Rep. Ayanna Pressley Reintroduces Bill to Get Wigs Covered by Medicare

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If you are living with Alopecia, battling cancer, or facing a medical condition that leads to hair loss then congresswoman Ayanna Pressley believes you should be able to access wigs and other head coverings without the burden of its expensive price tag. The bill known as the Wigs as Durable Medical Equipment Act was reintroduced […]

“Screech” From ‘Saved By The Bell’ Hospitalized Reportedly From Cancer

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According to several confirmed reports, actor Dustin Diamond, who is known as “Screech” from the 90s sitcom Saved By The Bell, was hospitalized in Florida over the weekend and his medical team is afraid that it might be cancer ailing the veteran actor. Visit for more information His doctors are running on a series […]

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


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. Visit for more information The new PSA has […]

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


Kanye West commended his dad beating prostate growth by eating a plate of bugs. Visit for more information 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 […]

There Is a ‘Zombie Gene’ Protecting Elephants from Cancer


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. Visit for more information This year will mark the sixth anniversary of the passing of the Beastie Boys co-founder, who […]

LL Cool J Inspired to Raise Money for Cancer Research Following Wife’s Diagnosis

LL Cool J Inspired to Raise Money for Cancer Research Following Wife's Diagnosis

LL Cool J dropped a bombshell at the BCRF Hot Pink Party. The Hip Hop legend revealed that his wife, Simone, was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2004 and survived. Visit for more information LL expressed his determination to eventually finding a cure through research. Economics is always a big issue . . . and that is […]

Longhorns Point Guard Diagnosed with Leukemia Posts Video Shooting Hoops


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. Visit for more information 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 […]

Britney Spears Opens Children’s Cancer Foundation Campus

Britney Spears Opens Children's Cancer Foundation Campus

Britney Spears was honored for her charitable work at the grand opening of the children’s cancer foundation campus in Las Vegas. Visit for more information 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 […]

Podcast King Combat Jack Announces Cancer Diagnosis #CombatCancer

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Words by Ime Ekpo Visit for more information 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 […]

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. Visit for more information It was four years ago that the patient, a now 64-year-old Thomas Manning, had part of his […]

Kid Frost Announces He Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer


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 Visit […]

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


Claudia Thomas, the first African American female Orthopedist, survived cancer and continues to persevere as a mentor. Visit for more information 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 […]

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 Visit for more information 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 […]