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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • New Mexico judge affirms right to 'aid in dying'

    Aja Riggs, 50, thought a lot about dying after she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. She endured surgery in October 2011, then underwent aggressive chemotherapy that made her feel as if her skin was burning. She was constantly tired. Then doctors found...
  • Jewelry maker must retool after bout with cancer

    Jewelry maker must retool after bout with cancer
    First, the cancer threatened Susan Braig's life, then it wrecked her finances. Now healthy at 64, Braig is worried about her future. Her primary income is the roughly $2,300 a month she gets from Social Security. Then there's her home-based business,...
  • Robert Schuller diagnosed with life-threatening cancer

    Robert Schuller diagnosed with life-threatening cancer
    Doctors have diagnosed Robert H. Schuller with life-threatening cancer and said that with treatment he could live another two years, his family has announced. The 89-year-old has a life-threatening growth in his esophagus, said his daughter, Sheila...
  • Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis

    Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis
    The family of Robert H. Schuller was "surprised" by the diagnosis that treatment for life-threatening cancer could give the famed evangelist another two more years, according to the church headed by his daughter. The 89-year-old has a growth in his...
  • Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink

    Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink
    Leonor Gaviña-Valls remembers with photographic clarity the August day she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was completely shocked," the Glendale resident said of that day 15 years ago. "I didn't feel anything, didn't know anything was...
  • Robin Quivers reveals 15-month cancer battle on Howard Stern show

    Robin Quivers reveals 15-month cancer battle on Howard Stern show
    Robin Quivers, Howard Stern's longtime sidekick, revealed her year-plus battle with cancer Monday and announced she is now cancer-free. Turns out Quivers, 61, has been doing the show from home for the last 15 months while undergoing chemotherapy and...
  • Robin Quivers reveals 15-month cancer battle on Howard Stern show

    Robin Quivers reveals 15-month cancer battle on Howard Stern show
    Robin Quivers, Howard Stern's longtime sidekick, revealed her year-plus battle with cancer Monday and announced she is now cancer-free. Turns out Quivers, 61, has been doing the show from home for the last 15 months while undergoing chemotherapy and...
  • Zach attacks new challenges on road to journey to share joy of life

    Zach attacks new challenges on road to journey to share joy of life
    Displaying his characteristic courage, Zach Lederer bravely attempts to recreate the notorious strongman pose — biceps flexed and fists clenched — that turned a 2012 photo of his steely-eyed resolve to fight cancer into an Internet craze...
  • Cancer report describes 'amazing progress,' urges more funding

    There were more than 13.7 million cancer survivors living in the United States in 2012 -- nearly 2 million more than in 2008 -- according to a cancer research report released Tuesday. But the numbers of Americans who die from cancer is also projected to...
  • Prostate cancer involves therapy options

    First of all, congratulations to Judy Berman on her recent article on prostate cancer ("My prostate cancer month," Sept. 16). She is correct that everybody recognizes the pink ribbons and what they represent, but few know the blue ribbon sign. As a...
  • Fred Dickson, 53, has sights on semipro football records

    Fred Dickson, 53, has sights on semipro football records
    Fred Dickson is a cancer survivor, a father of three, an aspiring author, a master plumber and an inspirational speaker The 53-year-old also happens to be a semiprofessional football player. The 6-foot-5 defensive end with the white mustache and...