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  • Tons of easy, fun, and successful breast cancer fundraising ideas that allow you to simplify your group's fundraiser planning and get down to the business of raising money for charity.

    Breast Cancer Fundraising Ideas That Really Work

    Breast Cancer Fundraising Ideas That Really Work

    by Melanie Palen36

  • How do normal cells become cancerous? Here are six properties of cancer cells that make them mutate and proliferate -- six properties that distinguish normal from abnormal cells.

    Cancer Cells vs. Normal Cells: Six Differences

    Cancer Cells vs. Normal Cells: Six Differences

    by LM Gutierrez2

  • The side effects of chemotherapy can be difficult, but they are not as bad as many seem to believe. Here are the more common issues cancer patients face during chemo treatments.

    What Really Happens to Chemotherapy Patients

    What Really Happens to Chemotherapy Patients

    by Rebecca Burg2

  • What I thought was a little bump on my nose turned out to be basal cell carcinoma. In this article, I discuss what causes it, how to recognize it, and what you can do to prevent it.

    Basal Cell Carcinoma—The "Good" Skin Cancer

    Basal Cell Carcinoma—The "Good" Skin Cancer

    by MaddieB10

  • Twenty-two years after surviving breast cancer, I was diagnosed with stage IV inoperable lung cancer. I decided not to let cancer beat me. This is my story.

    My Battles With Breast and Lung Cancer

    My Battles With Breast and Lung Cancer

    by Susan Zutautas242

  • Through the years, I have witnessed a few physicians determine the possibility of cancer by using the sense of smell. Cancerous moles exude an olfactory protein that non-cancerous moles do not.

    Can You Detect Skin Cancer by Smell?

    Can You Detect Skin Cancer by Smell?

    by Patty Inglish33

  • Symptoms of advanced cancer are so cruel. My mother-in-law, the doting grandma to my children, was taken away from us after 25 days in the hospital and 5 days at home. I miss her—my other mom.

    Liver Metastases - My Mother-in-Law's Final Days

    Liver Metastases - My Mother-in-Law's Final Days

    by Yvonne Teo0

  • Susan Holland was diagnosed with breast cancer in March of 2016. She shares the story of what led up to the cancer diagnosis, the diagnosis, and the importance of having an advocate.

    My Experience Being Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    My Experience Being Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    by Susan Holland18

  • This is the story of how I survived a battle with prostate cancer. I received my diagnosis at the age of 38, which is a young age for this disease.

    Prostate Cancer: A Survivor's Story

    Prostate Cancer: A Survivor's Story

    by Akwasi Maru4

  • Bone cancer has few symptoms. When my sister received her diagnosis, I learned a lot about the symptoms, treatments, and how to help a loved one cope with this condition.

    What Are the Symptoms of Bone Cancer?

    What Are the Symptoms of Bone Cancer?

    by Abbyfitz15

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