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Apr 12, 2019
Hot Tea Can Increase Your Cancer Risk, Study Says
It's common knowledge that certain types of tea offer health benefits, including weight loss, anxiety relief, and help with pesky menopause symptoms. But according to research, your tea might...
Mar 27, 2019
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks Fighting Cancer, Finding Joy, And Saying Goodbye to 'A Role of a Lifetime'
When 11-time Emmy Award-winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus has something to say, people want to hear it. The words she penned on her social media account on September 29, 2017 about her cancer diagnosis...
Sep 10, 2018
Olivia Newton-John Opens Up About Her Third Battle With Cancer
Olivia Newton-John is fighting her third battle with cancer, but she's staying positive. "You know, there are other people out there doing much, much worse than me," the actress and singer told...
Sep 5, 2018
What My Mom's Death From Cancer at 48 Taught Me About Living for the Moment
I have a friend who believes in living for the now. If she wants something, she gets it. If she wants to go somewhere, she goes. For her, life isn’t about waiting for the right time, it’s about...
Aug 10, 2018
Can Supplements Help Prevent Cancer?
Is it really possible to prevent precursors to one of the deadliest killers in the US with the best anti-cancer supplements? For the last several years, the Centers for Disease Control and...
Jun 7, 2018
Eagle-Eyed Doctor Spots Woman's Throat Cancer Just By Seeing Her on HGTV
Just being on TV might be a lucky day for most people, but a North Carolina woman got a double dose of luck: After she appeared on an HGTV show, an eagle-eyed doctor watching the program spotted a...
Apr 20, 2018
Former First Lady Barbara Bush to Be Buried Next to Late Young Daughter
You probably know some of late First Lady Barbara Bush's children already — George W. Bush became the 43rd POTUS, following in his father's footsteps, and Jeb Bush was a Florida governor and a...
Apr 4, 2018
Shannen Doherty Is 'Staying Positive' After Getting Tumor Test Results Back
Back in May 2017, Shannen Doherty revealed the exciting news that her breast cancer was in remission. Now, almost one year later, the Charmed actress posted an update on Instagram to remind her...
Mar 13, 2018
Lorna Luft, Judy Garland's Daughter, Has Been Diagnosed With a Brain Tumor
Singer Lorna Luft, the youngest daughter of Hollywood icon, the late Judy Garland, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after collapsing backstage during one of her concerts. According to Lorna's...
Feb 14, 2018
Marion Ross Remembers Her Late 'Happy Days' Co-Star Erin Moran
In an exclusive new interview with Closer Weekly, Happy Days actress Marion Ross opened up about her time starring on the beloved sitcom and remembered her late co-star Erin Moran, who passed away...
Jan 17, 2018
Jane Fonda Admits She Had Cancerous Growth Removed From Lip
Now that's one tough lady! Jane Fonda proved what an inspiration she is once again on January 15, when she showed up to a BUILD Series event to promote her show Grace and Frankie with a large...
Dec 1, 2017
Olivia Newton-John Is Already Touring: 'I'm No Longer in Pain'
In an exclusive interview with Closer Weekly, pop icon Olivia Newton-John shares a positive update on her health while facing cancer for the second time. “I am no longer in pain and happy to say I...
Nov 16, 2017
4-Year-Old Girl Gives All the Money in Her Piggy Bank to Police Officer With Cancer
Most four-year-old children save their money for candy or a new toy, but this selfless Colorado girl is using her cash to help officer Kyle Zulauf of the Longmont Police Department, a local police...
Nov 10, 2017
9-Year-Old Who Asked for Cards for His Last Christmas Passes Away
UPDATE (November 21, 2017) — We are so sad to report that Jacob Thompson, the 9-year-old boy with terminal cancer who asked for cards to celebrate his last Christmas, passed away on Sunday,...
Nov 9, 2017
Daughter Shares Her Dying Mother's Touching Last Letter of Advice and Love
My favorite part of the holidays is spending time with my family, but it's also so easy for me to get wrapped up in the commercial part of the season. Thankfully, there are people like Hannah...
