9-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas

  • But Jacob has Stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, and doctors told his family in early October he probably only had a month to live.
  • So they’ll celebrate Christmas early this year, and Jacob wants people to celebrate with him by sending him cards, his mother, Michelle Simard told CNN.
  • Artinyan said the family decided to “fast-forward” Christmas to give Jacob one last celebration.
  • But before his improvised Christmas celebration takes place in early November, Jacob asked for cards from anyone around the world who wanted to share his Christmas spirit.
  • “We’d like people to live life like a penguin, and by that we mean dive into life, find warmth among friends, stay cool and just give to others,” said Artinyan, referring to Jacob’s favorite penguin poem, “Advice from a Penguin.”

Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson has battled cancer for the past four years of his life. But as doctors believe he has one last month to live, he decided to celebrate Christmas with the world.
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9-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas

  • But Jacob has Stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, and doctors told his family in early October he probably only had a month to live.
  • So they’ll celebrate Christmas early this year, and Jacob wants people to celebrate with him by sending him cards, his mother, Michelle Simard told CNN.
  • Artinyan said the family decided to “fast-forward” Christmas to give Jacob one last celebration.
  • But before his improvised Christmas celebration takes place in early November, Jacob asked for cards from anyone around the world who wanted to share his Christmas spirit.
  • “We’d like people to live life like a penguin, and by that we mean dive into life, find warmth among friends, stay cool and just give to others,” said Artinyan, referring to Jacob’s favorite penguin poem, “Advice from a Penguin.”

Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson has battled cancer for the past four years of his life. But as doctors believe he has one last month to live, he decided to celebrate Christmas with the world.
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9-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas

  • But Jacob has Stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma, and doctors told his family in early October he probably only had a month to live.
  • So they’ll celebrate Christmas early this year, and Jacob wants people to celebrate with him by sending him cards, his mother, Michelle Simard told CNN.
  • Artinyan said the family decided to “fast-forward” Christmas to give Jacob one last celebration.
  • But before his improvised Christmas celebration takes place in early November, Jacob asked for cards from anyone around the world who wanted to share his Christmas spirit.
  • “We’d like people to live life like a penguin, and by that we mean dive into life, find warmth among friends, stay cool and just give to others,” said Artinyan, referring to Jacob’s favorite penguin poem, “Advice from a Penguin.”

Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson has battled cancer for the past four years of his life. But as doctors believe he has one last month to live, he decided to celebrate Christmas with the world.
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BBC Radio 1

  • Mental health problems affect your moods and the way you behave, think and react.
  • If you have thoughts, feelings and reactions that feel difficult for a long time and get in the way of how you want to live your life, you could have a mental health problem.
  • We don’t know why some people get mental health problems and some people don’t.
  • [My mental health problem] kept me from being the person who I was,” – – Doctors have grouped together certain feelings, thoughts and behaviours and given them names (diagnoses).
  • “I just wanted to say never give up, find and talk to people who won’t judge you” – – Looking after your mental health doesn’t always mean you can avoid mental health problems.

Here’s how to take care of your mind & recognise when you might need support.
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Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals she has breast cancer

  • Image copyright – Reuters – – – – – Image caption – – Ms Louis-Dreyfus won another Emmy earlier this month – – – – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the award-winning star of US TV comedy series Veep, has announced she has breast cancer, in a message posted on social media.
  • “1 in 8 women get breast cancer,” she wrote.
  • The actress, 56, has also featured in Saturday Night Live, The New Adventures of Old Christine and Seinfeld.Earlier this month, Louis-Dreyfus picked up a record-breaking sixth Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a row for her role in HBO series Veep.
  • In Veep, she plays an ineffectual US vice-president whose attempts to expand her role are continually thwarted.
  • Veep star ‘would relish’ drama roles

The award-winning US actress says she has become “the one” in eight women who get breast cancer.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus announces breast cancer diagnosis – Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITW

Julia Louis-Dreyfus announces breast cancer diagnosis:

  • Actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepts Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘Veep’ onstage during the 69th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
  • (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images) – – Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus made a sobering announcement on social media Tuesday, revealing to fans that she’s been diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Louis-Dreyfus just won her record sixth Emmy Award earlier this month for her work on the HBO comedy Veep.
  • It was recently announced that the upcoming season of Veep will be its last, but HBO, in a statement given to The Hollywood Reporter, said that the decision to end Veep had nothing to do with Louis-Dreyfus’ diagnosis.
  • “We have every confidence she will get through this with her usual tenacity and undaunted spirit, and look forward to her return to health and to HBO for the final season of Veep.”

Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus made a sobering announcement on social media Tuesday, revealing to fans that she’s been diagnosed with breast cancer. On Twitter, Louis-Dreyfus wrote, “Just when you thought …” accompanied by a screenshot of statement. “1 in 8 women get breast cancer.
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BBC

  • Louis Tomlinson came into the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show studio for a chat, on the very the morning his new solo single with Bebe Rexha, Back to You, was unleashed to the world.
  • Louis was excited too, of course, though we’d woken him up very early.
  • “At 6 o’clock this morning I couldn’t believe my alarm was going off already,” he said, “but I got up.”
  • We thought Louis couldn’t make us love him any more…but he could.

Donny sushi?!
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Cardiff Uni cancer survivor Vithiya Alphons graduates

#Cancer survivor Vithiya Alphons to #graduate from @cardiffuni @SchoolOfOptom  - @BBCNews

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    Media captionMiss Alphons graduated with a BSc (Hons) in optometry
    A student who was told she had just months to live after an aggressive cancer diagnosis graduated from Cardiff University on Tuesday.Optometry student Vithiya Alphons was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia after returning for her final year in 2015 and needed a stem cell transplant.Despite a global appeal, no suitable donor was found and doctors were forced to use her mother’s cells.Miss Alphons took a year out to recover and has now finished her course.

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    Miss Alphons with her parents at her graduation

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    Bavany Alphons donated stem cells to her daughter despite only being a 50% match

    Thousands of people signed up to the stem cell donor register following the appeal by Miss Alphons and the Anthony Nolan charity.

  • She is now helping to highlight the need for more ethnic minorities to sign up as donors.Miss Alphons, from Walthamstow, London, said it was tough returning to her studies.
  • She was unable to attend lectures and had to rely on recordings and PowerPoint presentations.She said she was able to get through it with the support of her friends, family and university supervisors.
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    Miss Alphons received five rounds of chemotherapy and radiotherapy

Vithiya Alphons was diagnosed with an aggressive form of blood cancer in 2015 and took a year off.
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Nigel Farage launches savage attack on BBC’s ‘anti-Brexit bias’ in LBC outburst

  • The former Ukip leader took to his LBC show to blast the broadcaster and its Radio 4 Today programme, claiming it did not give enough air time to pro-Brexit experts.The frustrated MEP fired at the daily anti-Brexit “diet” on offer to viewers and listeners.He said: “I see Project Fear back, absolutely on full track and it’s being aided by its friends in the liberal media.
  • He branded “bias” in the BBC’s coverage of the EU divorce “blatant” in a tweet shortly after the programme.He wrote: “The liberal media are bringing Project Fear back.
  • The comments come after a fellow prominent Brexiteer, Jacob Rees-Mogg, said the BBC could not accept that the Leave campaign won.The Tory MP told Express.co.uk: “Bear in mind the BBC is essentially a London broadcaster, it has all the views and prejudices of people living in London with a left-wing bias towards it.
  • “In the Brexit campaign the BBC really did well to overcome that but they were so shocked at the loss, they were so confident that their own virtuous views would prevail and that people like us, the Daily Express contingent as you might like to call us, were so antediluvian that we couldn’t possibly win.
  • However, the BBC rejected the criticism, insisting it covered Brexit “impartially”.

NIGEL FARAGE has hit out at the BBC’s “biased” coverage of Brexit in a passionate outburst on his radio show, insisting “Project Fear is back”.
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LazyTown actor Stefan Karl Stefansson in final stages of cancer

LazyTown actor Stefan Karl Stefansson in final stages of cancer

  • LazyTown star Stefan Karl Stefansson is in the final stages of cancer, his wife has said.
  • “Stefan has bile-duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma), a rare and little-researched disease,” his wife Steinunn Olina wrote on Facebook.
  • “Despite the best efforts of his excellent Icelandic medical team, and Stefan’s personal heroism, there is no apparent cure,” organiser Mark Valeti wrote on the fundraising page.
  • “As this situation unfolds, please know that Stefan reads and enjoys your memes, artwork and good wishes,” Mark Valeti wrote to fans on Reddit.
  • Stephanie, a girl with bright pink hair, comes to live in LazyTown and meets lots of unusual people, including the world’s laziest villain, Robbie Rotton.

Exclusive music news, big interviews, entertainment, social media trends and video from the news people at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
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