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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Vegan communities growing, along with research on health benefits

    No, vegans are not extraterrestrials from a planet orbiting Vega, although many might consider their dietary habits to be completely alien. Plant-only eaters represent a mere 2 percent of the population; another 5 percent describe themselves as...
  • 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...
  • Salivary gland cancers rare, but sometimes deadly

    Salivary gland cancers rare, but sometimes deadly
    Professional baseball great Tony Gwynn Sr., also known as Mr. Padre, died last month of salivary gland cancer, which he believed was caused by years of using smokeless chewing tobacco. The cancer is a rare form that begins in any of the salivary glands in...
  • Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients

     Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients
    Fiona O'Connell is familiar with the working person's health care nightmare — the one where you get too sick to work, and then you lose your job, and then you have no insurance to pay for the treatment you need. O'Connell lived that nightmare, and...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Active surveillance a reasonable approach for men with low-risk prostate cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father, 71, was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer last month. He's worried about the side effects of surgery and radiation, so he has instead decided to wait and see if the cancer progresses. His doctor agrees that he doesn't...
  • Range of treatment options available for stage 0 cervical cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Years ago, I had mild cervical dysplasia and was treated with cryotherapy. I now have cervical cancer (stage 0) and am leaning toward having a hysterectomy since I'm done having children, but my doctor says there are other options for...
  • Relay For Life Has Successful 20th Anniversary Event

    Relay For Life Has Successful 20th Anniversary Event
    The South Windsor-Rockville Relay for Life held a successful 20th annual event at South Windsor High School on June 6 and 7. Hundreds of participants turned out to support cancer research at the fun and educational 21-hour event that featured...
  • Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer

    Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer
    At a lab on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University's East Baltimore medical campus, researchers grow tumors on mice so they can try and cure them. But one day, the cancer wouldn't grow. They tried again and again for months. Figuring there must be...
  • City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients

    City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients
    Standing next to each other, Kayla Saikaly and Adi Versano looked like sisters. Their families marveled at the similarities — both with dark hair and wearing peach-colored dresses. But not only are they unrelated, they live half a world apart....
  • Judge gives embryos to woman over objection from ex-boyfriend

    Judge gives embryos to woman over objection from ex-boyfriend
    A Cook County judge this morning awarded custody of frozen embryos to a 42-year-old Chicago woman over the objections of her ex-boyfriend who said it violates his right to not procreate. In 2009, Karla Dunston, a doctor who lives in the city, began...
  • Boys' basketball: Joey Covarrubias is fighting for his life

    Boys' basketball: Joey Covarrubias is fighting for his life
    Joey Covarrubias, a standout guard at Montebello Cantwell-Sacred Heart, undergoes his first chemotherapy treatment Thursday for a rare bone cancer, Ewing's sarcoma, that was discovered after he complained of shoulder pain. An X-ray found a tumor near...