Topic: cancer

Brittany Maynard Has Found The Will To Live A Little Longer And The Internet Is Pissed

Brittany Maynard Has Found The Will To Live A Little Longer And The Internet Is Pissed

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who made headlines when she announced that she would end her life on her own terms after a terminal cancer diagnosis has decided she’s not ready to die. Great, right? A terminally ill woman who all but decided to die TOMORROW has found the will to live. On what planet would this be bad news? Planet internet, of course; where there’s always some a**hole waiting to crap on your joy. More »

Womb Transplant Mom Gives Birth Thanks To Her Incredible 61-Year-Old BFF Donor

Womb Transplant Mom Gives Birth Thanks To Her Incredible 61-Year-Old BFF Donor

How far would you be willing to go to help a friend who’d lost her uterus to cancer and who desperately wanted children of her own? I’m pretty much planning on being done with my own personal baby-maker, but getting rid of the thing entirely? I can’t even bring myself to throw out my college-era t-shirts with holes in the armpits, and getting rid of those wouldn’t even require major surgery. More »

Media Shames Drug Company CEO Into Providing Treatment For Dying Child

Media Shames Drug Company CEO Into Providing Treatment For Dying Child

I don’t have any love in my heart for bigwig drug company CEOs with an agenda, and this recent story only proves my point. A seven-year-old cancer survivor in Virginia is desperately in need of life-saving medication. Josh Hardy is suffering from a viral infection that developed after a bone marrow transplant. Josh has battled cancer four separate times in his seven-year lifespan. More »

Amish Family To Use ‘Natural Medicine’ Over Chemo For Dying Daughter, Appeals Court Says Hell No

Amish Family To Use 'Natural Medicine' Over Chemo For Dying Daughter, Appeals Court Says Hell No

For most of us, the moment one of our children fell sick, we would want to do whatever was medically possible to help them get better. Anything else is impossible to even entertain. So you can imagine the horror hospital officials felt when one Amish family in Ohio decided to stop chemotherapy treatments on their daughter to focus on “natural” care. Thankfully, an appeals court has stepped in and sided with the hospital that wants to force their hand in the matter. More »