WASHINGTON-Evangeline Cole-Thompson, also known as “Mama Cole” has died at age 58 after struggling with pancreatic cancer. Cole opened Cole’s Cafe in 2002, which served as one of the few sit down soul food eateries in South East D.C. and her dishes were popular with the community and critics alike. The Washington Post reports: In […]

PHILADELPHIA — Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier has liver cancer and is under hospice care. The 67-year-old boxer was diagnosed four or five weeks ago, Frazier’s personal and business manager said Saturday. Leslie Wolff told The Associated Press that doctors have not yet told Frazier how long he has to live. “We have medical experts […]

One of the most incurable forms of cancer remains brain cancer and the average brain cancer survival rate period is 1-2 years. Still today, there is no recognized cure for this disease. Although treatment helps to improve the condition of the patient a little, there is no guarantee that it will be cured. Eleanor Mondale,  […]

The controversial cancer drug Avastin becomes the focus of U.S. regulators’ attention again Tuesday during a two-day hearing to determine if the medication can keep its FDA approval for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Easy Ways To Drop 5 Pounds By Summer Back on Dec. 16, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended revoking […]

Prayer And Support For Cancer Patients My mother lost her battle with breast cancer in 1998.  At the time of her battle I know how important my support was for her and for myself. Prayer: (www.prayer-for-cancer.com)We pray for all those undertaking chemotherapy “chemo.” the use of medicines or drugs to treat disease, that the Lord […]

Even though it’s celebrated during the month of October, breast cancer awareness is really a year-round issue. Dr. Ann Kulze, MD, author of “Dr. Ann’s Ten-Step Diet” offers great guidance with a list of things we can do right now … to do everything possible to prevent breast cancer and stop all these silly races, […]


Submitted by:  Sharon Caldwell, PMP LINC Outreach and Education Director ================================================================================================================================================================================================ The Cancer Center at Henrico Doctors Hospital and LINC present a FREE Legal and Financial Planning Seminar for cancer patients, survivors, their families and caregivers. The public is invited to attend. Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 5:50 p.m. to 9 p.m. Williamsburg Room, 1st floor, Henrico […]

by Kevin Powell My friend Dr. Toby Jenkins, a brilliant and highly energetic professor at George Mason University in Virginia, has breast cancer. I had not spoken to her in awhile, and only learned of her health challenge when she posted it on Facebook. I immediately emailed Toby, asking if there was anything I could […]

<strong>Kareem Abdul-Jabbar</strong>, one of the greatest college and professional basketball players of all time, says he has been diagnosed with a form of blood cancer.