By Cassy Fiano We all know Brittany Maynard’s story by now. The beautiful 29-year-old seemingly had it all, until she was diagnosed with Stage IV glioblastoma multiforme, the deadliest form of brain cancer, and told that she only had months left to live. Rather than fighting the cancer, or spending her last months cherishing the …Continue reading "Marine diagnosed with same cancer as Brittany Maynard chose life instead"
By Dave Andrusko Holley Tierney was 23-weeks pregnant when the dance instructor felt a pain in her chest. She’d carried a sound system that day and attributed the pain to that. But better safe than sorry, she went to the hospital in Manchester, England, to have it checked out. Doctors initially thought Tierney had pulled …Continue reading "Holley Tierney rejects doctors’ advice to abort, holds off chemo until twins are born"
By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life Editor’s note. This note of appreciation to Maggie Karner was written last April by NRL President Carol Tobias. Mrs. Karner died last Friday. We have also included the Open Letter Dr. Karner wrote to Brittany Maynard, who, tragically, had become famous for becoming the public face of …Continue reading "Living with Cancer, Living with Grace"
By Dave Andrusko In 2010 Nicola Weller went into the hospital to remove a tumor from her womb. As she told the British newspaper, The Daily Mail recently, “I was absolutely devastated. My world just fell apart. My daughter was four years old, and I was being told that I was facing cancer. It …Continue reading "Unborn baby destroys mother’s cancer, “he saved his mummy’s life”"
By Dave Andrusko It’s Friday and, as seems to be the case every week, there is one story I’ve been meaning to get to all week and haven’t. We have written innumerable stories about the impact of adult stem cells as an effective, ethical alternative to lethally extracted embryonic stem cells. Most of the successes …Continue reading "A “Cancer Graduate,” Thanks to Adult Stem Cells"