Oct 19, 2017
7-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Asks Out TV Anchor for a 'Friend'
Erin Cross has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia since she was just 2 years old. She is now 7 years old and has spent years fighting for recovery — some days doctors told her parents she...
Oct 13, 2017
Shannen Doherty's Latest Breast Cancer Awareness Photo Is So Personal
Actress Shannen Doherty battled breast cancer for two years, so even though she is in remission, the topic is never far from her mind. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the star bravely...
Oct 8, 2017
Fans Are Rallying Around Julia Louis-Dreyfus After Her Cancer Diagnosis
After Veep star and award-winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced that she had breast cancer on Sept. 28, 2017, the internet united in support. Messages have come from friends, family,...
Oct 6, 2017
Parents Say 'I Do' to Make Daughter's Dream Come True
Even if you don’t have children, the thought of a child facing imminent death feels, among so many other things, unfair. This is why the story of 4-your-old Australian toddler Paige Skarratts and...
Oct 6, 2017
Breast Cancer Rates Have Dropped, Saving More Than 322,000 Lives
Given the recent headlines about Julia Louis-Dreyfus' breast cancer diagnosis, as well as it being Breast Cancer Awareness Month — for all those wondering when breast cancer month is — this news...
Sep 14, 2017
Larry King Reveals His Secret Lung Cancer Battle
Oh no! Larry King revealed on Wednesday, Sept. 13 that he underwent a secret battle with lung cancer over the summer — and our hearts are breaking for him. He dealt with the health issue...
Sep 8, 2017
How Celine Dion Found an 'Escape' During Her Darkest Days
On Jan. 14, 2016, the love of Celine Dion’s life, René Angélil, passed away from throat cancer, leaving the singer and their three children to walk a long, winding road of grief. But throughout...
Sep 7, 2017
Preemie Born to Comatose Mom With Brain Cancer Is 'Doing Great'
If you ever need a reminder of just how precious life is, Carrie Deklyen's story will hit home. The 37-year-old woman has been in a coma since July of this year, and she recently became a mom again...
Aug 23, 2017
Meet Elise Robinson, the 10-Year-Old Who Kicked Cancer's Butt Before Strutting Down the Runway
The summer Elise Robinson turned eight, her knee started hurting. She’d been playing basketball and jumping on the trampoline, so her parents didn’t think anything of it. But when the pain wouldn’t...
Aug 11, 2017
6 Ways to Control Your Blood Sugar Levels to Prevent Diabetes and Cancer
Sure, having out-of-whack blood sugar raises your risk of diabetes. But did you know it can also raise your risk of cancer 24 percent by fueling the growth of abnormal cells? The great news: This...
Jul 24, 2017
11 Natural Ways to Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk
It's true that steps taken now for colon cancer prevention can help in the long run. Especially if this type of cancer runs in your family, you may be concerned about ways to slash your risk. Well,...
Jul 14, 2017
Bride Offers Father-Daughter Dance to Best Friend and Her Terminally Ill Dad
The father-daughter dance at a wedding is always a must-see event. For fathers, it's one of the last times they get to spend some one-on-one time with their little girl before he sends her off on...
Jul 10, 2017
4 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer
If it runs in your family, wondering how you can prevent breast cancer is probably something you've done. And since you can't change your genetics, it's good to know that there are steps that you...
Jun 21, 2017
Shannen Doherty's Curls Are Coming Back After Cancer Battle
It's only been two months since Shannen Doherty revealed the exciting news that she was cancer-free, but the "cancer slayer," as she calls herself, is looking happier than ever with a growing crop...
Jun 15, 2017
This Pet Owner Is Thankful She Noticed Her Cat's Change in Behavior
Sue McKenzie's cat, Tom, was never one to show her much love, though the two had been together for 20 years. So when he started pawing the back of her neck and meowing loudly every time she sat...