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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • NHL roundup: Pens' Maatta makes rapid recovery

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Pens' Maatta makes rapid recovery Only two weeks since he underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his thyroid, defenseman Olli Maatta will return to the Pittsburgh Penguins' lineup on Tuesday night for their...
  • FDA puts partial hold on CytRx cancer drug trials

    (Reuters) - CytRx Corp said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed a hold on enrolling new patients in clinical trials of its experimental cancer drug after a patient died, sending the company's shares down 11 percent in premarket trading. The...
  • 'Distress Thermometer' a new focus of patient concern

    PHILADELPHIA When the staff at Abington Memorial Hospital handed the breast cancer patient its new "Distress Thermometer" questionnaire, she instantly felt conflicted. How could she, an early-stage patient with a good prognosis, say how she was really...
  • Breastfeeding with breast cancer

    Breastfeeding with breast cancer
    Many mothers subscribe to the belief that breastfeeding is healthy for their children. Medical experts encourage breastfeeding for at least a period of one year so that the infant receives optimal nutrition and the antibodies necessary to start off life...
  • After pulling herself and others out of the dark, another challenge

    After pulling herself and others out of the dark, another challenge
    To this day, Renee Banton can't fully explain why a college-educated woman from a solid middle-class family fell as far and disappeared for as long as she did. She can't blame it on having had a tough childhood in Carson, because her parents may have...
  • Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?

    Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?
    (Reuters Health) - Swedes who talked on mobile or cordless phones for more than 25 years had triple the risk of a certain kind of brain cancer compared to those who used wireless phones for less than a year, a new study suggests. The odds of...
  • FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer

    FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer
    Until recently, Steven Lewis, 66, of Delray Beach, was a "skeptical scientist." An exercise physiologist and a visiting professor of clinical biomedical science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton,...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include health expo, women's self-defense workshop

    Lehigh Valley health events include health expo, women's self-defense workshop
    COMMUNITY HEALTH EXPO 1 The Lehigh Valley Community Health Expo will be held noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the America on Wheels Museum, 5 N. Front St., Allentown. Health-care organizations, nonprofits and community organizations will educate, demonstrate...
  • Sick Vietnam veteran sick over VA's contradictions

    Sick Vietnam veteran sick over VA's contradictions
    Peg Smedley wouldn't have retired five years ago if she didn't have it in writing that the government considered her to be totally and permanently disabled from her military service during the Vietnam War. At the time, the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  • Mount Dora mayor carries on quietly, courageously during cancer battle

    There's Mount Dora Mayor Cathy Hoechst at food-truck night. There she is chattering away about how cool it is that TJ Maxx and Ross Dress for Less are coming to town. Now she's handing out awards to third-graders who named the city's two new police dogs....
  • A frank discussion on end-of-life care and terminal illness

    The story of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard — a former California resident who moved to Oregon for its "death with dignity" law after learning she had incurable brain cancer — prompted many readers to share their own experiences of caring for...