An interesting article from the Toronto Star
profiles 38-year old comedian Rob Hawkes, who was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2005. He has written a one-man comedic play about thyroid cancer, with the in-your-face title of "F--k You, Cancer," talking about his experience. Surprisingly, his then girlfriend Jane Luk, also a comedian, was diagnosed last year with thyroid cancer. Read more about this offbeat story
, and Hawkes' play, which he reports at his play's website
, he wrote because he "believes passionately in bringing hope and laughter to this most serious of subjects."