Cancer Survivor And One-Legged Skier Augusto Pérez Pushes Toward Olympic Glory
Cancer Survivor And One-Legged Skier Augusto Pérez Pushes Toward Olympic Glory
By Fox News Latino | 01/24/2014 - 15:39

The soft, late December sunlight filters through the trees in upstate New York’s Winona State Forest as Augusto “Goose” Pérez pushes up a snowy incline, arms aching from lactic acid buildup and


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Draco Rosa's Cancer Has Returned
By Cristina Arreola | 12/11/2013 - 11:09

Draco Rosa was celebrating his cancer-free life...when he received terrible news.

 


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Teens with Cancer Quinceanera in Nicaragua
Teens With Cancer Get Their 'Quinceañera' In Nicaragua, Dance Partners Included
By Fox News Latino | 09/25/2013 - 13:00

For many a teenage girl in Latin America, a "quinceañera" party is a cherished rite of passage, a traditional coming-out celebration for 15-year-olds.

Not all families can afford the colorful gowns and other niceties for such parties, though. So for each of the past five years, Nicaragua's Association of Mothers and Fathers of Children with Cancer and Leukemia has put on a quinceañera for girls from poor, rural families — teens who have the added burden of dealing with cancer.


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William Levy Visits Children's Cancer Hospital in Mexico
William Levy Visits Children's Cancer Hospital in Mexico
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/23/2013 - 13:33

As if we needed another reason to love William Levy! The Dancing with the Stars veteran shared some sweet tweets and pics with his fans this week, documenting his trip to a children’s cancer hospital in Mexico.

"Between scenes I took some time to visit Special Oncology Area in Veracruz's Regional Hospital...I'm sharing a few images,” the handsome actor tweeted to his more than 1.5 million twitter followers.


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Talia Castellano
Makeup & YouTube Star Talia Castellano Passes Away at 13
By Samantha Leal | 07/16/2013 - 15:08

Sad news: cancer-stricken Talia Joy Castellano, a huge beauty blogger and YouTube star, has passed away at the age of 13. She was an inspiration to many and an honorary Covergirl model. Her Facebook page, Angels for Talia, reported that the young girl "earned her wings" at 11:22 a.m. on Tuesday. 


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Robi Draco Rosa at Premio Lo Nuestro A La Musica
I'm a Survivor! 5 Latino Stars Who Beat Cancer
By Sugey Palomares | 06/03/2013 - 12:37

Robi Draco Rosa is the latest celebrity to beat cancer. The 43-year-old musician/songwriter took to Twitter late last week to share the joyous news and announce that he is officially cancer free.


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Talia Joy Castellano
Teen Beauty Blogger & YouTube Sensation With Cancer Gets Own Fashion Line
By Samantha Leal | 05/16/2013 - 11:01

Talia Joy Castellano has been creating beauty videos for the past six years, and has risen to become one of the ultimate YouTube beauty stars. The 13-year-old has also been battling terminal cancer for six years. Seen as a beacon of hope and inspiration for many, the young star has had many dreams come true -- including meeting Ellen DeGeneres last year and becoming an honorary Cover Girl. But now, she gets to add one more dream to her accomplished list: fashion designer.


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Zoraida Sambolin
CNN Anchor Zoraida Sambolin Reveals She Has Breast Cancer, Plans on Getting Mastectomy
By Sugey Palomares | 05/15/2013 - 11:23

CNN’s Early Start co-anchor Zoraida Sambolin has revealed that Angelina Jolie’s recent story encouraged her to come forward about her battle with breast cancer. While on-air yesterday, the 47-year-old journalist said she was diagnosed with breast cancer three weeks ago and plans on having a double mastectomy.


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Sofia Vergara at the 2012 Stand Up 2 Cancer event
I'm a Survivor! 5 Latino Stars Who Beat Cancer
By Sugey Palomares | 05/14/2013 - 09:26

Cancer affects everyone from our neighbors, friends, and family, to celebrities. Actress Angelina Jolie confessed in an op-ed article for The New York Times that she underwent several surgeries because she was at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. “Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could.


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Sofia Vergara at The Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences' cocktail party
Sofia Vergara Says Her Wedding Will Be a "Big Event"
By Sugey Palomares | 01/15/2013 - 14:56

Don't expect a traditional wedding from Sofia Vergara. The Modern Family star got engaged to Nick Loeb during her 40th birthday celebration in Mexico last year. Although the Colombian actress hasn't had much time to plan her big day, she is confident that it's going to be a big bash.


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