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kate middleton
After weeks of rumors and speculation surrounding her health, safety & well-being (as well as a lot of social media conspiracy-theorizing), Kate Middleton (Catherine Middleton), Princess of Wales, revealed via video on Friday that she has been diagnosed with cancer and that it was in the "early stages" of treatment "In January, I underwent major[...]
Jimmy Fund Let’s Game “Quest 2 Defy Cancer” Fundraiser Starts Today
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has announced the official launch of its Jimmy Fund Let's Game "Quest 2 Defy Cancer" fundraising initiative today If you haven't heard of this effort before, this is a dedicated campaign that will be running all throughout September as they will aim to raise awareness around the organization's pediatric cancer research[...]
The Matrix Co-Director Lily Wachowski Says Film is Trans Allegory
He revealed to Ladies Home Journal in 2009 that he created a charity to support other charities that aid those afflicted with the cancer but didn't want to attach his celebrity Reeves' younger sister Kim was diagnosed with leukemia in 1991 and was battling for the better part of 10 years before it entered remission[...]
Ty Tempeton Creates Cartoon To Talk About Cancer Diagnosis
Two days ago he used the web cartoon to talk about his diagnosis of stage three colorectal cancer, or specifically about how he wouldn't use the cartoon to do that While doing exactly that. Ty Templeton Creates Cartoon To Talk About His Cancer Diagnosis The full cartoon and blog piece by Ty Templeton can be read here[...]
The world was saddened to learn on Sunday morning that beloved Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 80 News of Trebek's passing was announced via the long-running game show's Twitter account with the following statement: "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home[...]
JG Jones MPN
In 2009, Jones was diagnosed with a rare, chronic blood cancer called polycythemia vera (PV), which transformed into myelofibrosis (MF) Both PV and MF are part of a closely related group of progressive blood cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs). In "A Rare Reality: My MPN Story," JG Jones draws on his journey living with[...]
'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebek Reveals Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis
Long-time Jeopardy host and pop culture icon Alex Trebek took to the game show's YouTube channel to announce that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer Sources close to Trebek say he will begin chemotherapy treatments immediately, and will attept to finish out the remainder of the game show's season. Having hosted the popular[...]
Veep Season 7 Shooting This Fall, Set for Spring 2019 Premiere
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Walsh revealed that Louis-Dreyfus has completed chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer and has been participating in table reads for the upcoming season At the time, Walsh expected production on season 7 to begin by the end of the summer, with new episodes airing in 2019: "Veep is on hiatus, we'll start filming in August and[...]
American Gods Season 2 Update: Cast Dinner, Axe Throwing, and a Stormare Selfie — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) June 23, 2018 ● Kim and Yetide Badaki found some "new god/old god" common ground during a photo shoot to raise funds to fight cancer, with Kim rockin' a lumberjack look and showing everyone that she's more than okay with it… Why do I love this so much?!😆🙏🏿👩🏿‍🚒❤️ #AmericanGods #oldgodnewgod #love — Yetide[...]
The Walking Dead Family Mourns the Passing of Superfan Lisa Williams
But when we lose a member of our TWD "fan family," that loss cuts wider and deeper across every one of us — and that loss is particularly heavy this week with news that Lisa Williams, TWD superfan and regular at conventions and other show-related events, passed away on Tuesday after battling cancer. Williams won a fan[...]
2017 TV Countdown #1: Fandom Loses Richard Hatch, Star of Battlestar Galactica
News emerged that the stomach pains which impacted him at 2016's Dragon Con wound up to be pancreatic cancer Never wanting to be a burden to anyone, he kept his condition close to the chest until very near to the end.       In the year since his passing, friends and fans have held a number of gatherings[...]
bucket list
Credit: NBCUniversal/Broadway Video Entertainment I came up with the idea of the F*** It! List almost eight years ago, when I was going through some particularly rough treatment for cancer For some reason, The Playbook of Awkward Attempts to Make You Feel Better seems to have a section in there that recommends your friends and family[...]
