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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Saying no to cancer treatment

    Over the past 17 years, I have lived a good life. It has always just been me and my mom and all of our pets. My mom raised me well, to be a strong, competent and independent woman. She taught me right from wrong and always led me in the right direction,...
  • Connecticut teen fighting state justices' ruling on forced chemotherapy

    For about a month, 17-year-old Cassandra C. has found herself isolated in a Connecticut hospital room under 24/7 observation. A week into her stay, she said, she was strapped to a bed by her wrists and ankles and sedated. When she awoke, she found a...
  • Facebook request unleashes thousands of dog photos to cheer Phoenix teen battling leukemia

    What started out as a simple Facebook request for photos of dogs for a 16-year-old cancer patient has since turned the pet-loving boy into an Internet celebrity. Anthony Lyons' love for the therapy dogs that greet him during his treatments for leukemia...
  • Cassandra, The Future Holds Lots Of Promise

    Cassandra, The Future Holds Lots Of Promise
    On Thursday the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that Cassandra C., a 17-year-old Windsor Locks girl with Hodgkin's lymphoma, is not mature enough to make her own decision about whether to go through chemotherapy. So, despite Cassandra's objections,...
  • Tiny device, lots of teamwork save leukemia patient's sight

    KANSAS CITY This is what happens when a persistent eye doctor turns into a detective, a benevolent inventor-entrepreneur works overtime and a federal agency acts a lot faster than federal agencies usually get credit for. Through persistence, teamwork and...
  • APNewsBreak: Connecticut girl says she knows she'll die without chemo but doesn't want it

    A 17-year-old girl being forced by state officials to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer said Thursday she understands she'll die if she stops treatment but it should be her decision. The state Supreme Court ruled earlier in the day state officials...
  • Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Ruling That State Can Force Chemotherapy On Teen

    Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Ruling That State Can Force Chemotherapy On Teen
    HARTFORD — A Connecticut teenager will continue to receive chemotherapy against her will and her mother's wishes. In an oral ruling, the state Supreme Court unanimously found Thursday that the question of whether Cassandra C., 17, of Windsor...
  • South Side beauty blogger battles her way back from brain tumor

     South Side beauty blogger battles her way back from brain tumor
    She has finished her rounds of chemotherapy and she's done with the radiation treatments. Slowly, she is being weaned off the other medications that are helping her fight the tumor in her brain. Earlier this year, online sensation Meechy Monroe was...
  • Cancer center on track to open next year

    Cancer center on track to open next year
    A new cancer center is expected to be up and running by this time next year in Hinsdale. Construction is on schedule for the $48 million Hinsdale Adventist Cancer Institute to be completed in 2015 and to open in 2016, said Kathy Hall, director of the...
  • Luke DeCock: Stuart Scott's courage an inspiration to many

    Joey Doster spends enough time behind the scenes around athletes and celebrities to know they don't like to be bothered. And as an operations manager for security company Staff One, it's often his job to keep them from being bothered. Stuart Scott,...
  • Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49 after extended fight with cancer

    Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation. Doctors discovered a tumor during surgery and Scott was diagnosed with cancer. But he made a point of continuing to live his...