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VH1's Real Chance Of Love Star Ahmad Givens Has Died After Long Cancer Battle

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He left the world way too soon. Our hearts go out to his family.

Ahmad Givens, one of the stars of VH1's Real Chance of Love, has passed away at the young age of 33.

His brother Kamal revealed that Ahmad had succumbed to colon cancer after being diagnosed with the stage four cancer in 2013.

Ahmad's long fight with the deadly disease was hopeful at one point but took a turn for the worst after a nasty fall in January that left him confined to a bed.

[ Related: Real Chance Of Love Star Diagnosed With Stage Four Cancer ]

This past Friday his family said Ahmad, who was known by many by the moniker Real, told his family he was having trouble with his vision and his ability to talk before passing away only hours later.

Kamal aka Chance posted a moving tribute to his late brother online, writing

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ESPN Anchor Shows Cancer Who's Boss By Publicly Shaving Her Head!

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ESPN anchor Shelley Smith is one brave woman!

After the sports journalist was diagnosed with breast cancer four months ago, she decided to face her illness head on by shaving her head… PUBLICLY.

[ Related: Young Cancer Patient Dressed Up Like Wonder Woman And Then Got A Text From The O.G. Wonder Woman ]

The longtime TV personality took to Twitter to share some snaps of her brave decision and we couldn't be more impressed.

Check out a pic of Shelley and her daughter post-shave (below)!

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Former Smash Star Krysta Rodriguez Has Been Diagnosed With Breast Cancer — But She's Not Letting It Get Her Down!

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Oh no!!

This is such sad news for the former Smash star, but Krysta Rodriguez is taking it in stride!

The 30-year-old Broadway and TV actress recently revealed that she's been diagnosed with 2B ductal carcinoma, otherwise known as breast cancer.

[ Related: Former Double Dare Host Reveals He Had Cancer ]

In medical terms, it sounds so scary! However, the beauty is embracing the cancer and is not letting it bring her down.

Krysta opened up on her blog:

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It's My Party Singer Lesley Gore Dies At 68

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Singer Lesley Gore, best known for her 1963 single It's My Party, has passed away.

The 68-year-old died of cancer at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Monday.

The pop star came onto the scene when she was only 17 years old and spawned four Top Five hits including She's A Fool and You Don't Own Me.

Gore — who graduated from Sarah Lawrence College — was also an actress, starring in the 1967 Batman series as the character of Pussycat.

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This Dog Ran Away From Home To Find Her Owner In The Hospital Where She Was Recovering From Surgery!

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This is such a Homeward Bound moment!

When Dale Franck's Miniature Schnauzer Sissy went missing over night last weekend in Cedar Rapids, the 66-year-old feared the worst.

That is until he got a call from the nearby hospital that they had located his pup in an incredible way!

Apparently, Dale's wife Nancy had been recovering from Cancer surgery at Mercy Medical Center for two weeks, and Sissy somehow knew how to get from their home all the way to the hospital lobby… 20 blocks away!

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Former Double Dare Host Marc Summers Reveals He Battled Cancer & Why He Kept It A Secret For Five Years

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It's so crazy how someone can keep a secret like this for five long years!

Marc Summers, you may know him as the former host of Nickelodeon's Double Dare or Food Network's Unwrapped, recently announced he was diagnosed with cancer five years ago and is currently in remission.

The 63-year-old host opened up about his battle on Monday morning in Philadelphia during a radio interview with WWMR's Preston and Steve and talked about why it took him so long to publicly announce this news.

He said in their chat:

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3-Year-Old Cancer Patient Got Dressed Up Like Wonder Woman And Then Got A Text From The O.G. Wonder Woman… Lynda Carter!

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What an awesome surprise!

A three-year-old girl named Sophia Sandoval recently finished her last chemotherapy session after being diagnosed with medulloblsatoma last May.

And the strong little girl decided to commemorate the moment by donning her favorite superhero's costume — Wonder Woman!

But the favoritism didn't come from nowhere! Here's what her mother Rossio Sandoval said:

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