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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation

     On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation
    The living room was festooned with orange streamers. On the kitchen counter sat a cake, brightened with orange food coloring. The only clue that this wasn't a color-themed birthday party was the sign near the front door. It read: Orange you glad chemo...
  • Study: Being overweight or obese led to 481,000 cancers in one year

    Looking for ways to reduce your risk of cancer? Try losing weight. A new study estimates that 3.6% of cancers diagnosed around the world in 2012 could be traced to the excess weight of patients. That works out to 481,000 cases of cancer in adults who...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    A list of promotions and recognition at South Florida businesses. Leadership Chim Francisco, Distinguished Toastmaster, was honored as Toastmasters International's District 47 Division Governor of the Year at Division 47`s Fall Conference in Palm...
  • Doctors find troubling mass in chest of Chiefs safety Eric Berry

    Doctors have found a mass in the chest of Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry, and have raised the possibility that it could be cancer. Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder said the “leading consideration” for what Berry has is lymphoma,...
  • 'Surrogate measures' win FDA approval for cancer drugs without proof they help save lives

    Like the others in the clinical trial, Patient No. 11561004 already had tried one treatment for his advanced kidney cancer, but it didn't work. So the 69-year-old man volunteered to try an unproven drug that offered some hope he might live longer....
  • Colonel spent life as ultimate public servant

    Col. Harold "Hal" Cook was the ultimate public servant, spending 33 years in the military, 10 years as an Orange County deputy and 20 years as funeral-hearse driver. But it was helping establish the junior ROTC program at Jones High School that made...
  • Japan's 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster still fracturing families

    When the massive magnitude 9 earthquake rumbled through Fukushima prefecture in March 2011, it swelled the seas and shook the earth. But long after the ground stopped trembling, the disaster has continued to fracture families like that of Yoshinobu...
  • Beloved Florida teacher dies after battle with brain cancer

    MIAMI David Menasche, the former English teacher at Coral Reef High School in Miami who wrote a poignant book about reconnecting with his former students after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, died Thursday. He was 41. A family member posted...
  • 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...