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{FD} Florida couple weds in hospital days before wife’s cancer death

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A Florida woman’s wish to marry her childhood best friend came true hours before her tragic death earlier this month, and now her husband is on a mission to complete the rest of the items that she had on her bucket list. Continue reading

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{FD} Dying boy’s Christmas decorations allegedly vandalized, neighbor claims

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Neighbors who have come together to celebrate Christmas early for a dying 2-year-old boy in Ohio said they won’t let the alleged actions of a few vandals stop them from spreading the holiday spirit for him. Continue reading

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{FD} 4 little girls who beat cancer reunite at hospital for touching photo

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Four little girls who all faced cancer together at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida reunited last week to pose for a monumental photo. Continue reading

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{FD} 18 million new cancer cases this year: WHO

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The World Health Organization’s cancer research arm estimates there will be about 18 million new cases of cancer globally this year and more than 9 million cancer deaths. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman claims nail-biting habit linked to cancer diagnosis

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A 20-year-old woman in Australia was left without a thumb after she claims a nail-biting habit led to a rare form of cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Billy Graham’s daughter, Anne Graham Lotz, reveals ****** cancer diagnosis

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Anne Graham Lotz, one of five children of the late evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham, announced this week that she has been diagnosed with ****** cancer. She asked for prayers as she prepares to undergo surgery in North Carolina. Continue reading

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{FD} Japan acknowledges first Fukushima radiation related death, seven years after disaster

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The government of Japan acknowledged for the first time that a former worker of the Fukushima nuclear plant has died as a result of radiation exposure –seven years after the plant was hit by a tsunami. Continue reading

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{FD} Can using weed killer give you cancer?

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A jury verdict ordering Monsanto to pay $289 million to a school groundskeeper is raising some concerns about the household use of products such as Roundup. Continue reading

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{FD} Dr. Marc Siegel: Cancer took John McCain’s life — Here’s the greatest tribute we could give him

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Cancer is a nonpartisan killer. If there’s any issue that should be able to unite Democrats and Republicans, it should be supporting a sharp escalation in federal funding for expanded research to find out more about what causes this terrible disease an… Continue reading

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{FD} Toxin at heart of drug recall shows holes in medical safety net

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A toxin inadvertently produced in the manufacture of a widely prescribed medicine but not spotted for years raises questions about regulators’ ability to detect risks in a sprawling global drug supply chain increasingly reliant on factories in China. Continue reading

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{FD} Georgia dad’s touching dance with 2-year-old daughter battling cancer goes viral

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The father of a young girl with leukemia shared a touching moment with the youngster — with the results caught on camera. Continue reading

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{FD} Dying boy asks for racing stickers to cover casket

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An 11-year-old boy who is living his remaining days at home after his cancer treatment stopped working is on a mission to collect racing stickers for his casket. Continue reading

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{FD} Colorado boy, 4, battling stage-four cancer, celebrates end of chemo as honorary police officer

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Surrounded by cheering family and friends, 4-year-old honorary Colorado Springs Police Officer Joshua Salmoiraghi finished his last round of chemotherapy Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer study of New Mexico nuclear test site expected to finish in 2019

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The study will then be published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal and could be available by next spring. Continue reading

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{FD} Pro golfer Jarrod Lyle ends cancer treatment, focuses on palliative care

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Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has decided not to seek further treatment in his nearly two-decade fight against leukemia and will undergo palliative care at home, his wife announced Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Town celebrates boy’s end of radiation treatments with ice cream party

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An 8-year-old boy who has been battling leukemia for the past two years wanted to go out for ice cream to celebrate his final radiation treatment. Continue reading

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{FD} Boy battling cancer granted wish to be firefighter for a day

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A Sacramento firefighter who helped make a sick boy’s wish of becoming a fire-eater come true on Wednesday said he knows first-hand what the Make-A-Wish experience can do for a child. Continue reading

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{FD} Dr. Marc Siegel: A brave little girl and medical research combine to fight cancer, but more action is needed

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Addie DePersiis turns 2 in the week ahead and her birthday party is Sunday. The fact that she has lived this long is something of a miracle, because this brave and adorable little girl has been battling brain cancer since she was just 5 months old. Continue reading

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{FD} Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly to have cancer checkup after ‘something came up’

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will travel to New York City next month for an unexpected checkup after “something came up” during his recovery from surgery for oral cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Plumber rows across harbor in bathtub to raise money for cancer

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A former Royal Navy engineer strapped himself into a bathtub attached to two buoys and rowed across a British harbor – all for a good cause. Continue reading

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{FD} College student discovers sports injury is actually rare cancer

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Noah had just finished his first year at Central Michigan University on the Dean’s List, when his family got the diagnosis. Continue reading

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{FD} 5-year-old boy helps write his own obituary before tragic cancer death: ‘See ya later, suckas!’

