Posted by: Erika W. Smith
on Oct 18, 2012
CoverGirl’s newest model is easy, breezy, beautiful – and bald. 13-year-old Talia Castellano is a cancer patient whose makeup tutorials have made her a YouTube star.
Talia first fell in love with makeup when she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma at the age of seven. As she grew older, she began sharing her love and knowledge in YouTube makeup tutorials. She uses makeup to make her feel beautiful.
“When I have on a wig ... Read More
Posted by: Bridgette Miller
on Oct 18, 2011
Up until a few months ago, Kt Kieltyka felt like your average post-grad-- she moved to New York after school to pursue a career in writing, but found herself working a dismal desk job to make ends meet. When a winter cold turned into a sickness she couldn't shake, Kt went to a doctor for an X-ray and was told she had a tumor (three tumors, to be exact). In April, the day after her 24th birthday, Kt was diagnosed with Hodgkin ... Read More
Posted by: shannon carlin
on Oct 07, 2011
Feeling bloated? Perhaps you’re having abdominal pain? Or maybe you’re just peeing more frequently? Although these symptoms don’t seem like much, they could all be signs of ovarian cancer.
Ovarian cancer was believed to be a silent killer, but more often than not ... Read More
Posted by: niesha sharay
on Aug 10, 2011
While breast cancer is largely thought of as a female issue, The American Cancer Society estimates that 2,140 new cases of breast cancer in men are diagnosed each year. One 26 year old South Carolina resident, Raymond Johnson, is amongst this year’s batch of new breast cancer patients. Johnson works as a tradesman specializing in tile instillation, but is unfortunately uninsured and unable to afford breast cancer treatments on his ... Read More
Posted by: Emma Claire Goodman
on Jan 04, 2011
Cancer impacts everyone at some point in their life. This is a cause I'm very passionate about!
In May of this year, I lost my mother to a 22 year battle with Breast Cancer. That event has changed my life. After her death, I was finding a need to do something, help the cause in some way, the fight against cancer. I looked for ways to become involved in a local community where my efforts could directly and immediately help ... Read More