| Nov 27, 2014
| 1:40 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:28 AM
A list of promotions and recognition at South Florida businesses.
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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:01 PM
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,...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:43 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:02 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:41 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:11 PM
(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...