Japanese celebrity hairstylist Shunji Matsuo passed away from pancreatic cancer at the age of 67 in his hometown of Kobe on Monday (9 Oct), according to a report by The Straits Times. Matsuo previously had liver cancer, and did not want people to know about his second bout of cancer “because he wanted to celebrate life and didn’t want people to be sad”, fashion stylist Lionnel Lim, who had collaborated with Matsuo since 2008, told The Straits Times.
Must-know, expert advice regarding prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. Veep star and Seinfeld alumna Julia Louis-Dreyfus—the beloved, seemingly ageless sitcom staple since the 1980s—revealed recently she has breast cancer. Inspired by that fight, Eat This, Not That! reached out to doctors, nutritionists and other health professionals and asked them for their best tips for battling breast cancer.
There's a surprising place to begin your fight against breast cancer—your kitchen pantry. One in eight women will be affected by breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer, in particular, is the most common.
Before Camella Fong died, she wanted to donate all her belongings to charity but her husband wanted to keep them to remember her by. As such, he decided to sell his beloved Star Wars collection instead to fulfil her wish of giving to charity. The devoted man, Jeremy Sim, managed to raise a total of $11,800 for the KK Hospital Health Fund from the sale of his Star Wars collection. Sim sold off his collection from a booth at the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention which was held two weekends ago (9 and 10 September) at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre.
The Australian actress says cancer has left her partly immobilized, but shares how she is determined to fight through and recover.
"I was being asked to make a decision under duress—specifically, to make a decision about new life at a time when I was worried about losing my life."
The 39-year-old TV personality will be stepping down as the co-host of 'E! News.'
The 45-year-old actress detailed an upsetting elevator experience on Instagram on Thursday.
Computers are beating us at our own games, breast implants are now safe and feel real, and saunas are heated with ultra-powerful infrared light.
25-year-old model Dayna Christison is also in cancer treatment. Since then, she has gone through chemotherapy treatment and two stem cell transplants.
“When you think about it, the two things that make you feel most like a woman are your hair and your breasts,” explains Mary Aframe, the founder of the Women’s Image Center outside of Boston. “One of the oncologists I work with told me that he asks his patients ‘What was the hardest part of treatment?’ And 85% say losing their hair.” That statistic isn’t surprising to Aframe, who founded her business with the understanding that helping manage the radical changes in a woman’s appearance during cancer treatment is a crucial part of healing. Today women come to WIC to get help with wigs, breast prosthesis, or even find a bathing suit specifically designed for mastectomy patients. The idea for The Women’s Image Center came to Aframe 16 years ago.
Forty-year-old London resident Andrea Pellegrini has a YouTube portal dedicated to makeup tutorials — but her channel, Baldly Beautiful, isn’t about cat liner tips and new beauty finds. Her videos tackle beauty issues cancer patients face, from dealing with pale skin and watering eyes to going bald. Pellegrini, a makeup artist who was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2014 and launched Baldly Beautiful in February 2015, told the Daily Mail, “It definitely helped me get through chemo; it was something to focus on and it helped the whole family as they all got involved.” It’s a family project: Her 15-year-old daughter, Emily, edits the videos, and her husband was the one who encouraged her to share her makeup expertise with others.
Today we welcome October, and with that comes the start of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From Ralph Lauren’s Pink Pony Foundation to Stella McCartney’s Pink Lingerie, bringing awareness to this disease has been an ongoing mission for many brands and designers. So this month, join them — think pink with these 15 products that donate a percentage of proceeds to help fight breast cancer. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day