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A Petition To Add Breast Cancer Warning On Cheese

From ZME Science: In light of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, members of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) are requesting the FDA to label cheese in accordance to studies which found that it raises the risk of several types of cancer — including breast cancer. “Dairy cheese contains reproductive hormones that may increase breast ... Read moreA Petition To Add Breast Cancer Warning On Cheese

Mother With Rare Breast Cancer Delivers Miracle Baby

From Fox News: A California mother who was diagnosed with a rare type of breast cancer during her pregnancy has given birth to her miracle baby that survived the several rounds of chemotherapy she needed to stop the disease from spreading. Jade Devis, 36, said it started with a hard lump that was allegedly dismissed ... Read moreMother With Rare Breast Cancer Delivers Miracle Baby

Drug Stores Pulling Zantac And Its Generic Version Due To Cancer Risk

From The Washington Post: CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid are pulling Zantac and the generic form of the popular heartburn medication from pharmacy shelves over growing concerns that the products may contain small levels of nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a possible cancer-causing chemical linked to liver damage. CVS said Saturday it was suspending sales “out of an ... Read moreDrug Stores Pulling Zantac And Its Generic Version Due To Cancer Risk

She Beat Ovarian Cancer Twice, But Remains On Chemotherapy

Rose Marie Jackey is sitting in her hospital bed at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City awaiting her monthly chemotherapy infusion—a treatment she’s been getting each month for the past three years. From Yahoo! News: It’s what she and her doctors call “maintenance therapy,” which, according to Jackey, makes it sound much more enjoyable ... Read moreShe Beat Ovarian Cancer Twice, But Remains On Chemotherapy

The Difference Between Choice Of Doctor And Actual Cancer Survivor Care

From The American Cancer Society: New research suggests there’s a mismatch between the type of doctors cancer survivors say they prefer for on-going cancer care and who they actually see. An American Cancer Society (ACS) study showed that most cancer survivors preferred their primary care physician (PCP) and cancer doctor (oncologist) to share their on-going ... Read moreThe Difference Between Choice Of Doctor And Actual Cancer Survivor Care

Pediatric Cancer Survivor Pays It Forward

From The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: Three-year-old Lia Scagnoli skipped across the “Bridge of Hope” connecting Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute each time she had a chemotherapy infusion or other treatment for pediatric kidney cancer at Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic. Caregivers offering equal parts love, hope, and fun diversions gave her and her family ... Read morePediatric Cancer Survivor Pays It Forward

‘Dora And The Lost City Of Gold’ Star Isabela Moner Talks About Mother’s Breast Cancer Battle

From Teen Vogue: Dora and the Lost City of Gold star Isabela Moner is opening up about her mother’s courageous battle against breast cancer. The actor posted a photo of her mother Katherine in a hospital bed to her Instagram, writing, “Today my mom kicked ass!!! Now I don’t usually post about private matters, but ... Read more‘Dora And The Lost City Of Gold’ Star Isabela Moner Talks About Mother’s Breast Cancer Battle

Taylor Swift Sings Song About Mother’s Battle With Cancer

Everyone’s talking about Taylor’s new album “Lover.” And one song is about as personal as it gets. via GIPHY From NBC’s Today: Taylor Swift is paying touching tribute to her mother, Andrea, with a song on her new album, “Lover,” which came out Friday. The track, titled “Soon You’ll Get Better,” is a deeply emotional ... Read moreTaylor Swift Sings Song About Mother’s Battle With Cancer

She Beat Cancer As A Child, Then Grew Up And Earned A Doctorate

From KPRC/Channel 2: As she walked across the stage, LeighAnna Hutchinson could not believe the day had come. There she was — graduating yet again from Baylor University, this time having earned a doctorate in nursing practice. “I feel incredibly proud of myself and the accomplishments that have been the culmination of the past three ... Read moreShe Beat Cancer As A Child, Then Grew Up And Earned A Doctorate

How The Keto Diet Could Help With Cancer Treatment

From Medical News Today: The ketogenic diet consists of high fat foods, foods that contain an adequate amount of protein, and a very low amount of carbohydrates. Normally, the human body gets its main source of energy (sugar) from carbs. However, the ketogenic diet deprives the body of glucose, inducing a state of “ketosis.” During ... Read moreHow The Keto Diet Could Help With Cancer Treatment