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Ken Watanabe Diagnosed with Stomach Cancer Ahead of Broadway Return

Ken Watanabe Diagnosed with Stomach Cancer Ahead of Broadway Return

Originally posted 02/09/2016 03:15PM

Ken Watanabe has been diagnosed with early-stage stomach cancer, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

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Parents Anguished by Backlash Over Letting Their Terminally Ill 5-Year-Old Help Decide Whether to Go Back to the Hospital

Parents Anguished by Backlash Over Letting Their Terminally Ill 5-Year-Old Help Decide Whether to Go Back to the Hospital

Originally posted 01/15/2016 08:25AM

The last thing Michelle Moon expected when she publicly shared the moving conversations about death she had with her terminally ill 5-year-old daughter was backlash.

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Heroes Among Us

Devoted Dad Creates App That Can Detect Eye Cancer in Children After His Son Was Diagnosed at 3 Months Old

Originally posted 01/14/2016 11:15AM

Know a hero? Send suggestions to heroesamongus@peoplemag.com. For more inspiring stories, read the latest issue of PEOPLE magazine

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Amy Schumer on Her Father's Multiple Sclerosis: 'It's So Painful' to See Him Suffering

Amy Schumer on Her Father's Multiple Sclerosis: 'It's So Painful' to See Him Suffering

Originally posted 12/16/2015 01:55PM

Amy Schumer is known for her comedic sensibilities, but the star also lives with everyday heartbreak – her father's battle with multiple sclerosis.

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Michael Douglas Emotionally Pays Tribute to Wife Catherine Zeta-Jones While Accepting AARP Award: 'Thank You for the Love'

Michael Douglas Emotionally Pays Tribute to Wife Catherine Zeta-Jones While Accepting AARP Award: 'Thank You for the Love'

Originally posted 12/04/2015 02:45PM

Hollywood legend Michael Douglas isn't afraid to show his softer side when it comes to his wife, fellow Oscar winner Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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Val Kilmer Spotted Out with Breathing Aid After Denying Reports of Health Issues

Val Kilmer Spotted Out with Breathing Aid After Denying Reports of Health Issues

Originally posted 12/04/2015 01:45PM

Less than two months after declaring that he has "no tumor or infection of any kind," Val Kilmer was spotted out with what appears to be a tracheostomy tube, sparking new concerns about the Top Gun star's health.

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Elizabeth Taylor Pulled a Dallas Buyers Club with Underground HIV Treatment Center at Her Home, Kathy Ireland Says

Elizabeth Taylor Pulled a Dallas Buyers Club with Underground HIV Treatment Center at Her Home, Kathy Ireland Says

Originally posted 12/03/2015 01:20PM

Elizabeth Taylor wanted to help save lives – even if that meant running a Dallas Buyers Club-style underground network.

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8-Year-Old Girl Whose Parents Are Both Cancer Survivors Is One of the Youngest-Known Patients Diagnosed with Rare Breast Cancer

Originally posted 11/24/2015 12:25PM

Chrissy Turner was her family's happy distraction when her father battled Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma when she was a baby. But now the third grader is gearing up for a mastectomy after she was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer – at just 8 years old.

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Selfies and Superheroes! Chris Pratt Visits an Atlanta Children's Hospital and Brightens Everyone's Day (as Usual)

Selfies and Superheroes! Chris Pratt Visits an Atlanta Children's Hospital and Brightens Everyone's Day (as Usual)

Originally posted 10/27/2015 04:15PM

Reason 267 to love Chris Pratt: He spends his spare time visiting children's hospitals.

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