Tag Archives: cancer

Dr. Samuel Achilefu Invents Goggles That See Cancerous Cells & Is Now Working On A Light Therapy To Kill Them

Cancer causes 8.2 million deaths a year but a Nigerian doctor by the name of Samuel Achilefu is making great strides in bringing that astronomical number down. Check out the details below….

Southside Crip Dying of Cancer Claims To Have Been In Car With Gunman Who Killed Tupac [VIDEO]

A Southside Crip by the name of Keefe D recently explained in a new interview that he was dying of cancer and wanted to get the answer a major hip hop unsolved mystery off of his chest. Check it out below and let us know what you think….

NFL Star DeAngelo Williams Pays $12K To Cover 53 Women’s Mammograms In Honor of His Late Mother

Today’s “Good News of the Day” was inspired by Pittsburgh Steelers athlete Deangelo Williams. Deangelo said he is purchasing 53 mammograms tests — in honor of his mother’s age when she died — for a hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he played nine NFL seasons for the Carolina Panthers, and in Pittsburgh. Check out the details below…

**Update** Innocent Former Death Row Inmate Glenn Ford Passes Away 1 Year After His Release

Glenn Ford received national attention earlier this year because of a wrongful conviction that resulted in him being sentenced to death row and jailed for 31 years under false charges before he was finally released. The prosecutor who put him in jail on false charges attempted to ask for forgiveness from Ford on national TV after his release which drew more attention to Ford’s case. Unfortunately, after his release, Glenn learned he had stage four lung cancer.  It is now being reported by his family that Ford has died from his illness. Read the rest of the details below….

Touching Story: Former NBA Star Penny Hardaway Gives Back To His Friend with Cancer In a Big Way [VIDEO]

In today’s ‘Good News of the Day’, we have the story of ex-NBA star Penny Hardaway. Penny was his generation’s Lebron James until he got sidelined by injuries. Following his retirement, Penny linked up with his old friend, Desmond Merriweather. Desmond, who was a basketball coach at the time for high school students, discovered that he had incurable form of colon cancer. That’s when Penny stepped up in a big way for his friend in need! Check out this inspirational story below…

R.I.P. ‘Real’ from VH1’s “Real Chance of Love” Loses His Battle With Cancer

Some sad new to report as Ahmad Givens, a.k.a. Real, one of the stars of VH1’s “Real Chance of Love” has died after a long battle with cancer. Check out the story below….

Dee from ‘What’s Happening’ Reveals She Has Cancer

Some sad news to report as Dee from the hit 70’s show ‘What’s Happening’, Danielle Spencer, revealed recently that she just found out that she has breast cancer. Check out the details below…

Brave Teen Rapper Battling Deadly Cancer Signs Record Deal With Sony

This is the inspiring story of Jeff Mortimer, a 19-year-old rapper from West Palm Beach, Florida who refuses to let anything stop him from pursuing his dreams, not even a deadly disease! Check out his story below…

The Touching Story of Michigan State B-Ball Star Adreian Payne & His 8-Year-Old Friend with Cancer [VIDEO]

Get your Kleenex out because this one is a tear-jerker…in a good way! Read the details of this incredible friendship below…

Brittany Daniels from “The Game” Reveals Her Battle With Cancer

Fans of BET’s show “The Game” may have been  wondering why Brittany Daniels a.k.a. Kelly Pits had to abruptly leave the show but now that question has finally been answered. Brittany, who happens to be Keenan Ivory Wayan’s wife in real-life, was quietly battling an aggressive form of cancer. Check out the details after the flip….