to promote breast cancer, which is a wonderful thing considering most women are unable to determine …

Lung Cancer, A Deathly Danger Has New Options
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Lung cancer, which is the leader cause of cancer death in the United States, kills more people than breast, colon, ovarian, and prostate cancers combined according to the Mayo Clinic. This is a worldwide health concern that reports 1.6 million …

Britney Haynes’ Daughter Diagnosed with Cancer
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Cancer. Every parent fears hearing this word, especially when it comes to their children. This is a reality that Britney Haynes, the former “Big Brother” competitor and star, has had to come to terms with after her 2-month-old daughter was …

Terrie Hall, Star of Anti-Smoking Ads, Dies at 53
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While the name may not spark a memory for most of us, the images created by the CDC in their “Tips From Smokers” campaign sure do. Terrie Hall was the star of these commercials. Hall died yesterday morning after her …

New Cancer Drug Could Fight Breast Cancer

Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, Australia this week announced that a new anti-cancer compound shows promise in treating a common type of breast cancer. The compounds, known as BH3-mimetics, have been shown to be effective …

Pepsi Carcinogen: Dangerous or Not?
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The Center for Environmental Health, an environmental watchdog group, has warned that the caramel coloring in Pepsi contains a dangerous level of a cancer-causing agent. The offending ingredient in question is 4-methylimidazole, which goes by the street name 4-Mel, and …

Facebook Allows Mastectomy Photos Following Public Outcry, Petition Facebook Allows Mastectomy Photos Following Public Outcry, Petition
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Facebook has a breast phobia. Anyone who’s attempted to post art, breastfeeding photographs, and even photos that resemble breasts but are not actually breasts, only to have them removed, know this. We’ve covered Facebook’s wonky content-removal system plenty of times. …