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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Schilling: Chewing caused cancer

    The Sports Xchange Schilling: Chewing caused cancer Curt Schilling, who won 216 games in 20 major league seasons, announced Wednesday on WEEI radio in Boston his belief that a recent bout with cancer was caused by chewing tobacco. Schilling, who...
  • Curt Schilling Blames His Cancer On Chewing Tobacco

    Curt Schilling, who won 216 games in 20 major-league seasons, announced Wednesday on WEEI radio in Boston his belief that a recent bout with cancer was caused by chewing tobacco. Schilling, who declared victory over cancer in February, had not...
  • Football: Sailors support Werner in his battle against bone cancer

    Football: Sailors support Werner in his battle against bone cancer
    Max Werner says he doesn't keep track of time anymore. He turned 15 on March 12. Three weeks later, doctors gave him a 50 percent chance to live. Werner has a rare form of bone cancer in the pelvis. The disease is called Ewing's sarcoma and it has...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...