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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Mammograms save lives, but they're also overrated: study

    Mammograms save lives, but they're also overrated: study
    The idea that American women would benefit by having fewer mammograms — and having them less frequently — remains controversial. A new study tries to help women and their doctors understand why less can be more when it comes to breast cancer...
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Boy mostly alone in hospital room during unique cancer treatment

    Boy mostly alone in hospital room during unique cancer treatment
    At precisely the time 6-year-old Sammy most needed his parents, they were forced to keep their distance because his unique cancer treatment made him radioactive. Even his favorite blanket and stuffed animal were off-limits, lest they, too, become...
  • 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....
  • 10 medical innovations set to reshape patient care this year

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com The Cleveland Clinic asked 100 of its top experts -- people who focus on patient care every day -- to offer insights on which medical breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare this year. Here are their...
  • Cards lift spirits of girl battling leukemia

     Cards lift spirits of girl battling leukemia
    Each morning when it's time for the mail, Weronika Zeliszczak, 7, who is battling leukemia, waits by the window at her home in Carpentersville. So far, she's received more than 500 cards and letters, thanks to a Facebook campaign launched by her...
  • Early breast cancer detection is vital

    Source: American Cancer Society whatdoctorsknow.com Women age 40 and older should have a screening mammogram every year and should continue to do so for as long as they're in good health. Current evidence supporting mammograms is even stronger than...
  • 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...