THIS WEEK IN AWWWESOME

The Nebraska Cornhuskers Brought All Of The Allergies To Spring Day

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By now you’ve probably seen <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_Jmisv1Spck">the video of 7-year old Jack Hoffman taking part in a play</a> at the University of Nebraska’s spring game on Saturday, but if you haven’t you need to skip the rest of these meaningless words and watch it after the jump immediately.

#COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Cancer-Stricken Boy Scores Touchdown During Nebraska Spring Game

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Jack Hoffman, a 7-year-old brain cancer patient, scores a 69-yard touchdown during the 2013 Nebraska Spring Game.

Technology

Why Your Cell Phone Is Probably Not Giving You Brain Cancer

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Your cell phone may be giving you brain cancer. On the other hand, so might eating pickles, for all we know. Here's what you need to know.

science

New Gene Therapy Treatment Stops Cancer Relapses In A Week

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is not something you want to get. But a promising new treatment might mean in the future it's not something you have for long.

TEXAS

Meet Iram Leon, The Man With An Inoperable Brain Tumor Who Won A Marathon

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Yesterday we shared with you a clip of a <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/03/this-high-school-senior-bench-pressed-700-pounds-because-texas" target="_blank">Texas high school senior bench-pressing 700 pounds</a>.

RIP

Jerry Buss, 1934-2013

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It came as a bit of a shock to most basketball fans that Los Angeles Lakers owner <a href=" http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/lakers/2013/02/15/los-angeles-lakers-jerry-buss-cancer-hospitalized/1922879/">Jerry Buss had been battling cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for the past several months</a>, but some reports from his family indicated that he was “doing fine”.

science

New Molecule Makes Cancer Kill Itself

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"Cancer Suicide" is no longer a song by a black metal band, but a possible treatment for cancer.

WORLD RECORDS

Rest In Peace Stewie, Heaven Needed A World’s Longest Cat

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Here's a story that will make you laugh, then cry, then want to find like four cats and tie them together and try to make things right.

science

Scientists Are Using HIV To Kill Cancer

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Yes, science is trying to give cancer AIDS. Sort of.

#NFL

The Indianapolis Colts Are A Classy Bunch

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First the good news – doctors say that Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano is progressing wonderfully in his battle with leukemia, and they’ve even declared that he’s in remission.

#ANIMATION

RIP, Run Wrake, the most talented dude you’ve never heard of

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British animator Run Wrake died from cancer at the age of 47 over the weekend, and when I heard about it today I asked myself, "Why does that name sound familiar.

funny

Breast Exam-O-Gram

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Who says there's no such thing as a whimsical breast exam.

#BEST AND WORST OF RAW

The Best And Worst Of WWE Raw 9/17/12: Brought To You By Garbage Food

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Pre-show notes: - If you guys don't mind clicking the like button on this post or sharing it on Twitter, I'd be greatly appreciative.

TONY SCOTT

Okay, maybe Tony Scott DIDN'T have brain cancer

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After director Tony Scott <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/08/tony-scott-suicides-jumping-off-bridge" target="_blank">jumped off</a> the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Long Beach on Sunday, a lot of us were like "Huh, maybe he had cancer or something," because it's nice when people who commit suicide have a reason.

TONY SCOTT

Tony Scott had inoperable brain cancer

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UPDATE: Cancer rumor <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/10/tony-scotts-toxicology-no-cancer-anti-depressants-and-sleeping-pills" target="_blank">debunked</a>.


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