Category: cancer

While filming “The Hangover,” comedian Ken Jeong added little inside jokes into the movie to make his wife, who was battling breast cancer, laugh when she watched it.

In 1984, an 8 year old girl with sickle cell disease developed acute myeloid leukemia. To treat the cancer, the doctors gave her chemo and a stem cell transplant from her sibling. Not only did this cure her cancer, but it cured her SCD too. She remains disease free nearly three decades later.

Almost 5,000 people queued for hours in the rain to get tested to see if they were a match to help save the life of a five-year-old boy fighting a rare cancer after parents asked for help.

Almost 5,000 people queued for hours in the rain to get tested to see if they were a match to help save the life of a five-year-old boy fighting a rare cancer after parents asked for help.

In 2001, an Australian child psychologist allowed a 15-year-old boy with terminal cancer to have sex with a prostitute and lose his virginity before he died.

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AIDS was originally called GRID or “Gay Related Immune Deficiency”. In the early days of the disease it was also known as “Gay Cancer”.

Regular ejaculation decreases your chance of having prostate cancer by up to 36%.

Britain’s black tomatoes contain anthocyanins, an antioxidant believed to help fight cancer, diabetes, and obesity.

During her childhood, Montana Brown had beaten cancer twice at the age of 2 and again as a teenager at 15. When asked about her dream, Brown is quoted to having the job of a pediatric nurse. At 24 years old, she joined the staff of pediatric nurses at the same hospital which treated her for cancer.

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