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School Bans Girl Who Shaves Head in Support of Cancer-Stricken Friend

What started out as an act of compassion has turned into a heated controversy.

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Genesys Athletic Club to Host Zumba Party with Proceeds Going to Cancer Patients

Genesys Athletic Club in Grand Blanc Township will host a Zumba party on Saturday, October 12th beginning at 6 p.m.

Proceeds from Shakin' it for a Cause will go to help Genesys cancer patients with special financial needs not covered by insurance

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Daniel Craft, NY Asian Film Fest Organizer and Avid ‘Star Trek’ Fan, Has Passed Away

Even if you don't know his name, chances are strong that you've heard the story of Daniel Craft. You probably know his name because he was the 'Star Trek' fan who was granted his final wish of seeing 'Star Trek Into Darkness' after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, but he was also a member of New York's Subway Cinema and helped organize the city's increasingly popular Asian Film Festival. Last night, he passed away.

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Young Cancer Patient Has Heartwarming Meeting With His Wrestling Hero

Professional wrestlers may seem like tough guys, but underneath their shiny spandex outfits and long, flowing hair (clearly a sign of ultimate masculinity), they have hearts of gold. Daniel Bryan, for example, recently met with a seven-year-old boy who has had brain cancer for almost four years, and says he's Bryan's biggest fan. It's okay if you need to go grab some Kleenex before you look at the pictures.

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Man Discovers Skin Cancer on Scalp While Shaving Head To Support Wife’s Cancer

Talk about your lucky breaks.

Bud Stringer walked into a barber shop recently with a noble goal. His wife of twenty years, Dolly, was losing her hair due to the chemotherapy she had to take for breast cancer, and Bud wanted to show support by shaving his head as well.

Good thing too, as it revealed a cancerous melanoma on his scalp.

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Judy Blume Battling Breast Cancer

Judy Blume, author of many popular children’s books from the 1970s, revealed that she has been privately battling breast cancer since June. She shared the news on her blog, via a humorously written post titled ‘!@#$% Happens.’

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Teen with Terminal Cancer Finishes Bucket List

Alice Pyne isn’t your average teenager. The 16-year-old from Ulverston, England has been fighting cancer since she was12, and within the last year, her illness has been diagnosed as terminal. But that hasn’t stopped the spunky teen from making the most out of every moment.

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Young People in Sweden Actually Believe Cancer is Contagious

Most young adults know that babies do not come from wild-eyed storks or highly potent drinking water, but a new study suggests they might be a little confused about a few other things.

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New Research Reveals That Taller People More Likely to Die of Cancer

Some promising new research has surfaced that indicates that tall people are less likely to suffer strokes, psychotic breakdowns or die from heart disease than the shorter of the breed. However, the same research says that these same vertically-endowed humans are doomed at best, to die of cancer.

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Amazing New Wristband Technology Could Keep You from Getting Skin Cancer

During the barbecues and pool parties of summer, many people lose track of how much sun exposure they’ve had — and wind up with a nasty burn.

New technology in the form of a wristband could change that, and lower the rates of skin cancer along the way.

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