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The war on cancer featuring Vice President Joe Biden

"We are proud to join Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden in their commitment to end cancer as we know it through the work of a new nonprofit, the Biden Cancer Initiative. The Biden Cancer Initiative will convene experts from around the world to work alongside the vice president and Dr. Biden to gather and analyze the best ideas about how to address some of the biggest barriers to progress in the fight against cancer. Those barriers include lack of data standards in treating cancer, lack of data sharing in the research and development enterprise, lack of patient...
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Rapper Lil Boosie gets candid with Revolt TV about his kidney cancer diagnosis in a recent interview.

Lil Boosie got candid with Revolt TV about his kidney cancer diagnosis in a recent interview, released on Wednesday (Jan. 6). The rapper had half of his kidney removed after an extensive operation in December, and has been undergoing treatment for the disease ever since. “Man, I got an MRI, that motherf***er came back like, ‘We found something on your kidney’” the “Set It Off” rapper recollects in the clip. “‘You know you got cancer’ and that’s when they told me. That was the first time I found that out.” Despite the diagnosis, Boosie’s positive spirits in the face of...
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Houston Cyberknife System

Dr Carpenter describes the Cyberknife Radiosurgery System. The CyberKnife System is the world’s first and only radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body with sub-millimeter accuracy. St. Luke Radiation Therapy and Cyberknife Center is the only center in Houston to offer Cyberknife Radiosurgery. Dr. Carpenter describes the Cyberknife Radiosurgery System in the video below. FULL STORY

NFL star beats Cancer and returns to the gridiron

"When you add chemo into something like this, that's a whole different monster because it literally feels like you're dying," he said. "You can't go around people. You get sick easily. There are certain foods you can't eat. It just zaps you for a good amount of time. When you look at it, you're not really battling chemo. You're battling yourself the whole time. It's really a battle of me vs. me. You can't look too far ahead." "It was a battle every day," he said at a news conference at Missouri Western State University, flanked by his mother, Carol,...
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