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Garrett Matthias, 5, helped his family pen his obituary as he died of a rare form of cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Data sharing company helps improve cancer patient outcomes, reduce total cost of care

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Some doctors are now looking at big data sharing companies to help cancer patients and hospitals reduce the total cost of care all while improving clinical outcomes. Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with the founder of Cota, an oncology clinical d… Continue reading

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{FD} Tragic photo shows parents comforting daughter, 5, hours before her death

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An emotional photograph shows the parents of Zoey Daggett holding her in their arms just hours before her death. Continue reading

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{FD} Girl, 7, meets National Guard veteran who donated bone marrow that saved her life

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The video of a 7-year-old Utah girl meeting the National Guard veteran who donated bone marrow years ago that saved her life went viral. Continue reading

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{FD} German pharmacist gets 12 years for diluting cancer drugs

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A court in western Germany has sentenced a pharmacist to 12 years in prison for diluting cancer drugs on a massive scale in order to finance his luxury lifestyle. Continue reading

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{FD} 3-year-old battling cancer is flower girl in bone marrow donor’s wedding

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An Alabama couple tied the knot last month under the watchful eye of their 3-year-old flower girl, who received a life-saving bone marrow transplant from the bride to help her battle a rare leukemia. Continue reading

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{FD} New York man witnesses daughter’s marriage days before losing battle to cancer

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A Buffalo, New York man who was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer last year had one wish before he recently lost his battle to the disease: To see his daughter, 23-year-old Beth Ferrino, marry the love of her life later this summer. Continue reading

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{FD} Daughter tells dad she’s cancer-free in surprise announcement: ‘Best birthday gift ever’

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Dave Register shared the happy news on the Facebook. Continue reading

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{FD} NJ man dies week after taking final trip to casino

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A terminally ill New Jersey man who fulfilled one of his last wishes by making a trip to his favorite Atlantic City casino last week has died. Continue reading

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{FD} Flight attendants have higher cancer risk than general population, study suggests

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One possible explanation for these increased rates is that flight attendants are exposed to a lot of known and potential carcinogens, or cancer-causing agents, within their work environment, the study finds. Continue reading

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{FD} Dying New Jersey man gets wish to gamble at casino one last time

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Before a stroke prevented him from driving himself, John Mudry, of New Jersey, would visit Atlantic City up to eight times a month. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Random acts of kindness’ honor toddler who died before completing bucket list

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The parents of a 2-year-old girl who didn’t get a chance to complete her bucket list before she died of cancer this past February are hopeful that the online community who surrounded her during her eight-month battle will help her legacy live on throug… Continue reading

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{FD} California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

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California health officials proposed a regulation change Friday that would declare coffee doesn’t present a significant cancer risk, countering a recent state court ruling that had shaken up some coffee drinkers. Continue reading

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{FD} Will medical marijuana replace opioids in war on cancer?

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Medical marijuana is still a controversial topic when it comes to doctors recommending it to their cancer patients. Some doctors like Dr. Nick Spirtos, an oncologist from Nevada is looking into whether medical marijuana could turn into an alternative f… Continue reading

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{FD} Patients find hope in new ****** cancer research: ’11 years I’m cancer free’

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Breakthrough ****** cancer research may change how doctors approach the disease. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman diagnosed with cancer after HGTV appearance ‘forever grateful’ for eagle-eyed doc

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The North Carolina woman who was diagnosed with cancer after a doctor noticed a lump in her neck while watching her in a reality TV show said she feels “extremely blessed.” Continue reading

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{FD} Doc spotted woman’s cancer lump while watching ‘Beachfront Bargain Hunt’

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An eagle-eyed New York doctor spotted a cancerous lump on a woman’s throat as she appeared on a TV show — and may have saved her life by tracking her down, according to a report. Continue reading

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{FD} Instagram model dies after promising followers terminal cancer was ‘only a phase’

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A popular Brazilian model who documented her fight against cancer on social media has died. Continue reading

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{FD} Susan Bayh, former Indiana first lady, has surgery to remove brain tumor

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Former Indiana first lady Susan Bayh had surgery Tuesday to remove a malignant brain tumor, her family said. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom blames self after newborn is diagnosed with cancer

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A mom has told of her guilt after her newborn daughter developed cancer in the womb and was forced to undergo grueling chemotherapy at just 14 days old. Continue reading

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{FD} Colorado brain cancer patient, 4, hits home run during college baseball game

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A 4-year-old fighting brain cancer hit a home run on Saturday, thanks to baseball players with the Air Force Academy and the University of New Mexico. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom battling rare cancer in race against time to create memories with toddler son

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A single mom is in a race against time to teach her toddler all the life lessons he might need, before she falls victim to an ultra-rare form of cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Boy’s bond with sick, elderly neighbor goes viral

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A little boy’s concern for his sick, elderly neighbor is going viral after a the woman’s granddaughter shared a photo of their relationship on Facebook. Continue reading

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{FD} Dying mom gets final wish to see son graduate high school

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A Tennessee mother’s dying wish to see her son graduate high school was granted last week, with school officials traveling nearly 400 miles to the Memphis hospital she’s being treated in to conduct the special ceremony. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer ate half his face: Eye cancer misdiagnosed as migraine left giant hole in man’s face

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Doctors told Danny Hunt, 58, he was suffering from migraines before it was discovered he had a severe form of cancer in his eye. Continue reading

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{FD} Eye cancer misdiagnosed as migraine left giant hole in man’s face

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Doctors told Danny Hunt, 58, he was suffering from migraines before it was discovered he had a severe form of cancer in his eye. Continue reading

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{FD} Girl battling bone cancer has leg reattached backward

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When Amelia Eldred, an active 7-year-old in England, needed her leg amputated to treat bone cancer, doctors performed an unusual surgery: They removed the middle part of her leg and then reattached the lower part of her leg — but backward. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom claims son’s ‘hidden’ unborn twin gave her cancer

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A mother-of-four is claiming that was left fighting for life when she developed cancer stemming from her baby son’s hidden unborn twin. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom has foot amputated after discovering cancerous tumor during pedicure

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A North Carolina mother’s decision to amputate her right foot in hopes of preventing a cancerous tumor from spreading did not come easy, but she said it was her love of life and her kids that ultimately helped her make it. Continue reading

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