Mathew Knowles Wants to Save Lives After Surviving Breast Cancer

Good News Notes: “The first time Mathew Knowles spotted a pinprick-size red dot on his shirt, in July 2019, he didn’t think much of it. Nor the next day, when the music producer and father to superstars Beyoncé and Solange found another spot on his shirt. When it happened a third time, though, Knowles, 68, brought it up to…

Tyler father using leukemia battle to encourage life-saving help for others

Good News Notes: “A Tyler dad is using Father’s Day to encourage others to join the fight against cancer. Cody Chandler is himself a cancer survivor, now in his eighth year of remission after being diagnosed with leukemia in 2011. Through aggressive treatments and with the support of family and friends, CChandler battled through his…

Cancer in remission for boy swarmed with birthday cards

Good News Notes: “The family of a 10-year-old Kentucky boy whoreceived thousands of birthday cards during his last bout of chemotherapy has given him more great news: His cancer is now in remission.” “News outlets report Carter Matthew Willett’s family announced the news Wednesday on a Facebook page documenting his illness. His most recent round…

Complete remission within reach for rare autoimmune disease

Good News Notes: “Pemphigus, an autoimmune disease mediated by B cells and which causes painful blisters and sores on the skin and mucous membranes, is a rare chronic autoimmune condition that can be fatal if not treated.” “Treatment for pemphigus, most commonly through an oral medication, was often slow and would not result in complete…

‘RHONJ’ alum Dina Manzo says husband Dave Cantin is leukemia free

Good News Notes: “Dina Manzo and husband Dave Cantin have several reasons to celebrate this weekend. “ “The “Real Housewives of New Jersey” alum posted a sweet birthday tribute to Cantin on Saturday to celebrate his 40th. And she added some happy news: He’s cancer-free. “ “Cantin returned to work in seven days. A few…

6-year-old girl in leukemia remission raising funds for CHaD in Bedford

 Good News Notes: “Avery Smith, 6, was made an honorary member of the Bedford High School volleyball team because her fight for life touched the players.” “The Smiths faced a leukemia diagnosis and with help from Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth, beat it into remission.” “Now Avery, her older brother Colin and all her supporters —…