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Khloé Kardashian Reveals She Had a Mole with Skin Cancer: 'I Urge You to Check Yourself Frequently!'

Originally posted 08/16/2016 01:35PM

Khloé Kardashian is using her own experience with a frightening health scare to warn others: "Check yourself frequently!"

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star revealed Tuesday that after a few check-ins that turned out to be nothing, doctors did find a cancerous mole on her back.

"There was one mole I had on my back that was skin cancer," Kardashian, 32, shared on her website and app. "I had 8 in. of skin removed. It was definitely painful because it was a lot of skin, but most of the time, the removals haven't been that bad."

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Yolanda Hadid Shows Off the Results of Her Master Cleanse, Says She's Feeling Good

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Yolanda Hadid Shows Off the Results of Her Master Cleanse, Says She's Feeling Good

Originally posted 08/16/2016 01:30PM

Yolanda Hadid is celebrating the small victories!

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Chinese Swimmer Speaks Out About Having Her Period During the Olympics

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Chinese Swimmer Speaks Out About Having Her Period During the Olympics

Originally posted 08/15/2016 05:50PM

Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui nonchalantly broke a lasting taboo by speaking openly about being on her period during the Olympics.

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Hero Nurse Falls 75 Feet Trying to Help Car Crash Victims – and Says She'd Do it Again

Hero Nurse Falls 75 Feet Trying to Help Car Crash Victims – and Says She'd Do it Again

Originally posted 08/09/2016 01:00PM

The morning of Aug. 3 started off a bit odd for Angela Weir, because she and her husband Chris were headed to the gym at 5 a.m. – not something they are prone to do. And it just got odder from there.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar Shares Touching Tribute to Shannen Doherty During Cancer Battle: She's 'a True Friend'

Originally posted 08/09/2016 09:30AM

Sarah Michelle Gellar is not letting Shannen Doherty battle cancer alone.

On Monday, the former star of Buffy the Vampire Slayer shared a loving tribute to her "muse," Doherty in an emotional Instagram post.

"My #mondaymuse (and really every day #muse) is my brave friend @theshando," 39-year-old Gellar's post began. "I've always said she is one of the most loyal friends I've ever known, and now while she is facing the toughest journey of her life, she is sharing it with friends she has never met in the hopes of helping other people who are going through the same struggle. That's a true friend #FuckCancer."

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American Idol's Jax Reveals She's Battling Thyroid Cancer: 'I Don't Think I Have Ever Experienced Anything Scarier'

American Idol's Jax Reveals She's Battling Thyroid Cancer: 'I Don't Think I Have Ever Experienced Anything Scarier'

Originally posted 08/08/2016 07:15PM

Jax left everything she had on the American Idol stage each week when she competed on the show's fourteenth season, but for the last few months, the singer has been secretly battling cancer.

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What Is Cupping Therapy? Why Michael Phelps and Gwyneth Paltrow Put Their Faith in the Ancient Technique

Originally posted 08/08/2016 01:55PM

From Rio to Los Angeles, Olympic athletes like Michael Phelps and stars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston have been spotted with deep red circles on their bodies.

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A Little Fat and a Little Sugar for Breakfast: Brie Larson's Diet Plan to Increase Energy and Gain Muscle

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A Little Fat and a Little Sugar for Breakfast: Brie Larson's Diet Plan to Increase Energy and Gain Muscle

Originally posted 08/05/2016 03:35PM

Brie Larson gained 15 lbs. of muscle for her role in Room. Her nutritionist, Dr. Philip Goglia, had to come up with a way to support her strength training and keep up her energy during long days on the set.

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Shannen Doherty Thanks Husband for Support Through Cancer Battle

Originally posted 08/05/2016 11:40AM

Shannen Doherty knows that "in sickness and in health" is easier said than done.

The 45-year-old Beverly Hills, 90210 alum is currently fighting a tough battle with breast cancer – which she exclusively revealed to PEOPLE last August. And while she realizes that cancer can break relationships apart, she's says it's only brought her and husband Kurt Iswarienko closer together.

"Cancer is not pleasant but it can bring out the best in relationships or the worse," she wrote on Instagram Thursday. " Thankfully, it has made our marriage stronger."

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