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Cancer

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  • Drugmaker reverses course, offers treatment to stricken 7-year-old

    Drugmaker reverses course, offers treatment to stricken 7-year-old
    A 7-year-old Virginia boy struggling with a serious infection began a potentially lifesaving drug treatment Wednesday after his family's awareness campaign went viral and spurred the FDA and a pharmaceutical company to fast-track a new drug trial....
  • Hall of Fame slugger Mike Schmidt discusses skin cancer recovery

    Mike Schmidt, perhaps the greatest third baseman in baseball history and a harsh critic of players using performance-enhancing drugs, sat down with reporters Saturday to discuss his recovery from skin cancer. "I'm a very lucky man," said the former...
  • Fatal case of West Nile virus linked to blood donation

    Fatal case of West Nile virus linked to blood donation
    A transfusion of blood tainted with West Nile virus most likely caused the death of a hospitalized cancer patient in 2012, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...
  • Talia Castellano: Ellen DeGeneres' honorary CoverGirl dies at 13

    Talia Castellano: Ellen DeGeneres' honorary CoverGirl dies at 13
    Talia Joy Castellano, a bubbly cancer patient who became an honorary CoverGirl with the help of Ellen DeGeneres, has died. She was 13. The Orlando, Fla., teenager became a YouTube sensation with her motivational makeup tutorial videos, which captured...
  • Northwestern research could help cancer diagnoses

     Northwestern research could help cancer diagnoses
    Northwestern University researchers contributed to a recent paper that contrasts the physical differences of normal and cancerous cells, research that could lead to more accurate diagnoses and evaluation of treatment. "We found that cancer cells are...
  • Tyler Posey for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Variety Power of Youth Honoree

    Although "Teen Wolf" star Tyler Posey has been involved with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for just a few months now, the multitalent (who augments his screen career playing lead guitar for rockers Lost in Kostko) stresses that the connection was both...
  • Jake T. Austin for Ronald McDonald House New York: Variety Power of Youth Honoree

    Acting since he was just 7, Jake T. Austin says he grew up doing funny voices and constantly trying to entertain. The actor made a name for himself in Disney's hit series "Wizards of Waverly Place" as the youngest sibling of Selena Gomez's character....
  • Bel Air concert benefits child with cancer

    “Rock Childhood Cancer” a benefit concert for 7-year-old Julia Warren, who has a rare, aggressive form of cancer, will be held at Bel Air Moose Lodge 1952 on Friday, July 26, at 7 p.m. There will be seven local bands appearing include Rezin,...
  • CT.com Interview: Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath

    CT.com Interview: Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath
    Black Sabbath w/ Andrew W.K., Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m., $69-$139, Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, (888) 777-7922, mohegansun.com   Black Sabbath: the name sounds as grisly and intimidating as it did back in August 1969, when four...
  • A Benefit for Dave Lamb of Brown Bird at New Haven's Cafe Nine

    A Benefit for Dave Lamb of Brown Bird at New Haven's Cafe Nine
    Benefit for Dave Lamb of Brown Bird Featuring Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, Proud Flesh, Elison Jackson and Amanda Bloom Aug. 10, 8 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com.   It's always...
  • My Melanoma, My Message: Just Say No To Tanning Beds

    As a surgical oncologist, I'm usually the one delivering the bad news. But this time I was the recipient. Nine days earlier, my dermatologist had taken a biopsy from a small pink dot on my back. It was, he told me, malignant melanoma, the most deadly...