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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • A bacterium that destroys tumors' dark heart shows promise

    A mutant form of a bacterium that lives in soil and thrives in low-oxygen environments appears to be a precise and aggressive killer of malignant tumors as well as an energetic activator of the body's immune system, according to new research. When...
  • Ohio doctor leads cervical cancer study of promising drug

    Ohio doctor leads cervical cancer study of promising drug
    An Akron physician is leading a national clinical trial with the goal of improving survival rates for cervical cancer patients worldwide. Dr. Charles Kunos, medical director of radiation oncology at Summa Akron City Hospital, is heading a National Cancer...
  • Iron Girl still inspires under direction of Ulman Cancer Fund

    Iron Girl still inspires under direction of Ulman Cancer Fund
    Racking up the miles on her bike has become a not-so-secret addiction for Julie Lanahan, a healthy habit she never imagined she would hunger after. "You sort of crave it," said the breast cancer survivor, who will take part in Sunday's Iron Girl...
  • Red Robin Summer Bash in Allentown Friday

    For one night every summer, the Red Robin Gourmet Burgers restaurant at Tilghman Square Shopping Center in Allentown becomes the site of one huge party. That night is Friday, when the 13th annual Summer Bash presents live music, food, drink specials and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

    Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research
    The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancé 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. Rock and Roll......