We have a story for you to think about the next time you consider letting your ends grow out. Eileen Corey is the former Health Correspondent for WKYC in Cleveland, OH.
A social media star accused of lying about donating locks of her platinum blond hair to cancer patients is speaking out in her own defense.
For Shannen Doherty, dance is a way to heal from her chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer. Shannen Doherty, who has been battling breast cancer for two years, has found solace in dance and she’s sharing that passion with her mom. On Wednesday, the 46-year-old actress posted a video on Instagram featuring her and her mother Rosa Doherty performing a hip-hop dance with Doherty’s trainer Neda.
A young woman is using her artistic inclinations to help bring in money for her father’s medical treatment.
Kayla Parsons, 26, needed the artist to wear a mask and use new brushes to protect her immune system, which had been weakened from chemo.
One study showed an association of dark-hued hair dyes with a 51 percent increased overall risk of developing breast cancer among African-American women.
A new study on treatment for a type of lung cancer has found that people who undergo immunotherapy have fewer serious side effects than those who undergo chemo.
Last year, Andrea Salazar, who had lost her hair due to chemotherapy, created a glamorous photo shoot for herself. Today she is cancer-free.
At Texas Oncology, patients typically ring a bell to signal the end of their chemotherapy treatment. But mom Wendy Freden gave it a more striking sendoff.
Eileidh Paterson has neuroblastoma, a rare childhood cancer that has no known cure. The 5-year-old crossed off the No. 1 priority on her bucket list this past weekend: “marrying” her best friend. Eileidh and Harrison Grier, 6, were officially declared “best friends forever” in a room full of costumed superheroes and princesses. Hundreds of well-wishers came together to help make this Disney-themed dream “wedding” an unforgettable event. Eileidh’s mother, Gail Paterson, created the Eileidh’s Journey Facebook page, where she hopes to raise awareness of the symptoms of the illness. ...
When Rebecca Hockaday noticed a spot on her chest at the end of a summer, she told Today, she thought what many of us probably would have: "I thought, okay, a freckle on my chest. Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare form of cancer — according to the National Cancer Institute, it accounts for about 1-5% of all breast cancer diagnoses in the United States. Warning signs of IBC often include swelling or redness on the breast, and sometimes, as in Hockaday's case, spots and discoloration.
Researchers from the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice have found that affluent people tend to have higher rates of cancer.
"Little Warrior" Sophi Eber shares a before and after cancer treatment photo and it goes viral.
Researchers have discovered that one specific type of cancer is “remarkably more dependent” on sugar for its energy supply, as compared with other cancers.
A new report from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) states that vigorous exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer in both pre- and post-menopausal women. The link between vigorous exercise and breast cancer prevention was “a bit of a surprise,” experts say. The results from this comprehensive research — which was comprised of 119 studies, including data on 12 million women and 260,000 cases of breast cancer — also found “strong evidence” that moderate exercise decreases the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer (the most common type of breast cancer).
Pittsburgh news anchor Kelly Frey, who has shared her breast cancer battle publicly, gave her own self-confidence a boost by getting lash extensions.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman was jailed Friday on charges of stealing at least $38,000 by portraying herself as a terminal cancer patient in a pair of online fundraising schemes.
Knowing the warning signs for skin cancer is the best way to stay safe, and lots of people have saved their own lives this way.
It's not just a disease of old men and chain-smokers, say experts-but fortunately, many cases can be cured.