| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The parents of a cancer-stricken boy were behind bars in Spain and facing extradition to Britain on Monday after taking their son from an English hospital without doctors’ consent to seek advanced medical treatment abroad.
Ashya King, 5, was...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
An ongoing debate on the cancer front is whether doctors should be required to notify women following mammograms if they have dense breast tissue, which can fool the screening test and miss tumors. Minnesota recently became the latest state to create...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:51 PM
UPDATED: Former WESH-Channel 2 anchor Wendy Chioji has shared a health update via Facebook about her battle against cancer. It's not good news, but Chioji tells her story in a riveting, upbeat style. That's the Wendy way.
Chioji, a breast-cancer...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:48 AM
On top of coping with a life threatening disease, many breast cancer patients have to contend with total hair loss, lumpectomies, mastectomies (surgical removal of the breast), possible sexual identity issues, and intimacy concerns. A breast cancer...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Cardinal Francis George, facing his third bout with cancer, is participating in a clinical trial of a new drug being conducted at the University of Chicago, the archdiocese announced Friday.
"The trial is testing a new drug, which may work by...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:08 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:51 AM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:40 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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.