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Samantha Harris on Cancer Battle: I May Need Chemo | Samantha Harris

Samantha Harris May Need Chemo After Cancer Spreads

Originally posted 06/19/2014 11:30AM

Behind the smile on Samantha Harris's face following her double mastectomy was a somewhat different story: Doctors had delivered unsettling news.

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Meet the Brave Girl Who Inspired The Fault in Our Stars

Meet Esther Earl, the Brave Girl Who Inspired The Fault in Our Stars

Originally posted 06/07/2014 01:15PM

Onscreen and in the pages of the bestselling book, audiences have been captivated by the spirit and humor of The Fault in Our Stars's heroine, Hazel Grace Lancaster.

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Shailene Woodley: What the Cancer Patients in Fault in Our Stars Taught Me

Shailene Woodley: What the Cancer Patients in The Fault in Our Stars Taught Me

Originally posted 06/06/2014 11:35AM

Shailene Woodley worked with such accomplished pros as George Clooney (in The Descendants) and Kate Winslet (in Divergent), but it's her The Fault in Our Stars costars who, she says, have taught her the most.

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Grieving Family Finds Secret Note Behind Mirror from Girl Who Died of Cancer

British Girl Who Died of Cancer Leaves Secret Note Behind Mirror for Grieving Family

Originally posted 06/05/2014 09:10AM

On May 28, 13-year-old British schoolgirl Athena Orchard tragically lost her battle with the bone cancer osteosarcoma, which had affected her spine, left shoulder and head.

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Giuliana Rancic's Last Hope After Miscarriage: 'We Have One Embryo Left'

Giuliana Rancic's Last Hope: 'We Have One Embryo Left'

Originally posted 06/04/2014 05:55PM

For Giuliana and Bill Rancic, trying to grow their family has been an uphill battle. Now, it seems, they have one more try.

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Women Ruled PEOPLE.com This Week with Wonderful, Funny and Touching Stories | Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Davis, Pamela Anderson

Women Ruled PEOPLE.com This Week with Wonderful, Funny and Touching Stories

Originally posted 05/24/2014 09:35AM

A brilliant win on the dance floor. A sad story of abuse that led to an inspiring story of resilience. A hilarious anecdote from an Oscar winner about a mortifying moment at an afterparty.

It was ladies' week on PEOPLE.com, as Meryl Davis, Pamela Anderson and Jennifer Lawrence got readers talking, for quite different reasons. Their stories were among the five that got the strongest reactions on the site this week.

Check them out below, along with two other stories that provoked, respectively, warmth and outrage. And let us know what you think of every story by clicking on the icons at the bottom.

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Samantha Harris Undergoes Double Mastectomy | Samantha Harris

Samantha Harris Undergoes Double Mastectomy

Originally posted 05/20/2014 02:05PM

Samantha Harris has made it through surgery.

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Woman Takes a Photo a Day for a Year to Document Battle Against Cancer

Originally posted 05/16/2014 11:45AM

Four months into her marriage, Jennifer Glass received devastating news: A lump in her neck turned out to be stage IV lung cancer, with a five-year survival rate of five percent.

"I've always thought of myself as a top-of-my-lungs type of girl, yet that's the very part of my body that has betrayed me," she wrote on her blog at Parade magazine.

Resolving to battle the disease with everything they had, Glass and her husband began a portrait project: He would take a photo of her a day, for a year, documenting her progress.

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Amy Robach Revs Up for Life After Chemo

Amy Robach Revs Up for Life After Chemo

Originally posted 05/16/2014 12:30PM

Amy Robach is ready to get her groove back.

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PHOTO: Kenny Rogers Treated for Skin Cancer

Kenny Rogers on Removing Skin Cancer: 'You Should See the Other Guy!'

Originally posted 05/14/2014 04:30PM

Kenny Rogers is the latest star to promote skin cancer awareness on Instagram.

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