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  • Sun, 24 May 2015 05:08:10 +0000: Ryan Reynolds helps young cancer patient meet Deadpool - Heart & Cancer
    LOS ANGELES — Deadpool might as well be nicknamed the Merc With a Heart. Ryan Reynolds helped a young fan’s dream come true through the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Tony Acevedo, battling Hodgkin’s disease (also known as Hodgkin’s lymphoma), got the chance to …
  • Sun, 24 May 2015 05:00:39 +0000: Cancer Survivors picnic scheduled - Heart & Cancer
    WHEELING Reservations are being accepted for Wheeling Hospital's 19th annual Cancer Survivors Day picnic Celebration of Life at Wheeling Park's Sonneborn Shelter on May 31. The event is part of the National Cancer Survivors Day, which has been …
  • Sun, 24 May 2015 02:51:03 +0000: Randy Moss keeps promise to cancer survivor by handing her diploma at graduation - Heart & Cancer
    Randy Moss first formed a bond with Kassi Spier in 1998, back when he was a rookie wide receiver with the Minnesota Vikings and she was a 2-year-old fan attending an autograph session at the team’s training camp. “He just fell in love with me because I …
  • Sun, 24 May 2015 02:44:13 +0000: Randy Moss attends cancer survivor's graduation - Heart & Cancer
    Randy Moss spent the first seven seasons of his Canton-bound career as a generational wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings. The all-time Viking great also hasn't forgotten about all of the friendships he forged along the way. One special …
  • Sun, 24 May 2015 02:04:38 +0000: Small-town Felton parade with a big heart - Heart & Cancer
    FELTON >> Highway 9 through downtown Felton was closed to traffic Saturday morning not for repairs but for a celebration. On Saturday, thousands lined up in downtown Felton to for the 27th annual Felton Remembers Parade, which is sponsored by the …
  • Sat, 23 May 2015 17:47:47 +0000: Portrait of Christianity: Victory over cancer - Heart & Cancer
    I remember when my mother had surgery, my aunt was so eager to help her sister, who had helped her so much during her two bouts with breast cancer during the last two years. The cancer was in remission and for the first time in a long time she was strong. …
  • Sat, 23 May 2015 16:52:36 +0000: Boys Raise Money for Breast Cancer in Honor of Coach's Daughter - Heart & Cancer
    Boys Raise Money for Breast Cancer in Honor of Coach's Daughter Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:11 PM EDT Updated: Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:11 PM EDT AUSTIN (KVUE) -- The greatest athletes do more than just play the game, they inspire others. That …
  • Sat, 23 May 2015 16:34:50 +0000: Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool Grants Wish to Young Boy Battling Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    Grab the tissues. Ryan Reynolds met a young fan battling cancer, Tony Acevedo, on the Vancouver set of his film Deadpool, fulfilling Acevedo’s wish to meet Deadpool as part of the Make a Wish foundation. 38-year-old Reynolds, who’s relatively new to …
  • Sat, 23 May 2015 14:32:00 +0000: Breast cancer survivors reclaim their bodies with tattoos over scars - Heart & Cancer
    Anne Hulett had a mastectomy on her left breast. Photo: Justin McManus Anne Hulett wears a bold emblem on her new left breast: a bright red love heart with a teardrop beneath. The Melbourne primary school principal had never considered getting a tattoo …
  • Sat, 23 May 2015 11:45:58 +0000: Pioneer heart surgeon NC Tan dies at age 84 - Heart & Cancer
    Pioneer heart surgeon Tan Ngoh Chuan died on Tuesday, 11 days after he was warded at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) for pneumonia. He was 84. Better known as Dr N.C. Tan, he made history when he led a team to perform Singapore's first heart valve …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 22:31:43 +0000: Cancer victim admits selling his drugs to his pals - Heart & Cancer
    A cancer sufferer sold drugs he was prescribed to ease his pain to friends for £5 a time, a court heard yesterday. Michael Charlton was caught out after a police raid on his home in Boldon Colliery’s New Road. Ian Cruickshank, defending, said Officers …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 21:24:45 +0000: Emotions run high amid cancer charity scam - Heart & Cancer
    "It's like a relationship. When you build a relationship with someone and find out they are lying to you the whole time, it's heartbreaking," said Mark Ricks, a longtime resident of Maryland. Cancer hit home for 47-year-old Ricks in 2004 …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 20:21:11 +0000: Popular author Phyllis Tickle faces lung cancer: ‘dying is my next career’ - Heart & Cancer
    Popular author Phyllis Tickle is being treated for Stage IV cancer. (Religion News Service photo by Karen Pulfer Focht) LUCY, Tenn. (RNS) Over the past generation, no one has written more deeply and spoken more widely about the contours of American faith …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 19:05:41 +0000: Grip Strength a Strong Indicator for Heart Health - Heart & Cancer
    For mountain climbers and weight lifters, a strong grip is critical for success. For everyone else, grip strength may be a reliable risk indicator for disease. Measuring grip strength is an easy and cost effective diagnostic tool some doctors use to …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 18:21:01 +0000: New study finds that proton therapy has fewer side effects in esophageal cancer patients - Heart & Cancer
    New research by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has found that esophageal cancer patients treated with proton therapy experienced significantly less toxic side effects than patients treated with older radiation therapies. …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 17:04:49 +0000: ‘The Normal Heart’ sears hearts in Manila this July - Heart & Cancer
    Bart Guingona has yet to watch Larry Kramer’s “The Normal Heart” live, but he’ll already direct it and play the lead role of Ned Weeks in a five-show production in July. “I like it that way,” he says. “It gives you fresh eyes, a fresh perspective.” “The …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 16:29:03 +0000: New study finds that proton therapy has fewer side effects in esophageal cancer patients University of Maryland School of Medicine - Heart & Cancer
    New research by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has found that esophageal cancer patients treated with proton therapy experienced significantly less toxic side effects than patients treated with older radiation therapies. …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 16:19:07 +0000: Apple Watch Drives MD Anderson Cancer Study - Heart & Cancer
    By Jof Enriquez Camden, NJ — MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper reportedly is planning a behavioral health study that will require cancer patients to use Apple Watches to track their health data. The pilot project will use an analytics platform developed …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 15:56:59 +0000: Eva Mendes Posts First Selfie To Help Boy With Cancer - Heart & Cancer
    Eva Mendes finally took the plunge and shared her first-ever selfie with the world -- not only to show her smile, but to help raise funds for Andrew Wilson, a toddler who has cancer. The 41-year-old actress took to Instagram on Thursday to post the selfie …
  • Fri, 22 May 2015 15:56:49 +0000: Oakland Parent Claims Zofran Caused Her Child’s Congenital Heart Defect - Heart & Cancer
    On March 5, 2015, a mother from Oakland, California filed the nation’s fourth lawsuit in an ongoing litigation that surrounds the powerful anti-nausea drug Zofran and its association with increased risks for major birth defects. Her complaint, filed in …

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