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Amy Schumer And Tig Notaro’s Fake Friendship On Screen Might Be Too Real

While that was a fictional TV show, a recent interview with Notaro unfortunately gives the impression that Schumer is a fake friend in real life too. More »


Reality Star Daisy Lewellyn Dies Of Rare Cancer At Age 36

Daisy Lewellyn died last night of a rare form of cancer at the age of 36. She starred in the hit Bravo reality series “Blood, Sweat & Heels” and was a beloved cast member of the hit show.

She shared the story of her illness with viewers, recounting the radiation treatments she underwent… More »


Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dies From Cancer

Former Toronto mayor and councilman Rob Ford is dead at the age of 46. Ford was diagnosed with a rare type of cancer, pleomorphic liposarcoma, in September 2014, during a bid for re-election as mayor of Toronto. Ford went through rounds of chemotherapy and radiation treatments, then surgery to remove an abdominal tumor in 2015;… More »


Mob Wives Star ‘Big Ang’ Dies At 55

The Mob Wives star known as Big Ang” succumbed to stage 4 cancer early Thursday. Angela Raiola, 55, died at 3:10am EST in a NYC hospital, her rep said in a statement, per TMZ, which notes it confirmed her death with family. Read more on Newser…More »


Contracting HPV From Oral Sex Can Make You Seven Times Likelier To Develop Head And Neck Cancer

A massive medical study – of 96,000 participants over 4 years – has shown that if you contract HPV via oral sex, you’re at least seven times more likely to also develop cancers of the head and neck (cancers of the pharynx, larynx, sinuses, oral cavity, and salivary glands).

And peopleMore »


New Study Says Cheese Can Help Kill Cancer Cells

It’s no secret that food preservatives have a pretty negative reputation these days. I mean, consider this: several restaurants (Chipotle, Taco Bell and Panera Bread) and big-brand food companies (General Mills, Campbell’s and Kraft) recently removed preservatives and other artificial ingredients from their food in order to appear healthier to people. Certainly, it’s a good… More »


Alan Rickman Has Died Of Cancer At 69

Alan Rickman, renowned British actor, has died of cancer at 69, according to the BBC. A statement from his family said that he was “surrounded by family and friends.”

His cancer appears to have been largely kept a secret from the press. Let us celebrate his life by watching this clip from Love, Actually and… More »


Dying Bowie Swore Friends To Secrecy

Few details are known about David Bowie’s death Sunday—his family has not revealed where he died or even what type of cancer he had, and, as the New York Times reports, even some people who had been working closely with Bowie on his latest projects didn’t know he was dying. One of the few collaborators… More »


Deathbed Diary: Being Me

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that list too, more specifically breast cancer. This is one woman’s story. More »


Deathbed Diary: On Neediness

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that list too, more specifically breast cancer. It’s a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages. In fact, every day, threeMore »


Brooks Ayers Admits He Lied About Cancer Treatment, Still Maintains He Has Cancer

He’s telling the truth this time. He swears. More »


“RHOC” Douche Brooks Ayers Lied About Cancer Treatments, Hospital Says

Did you guys watch this most recent season of “The Real Housewives of Orange County”? Because if you didn’t, you missed out and you should DVR that shit immediately, because it was the best season with Vicki Gunvalson’s newest face. See, the bulk of the season centered around Vicky and her boyfriend Brooks Ayers, who the rest… More »


Sugar Won’t Kill You, Please Stop Taking The Internet At Its Word

By the way, neither will bacon. More »


Deathbed Diaries: On Crying

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that list too, more specifically breast cancer. It’s a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages. In fact, every day, threeMore »


Frisky Rant: This #NoBraDay Breast Cancer Awareness Thing Seems Like Some Bullshit

Exactly what is this supposed to accomplish? More »


One Day Less: I’m Dying, What’s Your Excuse For Being An Asshole?

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that list too, more specifically breast cancer. It’s a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages. In fact, every day, three womenMore »


Oliver Sacks, Neurologist And Bestselling Author Dies At Age 82

Having a shrink and all-around intellectual science and brain curious mother, we had a heavily read copy of “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat” by Oliver Sacks in our bookshelf growing up. It was one of the first non-picture books I would try to read, of course not being able to really… More »


One Day Less: Laughing In The Face Of Death

I was born a tenacious optimist and will always loop back around to the hopeful side of things when given enough time, candy and purses. To prove my point, here are my top ten perks of premature death. More »


Great, Even Light Drinking Gives You Cancer

At this point, what doesn’t give you cancer? More »


One Day Less: Spinsterella

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately, more than 70,000 young women and men in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39 will add cancer to that list too. Breast cancer specifically is a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages than ever before. In fact, every day, threeMore »


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