BoosieT

Rapper Boosie just announced he has kidney cancer. The rapper posted the announcement on Instagram then deleted the post.

This is what Boosie wrote:

“I need all my fans to pray for me. Doctor just told me I have cancer on my kidneys. Prayer is power, that’s why I’m letting the world know prayfaboosie.”

Read more »

Leah Still

Cincinnati Bengals player Devon Still took to social media to ask his followers for prayers for his 5-year-old daughter Leah Still, who suffered a setback in her cancer ordeal.

Leah experience complications after going into the hospital on May 5th for a stem cell transplant.

Read more »

This is an updated post of an earlier version that was originally posted in May 1, 2012.

Have you ever attempted to swallow food and it feels like it's stuck in your throat (or somewhere in your upper chest)? Panic slowly begins to rise as it seems like your throat is starting to close and you feel like you can't breathe. You feel like you're choking until you drink something to get the food moving again.

If you've ever had that choking experience with food -- and it occurs quite often -- you may have cancer of the esophagus.

Read more »

Andrae Crouch

Grammy-winning gospel legend Andrae Crouch has died in a Los Angeles hospital. He was 72.

Crouch was known for his energetic, soul-stirring gospel songs. But he also wrote or produced music for Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, and Paul Simon among others.

Crouch died at a Los Angeles area hospital where he had been hospitalized since Saturday.

Read more »

Stuart Scott

Former ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott died Sunday morning following a long battle with cancer. He was 49.

Scott was diagnosed with appendiceal cancer (cancer of the appendix) after he underwent an emergency appendectomy in 2007. An appendectomy is a surgical procedure to remove an inflamed and painful appendix. This condition is called appendicitis.

Read more »