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Cedric the Entertainer and SU2C Teams for PSA Around Cancer Clinical Trials

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Cedric the Entertainer has teamed with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) for a new public service announcement that is aimed to educate and encourage cancer patients to explore treatment through clinical trials. This is the third in a series of PSAs highlighting SU2C’s Health Equity Initiative. The new PSA has a personal call to action […]

Kanye West’s Dad Beat Cancer, So They’re Eating Bugs to Celebrate

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Kanye West commended his dad beating prostate growth by eating a plate of bugs. The rapper shared photograph of his dinner to Twitter, saying that the bug filled festival was a piece of them two endeavoring to “conquer fear.” “My dad and I are going to eat this plate of bugs to celebrate him beating […]

There Is a ‘Zombie Gene’ Protecting Elephants from Cancer

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While about 17 percent of humans all over the world die from cancer there is less than five percent of caged elephants who are 100 percent times more prone to developing cancer cells. These tuskers who have an average life span of 70 years are bound to die from the disease. According to the New […]

Remembering The Beastie Boys’ MCA On His Birthday

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It has been six years since the passing of Beastie Boys founding member Adam Yauch aka MCA, but his legacy stands as a testament to why he should be recognized on his born day. This year will mark the sixth anniversary of the passing of the Beastie Boys co-founder, who passed on May 4th, 2012 […]

Longhorns Point Guard Diagnosed with Leukemia Posts Video Shooting Hoops

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University of Texas basketball player, Andrew Jones, posted a video of himself getting some shots in from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The Longhorns’ star guard was diagnosed with Leukemia in January, and hasn’t played a game since their Jan. 1 win over Iowa State 74-70. Jones had 8 points […]

New Study Suggest Vaping Could Cause Cancer, Heart Disease

Vaping could cause cancer and heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers found that nicotine inhaled from e-cigarettes can be converted into chemicals that damage DNA. The team from New York University exposed mice and human bladder and lung cells to e-cigarette smoke and found DNA changes that were similar to those observed with […]

Britney Spears Opens Children’s Cancer Foundation Campus

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Britney Spears was honored for her charitable work at the grand opening of the children’s cancer foundation campus in Las Vegas. Fundraising for the facility began three years ago, and Britney is excited that it’s finally opened. I’m just really excited to be standing here for our new NCCF campus. We started fundraising in 2014 and […]

Podcast King Combat Jack Announces Cancer Diagnosis #CombatCancer

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Words by Ime Ekpo Yesterday, (October 23rd), the hip-hop twitter community burst into the forefront, when podcast pioneer, Reggie Osse best known as Combat Jack delivered a harsh set of news. In the most recent episode of his notable podcast, The Combat Jack Show, featuring Redman and Just Blaze, to which he was not present, […]

Offset Honors His Grandma by Donating $500,000 to Cancer Research

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Offset donated $500,000 to the American Cancer Society. His generous donation was motivated by the loss of his grandmother who lost a life battle to cancer, and was one of his coaches the rapper explained. It was really tough losing my grandma to cancer and one of the hardest things I have dealt with in […]

Cancer Patient Receives The United States’ First Successful Penis Transplant

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Announced Monday [May 16, 2015], a cancer patient who had his penis partially amputated has received the breakthrough of a lifetime after undergoing the United States’ first successful penis transplant in Boston, MA. It was four years ago that the patient, a now 64-year-old Thomas Manning, had part of his manhood surgically removed during a bout […]

Craig Sager Returns To The Sideline In Custom Nikes

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NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager made his return to the sideline last night [Tuesday, March 29] as the Warriors tipped off against the Wizards. Sager is suffering from a very long battle with leukemia that has kept him sidelined and in the hospital. He’s renown for his flashy suits and eye-catching attire and yesterday he […]

Kid Frost Announces He Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer

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Arturo Molina, Jr., who’s better known to the Hip Hop community and music fans as Kid Frost, has been diagnosed with cancer and has been documenting his battle with the deadly disease on his Instagram account. A photo posted by QVO AQUI STOY MC KID FROST? (@ogkidfrost1) on Feb 25, 2016 at 1:11pm PST The […]

Kevin Durant Gifts His Game-Worn Sneakers to a Young Cancer Survivor

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  The Thunder didn’t win vs the Sacramento Kings, but KD gave out a huge W to a special fan after the loss. He was sidelined with a toe injury so he couldn’t play. Durant came across a 5-year-old Keaton Barron, a young fella who managed to beat leukemia after a three-year battle. What a brave kid […]

Dr. Claudia L. Thomas: America’s First Black Female Orthopedist

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Claudia Thomas, the first African American female Orthopedist, survived cancer and continues to persevere as a mentor. Claudia L. Thomas is not only America’s first Black female orthopedist, she was also the first woman to graduate from Yale University‘s Orthopedic Program and aided in recruiting the most of the minorities that have ever studied orthopedics at […]

MCA Day: Remembering The Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch

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It has now been three years since Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch passed away from cancer, but his spirit lives on This year will mark the third anniversary of the passing of Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch, who passed on May 4th, 2012 after a three year battle with cancer at the age of 47.  Just weeks prior […]

Stuart Scott: Time Well Spent

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Trainer Darin Reisler and associates remember Stuart Scott “Boo-Yah!” came booming out of the living room T.V. That was how Pierre Newton, a Brooklyn native, usually started off his morning: sitting on his black foam sofa, eating his usual breakfast: Kellogg’s yogurt cereal while watching Stuart Scott on ESPN. He would then get up to […]