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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Misinformation, fear infiltrate marijuana debate

    When I asked my oncologist why she wasn't more familiar with alternatives to chemotherapy and radiation to treat breast cancer, she said she was too busy to learn about natural, holistic therapies. They certainly don't teach them in medical school. So...
  • Texans' McNair healthy after cancer battle

    The Sports Xchange Texans' McNair healthy after cancer battle Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is healthy and cancer-free after undergoing an aggressive therapy regimen for more than 10 months. "I didn't think I was going to die. I knew some did,"...
  • Study: Mammograms can find cancer at earlier stages in older women

    SEATTLE When a mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman age 75 or older, it's more likely to be early stage disease that can be treated less aggressively, according to a study of thousands of patients in a Seattle cancer registry. Dr. Henry Kaplan of...
  • Seymour Rallies For Teen With Inoperable Brain Tumor

    Seymour Rallies For Teen With Inoperable Brain Tumor
    — The photos tell the story of a lively, vibrant 17-year-old: There she is in her cheerleader outfit, posing with her prom date, hanging with friends and vacationing with family. Nina Poeta's story was like that of many teenagers, until last...
  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs assistant GM Scharf battles back from major health scare

    Howard Scharf ran about 75 yards from the third-base side of Allentown's Coca-Cola Park to the right-field grass late last month to help secure the tarp as thunderstorms whipped through the Lehigh Valley. The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs assistant...
  • The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia

    The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia
    Concordia University in Irvine celebrated its 14th annual Gala of Stars, honoring trustee Ruth DeNault and raising $575,000 for student scholarships. The gala unfolded on campus in the Concordia Arena, which had been transformed into an elegant dining...
  • Taking a plunge to fight breast cancer

    More than 100 people recently made a big splash in Fort Lauderdale, raising more than $6,000 to help women with breast cancer. The nonprofit Glam-A-THON staged the Plunge! VIP Lounge fundraiser at the W Hotel Fort Lauderdale, with proceeds going to the...
  • FiancÚs to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

    Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research
    The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancÚ Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway. After that...
  • U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds

    U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds
    Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general&...
  • Boy battling cancer gets lesson from former E Street Band drummer

    Boy battling cancer gets lesson from former E Street Band drummer
    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him ask for a drum set. He had never been musically inclined or particularly liked music, Newhard says. But Wyatt, who since age 3...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer teaches ill boy to keep the beat

    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him say a drum set. He had never been musical or particularly liked music, Newhard says. But Wyatt, who since age 3 has battled stage...