Topic: cancer

Fake Made Fantastic: 6 Natural Sunless Tan Products To Keep Melanoma Survivors (& The Rest Of Us!) Safe

Fake Made Fantastic: 6 Natural Sunless Tan Products To Keep Melanoma Survivors (& The Rest Of Us!) Safe

Having grown up as an extremely pale person — really, it’s nearly impossible to find foundation for my skin tone — I understand the desire to be tan. People used to call me Casper, Morticia, Wednesday…basically, any supernatural or superweird being with skim milk skin.

However, going gold does not have to mean harming your body. there are dozens of reasons to go sunless for your tan — these are just a few of the means by which to do it. More »

Photographer Humanizes Breast Cancer In Series Of Late Wife’s Fight

Photographer Humanizes Breast Cancer In Series Of Late Wife's Fight

Breast cancer is terrifying. We can pour out statistics on how many people are diagnosed each year, on mortality rates, on who’s getting more of it and who’s most at risk…all of it is important information, but no number can give us an idea of the actual experience. In a heartbreakingly honest documentation of his late wife Jennifer’s fight with breast cancer, photography Angelo Merendino shows the face — the devastating, painful, slow face — of what the disease is like.of this disease. More »

Appalling: Almost Two-Thirds Of Ovarian Cancer Patients Aren’t Getting Proper Treatment

Appalling: Almost Two-Thirds Of Ovarian Cancer Patients Aren't Getting Proper Treatment

When it comes to ovarian cancer treatment, it looks like there are two very different paths to take. You can go to a respected cancer treatment center and see a gynecologic oncologist, receive the best care possible and live longer. Or, you can stick to your local hospital and the obstetrician who delivered your baby, miss out on the most advanced medicine, and succumb to the disease earlier than necessary. And an appalling number of people, almost two-thirds of ovarian cancer patients, have been put on the second path by physicians that they should be able to trust. More »