Get ready for all the feels
‘Skyballs’ is a campaign which aims to combat the ignorance of testicular cancer by building and flying the world’s largest pair of flying bollocks. The Indiegogo campaign (backed by Bridesmaids star Chris O Dowd) has just been launched to fund the project.
It’s been all over the place in the past 24 hours, but yesterday, actress Angelina Jolie revealed she had undergone a double masectomy after learning she carried a gene that gave her a high risk of breast cancer.
Each type of cancer is different and requires a different kind of treatment. For lung cancer, it looks like a new technique could simply freeze the tumors dead instead of lung removal or whatever other brutal techniques are used to carve the growth out.
Pancreatic cancer is some seriously nasty stuff, having taken out the likes of Steve Jobs and Patrick Swayze. Now it looks like that former Dr. Feelgood guitarist and actor Wilko Johnson, well known for playing Ser Ilyna Payne on Game of Thrones, is also dealing with terminal pancreatic cancer. He has chosen to forego treatment, let the disease run its course and live life to the fullest while he can.
Regular self check-ups are important in all adult women over a certain age to check for lumps or irregularities in one’s breasts, and new research shows that regular boobie squeezing may have some effect in helping to prevent breast cancer. I am now accepting volunteers for breast squeezing… just doing whatever I can to help out.
A seven year old girl and her doctors were able to completely beat leukemia with an unlikely ally— the HIV virus. In a last ditch effort to save the girl’s life, doctors injected her with a disabled version of the HIV virus that allowed her body to sort of reprogram itself to fight cancer cells. And it worked.
With the PR problems the Susan G. Komen Foundation have been having the past year, yuo’d think they’d be excited to get new donation partners. But when the porn video site Pornhub decided to donate money for Komen’s breast cancer research from its site revenue, Komen wasn’t so excited to be associated with… porn. But Pornhub likes boobs and Komen likes boobs…