Anne McCarthy

Anne McCarthy

Anne McCarthy is a freelance journalist and editor based in New York City. She is a contributing writer to the BBC, The Guardian, Ms. Magazine, Teen Vogue, The Huffington Post, and more.

Remembering Ray Bolger, The Scarecrow in ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ Who Passed from Bladder Cancer in 1987

Actress Rachel Griffiths, 53, Wants Cancer Patients Prioritized During the Covid-19 Pandemic; Urges People to Get the Vaccine

Doctors Dismiss Woman’s Bloating As Gluten Intolerance, Then Find 14-Cm Tumor & Diagnose Her with Stage Two Uterine Cancer

Actor Dax Shepard, 47, Flew to Michigan Weekly As His Dad Battled Cancer & Had Chemo; Supporting a Parent Through Cancer

English Couple Together for 40 Years Decides to Marry At The Hospital After Mesothelioma Diagnosis; Man Lost First Wife to Cancer

FOX Anchor Lindy Thackston, 41, Gets Amazing News On Her Colorectal Cancer: ‘Guess What…No Chemo!’

After Almost Dying of Bladder Cancer and Spending 34 Years as a Psychiatrist, British Man Becomes an Actor at 63: ‘I Feel Most Real On Stage’

5-Year-Old Boy Battling Aggressive Brain Tumor Is ‘Stronger, Braver and Kinder Than I’ll Ever Be,’ Says Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson; What To Know About DIPG

6-Year-Old Misdiagnosed with Pulled Muscle, Appendicitis Before Learning She Had Neuroblastoma; Her Mother Was Called ‘Dramatic’ by Doctors

‘I Am Very Lucky That These Days Are Not Painful for Me,’ Says MS Fighter Selma Blair as She Shares an Update Amid IVIG Treatment; Making Time for Medical Care

‘I Was Happiest Surviving Prostate Cancer,’ Said Late Actor & Cancer Survivor Sidney Poitier, Who Died Today & Beat Prostate Cancer after 1993 Diagnosis

Ann Miller, Actress from Hollywood’s ‘Golden Age’ of Cinema, Stayed Hopeful During Lung Cancer Fight; Why Hope Matters


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