Georgia mother, toddler fighting cancer together

Dealing with even a single loved one battling cancer is tough for any family, but one in Georgia must now stay strong for a young mother and her 14-month-old daughter. Source: Georgia mother, toddler fighting cancer together | Fox News

Giving breast cancer patients an added wellness boost

One year after beating breast cancer, Sue Weldon met a young woman who was about to begin treatment. The woman marveled at how healthy Weldon looked and apparently felt. Weldon said it was no accident: During treatment, she’d created her own healing plan, spending about $6,000 out-of-pocket on nontraditional treatments, including yoga and acupuncture. The…

Surviving Breast Cancer not once but three times…

How does one survive cancer not once but three times? Hard to say but as you watch this story maybe hope can be found for others. Cancer is a beast..it does not care if you are mother or just starting out in life. Yet one can still live a full life each day as they…

Wake Forest student turns cancer diagnosis into philanthropic business

Amid all the ordeals, large and small, that came from being an active college student diagnosed with cancer, Jake Teitelbaum showed his frustration in one place: the plain, white “hospital socks.” Standard-issue for all in-patient stays — the Wake Forest University student had several while battling a resistant form of Hodgkin’s lymphoma last year —…

What it’s like to have cancer while pregnant

For Sarah Mital, the welcome news a year and a half ago that she was pregnant was tempered by fears over a tiny lump in one of her breasts. The Upper East Side resident was right to feel worried — she was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer just two weeks after she found out…

Students welcome back teacher after breast cancer treatment

Jill Bass planned for a leisurely first day back teaching at Rowlett Academy for Arts and Communication on Monday morning. The 35-year-old single mother returned to her third-grade classroom for the first time in five weeks after recovering from surgery due to breast cancer. Last week, she chatted with the other teachers on her team…

Local artist battling breast cancer surrounded by support

A local art teacher diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year has found strength and support from a slew of local artists and people she didn’t even know.Medford resident Tika Nicole Weeks, owner of Visions of Wonderland art studio, began battling breast cancer in May. The 42-year-old is finishing a 16-session round of chemotherapy, and…

Georgia Cystic Fibrosis survivor celebrates turning 50, hopes for lung transplant

When Nicole Kelly looks back on her life, she gets emotional.  Because she’s still here.”I’ve been hospitalized, honestly about 150 times,” the Grayson single mother says. Cystic Fibrosis survivor celebrates turning 50, hopes for lung transplant”But looking back, when people ask me, the tears come,” Kelly says. “Because I always have to fight for the…

Oxidine celebrates life as she battles cancer

Source: Independent Tribune / Erin Kidd Lisa Oxidine has a new outlook on life after her experience with breast cancer. She recently celebrated her 50th birthday and while some would be depressed about turning half-of-a-century old, Oxidine said it was a blessing since she has been living with terminal cancer for several years. Her journey…