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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • When kids have cancer, it spreads to the family dynamics

    DALLAS The Freelands have set five places at the dinner table: for parents Pat and Lori, and for their kids Kyle, Alek and Maddy. But this past winter, when Kyle, 20, suffered a relapse of his childhood leukemia, a sixth presence unpacked its bags and...
  • Volunteer drivers help Peninsula cancer patients to appointments, treatment

    Volunteer drivers help Peninsula cancer patients to appointments, treatment
    Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients. "It relieves them and...
  • Jessica Breland battles her way to WNBA Finals

     Jessica Breland battles her way to WNBA Finals
    Jessica Breland was wearing an ice-and-compression contraption as she sat on a table in the trainer's room at the Sky's Deerfield practice facility Thursday, a day after she helped the team make the WNBA Finals. It was a position that allowed Breland to...
  • Schools' Darrin Reed, 48, dies: 'My memories of the past all include him'

     Schools' Darrin Reed, 48, dies: 'My memories of the past all include him'
    A former Laguna Beach Unified School District employee, described by friends as the heart and soul of a tightly knit community, died Tuesday following a hard-fought battle with leukemia, his husband said Wednesday. Darrin Reed, who served as executive...
  • Tests show former Bills QB Kelly to be cancer free

    The Sports Xchange Tests show former Bills QB Kelly to be cancer free Three biopsies were negative this week and former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly was declared cancer free Thursday by his doctors. "This is some of the greatest news I've ever...
  • Jim Kelly's doctor says quarterback has 'no evidence' of cancer

    Jim Kelly's doctor says quarterback has 'no evidence' of cancer
    The hospital treating Jim Kelly’s recurring oral cancer reported Wednesday that the Hall of Fame quarterback appears to be cancer free.  “The treatments so far have completely eliminated Mr. Kelly’s pain, and his level of function...
  • Phillies president on medical leave; Gillick in charge of Phillies

    David Montgomery, the Phillies' president and CEO since 1997, will take a medical leave of absence amid a tumultuous time for the franchise. Former general manager Pat Gillick, the architect of the 2008 world-champion Phillies, will assume Montgomery's...
  • Should states require doctors to report dense breast tissue to catch cancer?

    Should states require doctors to report dense breast tissue to catch cancer?
    An ongoing debate on the cancer front is whether doctors should be required to notify women following mammograms if they have dense breast tissue, which can fool the screening test and miss tumors. Minnesota recently became the latest state to create...
  • Study: Breast cancer survival rates are no better after double mastectomy

    PITTSBURGH More and more women are taking the drastic option of removing both breasts after a diagnosis of cancer in just one breast, but a new study says that won't make a difference in survival rates. According to the study, released Tuesday by the...
  • British couple arrested in Spain after taking ill son from hospital

    The parents of a cancer-stricken boy were behind bars in Spain and facing extradition to Britain on Monday after taking their son from an English hospital without doctors’ consent to seek advanced medical treatment abroad. Ashya King, 5, was...
  • Better education on breast reconstruction may be needed after cancer

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When it comes to deciding to have breast reconstruction after surgery for breast cancer, most women are generally satisfied with the decision-making process, a new study suggests. "Our findings generally were good...