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  1. Keanu Reeves runs a private charitable foundation to fund cancer research and children’s hospitals. In 2009, he told Ladies Home Journal: "I don’t like to attach my name to it, I just let the foundation do what it does."

  2. The little boy known as Batkid who “saved” San Francisco while battling leukemia in 2013 is now cancer free.

  3. Mr. T had T-cell lymphoma. He said, “Can you imagine that? Cancer with my name on it—personalized cancer.” Fortunately he was able to beat it and is cancer free.

  4. In 2013, Australian blogger Belle Gibson claimed to have beaten brain cancer using 'natural remedies' — selling a cookbook to cancer patients with all her 'secrets'. It was later revealed she never even had cancer, and was fined $410,000 by the Australian government for her deceptive practices.

  5. After her husband was diagnosed with testicular cancer Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg attended class and took notes for both of them, typed her husband's dictated papers and cared for their daughter and her sick husband—all while making the Harvard Law Review.

  6. During the filming of Matilda, Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman; who played Matilda's parents; would take Mara Wilson on outings with their family to help the actress cope with her mother's battle, and eventual death, from cancer.

  7. There's a service called "Cleaning for a Reason" in the U.S. and Canada that cleans the houses of women with cancer for free so they can focus on their health.

  8. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate to more than 80%.

  9. Steve Jobs could have avoided a premature death from cancer by having it properly treated, he refused it for 9 months, believing an alternative-medicine diet would be better. It was one of Steve Jobs' most notable regrets.

  10. Dennis H. Klatt, a computer scientist who programmed Stephen Hawking's voice box. He tirelessly worked on the code while undergoing treatment for cancer, which eventually took his own voice, and his life. Hawking never changed his voice program, saying, "My friend Dennis' voice is my voice"

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Sunburn is not caused by your skin cells being damaged by the Sun and dying. Rather it's their DNA being damaged and the cells then killing themselves so they don't turn into cancer

Since 9/11 more than 37,000 first responders and people around ground zero have been diagnosed with cancer and illness, and the number of disease deaths is soon to outnumber the total victims in 2001.

Axolotls can regenerate limbs, organs and even parts of the brain. They are also 1000x more resistant to cancer than mammals. Despite this, they are critically endangered and almost extinct in the wild.

Ken Jeong would add little inside jokes into the Hangover movie to make his wife, who was battling breast cancer, laugh when she watched it.

A woman named Angela adopted a cat and named her Missy. Missy pawed at Angela's chest and Angela felt that was not right and went to the doctor only to reveal that Angela had cancer. A year later Missy pawed Angela's chest again and tests revealed cancer again.

In 1984 an 8 year old girl with sickle cell disease developed acute myeloid leukemia. To treat the cancer, the doctors gave her chemo and a stem cell transplant from her sibling. Not only did this cure her cancer, but it cured her SCD too. She remains disease free nearly three decades later.

A man thought he had bladder cancer but he actually had a fully functioning female reproductive system.

The only 2 patients to be cured of HIV were also undergoing cancer treatment at the same time; meaning they became cancer free AND HIV negative at the same time

91 year old Jimmy Carter became cancer free after months of treatment for a deadly cancer that spread to his brain. His doctor said, "He's a physically and mentally active individual who's in the best health possible for someone in his age group..."

Ulysses S. Grant was broke and dying of throat cancer, when Mark Twain offered an unheard of 75% of royalties to his widow for him to write his memoirs. Julia Grant received $450,000 dollars from royalties.

The September 11 terror attacks on the WTC released a dust cloud of toxic asbestos fibers across Manhattan, with an estimated 410,000 people exposed. It is believed lung cancer and mesothelioma cases in the city will reach a peak in the year 2041 (four decades after 9/11) - fact check

In 1957, a terminal cancer patient was given a worthless drug that caused his tumors to “melt like snowballs on a hot stove.” When he found out it was proven worthless, his cancer returned. He was given a placebo version and it went away again. Got truth again and died.

Ashton Kutcher ended up in the hospital with pancreatic issues after following Steve Jobs' fruitarian diet in preparation for the movie Jobs. Steve Jobs died of Pancreatic cancer.

Pierce Brosnan grew up poor in Ireland, was left by his parents, raised by relatives and sent to a boarding house, studied painting, joined the circus, and was first discovered as an actor by playwright Tennessee Williams. Both his first wife and daughter died of ovarian cancer.

Clouds don’t protect you from the sun. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, up to 80% of UV rays pass straight through and people often end up with serious burns on overcast days.

23 year old was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. A year later he developed a cancer of the blood. A bone-marrow transplant treated a patient’s leukemia — and his delusions, too.

Pornhub has been contributing to charity since 2012. They have ran charity campaigns that planted trees, provided free breast cancer checks and donated to panda conversation charities.

Sam LLoyd, or Ted from Scrubs, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in january which had metastasized from his lungs. Further scans showed that the cancer was also in his liver, spine, and jaw. The news just came weeks after he and his wife received their first child.

Marie Skłodowska Curie changed the world not once but twice. She founded the new science of radioactivity – even the word was invented by her – and her discoveries launched effective cures for cancer. She is the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize, and 1st person to win a second Nobel prize.

When a persistent Washington DC bookstore clerk exposed Stephen King as the true author of books written under the name Richard Bachman, King's publishers sent out a press release announcing Bachman's death from "cancer of the pseudonym."

A wellness blogger who faked brain cancer was fined $410,000 for a scam involving her claims that her cancer was cured through nutrition and alternative therapies. - fact check

Medieval dentists knew how to fill cavities, treat facial fractures, could spot oral cancer, and even knew the basics of whitening teeth. Evidence also suggests they knew how to create dentures out of cow bone and human teeth.

Pornhub has a branch of their network called “Pornhub Cares” where they focus on humanitarian efforts. Some of their causes are breast and testicular cancer research, planting trees, and funding student college scholarships.

U.S. flight attendants have higher rates of breast cancer, uterine cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, thyroid cancer, and cervical cancer, when compared with the general public, likely due to regular exposure to cosmic ionizing radiation

In 2013, an HGTV viewer (and nurse) wrote in and said she spotted a lump in the neck of a show host and she was concerned about it. It was later discovered to be thyroid cancer. He credits her with saving his life.

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Video game speedrunning community raises over $2.2 million for cancer research, with majority coming during last day.

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My Cancer Treatment Weight Loss Graph