Brett and his future bride, Laura, met in college and began dating in 2009. He was studying to be a doctor, and she is studying to be a nurse. He was diagnosed several weeks into their relationship, and the news was obviously devastating.
It's tragic that he got sick just a few months after you met and you weren't able to realize the potential of your relationship. But that doesn't mean you should try to realize it now. It is, after all, a different relationship than what you had a year ago. The potential is no longer the same.
Every year, 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and new reports have shown that the vast majority of survivors hesitate to discuss the sex problems caused by treatment. According to the Journal of Sexual medicine, seven out of ten survivors report difficulty having sex after cancer. In light of these findings, doctors interviewed by CNN are encouraging patients to express their concerns instead of hiding them.
After 13 years of regular pap tests and generally healthy living, a then-31 year-old Christine Baze was diagnosed with cervical cancer two weeks after her gynecologist had informed her that she had HPV—human papillomavirus. There are nearly 200 known types of HPV; some lead to a variety of cancers, including cervical cancer. In the eight years since then, Baze has founded The Yellow Umbrella, a nonprofit dedicated to educating women about HPV prevention. In this article, she tells her story and gives valuable advice on how to deal with—and prevent—this tricky virus.
If you can't trust a former personal injury lawyer then who can you trust? According to leaked documents, the former Vice Presidential candidate and former North Carolina Senator John Edwards made some outlandish promises to mistress and possible baby's mama Rielle Hunter. Former Edwards aide, Andrew Young, is said to be pitching a book with some damning evidence about Edwards and some of those details were leaked to mainstream press.
Sure, we've all read about how romantic or commitment-shy each zodiac sign is—but do you know what a person's sign says about how they feel about sex? Who likes role-playing and who likes a bed of roses? Who needs a long warm-up session and who's ready for take-off after a peck on the cheek? With the help of Phyllis Vega, author of Erotic Astrology: The Sex Secrets of Your Horoscope Revealed, we found out what your—or your love interest's—sign indicates about sexual style, turn-offs and turn-ons. Plus, find out which signs are sexually compatible. Written by Justine van der Leun for AOL Health. More from AOL Health:
After not speaking to one another for over twenty years, Farrah Fawcett and ex-husband Lee Majors were able to reconcile before her death. According to Us Weekly, Lee and Farrah had been in contact through friends once Lee found out Farrah was diagnosed with cancer in 2006.