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Senator John McCain died Saturday, over a year after he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. He was 81.

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It has been a long and valiant fight but on Friday, Arizona Sen. John McCain’s family announced that one of the most popular Republicans to speak out against the current president’s authoritarian regime will discontinue his brain cancer treatment.

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RHOA's star NeNe Leaks announced on social media that her 63-year-old husband, Gregg Leaks has cancer

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Actress and breast cancer survivor Vanessa Bell Calloway knows how important it is to get the word out about breast health. In 2016, she shared her story of survival on Ebony.com. She caught the disease early, opted for a mastectomy and she’s been cancer-free since. Now Calloway has teamed up with the Susan G. Komen […]

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Lorraine Harris-Fox felt a lump in her breast one day. After monitoring the lump for a week, she had it checked out. A biopsy showed it was cancerous. Harris-Fox was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2000. Three years earlier, her sister had died from breast cancer, leaving a 5-year-old son. Harris-Fox and her husband, […]

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“Typically boxers like to get up early in the morning and go for a nice run,” said former WBA middleweight world champion Danny Jacobs. “They like to beat all the craziness before people get outside and just get a nice run, whether it’s 4 or 5 miles, 6 miles, whatever the case may be. Then […]

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Advanced Breast Cancer: Courage, Cancer, Comfort and Care with Robin Roberts, Daily Uplift, Health, Jimmy V Week, Robin Roberts, WebMD -

In 2007, Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts conducted a self-exam of her breast after reporting on a friend who had died of cancer. “It all started a few weeks ago,” she wrote in an email that was shared with the world. “We had gotten the news that our dear colleague and friend Joel Siegel […]

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ESPN’s 2017 V Week runs through Dec. 8. During the fundraiser for cancer research, The Undefeated is telling stories about early detection, clinical trial studies and research in minority communities. ESPN hopes to raise funds and awareness about the important cause championed by our friend, coach Jim Valvano. One hundred percent of all cash donations […]

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25 Days of Sweetness, Alabama, Cancer, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Health, Kane Hogan, Memphis Grizzlies, Nicholas London, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital -

During the holidays, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital makes an even stronger effort to make sure that “kids still get to be kids, even while undergoing treatment. The mission and history of St. Jude is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Treatments invented at St. Jude […]

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Tuesday marked the start of ESPN’s 2017 V Week. During the fundraiser for cancer research, The Undefeated will tell stories about early detection, clinical trials and research in minority communities. ESPN hopes to raise funds and awareness about the important cause championed by our friend, coach Jim Valvano. One hundred percent of all cash donations […]

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As a Black mother of four children, I know too well the effects of staying silent about health concerns before and during the holidays...

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Greenville, South Carolina, native Niya Brown Matthews was just 27 years old when she was first diagnosed with stage 2 cancer in her left breast. The outcome left her speechless. “I didn’t even know anybody with it,” Matthews said. “It didn’t run in my family. I had just moved to Atlanta with my 4-year-old daughter.” […]

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Black is the new pink. This is a strong statement that could ring true when attributed to the alarming rising death rates among black women with breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and each year, millions come together for a variety of events to show their solidarity and support. While breast cancer affects […]

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Atlanta, Cancer, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Health, Jimmy V Week, Migos, Offset -

Tuesday marked the start of ESPN’s 2017 V Week. During the fundraiser for cancer research, The Undefeated will tell stories about early detection, clinical trials and research in minority communities. ESPN hopes to raise funds and awareness about the important cause championed by our friend, coach Jim Valvano. One hundred percent of all cash donations […]

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Boosie Badazz, Cancer, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Health -

One glimpse at Louisiana rapper Boosie Badazz’s schedule will tell you he’s a businessman on a mission. It’s his everyday battle with cancer and also diabetes that you can’t always see. What fans witness on any given night of a Boosie performance is an artist who is passionate and dedicated to his craft. But off […]

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Cancer, Daily Uplift, Dikembe Mutombo, Get Lifted, NBA -

NBA Hall of Famer and humanitarian Dikembe Mutombo has been honored by the Harvard University Medical School for his ongoing humanitarian efforts and dedication to health care during the Global Health Catalyst (GHC) Cancer Summit in Boston. The three-day summit, hosted by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School, brought […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Cancer, Cleveland Browns, Ernie Davis, Heisman Trophy, NFL, Syracuse Orange -

Ernie Davis, a two-time All-American halfback at Syracuse University, lived a short life as a result of leukemia. He died at age 23 in 1963, but managed to lead his high school basketball team to a 52-game winning streak, help Syracuse win its only national football title and become the No. 1 pick in the […]

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Cancer, Commentary -

There are no sweaty palms. No pacing back and forth like a prizefighter waiting to enter the ring. But there is great anticipation – a sense of wanting to stand at a news podium, in front of a roomful of people you’ve never met. With every opportunity to face a new crowd, our “pitch” gets […]

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As women across the world reflect on personal stories, survival testimonies and memories of loved ones, survivorship organization Sisters Network is focused on the importance of sisterhood during the battle of facing and conquering breast cancer. Cancer survivor Karen E. Jackson was in search of support, empowerment and […]

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Cancer, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Health, Jim Valvano, Jimmy V Week, Ken Griffey Jr., Ken Griffey Sr., Men Who Speak Up, MLB -

Prostate cancer can remain an untold secret or it can tell a story of hope and courage. Retired Major League Baseball All-Star and World Series champion Ken Griffey Sr. chose the latter. He knows more than 29,000 men will die of prostate cancer each year. He is aware prostate cancer is the second leading cause […]

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Cancer, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Halle Berry, Key to the Cure, Saks Fifth Avenue -

From becoming the first African-American woman to compete in the Miss World pageant to being an Oscar-winning Hollywood actress, Halle Berry will roll into her 50th birthday on Aug. 14, and she’s doing it in style. In her most recent endeavor, she is lending her name and face to help fight cancer. The actress is […]

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One Friday night years back, I ventured out to a high school football game to […]

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@AP, Cancer, Eric Berry, Eric Berry Cancer, Eric Berry Lymphoma, Kansas City Chiefs, Lymphoma, News, Non-Football Illness, Sports -

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs safety Eric Berry is gearing up for a fight after a mass was found in his chest following last week's game in Oakland...

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On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning against the use laparoscopic power […]

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10. Alzheimer’s Disease According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease is more prevalent among Blacks […]

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Making a difference in a stranger’s life takes determination — and a certain amount of […]

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@AP, Atlanta Dream, Cancer, Health, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Cooper, Michael Cooper Cancer, News, Sports, Tongue Cancer, WNBA -

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team. He will have surgery this week at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and a full recovery is expected, the Dream said Monday...

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Adam Yauch, Advertisements, Beastie Boys, Cancer, Commercials, Death, Entertainment, Hip Hop, Music, Rap, Will -

NEW YORK (AP) - The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch rapped that he wouldn't 'sell my songs for no TV ad.' His will shows he wanted to make sure that held true after his death, too...

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Cancer, Casey Cole, Dead, Death, Entertainment, Maria Cole, Nat King Cole, Natalie Cole, Widow -

Maria Cole, mother of Natalie Cole and widow of the great Nat King Cole died on Tuesday from cancer at the age of 89...

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Cancer, Clara Braithwaite, Dead, Death, Dolly, Entertainment, Grandmother, Rihanna -

Rihanna has suffered a tragic loss. Her beloved grandmother, Clara 'Dolly' Braithwaite has died after a longtime battle with cancer...

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Robin Roberts' sister has announced that she is a match and will be the sole donor for her sister...

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