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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • With Clowney Cushing out, Texans defense unsettled

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney finished practice in the medical tent Wednesday at the Denver Broncos' team facility. He left practice with 35 minutes remaining,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • On the Town: CHLA's La Providencia Guild holds summer event

    On the Town: CHLA's La Providencia Guild holds summer event
    Nestled just north of Universal Studios on the shore of Toluca Lake, Lakeside Golf Club served as the perfect venue for the women of the La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles who convened for their annual summer meeting, luncheon and...
  • Survivor times two

    Survivor times two
    When Ethan Zohn became one of the earliest and most popular players ever to win CBS' "Survivor" in 2001, he couldn't have had any idea just how appropriate the title would be for him. But eight years later he was diagnosed with a rare form of Hodgkin...
  • Indianapolis' Chuck Pagano, like his team, has been a fighter

    Indianapolis' Chuck Pagano, like his team, has been a fighter
    Say this for the Indianapolis Colts, they don't go quietly. They were the only team to beat the Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers last season. They rallied from a 28-point deficit for a 45-44 victory over Kansas City in a wild-...
  • Ancient dragon boating gives cancer survivors a workout

    Ancient dragon boating gives cancer survivors a workout
    If you've been in Portage Lakes State Park in Ohio recently you just might have spotted some dragons. Not the long-toothed Loch Ness kind that live under the sea, but dragon boats that glide across the water. Members of the Dragon Dream Team, all wearing...
  • Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool

    Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool
    Last year Martha Montalvo-Ariri underwent a routine hysterectomy to help treat painful uterine fibroids. During surgery, her doctor used a morcellator, a device that cuts the tissue into pieces so it can be removed through small incisions. Ten days...