This is so sad! Charlotte Rae, the beloved actress who played Edna Garrett on ‘The Facts Of Life’, revealed that she’s been diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of 91. Now, she’s facing a very difficult choice when it comes to treatment options.
This is absolutely beautiful! To help combat his son’s self-consciousness due to cancer, a brave father not only shaved his head, but got a TATTOO on his head that replicates his son’s own scar. The dad has since been honored with St. Baldrick’s ‘Best Bald Dad’ Award — SO sweet!
While there are many “Best Bald Dads” out there, Josh Marshall definitely took the cake for this year’s St. Baldrick’s award. The Kansas man noticed that his young son, who’s been battling brain cancer, was insecure about a scar left behind on his head after surgery. So, in order to help his child feel better about himself, Josh decided to shave his own head AND get a tattoo to match his son’s. Talk about an amazing father!
Heartbreaking! Actor Dan Haggerty sadly passed away from his long battle with cancer Jan. 15. The distressing news of his death, caused by spine cancer, has us looking deeper into facts on his tumor.
So sad! Dan Haggerty unfortunately lost his fight against cancer on Jan. 15 at the age of 74. His type of cancer, cancer of the spine, is often spread from other cancers such as breast, lung and prostate. Read more about the Grizzly Adam star’s form of the disease here!
Oh no! Tommy Chong, the ‘Chong’ part of the legendary stoner comedy duo, Cheech & Chong, has revealed that he’s batting cancer again. This time, the ‘Dave’s Not Here’ comic has rectal cancer! That’s not funny!
No, not Tommy Chong! The 77-year old comedian, of half of Cheech & Chong, announced that he’s been diagnosed with cancer for the second time! Tommy, along with partner, Cheech Marin, 68, made audiences crack up with his comedy records and movies like Up In Smoke and Nice Dreams. But Tommy having rectal cancer is no laughing matter!
According to a study of patients aged seven to 19, children who use mobile devices are at no greater risk of developing brain cancer than those who do not use them.
The research, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute on July 27 and partially funded by cell phone operators, addresses concerns that children may be more vulnerable to health risks from the electromagnetic radiation from cellphones. In reality, cell phones do not affect the risk of cancer in kids. Great news!
Scientists have found cancer-causing chemicals in baby car seats, carriers and changing mats!
The terrifying findings mean we could be unintentionally exposing our little ones to harmful substances!
When Katrina Hobbs was told she had just months to live, her first thought was her daughter Ella, and preparing the 3-year-old for a life without her mom.
Instead of wallowing in self-pity, cancer-sufferer Katrina Hobbs, 25, set out compiling a life’s worth of birthday cards, video messages, poems and a dossier of life advice, to steer Ella, 3, through life’s pitfalls and hurdles, from beyond the grave.
After several criticisms, the Barefoot Contessa has invited 6-year-old Enzo to cook with her on set of her show.
After six-year-old Enzo was diagnosed with acute leukemia, he was approached by the Make-A-Wish foundation to make a wish. Enzo said he really wanted to cook with The Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten because he often watched the show from his bed. The foundation approached Ina, but she responded that she was too busy with a book tour. Now, she has made the time to be with Enzo and invited him to the Food Network studios. Great news!
Philip Rice was worried about a rash on his 4-year-old son’s face, so he posted a photo on Facebook—and it saved the boy’s life.
Thanks to his dad’s Facebook friend, 4-year-old Ted Rice is getting treatment for leukemia, a diagnosis that would still be a mystery if it wasn’t for a photo. Ted’s dad Philip was extremely concerned about a rash on his son’s face, so he decided to post a picture of it. A physician friend, Dr. Sara Barton saw the photo on the social networking site. Her reaction was immediate: Get him to the hospital right away.
News that the zodiac changed Jan. 13 caused an uproar in the lives of millions of horoscope believers: Khloe Kardashian, Lindsay Lohan, Jessica Simpson & ME!
When I was growing up, I would anxiously await the days I’d come home to find my monthly copy of Seventeen magazine laying on my bed, and I’d immediately flip through the pages to find my horoscope! Instead of tackling my Algebra homework, I’d prefer to sit there determining if my Cancer reading applied to the guy in my Biology class! I’d circle my lucky month dates in my Hello Kitty planner, hoping that one of those would be the day I’d get asked out! So you can understand my utter horror when I discovered the zodiac had changed, and the 12 astrology signs I’d come to know and love had shifted!
Click to find out the new zodiac symbols!
The actor’s two kids actually stood by his bedside as he was blasted with radiation therapy and pumped with powerful chemotherapy drugs! What a strong family!
During his interview with NBC‘s the Today show, to announce his victory over deadly throat cancer, Michael Douglas revealed he took his children with wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones — son Dylan, 10, and daughter Carys, 7 — with him to cancer treatment appointments so they could understand what he was going through.
The actor sits down with Matt Lauer to share the good news that he appears to be cancer free!
Michael Douglas has revealed that after a grueling battle with cancer his tumor is gone and he looks to be cancer free! The actor, who will appear on Today Jan. 11, tells Matt Lauer: “The odds are, with the tumor gone and what I know about this particular type of cancer, that I’ve got it beat.” What amazing news!
Carys Douglas is only 7 years old but she’s stepping up to the plate and taking care of her daddy, Michael, as he battles cancer.
Michael Douglas is in the fight of his life as he battles aggressive throat cancer. His wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones is currently in China doing charity work, but don’t worry, the gaunt-looking 66-year-old is in great hands — his daughter, Carys, is taking good care of him!