Radio One and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital recently hosted the 14th annual Urban Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids event that united celebrities, radio personalities and a community of Mainstream Urban, R&B and Gospel music fans across the country from March 2-3 to raise $1.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Celebrity supporters […]
Good news for iconic Jeopardy host Alex Trebek! He revealed that his cancer tumors have shrunk by 50 percent amid his chemotherapy treatments. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer roughly three months ago. The condition is said to have a nine percent survival rate. But Trebek, 78, could be a success story as his body is responding favorably to treatment. […]
The Jasmine Brand has reported that Joe Jackson is in the final stages of terminal cancer. According to reports, Jackson’s caretakers have prevented certain family members from visiting him. His son, Jermaine Jackson said, “No one knew what was going on — we shouldn’t have to beg, plead, and argue to see our own father, especially at a time like […]
The ABCs of Cancer is an amazing collection of poems. Each poem starts with a different letter of the alphabet and represents the emotional journey taken by a patient at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Listen to H-E-B’s ABCs of Cancer featuring St. Jude’s patients below: Participate in our Radiothon to help donate to fight childhood […]
It was another major emotional and physical milestone for Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry on Tuesday. Quessenberry is participating in his first practices since being diagnosed with non-Hodgkins T lymphoblastic lymphoma three years ago. He celebrated the completion of his chemotherapy treatment at MD Anderson by ringing a bell earlier this spring off the wall. […]
Sadly, comedian Charlie Murphy passed away on Wednesday after losing his battle with leukemia. Celebs and fans were shocked by the devastating news and took to social media to share their condolences. The funny man made a name for himself in Hollywood while his brother, Eddie Murphy, was the biggest comedic star on the planet. […]
A terminally ill teen girl from Houston, Texas lost her battle with cancer Saturday night, which was just days after she talked with her musical idol Beyonce via a video chat.
Source: Anadolu Agency / GettyEbony Banks lost her battle with the disease on Sunday, March 26, only four days after she got to speak with her idol over video chat.Candlelight vigils for the Houston-based student took place as Alief Hastings High School confirmed the sad news via Twitter. Banks, who went by Ebob, had spent […]
Leah Still's neuroblastoma continues to stay in remission after being diagnosed in 2014.
Beyoncé made a Houston fan’s dream come true. Ebony Banks is a senior at Alief Hastings High School battling a rare cancer disease. Banks’ wish was to meet Beyoncé. In an efforts to help her wish come true, her friends started the hashtag #EBOBMEETSBEYONCE. Somehow, someway, the hashtag ended up with Beyoncé calling Ebony on FaceTime! Watch the video below: https://www.instagram.com/p/BR9VWc3jxLJ/?taken-by=beylite Our prayers are […]
The People’s Station, Majic 102.1 enjoys teaming up with our listeners and communities every year to show love and support to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer is always a joyous and tremendously beneficial event to be involved in. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the […]