Cancer vaccine may miss mark for some black women, study finds

New Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Completely Wipes Out Tumors in Mice

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 02, 2018

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine say that a potential cancer vaccine that shows to eliminate all traces of tumors in mice... Read More

Cancer Survival Rates Consistently Lower in Black Patients

Cancer Survival Rates Consistently Lower in Black Patients

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 08, 2017

Regardless of the type of cancer they’re diagnosed with, survival rates for African-Americans remain consistently lower than for white people, the Scientific American reports.... Read More

Cancer Patient Dies Shortly After Walking Daughter Down the Aisle

Cancer Patient Dies Shortly After Walking Daughter Down the Aisle

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 05, 2017

A California cancer patient was granted his last dying wish when he got the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle while in... Read More

Sign Language: How to Cuff a Caring Cancer

Sign Language: How to Cuff a Caring Cancer

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jul 06, 2017

Cancer Season (June 22-July 22) is upon us, so if someone born under this sign has caught your attention, be prepared for some serious... Read More

Rise Up: A Story of Faith, Fighting, Family and Healing

Rise Up: A Story of Faith, Fighting, Family and Healing

by Shanita Hubbard   Apr 06, 2017

“Im going to be very honest. This doesn’t look good.” “Doesn’t look good as in I can die?” I asked half shocked but fully... Read More

Health

A Black Man’s Guide to Good Health

by Lashieka Hunter   Oct 18, 2016

Brothers, be honest. Do you go to the doctor regularly? You take care of your family; you take care of work matters, but what... Read More

Blood, Sweat and Heels Star Daisy Lewellyn Has Passed

Blood, Sweat and Heels Star Daisy Lewellyn Has Passed

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs   Apr 08, 2016

The bubbly, optimistic lifestyle expert, entrepreneur and reality star, also known as the “queen of effortless chic,” tried not to let her diagnosis get... Read More

A Year After His Passing, Stuart Scott’s Journey Continues to Inspire

A Year After His Passing, Stuart Scott’s Journey Continues to Inspire

by Jeff Fortson   Jan 05, 2016

The focus in the sports world yesterday may have been on which NFL coach got the ax due to a dismal season, but for... Read More

E.E.O.C. Chairwoman Jacqueline Berrien Dead at 53

E.E.O.C. Chairwoman Jacqueline Berrien Dead at 53

by #teamEBONY   Nov 13, 2015

Jacqueline Berrien, a civil rights lawyer who served as President Obama's chairwoman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, has died. She was 53. Berrien,... Read More

BL John Wall pays tribute to friend

John Wall Breaks Down After Losing His Friend

by ESPN   Dec 09, 2014

Washington Wizards guard John Wall broke down in tears during an emotional postgame interview as he talked about Miyah Telemaque-Nelson, the 6-year-old girl Wall... Read More