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Cobie Smulders: I Was Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer at 25

Mom of 2 Cobie Smulders Reveals Her Battle with Ovarian Cancer

Originally posted 04/23/2015 09:55PM

At age 25, Cobie Smulders was riding the success of her hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother's third season. But privately, she was fighting a secret battle: The actress had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

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How Olympic Legend Shannon Miller Used Lessons from Sports to Beat Cancer

How Olympic Legend Shannon Miller Used Lessons from Sports to Beat Cancer

Originally posted 04/22/2015 07:00PM

Shannon Miller has won more world championships and Olympic medals than any gymnast in U.S. history. And she survived ovarian cancer.

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Filed Under: Olympics, Cancer, Health, Sports
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Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Is Now More Affordable and Accessible

Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Is Now More Affordable and Accessible

Originally posted 04/22/2015 05:55PM

Angelina Jolie helped bring attention to the importance of getting genetic testing for cancer risk after she came forward about her decision to undergo a double-mastectomy and later have her ovaries removed.

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Wellness Expert and Social-Media Star Belle Gibson Admits She Lied About Cancer Diagnosis

Wellness Expert and Social-Media Star Belle Gibson: I Lied About Having Cancer

Originally posted 04/22/2015 03:55PM

Australian social-media celebrity and wellness expert Belle Gibson rose to fame after claiming that she beat terminal brain cancer through holistic living and a healthy diet – but it turns out her whole story was fabricated.

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Filed Under: Cancer, Health
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Tom Brokaw: How I Found Out I Had Cancer

Tom Brokaw: How I Found Out I Had Cancer

Originally posted 04/16/2015 10:30AM

With his cancer in remission, NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw is opening up about his struggle to face his own mortality.

Brokaw, 73, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma – an incurable but treatable form of blood cancer – in August of 2013. At a gala on Tuesday for Literacy Partners, a nonprofit organization which teaches adult New Yorkers how to read, the former Nightly News host read an excerpt from his upcoming book, A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope, which detailed how he received the news – and how he told his wife of over 50 years.

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Rita Wilson Thanks Friends and Fans for Their Support After Revealing She Has Breast Cancer

Rita Wilson Thanks Friends and Fans for Their Support After Revealing She Has Breast Cancer

Originally posted 04/15/2015 06:00PM

After receiving an outpouring of support from friends and fans in the wake of her breast cancer announcement, Rita Wilson took to Twitter on Monday to thank her thousands of well-wishers.

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Filed Under: Cancer, Health, Rita Wilson

Inside Rita Wilson's Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Originally posted 04/14/2015 10:40PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20915554" "" "" "auto"] When Rita Wilson revealed exclusively to PEOPLE that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, she stressed the importance of early detection and seeking a second opinion as keys to her own recovery.

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Rita Wilson Has Breast Cancer, Undergoes Double Mastectomy and Reconstructive Surgery

Rita Wilson Has Breast Cancer, Undergoes Double Mastectomy and Reconstructive Surgery

Originally posted 04/14/2015 08:30AM

Rita Wilson is sharing some difficult and very personal news: she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery.

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Terminally Ill Basketball Player Lauren Hill, Who Played at NCAA Game, Dies

Terminally Ill Basketball Player Lauren Hill, Who Played at NCAA Game, Dies

Originally posted 04/10/2015 12:20PM

Lauren Hill, the 19-year-old terminally ill college athlete who tirelessly raised over $1.5 million for cancer research, died on Friday.

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Sharon Osbourne Wishes Taylor Swift's Mom Well in Wake of Cancer Diagnosis

Originally posted 04/09/2015 10:30PM

[EMBEDCODE {}] Taylor Swift's announcement that her mother is battling cancer triggered an emotional reaction from Sharon Osbourne on The Talk Thursday.

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