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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink

    Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink
    Leonor GaviƱa-Valls remembers with photographic clarity the August day she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was completely shocked," the Glendale resident said of that day 15 years ago. "I didn't feel anything, didn't know anything was...
  • Patient's bill soars as health law program falters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Coping with advanced cancer, Bev Veals was in the hospital for chemo this summer when she got a call that her health plan was shutting down. Then, the substitute insurance she was offered wanted her to pay up to $3,125, on top of...
  • Robin Quivers reveals 15-month cancer battle on Howard Stern show

    Robin Quivers reveals 15-month cancer battle on Howard Stern show
    Robin Quivers, Howard Stern's longtime sidekick, revealed her year-plus battle with cancer Monday and announced she is now cancer-free. Turns out Quivers, 61, has been doing the show from home for the last 15 months while undergoing chemotherapy and...
  • Talia Castellano: Ellen DeGeneres' honorary CoverGirl dies at 13

    Talia Castellano: Ellen DeGeneres' honorary CoverGirl dies at 13
    Talia Joy Castellano, a bubbly cancer patient who became an honorary CoverGirl with the help of Ellen DeGeneres, has died. She was 13. The Orlando, Fla., teenager became a YouTube sensation with her motivational makeup tutorial videos, which captured...
  • Jeff Keith Continues The Journey To Cure Cancer – On One Leg

    Jeff Keith had his right leg amputated when he was 12. He went on to captain the Fairfield Prep ski team and play goal for the Boston College lacrosse team. He ran across America on one leg. That's right. One leg. Nine months. Boston to Los Angeles via...
  • Northwestern research could help cancer diagnoses

     Northwestern research could help cancer diagnoses
    Northwestern University researchers contributed to a recent paper that contrasts the physical differences of normal and cancerous cells, research that could lead to more accurate diagnoses and evaluation of treatment. "We found that cancer cells are...
  • Tyler Posey for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Variety Power of Youth Honoree

    Although "Teen Wolf" star Tyler Posey has been involved with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for just a few months now, the multitalent (who augments his screen career playing lead guitar for rockers Lost in Kostko) stresses that the connection was both...
  • Jake T. Austin for Ronald McDonald House New York: Variety Power of Youth Honoree

    Acting since he was just 7, Jake T. Austin says he grew up doing funny voices and constantly trying to entertain. The actor made a name for himself in Disney's hit series "Wizards of Waverly Place" as the youngest sibling of Selena Gomez's character....
  • Jessica Sanchez: I have completed chemotherapy

    Jessica Sanchez: I have completed chemotherapy
    Jessica Sanchez, the traffic reporter at WKMG-Channel 6, says she has two pieces of good news about her battle against cancer. "The lymphoma tumor is gone!" she wrote early Thursday in an email. "And I have completed all six of my chemotherapy...
  • Smarter CT scanning of kids would prevent 3,020 cancers each year

    Smarter CT scanning of kids would prevent 3,020 cancers each year
    Approximately 3,020 cancers could be prevented each year if doctors were more judicious about ordering CT scans for kids, according to a new study. A CT scan is essentially a series of X-rays combined to give physicians a three-dimensional view of a...
  • Quality of life often good post-breast cancer

    Quality of life often good post-breast cancer
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than a decade after treatment, the average woman who has had breast cancer seems about as satisfied with her life as women who never had the disease, according to a new Canadian study. "It's been recognized for a long...