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Originally posted 12/06/2013 11:45AM
Vowing to fight her rare form of cancer, Jen Arnold, star of TLC's The Little Couple, has decided to let cameras document her ordeal.
"TLC has chronicled Bill and Jen's lives since 2009 and at their request, we will be following them through this challenge," a TLC spokesperson tells PEOPLE. "Jen is a doctor and teacher and she saw this as an opportunity to educate and possibly help, through sharing her story."
Arnold, 39, is a neonatologist at Texas Children's Hospital where she serves as medical director of the Pediatric Simulation Center and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.
She is "currently undergoing treatment, including surgery and chemotherapy," she told PEOPLE Thursday.
Originally posted 12/06/2013 08:00AM
Jen Arnold, star of the hit TLC series The Little Couple, is battling a rare form of cancer.
The Houston-based neonatologist, 39, and her husband Bill Klein, 38, are parents to son Will, 3, whom they adopted from China, and daughter Zoey, 2, whom they recently brought home from India.
But what should have been a time of joy and celebration for the reality stars has been bittersweet, as Arnold reveals in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE.
Originally posted 12/04/2013 08:00AM
It was, she says, "like a scene out of a movie."
Amy Robach recalls how her heart was pounding as a radiologist asked her if she was prepared to receive the results of a biopsy for breast cancer.
Alone at the time, the 40-year-old Good Morning America correspondent and mother of two young girls called her husband, actor Andrew Shue, who was away on business, and put him on speakerphone.
"Mr. Shue, are you driving?" the doctor asked.
Originally posted 11/28/2013 07:10AM
Valerie Harper was smiling and full of her trademark optimism when she returned to the ballroom the finale of Dancing with the Stars on Tuesday.
"It was great to be with [my dance partner] Tristan [McManus] again and all my buds, all these lovely friends I made," she told PEOPLE after the show.
The 74-year-old, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this year, has defied the dire predictions that she only had months to live, and says she's been feeling "pretty good" since leaving the show in October.
Originally posted 11/21/2013 02:30PM
Why is Hugh Jackman sporting a bandage on his face?
The Wolverine star posted a photo on Instagram Thursday, explaining to fans that he recently had skin cancer removed from his nose.
No stranger to gushing about his wife, Jackman revealed it was Deborra-Lee Furness who encouraged him to get the "mark" checked.
"Boy, was she right! I had [basal] cell carcinoma," Jackman, 45, writes. "Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!"
Originally posted 11/17/2013 02:00PM
Barbara Park, a former class clown who channeled her irreverence into the million-selling mishaps of grade schooler Junie B. Jones, has died. She was 66.
The author died Friday after a long battle with ovarian cancer, according to a statement released Sunday by Random House Books for Young Readers. Park was a longtime resident of Scottsdale, Ariz., where she lived with her husband, Richard, and raised two sons.
Starting in 1992, Park wrote more than 30 illustrated chapter books about the smart-mouthed girl with an ungrammatical opinion of everybody – her parents, her teachers, her friends and her classmate and enemy for life, May, who is so mean she won't even acknowledge Junie's middle initial (which stands for Beatrice: "Only I don't like Beatrice. I just like B and that's all," Junie warned).
Originally posted 11/15/2013 02:55PM
On Friday, November 15, San Francisco became Gotham. The city did not do this for Comic-Con, nor to film a new movie. The city did this to fulfill the dreams of a five-year-old boy named Miles with leukemia.
Miles hails from Tulelake, in Northern California. He was diagnosed with leukemia at just 18 months old, but ended treatments in June. Fortunately, he is now in remission, and ready to take on his next big, brave mission: becoming Batkid.
Originally posted 11/14/2013 09:30AM
After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007, Hoda Kotb says it was a perfect stranger who inspired her to open up about her private struggle.
"Often we are so busy with our heads buried in a book or looking at Twitter, you don't look up and notice what's around you," the anchor, 49, tells PEOPLE as the morning show continues its weeklong series "#InspiredBy," which honors Today's personal heroes.
"You might miss a life-changing moment because you weren't paying attention. I started paying attention and I ended up meeting two people."
Originally posted 11/12/2013 08:30AM
Mindy Kaling is enjoying success as a writer, producer and star of her own show The Mindy Project, but the actress is also dealing with the heartbreak of losing her mother to pancreatic cancer last year.
"She was the love of my life," Kaling tells fellow TV writer and star Lena Dunham, who spoke with Kaling for an interview with Rookie for Rookie: Yearbook Two, via RollingStone.com.
"I would say that my mother is the single biggest role model in my life, but that term doesn't seem to encompass enough when I use it about her," she says.
Originally posted 11/11/2013 07:00PM
Good Morning America correspondent Amy Robach announced Monday morning that she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer after undergoing an on-air mammogram. The news came as a shock to Robach, who is determined to stay strong for her family while also encouraging viewers to get checked.
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