Topics :: cancer treatment

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Imerman Angels Cancer Support Opens Los Angeles Chapter

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
On April 12, the one-on-one cancer support organization Imerman Angels launches their third chapter, in Los Angeles.

Top Comedians Perform at Gilda's Laughfest March 5-15

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Feb 26
Gilda's LaughFest announced that this year's Signature Event will celebrate the festival's fifth year with big comics raising funds to care for those affected by cancer.

'Be Fearless' With Gabrielle's Angel and Cotton Jelly Cancer Research Fund

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 4
In conjunction with World Cancer Day on February 4, Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research has partnered with UK-based clothing brand Cotton Jelly for the #BeFearless campaign to help raise funds for cancer research in a fashionable way.

Nat'l LGBT Cancer Network Goes 'Behind Closed Drawers' on Anal Cancer

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
The National LGBT Cancer Network has launched Behind Closed Drawers, a national campaign to raise funds and awareness for anal cancer prevention.

LBBC Studies Needs of Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
A first-ever study by Living Beyond Breast Cancer finds that women diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer have both more anxiety, and a higher need for more specific information.

Cis B. Golder Quality of Life Grant Eases Burden of Cancer Survivors

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
The Cis B. Golder Quality of Life Grant assists women who are dealing with financial hardships that are directly related to their breast cancer diagnosis.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a 'Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 4
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign.

New York Becomes 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jun 21
New York has become the newest state to legalize medical marijuana, after the Senate passed a bill on June 20 that allows cannabis to be prescribed in non-smokeable form only.

Men Over 50 at Higher Risk of Developing Melanoma

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 19
The American Academy of Dermatology says that men over 50 are at a higher risk of developing melanoma.

New York’s Queer Entertainers Host Fundraiser for Kate Bornstein

MUSIC | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 12
On Sunday, June 15 at The Cutting Room, New York City’s leading queer and indie entertainers will join forces for We Love Kate, a benefit to help raise money for transgender author, artist and activist Kate Bornstein’s cancer treatment.

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