Relationships are hard even without a cancer diagnosis involved. They take a tragic turn, however, when one of the partners decides they can’t handle it and walk away leaving the cancer patient to face the world and their cancer battle alone and afraid!
Without a shadow of a doubt, I can tell you – I am now, and will forever be, grateful I was diagnosed with cancer. I used to pray that God would take this from me. Now I pray that he will allow me another day to fight. Another day to change for the better. Another day to prove to him that I am capable, strong enough, and able to handle this trial and endure it to the end.
Tom Hanks (everyone’s favorite) shows how to care for a cancer patient. Rita Wilson tells their story of a breast cancer diagnosis and the extraordinary provided by Tom every step of the way. Great example for all to follow when you both work hard to love, live and laugh through the toughest of times.
Chuck Norris proves once again he is always on the side of good. He recently surprised a man in Sandy, Utah with Down syndrome and a recent stage 4 diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer. Cheuck and Gena Norris stayed for a 30-minute visit laughing, talking about favorite “Walker Texas Ranger” episodes and working out on what else, the Total Gym. Thank You Chuck for always figting for the underdog.
Cancer Horizons has listened to the 1000’s of people that have requested help in promoting their own personal “Medical Crowdfunding Account”. We have created what will become one of the largest directories of GoFundMe, GiveForward, FundRazr, YouCaring. HealthLine, or other crowdfunding accounts exclusively for Cancer patients on the Internet.
With the proposed new federal budget which calls for a 19% cut in the NIH – National Institutes of Health. Projects like Joe Biden’s moonshot and many other cancer research organizations will be sidetracked. This is the worst possible announcement for cancer patients and a hope for future life saving discoveries.
Earlier this year the University of Glasgow made several discoveries which will not only assist doctors in creating treatment strategies for patients with pancreatic cancer, but also will allow pharmaceutical companies to develop drugs to battle this most lethal of cancers.
A new treatment option based upon the work of researchers who have uncovered the genetic reasons for almost 90% of tumors associated with prostate cancer; 9 out of 10 late stage prostate cancer cases can be traced back to changes in that patients DNA.
Mother of 4 with Stage 4 Breast Cancer – This fighter beat cervical cancer as a young woman, joined the Navy and put herself through nursing school. Miracle birth of a precious daughter now focused completely on making memories with her family for as long as she possibly can.
Scientists in Denmark have discovered a Micro-RNA that can foresee the effect Oxalipatin will have on a patient with Colorectal Cancer. This discovery could allow for improving currently available treatments and could aid in creating new treatments.
According to research published in the International Journal of Hypothermia scientists have discovered that by heating the chemo drug Mitomycin-C before administering it to patients who were undergoing chemo to treat bladder cancer greatly improves its effectiveness.