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  1. phew
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Declared Cancer-Free After Tumor TreatmentThe 86-year-old Justice quietly underwent treatment for a malignant growth on her pancreas.
  2. ruth bader ginsburg
    A Cancer Doctor Explains RBG’s SurgeryRuth Bader Ginsburg reportedly had two cancerous nodules removed after an earlier hospitalization for broken ribs.
  3. work
    How I Get It Done: Robin RobertsThe Good Morning America host on practicing optimism, being a better boss, and what she would tell her younger self.
  4. women’s health
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Couldn’t ‘Imagine’ Facing Cancer Without Good Health Care“Health care should be for all. I believed that before; now I really believe it.”
  5. first person
    Our Sister BeckyWhat if the doctors had listened to her?
  6. science of us
    The Reason You’re Hearing More About Pancreatic CancerOn Aretha Franklin’s death, and new data on her condition.
  7. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Mother Has Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer and I’m Falling Apart’Ultimately, only you can decide how you want to navigate this sickness with her.
  8. science of us
    My Life After Getting Breast Cancer in My 20s“Having cancer as a young person is alienating.”
  9. science of us
    Did Drinking Give Me Breast Cancer? I Don’t Know.And neither do you.
  10. how i got this baby
    The Mom Who Thought She Was Finally PregnantInstead, her symptoms meant something very different.
  11. it’s complicated
    Relearning How to Date After My Double MastectomyThe threat of cancer made me reconsider what I wanted in a partner, but it also left me scared of having to open up to one.
  12. it’s complicated
    Breaking Up With the Boyfriend Who Got Me Through CancerBesides my immediate family, he’s the only person who’s seen the worst of me and loved me anyway.
  13. tv
    Joe Biden Consoles a Tearful Meghan McCain Over John’s Cancer BattleGrab a tissue.
  14. motherhood
    Should I Have a Mastectomy for My Children’s Sake?As a mother with a genetic risk for breast cancer, I’m not sure what to do.
  15. science of us
    The Things You Learn About Your Friends When You Need a New LiverI was surprised by who volunteered to be a donor — and who didn’t.
  16. lawsuits
    Johnson & Johnson to Pay $417 Million in Lawsuit Linking Baby Powder to CancerThis is the latest in a series of lawsuits concerning the safety of the company’s talc-based products.
  17. Here’s What Not to Say to Someone With CancerMy disease didn’t care how brave I was.
  18. Finally, My Case of ‘Chemo Brain’ Is VindicatedA new study illustrates what I already knew: Chemotherapy can mess with your memory, and the stress of cancer treatment just makes it worse.
  19. how i got this baby
    The Mom Who Wanted to Add ‘One More Kid to the Pile’This week’s How I Got This Baby.
  20. More Than 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Were Infected With HPV Between 2013 and 2014The figure increases to 42 percent for all forms of genital HPV, according to a CDC report.
  21. twitter love
    Beyoncé FaceTimed With a Cancer Patient From HoustonShe called a high-school student who has a stage-four diagnosis of cancer.
  22. 9 People Died From Rare Cancer Linked to Breast Implants, According to the FDAThe FDA says those with breast implants have a “low but increased” risk of developing the cancer.
  23. genetic testing
    Here’s a Good Story About Cancer and ProbabilityWhat do you do with the knowledge that you have a one-in-five chance of getting cancer? How do you integrate that number into your life?
  24. Ask a Boss: My Awful Co-worker Has CancerYou can be sympathetic and still speak up.
  25. New Report Finds Women’s Cancer Deaths Will Increase by 60 Percent in 2030The American Cancer Society’s report looks at the global burden of cancer.
  26. lawsuits
    Can Baby Powder Cause Cancer? A Woman Just Won a $70M Lawsuit Saying YesThe plaintiff argued that she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s baby powder for 45 years.
  27. srsly?
    Facebook Removes Animated Breast-Cancer Video for Being OffensiveThe nipple is still not free.
  28. am i dying
    Is My New Mole Actually Skin Cancer?What to do about that spot.
  29. optimism
    How Relentless Optimism Can Hurt Sick PeopleIf you want to help a friend who’s sick, don’t force them to feel a certain way.
  30. confessions
    My Mother’s Cancer Made Me a Food NutIt snuck up on me, but before I knew it I was a type-A food perfectionist who would beat death.
  31. pass the sunscreen
    Black Patients Have the Worst Skin-Cancer-Survival RatesPeople of color are not immune to melanoma.
  32. end of life care
    A Lot of Cancer Patients Aren’t on the Same Page As Their DoctorsAs a new study shows, the numbers are quite depressing.
  33. please stop freaking out everybody
    For the Love of God, Chill Out About That New Study on Cell Phones and CancerOr: Science isn’t a buffet.
  34. informed consent
    Women With Cancer Are Woefully Misinformed About Their Fertility OptionsInsult, meet injury.
  35. advice
    Ask Polly: My Sister Has Cancer, and I Can’t Go OnEven though you’d rather crawl into a hole than face this reality, you can’t.
  36. pseudoscience
    Did a Scammy Sponsored Internet Search-Result Lead to a Cancer Death in China?Authorities are casting a light on Baidu’s sponsored search results after a college student succumbed to cancer.
  37. vaginas
    Johnson & Johnson Loses Another Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Over Its Baby PowderThe jury awarded $55 million to a South Dakota woman with ovarian cancer.
  38. We Just Learned a Sobering New Statistic About Cancer and WealthThis is bad news.
  39. get well soon
    Janice Dickinson Has Early-Stage Breast CancerThe former model has an early form of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS.
  40. cancer
    Senator Claire McCaskill Shares Her Breast-Cancer Diagnosis on TumblrWishing you a speedy recovery, hip senator.
  41. wellness theories
    A British Aristocrat on Expensive Algae and Balance“I don’t work out every day, but when I do, I pretty much die.”
  42. astrologifs
    Astrology GIFs for the Week of November 9, 2015Halloween is over, but some potentially scary prospects are ahead with the new moon. Luckily, Mars is here to save your ass.
  43. true stories
    I Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer and Decided to Do NothingMore and more women are opting out of mastectomies when diagnosed with DCIS.
  44. decisions
    Are We Overtreating Stage 0 Breast Cancer?A new study suggests that aggressively fighting it doesn’t improve survival rates for most women.
  45. The Pill Has Prevented 200,000 Endometrial Cancer Cases in the Last Decade AloneA new study estimates just how many.
  46. lab work
    Inside Memorial Sloan Kettering’s High-Speed Pathology LabIs it cancer? They’ll know in half an hour.
  47. health
    Angelina Jolie Reveals She Had Her Ovaries RemovedFollowing a cancer scare.
  48. cancer
    23 More Things Dr. Joseph Mercola Has Said Will Give You Cancer Root canals. Bras. Pringles.
  49. health
    How to Nudge People Toward Smarter Cancer-Screening DecisionsIt’s a System 1 and System 2 thing.
  50. Another Reason to Stop Describing Cancer With War Metaphors New evidence of their inadvertent harm. 
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