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Connecticut Woman, 54, Finally Went To The Doctor With Her ‘Worsening Cough:’ It Turned Out To Be Cancer
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Hope Mavridis, 31, thought her dreams of giving birth were over when she was diagnosed with ovarian and endometrial cancer. Thankfully, a doctor performed preserved her fertility while treated her cancers. Now, Mavridis is expecting in November. The term gynecologic cancer refers to any cancer of the female reproductive organs.
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Jonathan Sams is a three-time cancer survivor who just finished his chemotherapy treatments for an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. And to inspire others to have purpose in their lives and believe in themselves, he marked the last day of his treatment by walking a full marathon within the hospitals walls while attached to his chemotherapy IV stand.
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Comedian Mom, 40, ‘Just Couldn’t Get Words Out’ And Her Doctor Said It Was A Urinary Tract Infection: It Turned Out To Be Cancer
Jo Fletcher-Cross, 40, went to the doctor after moments of struggling to speak. But instead of discovering her brain tumor, they only diagnosed her with a urinary tract infection. Now, the glioblastoma warrior is preparing for treatments and working hard to make memories with her 11-year-old daughter. Symptoms of brain...
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29-Year-Old Woman Who Conceived Amid Ovarian Cancer Treatment Raises Awareness For Early Detection After Having ‘Pain For Years’
Ashley Fenderson, a board member of the Wisconsin Ovarian Cancer Alliance, is spreading awareness for early cancer detection after years of dismissing her symptoms. Fenderson was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 29 years old after having ‘pain for years.’. Ovarian cancer also tends to be diagnosed in older women;...
Brave Actress Selma Blair, 50, Shines in Gap Ad, Decades After Working For The Retailer– Thriving Through Multiple Sclerosis
Actor and activist Selma Blair, 50, is beyond proud of her new Gap ICONS campaign as she continues to battle multiple sclerosis. Blair once worked retail for the global brand “decades ago” in NYC before becoming a name, and she couldn’t be more inspiring for women with disabilities as she continues to thrive through every day challenges.