- Paperboy Nominee - Check Your Genes vision is a world empowered to reduce the risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. They do this by educating the public and health care professional on the need for a formal genetic risk assessment and testing.
Researchers with the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology report that radiation treatment — despite killing half of all tumor cells during every treatment — transforms other cancer cells into treatment-resistant breast cancer stem cells.The generation of these breast cancer stem cells counteract...
- Health Activist Hero Nominee - Sara is a fierce advocate. She has written a critical and relevant book about lupus. The book translates over to anyone living with a chronic illness. Sara is a gem! I'm so honored! Thanks for the nomination!
#HAAwards - Best in Show: Twitter Nominee - AnnMarie has used Twitter to document her battle with cancer including pictures of her double mastectomy and showing fellow sufferers what is involved. AnnMarie is doing this often with a wicked sense of humour and so supportive of other sufferers its amazing on top of that she is now raising money to fight cancer, she is an inspiration.
RADIATION THERAPY Radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) uses high-energy rays to kill cancer cells. It affects the nearby skin or cells only in the part of the body that is treated with the radiation.