Veep: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Undergoes Cancer Treatment, Filming On Hold
Less than two months after Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed publicly that she was battling breast cancer comes word that production on the HBO series' seventh and final season has been put on hold while the actress undergoes cancer treatment. Veep executive producer Frank Rich confirmed that filming was temporarily on hold during an interview Wednesday on SiriusXM[...]
'Ill Behaviour': Showtime Importing BBC Comedy-Thriller Series
Chris Geere (You're the Worst), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex) and Tom Riley (DaVinci's Demons) star, with Sam Bain (Peep Show) writing and Steve Bendelack (Friday Night Dinner) directing the series. Ill Behaviour introduces us to Joel (Geere), inspired to use any methods (conventional or otherwise) to save his friend Charlie (Riley), who announces that he[...]
Pumpkins In SNL Halloween Special Instead of spotlighting an article we missed, we're changing things up a bit this week in light of Julia Louis-Dreyfus's very personal announcement to remind everyone that cancer is an evil that does not discriminate But the fight goes on and here's where you can donate to keep the battle raging[...]
'Veep' Star Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Less than two weeks after she took home her record sixth Emmy for her role as former VP-turned-president Selina Meyer on HBO's Veep, series star Julia Louis-Dreyfus took to Twitter to reveal that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer: Just when you thought… — Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) September 28, 2017 "1 in 8 women get breast cancer[...]
Darwyn Cooke Now Receiving Palliative Care After Aggressive Cancer
Marsha, wife of the legendary comic book writer and artist Darwyn Cooke's, writes, under the title "F-ck Cancer" It is with tremendous sadness that we announce Darwyn is now receiving palliative care following a bout with aggressive cancer His brother Dennis and I, along with our families appreciate the outpouring of support we have received[...]
The Identity Of The New Female Thor Leaks Online (Marvel Official UPDATE)
Oh and shes got cancer *sigh* #thor — Gezkill (@Gezkill) May 12, 2015 Lol, #Thor is revealed to have been Jane Foster…remember what I said about it being a total disappointment? — Devante Gordon (@Lycanvenom) May 12, 2015 And the Female Thor is no other than *drumroll*…. JANE FOSTER! dude she got bald — Mrs Alpha (@HunterNixHunter) May[...]
Celebration Of Life: A Cancer Anthology
Creators: Federico Avella, Caritza Berlioz, Chris Colquitt, Matthew Crehan, Megan Crehan, Keith Edmunds, John Freeman, Stephen Groves, Austin Hamblin, Emily Lambert, Iain Laurie, Jessica Mungia, Chris Nicholson, Orion Petitclerc, Jon Slater, Michael Westcott. Close Date: 18th April 2015. Publish Date: November 2015 Celebration of Life: A Cancer Anthology, celebrates the lives of those affected by cancer, telling the[...]
Death Of A Hero
All that is now left to say of the Kree Captain, by way of a eulogy is to paraphrase George Harrison, "Mar-Vell is a dead man…miss him…miss him." ********** We wanted to reprint this article now, especially given that we recently learned that two other comicbook superheroes are stricken with cancer; Joe Martino's The Mighty Titan, and[...]
The Response To A Superhero With Cancer
As it turns out, the entire event was (at best) a great tale that was told and (at worse) a calculated marketing event designed to separate rubes from their money. Still, it set a tone, and it got other creators to wondering, what would happen if a hero died? For writer/artist Joe Martino (who was diagnosed[...]
Last Week's Comics In Twenty Panels
Dr Manolis V writes; The internet’s most opinionated (and Greek) comics column! This week: decrypting Hickman’s secret handshake code, surviving the
Cancer Comes To Marvel Comics?
Earlier this year, Marvel teamed up with Komen For The Cure, an organisation that promotes the awareness of cancer – how to check for it, how to treat it A series of ads saw Tony Stark testing himself for breast cancer, and a series of variant covers featured the Komen brand. It seems it didn't stop[...]