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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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{FD} 3-year-old boy shaves head to support big sister’s cancer battle

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A pair of touching photos is making the rounds on social media after an Atlanta children’s hospital shared the moving story behind them. Continue reading

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{FD} Why the next generation of cancer researchers need support if they are to find a cure

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Early- and mid-career scientists face tougher odds than their more-experienced colleagues, which can be discouraging for young creative minds looking for a chance to fight cancer. Meet Paul Northcott, a 40-year-old investigator from St. Jude Children’s… Continue reading

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{FD} Curing cancer ‘not a realistic goal,’ doctors focus on managing instead of curing disease

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“It’s been a big shift in the last 10 years with thinking about cancer in that way: instead of a cure, treat it like a chronic disease.” Continue reading

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{FD} Colorado boy, 4, battling cancer named honorary police officer: ‘It has answered our prayers’

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The Colorado Springs Police Department has a new member: Joshua Salmoiraghi, a 4-year-old boy battling cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Husband surprises terminally ill wife with proposal do-over

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A man who never liked the way he proposed to his wife in 1981 got the chance of a do-over with the help of his family on Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} New mom given months to live after finding cancerous lump on face during labor

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A pregnant woman who found a pea-sized lump on her face two days before giving birth has just months to live, after being diagnosed with inoperable cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Toddler who beat cancer twice heads home after 8-month hospital stay

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An Ohio family is celebrating the recent homecoming of their 17-month-old daughter who has already beaten cancer twice. Continue reading

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{FD} New surgical goggles spot cancer tissue where human eye won’t, study claims

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The goggles have an integrated camera that can pick up infrared signals beneath the surface of the tissue. Continue reading

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{FD} In a first, two robots remove ****** and colon in simultaneous surgery

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Surgeons sat on opposite sides of the da Vinci Xi robotic console as they performed the procedures. Continue reading

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{FD} Shannen Doherty reveals ‘elevated’ tumor marker level following doctor’s visit

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The “Beverly Hills, 90210” alumna wrote on social media she received test results that informed her that one of her tumor levels is elevated. Continue reading

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{FD} Shannen Doherty reveals ‘elevated’ tumors marker levels following doctor’s visit

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The “Beverly Hills, 90210” alumna wrote on social media she received test results that informed her that one of her tumor levels is elevated. Continue reading

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{FD} Family reveals son, 2, miraculously woke up from coma day after being taken off life support

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Little Dylan, 4, is now the poster child of for CLIC Sargent, a charity that helps families with children who have cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Mother of 3 whose cancer was dismissed as ‘breastfeeding pain’ dies from disease

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Louise Gleadell was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016 but lost vital time when her initial fears were dismissed Continue reading

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{FD} Jim Kelly takes first steps since grueling 12-hour cancer surgery

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Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Jim Kelly took his first steps Sunday since undergoing nearly 12 hours of surgery for oral cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Teen battling cancer crowned honorary prom queen by South Carolina high school

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A 14-year-old girl from Barnwell, South Carolina, who’s battling cancer was crowned honorary prom queen on Thursday. Continue reading

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{FD} Coffee needs cancer warning in California, judge rules

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A Los Angeles judge has ruled that coffee companies need to carry a cancer warning label in California. Continue reading

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{FD} Doctors remove 30-pound tumor from man’s beer belly

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A man who thought he had a big belly actually had a 30-pound cancerous tumor growing in his abdomen. Continue reading

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