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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Hugo Chavez
Chávez's Health Watch: From Silent Night to Twitter Nights in Caracas
By Fox News Latino | 01/04/2013 - 10:56

The most sought-after present during this Christmas season here in Venezuela? A tidbit of information regarding the health of President Hugo Chávez, a scarce and murky commodity after his six-hour surgery performed over three weeks ago in Havana.

However, no matter how poor the information flow was at first, the picture that has emerged in the last few days is clear, and it is one of a seriously ill president, a government scrambling to stay in power and an opposition ready (and some say too eager) to step in and step up.


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Adamari López’s Mother Dies of Cancer
By Amaris Castillo | 12/03/2012 - 13:10

Adamari López and her family were hit by some devastating news this weekend. The Mira Quién Baila alum’s beloved mother died Sunday morning, after a long battle against cancer, according to HuffPost Voces.


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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 | 10/23/2012 - 16:00

Cancer affects everyone from our neighbors, friends, and family, to celebrities. According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the leading cancer in Hispanic men while breast cancer dominates among Latin women. Learn more about cancer prevention and early detection for Latinos at cancer.org. In honor of their cause, we are highlighting Latino stars and survivors who beat the disease.


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Nico Castro Halloween Costume Drive
Six-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient Starts Halloween Costume Drive
By Sugey Palomares | 10/11/2012 - 13:30

For 6-year-old brain cancer patient, Nico Castro, Halloween is the most important day of the year. The young boy, who was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, is undergoing chemotherapy at the Kaiser Permanente’s Oakland Medical Center in California.

Although Nico was cleared for treatment in time for Halloween, he grew concerned for other sick children who may not be home for the special holiday. “I don’t want them to miss out on candy,” said Nico to Today.com.


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Patricia Garcia
Inspiring Young Latina: Patricia Garcia
By Sugey Palomares | 10/02/2012 - 16:00

Patricia Garcia, 25, has the soul of a survivor. The Mexican newlywed from California was diagnosed with a rare type of tumor that is effecting her lungs and heart. She is currently treating her three-malignant thymoma at the USC Hospital in Los Angeles. As treatment expenses continue to mount, her family launched a Give Forward campaign to help with medical costs.


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Sofia Vergara at The Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences' cocktail party
Sofia Vergara Joins 'Stand Up to Cancer' Telethon
By Sugey Palomares | 09/05/2012 - 13:00

Sofia Vergara is joining the fight against cancer.

The Modern Family star, and cancer survivor, will participate in the third annual Stand Up to Cancer telethon airing this Friday on a variety of networks including, ABC, NBC, Mun2, and HBO Latino. The Colombian actress will share the stage with a long list of celebrities including Alicia Keys, Matt Damon, Jessica Biel and many more.


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