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 »