By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NE WYORK) -- After childhood cancer derailed her dreams of becoming a NASA astronaut, a 29-year-old Tennessee woman is set to become the youngest American to go to space via the world's first all-civilian mission to... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Former Sen. Bob Dole announced Thursday morning that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. The 97-year-old former GOP senator announced in a tweet that he will begin treatment on Monday."While I certainly... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Jessica Alba is remaining optimistic after her father, Mark Alba, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The Fantastic Four alum teamed up with her dad to break the news to her 18.8 million followers. However, instead of issuing a serious statement, the two broke the news... Read More.
(FLORIDA) -- Dustin Diamond, most famous for playing Samuel "Screech" Powers in multiple Saved By The Bell series, has died of carcinoma, a rep confirmed to ABC News. The actor, who was being treated in Florida, was 44. "He was diagnosed with this brutal, relentless form... Read More.
By DR. ROSE MARIE LESLIE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Cancer is one of the most important health challenges our nation faces and the second leading cause of death in the United States. Now, a new study from the American Cancer... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(PINE BLUFF, Ark.) -- Around 200 people are starting 2021 off without any medical debt thanks to the kindness of an oncology doctor who erased $650,000 of his patients' debt.Dr. Omar Atiq, a medical... Read More.
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE and MYA GREEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- For the first time, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is opening up about his private battle with prostate cancer since being diagnosed 11 years ago.In an essay Abdul-Jabbar... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Jason Momoa gave one of his biggest fans, soon-to-be eight-year-old Danny Sheehan, one of the best presents an Aquaman fan can ask for: a life-sized replica of his on-screen trident. Sheehan, who was diagnosed with rare form of brain cancer in 2017, is a huge Aquaman fan.... Read More.