Showing posts with label cancer. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cancer. Show all posts

Sunday, 31 May 2015

Joe Biden, United States Vice President loses 46 years old son, Beau Biden, to cancer.

The White House has announced that 46 years old Joseph Beau Biden III, the son of Vice President of the United State of America Joe Biden, has died of brain cancer on Saturday evening. He was an Iraq War veteran who served as the attorney general of Delaware.

Beau's illness started in 2010, when he experienced a stroke that did not affect his motor skills or speech. In 2013, he was diagnosed with brain cancer at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston after he became disoriented and weak while on vacation. He undergone surgery and was given a clean bill of health. The cancer returned this year's spring which made Beau pursue aggressive treatment that led to his death at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Mona Lisa goes bald as though she had undergone chemotherapy in fight against cancer

An image of a hairless Mona Lisa is being used by an Italian charity in its latest bid to raise awareness of cancer and its impact. Da Vinci's muse appears completely bald, as though she has undergone chemotherapy, in a new campaign by the Bologna-based ANT Foundation designed to shock and raise awareness of the effect of cancer on sufferers' lives. The image, which the foundation describes as "disconcerting" and "bewildering", is designed to alter people's attitudes towards cancer.

"It aims to highlight the enormous impact cancer has on all aspects of life, including physical appearance, once you get over the initial shock, you realize that although it's different from what we're used to, the work of art hasn't lost any of its value." the charity said in a statement.

This idea is reflected in the slogan accompanying the campaign, which reads: "A tumour changes a life, but not its meaning." 
ANT Foundation Italy provides free home care to cancer patients in Italy and Europe, as well as psychological support to sufferers and their families.

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Hollywood Actor Pierce Brosnan Loses 42-Years-Old Daughter To Death.

42-years-old daughter of hollywood actor, Pierce Brosnan, has died. Charlotte died on friday June 28, 2013, after a three-years battle with ovarian cancer; the same disease which killed her mother 22-years-ago.

The actor who is filming a spy thriller for 'November Man' in Eastern Europe, said "On June 28 my darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life, having succumbed to ovarian cancer. She was surrounded by her husband Alex, children Isabella and Lucas and brothers Christoper and Sean. Charlotte fought her cancer with grace and humility, courage and dignity. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our beautiful dear girl. We pray for her and that the cure for this wretched disease will be close at hand soon. We thank everyone for their heartfelt condolences."

Charlotte was adopted by Pierce in 1986 when her biological father, Dermot Harris, died. She was 9-years-old when her mother Cassandra married Pierce at Chelsea Registry Office in 1980. Cassandra died of same disease at 43 in December 1991 in Los Angeles.
It's really a tragic news. May her soul rest in peace!