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brain cancer

Having Conquered Cancer, He Now Makes It Rock

Jim Ebert spent his whole career producing musicians like Madonna and Ice Cube. Now he produces his fellow survivors.

The Art Of Coping With Brain Injury

Dutch artist Tom Heerschop aspired to be the greatest artist since Leonardo Da Vinci. Then he developed a brain tumor the size of a sweet potato.

“You Might As Well Live”

Chronic medical issues--including a genetic mutation which gave her her showstopper eyes--impacted much of Elizabeth Taylor's life, but never defined it.

Kids Fighting Cancer With Jokes (And Groucho Glasses)

Abbott and Costello, Laurel and Hardy, Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau….Max Chawtko and Alex Travin?

How The Beatles Helped Me Survive Brain Cancer

When you're getting your brain tumor blasted with protons, a masterpiece like the White Album goes a long way towards helping you keep your sanity.

How Do You Talk To Your Kids When You Have Cancer?

My diagnosis is teaching me about fatherhood, and how to prepare my kids for the day when I'm not around anymore

The Left Foot Of The Fastest Woman Alive

Although her leg was deformed by polio as a child, Wilma Rudolph didn't let her illness stop her from reaching Olympic gold.

The Young Invisibles Of Cancer

"In most people's minds, cancer isn't a college student," says Matthew Zachary of Stupid Cancer. "It's a bald kid, or a 65-year-old woman..."