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Cancer

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  • British couple arrested in Spain after taking ill son from hospital

    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...
  • Should states require doctors to report dense breast tissue to catch cancer?

    Should states require doctors to report dense breast tissue to catch cancer?
    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...
  • Wendy Chioji: My cancer is back

    Wendy Chioji: My cancer is back
    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...
  • Cancer - The Best Guru

    Cancer - The Best Guru
    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...
  • Cardinal George testing new cancer drug

    Cardinal George testing new cancer drug
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...