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POSTS WITH TAG: cancer

Mom fighting deadly cancer gives birth to baby #6 even though she's dying

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A cancer diagnosis would probably prompt most expectant women to consider terminating their pregnancies — after all, forsaking treatment could potentially lead to them unwittingly orphaning their newborn children. But what happens when you're well into your pregnancy and you learn you have a terminal illness? What choice do you make then? A 33-year-old woman in Utah, Kathy Taylor, found herself in this predicament in July when, six months into her pregnancy with her sixth child, doctors told her that the skin cancer she'd beaten seven years earlier had come back aggressively and that her days were numbered. Despite the grim prognosis, Taylor moved forward with her pregnancy. On Thursday, doctors were forced to induce labor. Born seven weeks early, Taylor's son Luke weighed only 1 pound and 15 ounces and is now in an incubator. Both mother and child are now fighting for their lives.

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Joan Sebastian deja las mentiras con su cáncer

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No quisiera ser ave de mal agüero, pero me está latiendo que Joan Sebastian nos está preparando para lo peor. Es más, creo que se está preparando a sí mismo. El rey del jaripeo está haciendo declaraciones sobre su cáncer en un tono muy diferente del que nos ha tenido acostumbradas por los últimos 15 años. ¡Qué enfermedad maldita! Lo que dijo el gran cantante de música mexicana me dejó muy preocupada.

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Cancer survivor pushes giant testicle across the U.S. to raise awareness

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Cancer survivor Thomas Cantley is one ballsy guy! Not only has he survived being diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer, but he's pushing a giant inflatable testicle across the country to in an effort to encourage men to get tested for the disease.

Cantley, who also goes by Mr. Ballsy, got the ball moving on his campaign in Santa Monica, California, on September 4. Though it's still early days, he hopes to raise awareness about testicular cancer in at least 11 cities across the country, including Las Vegas, Houston, Atlanta, and New York.

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Famosa cantante posa orgullosa mostrando su mastectomía y DEBES verla

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Su acto de valentía merece ser admirado, aplaudido y vitoreado por una multitud. La conocida cantante y modelo española Bimba Bosé, que lleva con honor el apellido de su famoso tío, el astro Miguel Bosé, sorprende con la portada de la revista Vein Magazine, donde demuestra la ausencia de una parte súper importante para cualquier mujer.

Bimba Bosé no se avergüenza de mostrar su mastectomía, producto de una ardua lucha contra el cáncer de seno. ¡Cero complejos y mucha personalidad la de esta guapa!

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Woman dies after doctors "forget" to tell her she had breast cancer

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Talk about medical malpractice! A woman in New Zealand died because her doctor forgot to inform her that she had breast cancer. Even though the woman had the life-threatening disease before and was considered a survivor, her general practitioner neglected to read his patient's medical history. Furthermore, he forgot to read the complete report from the radiologist and treated the woman for a shoulder fracture. She wasted precious time dealing with the erroneous diagnosis and when started chemotherapy it was too late.

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Joven se casó "sin novio" para complacer a su padre con cáncer terminal

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Cuando uno hace la lista de cosas que le gustaría hacer en vida, siempre se imagina que los padres van a estar allí acompañándolo en los momentos más importantes, como la graduación o la boda. Para Whitney Moore esto dejaría de ser una posibilidad en octubre de 2013, cuando su familia se enteró que a su padre, el señor David Moore le quedaban meses de vida debido a un cáncer de hígado en estado avanzado.

Anticipándose a la tragedia familiar, la joven hizo lo impensable y caminó vestida de novia del brazo de su padre, pero eso no fue lo más hermoso que ocurrió en junio de este año durante la ceremonia "nupcial" celebrada en Kentucky.

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Teen loses all his teeth to cancer, heartless insurance refuses to help

Two weeks ago, 16-year-old Alex Hunter made the difficult decision to have his 19 remaining teeth removed after years of chemotherapy left them feeling brittle and loose. Alex had hoped to replace them with a new pair of dentures right away, but his insurance denied his claim. Can you believe that? It's not like he's looking for some sort of flippant cosmetic work, he actually needed these dentures because he suffered from a horrific disease. You won't believe how this brave young boy and his family fought back though...

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Barbie Girl Scouts hits stores & people are NOT happy!

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Barbie can't ever catch a break and until the popular doll's body starts looking a little more realistic, parents will continue to criticize her manufacturer. The latest controversy comes after a partnership between Mattel and Girl Scouts of the USA was announced and consumer groups cried foul, saying Barbie is not a good role model for children.

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Consuelo Duval llora desconsolada por terrible enfermedad de su padre

Si hay algo que hace flaquear hasta al más fuerte, es ver a alguno de los padres enfermos. Una dura del espectáculo mexicano y mujer de fortaleza espiritiual rompió en llanto frente a varios periodistas, al ser cuestionada sobre el estado actual de salud de su papá.

Les hablo de la gran Consuelo Duval, la actriz y comediante quien está atravesando los momentos más amargos, luego de que a su padre José Antonio Dussauge, de 76 años se le diagnosticara un cáncer invasivo, que ha ido en deterioro de su bienestar físico y emocional.

El señor sigue recibiendo radiaciones para combatir el tumor que se aloja en su garganta, luego de llevar durante años la cruz del cáncer de próstata. Como le sucede a muchos enfermos de esta afección, José Antonio, está desanimado y con ganas de desfallecer ¡Algo que la actriz no piensa permitir por nada del mundo!

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SEE: Latina bride with stage 4 cancer gets married, everyone cries

Love knows no bounds, not even when there's a life-threatening disease trying to hold you back. On Saturday, a woman received her wish to marry her long-time boyfriend despite the fact that she's currently battling stage 4 colon cancer. Alma Fragoso of Pomona, California married Juan Franco at a ceremony paid for by the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. We're sure there wasn't a dry eye around the blissful bride and groom.

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