Inspiring Latina: Breast Cancer Survivor Marisol
Inspiring Latina: Breast Cancer Survivor Marisol Rodriguez
By Samantha Leal | 10/07/2014 - 16:13

Marisol Rodriguez, born and raised in Peru, never thought she'd be diagnosed with breast cancer. But no one ever does. Here, she shares her story of survival and understanding — and it's truly inspirational.

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Sofia Vergara at Stand Up to Cancer event
Sofia Vergara, Joe Manganiello and Other Celebs Stand Up to Cancer
By Cristina Arreola | 09/08/2014 - 15:01

Sofia Vergara stood up to cancer this past weekend — with a few good friends by her side. 

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Cancer Survivor And One-Legged Skier Augusto Pérez Pushes Toward Olympic Glory
Cancer Survivor And One-Legged Skier Augusto Pérez Pushes Toward Olympic Glory
By Fox News Latino | 01/24/2014 - 15:39

The soft, late December sunlight filters through the trees in upstate New York’s Winona State Forest as Augusto “Goose” Pérez pushes up a snowy incline, arms aching from lactic acid buildup and

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Draco Rosa's Cancer Has Returned
By Cristina Arreola | 12/11/2013 - 11:09

Draco Rosa was celebrating his cancer-free life...when he received terrible news.


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Teens with Cancer Quinceanera in Nicaragua
Teens With Cancer Get Their 'Quinceañera' In Nicaragua, Dance Partners Included
By Fox News Latino | 09/25/2013 - 13:00

For many a teenage girl in Latin America, a "quinceañera" party is a cherished rite of passage, a traditional coming-out celebration for 15-year-olds.

Not all families can afford the colorful gowns and other niceties for such parties, though. So for each of the past five years, Nicaragua's Association of Mothers and Fathers of Children with Cancer and Leukemia has put on a quinceañera for girls from poor, rural families — teens who have the added burden of dealing with cancer.

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William Levy Visits Children's Cancer Hospital in Mexico
William Levy Visits Children's Cancer Hospital in Mexico
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/23/2013 - 13:33

As if we needed another reason to love William Levy! The Dancing with the Stars veteran shared some sweet tweets and pics with his fans this week, documenting his trip to a children’s cancer hospital in Mexico.

"Between scenes I took some time to visit Special Oncology Area in Veracruz's Regional Hospital...I'm sharing a few images,” the handsome actor tweeted to his more than 1.5 million twitter followers.

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Talia Castellano
Makeup & YouTube Star Talia Castellano Passes Away at 13
By Samantha Leal | 07/16/2013 - 15:08

Sad news: cancer-stricken Talia Joy Castellano, a huge beauty blogger and YouTube star, has passed away at the age of 13. She was an inspiration to many and an honorary Covergirl model. Her Facebook page, Angels for Talia, reported that the young girl "earned her wings" at 11:22 a.m. on Tuesday. 

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Robi Draco Rosa at Premio Lo Nuestro A La Musica
I'm a Survivor! 5 Latino Stars Who Beat Cancer
By Sugey Palomares | 06/03/2013 - 12:37

Robi Draco Rosa is the latest celebrity to beat cancer. The 43-year-old musician/songwriter took to Twitter late last week to share the joyous news and announce that he is officially cancer free.

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Talia Joy Castellano
Teen Beauty Blogger & YouTube Sensation With Cancer Gets Own Fashion Line
By Samantha Leal | 05/16/2013 - 11:01

Talia Joy Castellano has been creating beauty videos for the past six years, and has risen to become one of the ultimate YouTube beauty stars. The 13-year-old has also been battling terminal cancer for six years. Seen as a beacon of hope and inspiration for many, the young star has had many dreams come true -- including meeting Ellen DeGeneres last year and becoming an honorary Cover Girl. But now, she gets to add one more dream to her accomplished list: fashion designer.

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Zoraida Sambolin
CNN Anchor Zoraida Sambolin Reveals She Has Breast Cancer, Plans on Getting Mastectomy
By Sugey Palomares | 05/15/2013 - 11:23

CNN’s Early Start co-anchor Zoraida Sambolin has revealed that Angelina Jolie’s recent story encouraged her to come forward about her battle with breast cancer. While on-air yesterday, the 47-year-old journalist said she was diagnosed with breast cancer three weeks ago and plans on having a double mastectomy.

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