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Makeup Tutorials By Cancer Patient Talia Joy Castellano, 12, Are Both Heartbreaking And Inspiring

Talia Joy Castellano has makeup chops far beyond her years. The 12-year-old has over 100,000 YouTube subscribers for a reason: she’s exceptionally good at doing her face, and her clever,…

Rachel Krause |

Dominican Republic Does The Right Thing: Chemo For Pregnant Teen Girl With Cancer

A pregnant 16-year-old with leukemia was at the center of a debate over abortion in the Dominican Republic, as doctors feared repercussions of administering chemotherapy that may kill her fetus.

Jessica Wakeman |

Astrology 101: 10 Ways To Live The Cancerian Lifestyle

Happy birthday, Cancers! To celebrate all those beautiful, sensitive, generous Cancers out there, we’ve compiled a list of 10 ways the rest of us can bring some Cancerian magic into…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Katelyn Kollinzas |

It’s Time To Cry: Young Boy’s Lemonade Stand Raises $10,000 For Sick Dad

Six-year-old Drew Cox’s father was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, and the young boy wanted to do something to help his sick dad. So he decided to run…

Julie Gerstein |

Texas Town Makes Batman Boy’s Dreams Come True

All young leukemia sufferer Kye wanted was to get to play his favorite comic book character Batman. So the town of Arlington, Texas, got together and put together an adventure…

Julie Gerstein |

Evening Quickies: Barbie Is Going Bald

Barbie will go bald in honor of kids dealing with cancer and alopecia, Mattel announced on its Facebook page on Friday. Bald Barbies won’t be available in stores, but…

Jessica Wakeman |

Girl Talk: Love After Cancer

I was on the way to the hospital when he called to arrange our first date. Sobbing, I pressed “Ignore” and tried to steady my breathing. I wondered if I…

Lindsey Claire |

Kindly Inform Your Ladybusiness That Pap Smear Guidelines Have Changed

Important news about your vagina: the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says that instead of annual Pap smears, you can now get screened for cervical cancer every three years.

Jessica Wakeman |

Doctors Could Tell Women That Abortion Causes Breast Cancer Under New Hampshire Bill

Another day, another new height reached in WTF-ery: New Hampshire’s state House has advanced a bill that would require doctors to give women “informational materials” before an abortion that “that…

Jessica Wakeman |

Cancer-Stricken Woman Drinks And Bathes In Her Own Urine On “My Strange Addiction”

I gotta be honest: the season finale of “My Strange Addiction” may be going too far. Over the course of the show, I’ve been weirdly fascinated by the various detergent…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Karen Handel Resigns From Susan G. Komen For The Cure

Karen Handel has resigned from her position as senior vice president of public policy at Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  Handel’s resignation letter, after the jump: …

Jessica Wakeman |

Susan G. Komen For The Cure Web Site Was Hacked Last Night

Last night, the website for Susan G. Komen for the Cure was hacked! According to The Atlantic Wire, visitors were redirected to a dummy site with a mocked up page…

Jessica Wakeman |

How To Support Planned Parenthood In Light Of Susan G. Komen Halting Its Grants

Yesterday, cancer survivors, their loved ones, and loved ones of those who succumbed to the disease, reeled to learn that Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the charity synonymous with…

Jessica Wakeman |

The Men Of Movember

While October is devoted to raising awareness for breast cancer, November is all about the gentlemen. During the month of November, or “Movember,” as the Movember Foundation likes to call…

Julie Gerstein |

A Girl With Cancer Asks Out Joseph Gordon-Levitt

As you know, we’re not really fans of anybody asking out our Most Wonderful Fake Boyfriend of All Time Joseph Gordon-Levitt. However, if someone’s going to do it, well, I…

Julie Gerstein |

Today’s Lady News: Birth Control Pill Cuts Ovarian Cancer Risk

Women who have been on the birth control pill for 10 or more years have cut their risk of ovarian cancer by 45 percent, according to a study in…

Jessica Wakeman |

Woman Wants Mr. Hanky The Christmas Poo To Be Rectal Cancer “Spokesturd”

Mr. Hanky the Christmas Poo has cracked up “South Park” fans with his juvenile sense of humor since, oh, forever. But it’s time to for him to step it up…

Jessica Wakeman |

Morning Quickies: Giuliana Rancic Has Breast Cancer

Giuliana Rancic, an E! News host, announced this morning she has breast cancer. The 36-year-old discovered a tumor during a mammogram she had done while undergoing a round of…

Jessica Wakeman |

Girl Talk: On Being “That Young Guy With Cancer’s Wife”

When I married Jason on August 7, 2010, the same day as his 29th birthday, we didn’t feel that marriage would change our relationship dramatically. After five years of dating,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Ryan O’Neal Suggests His Daughter Tatum Caused Farrah Fawcett’s Cancer

“What bothers me the most is that there was turmoil during my love affair with Farrah. A lot of it caused by my family, by my kids. All of them.

Jessica Wakeman |