| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Doctors have diagnosed Robert H. Schuller with life-threatening cancer and said that with treatment he could live another two years, his family has announced.
The 89-year-old has a life-threatening growth in his esophagus, said his daughter, Sheila...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:54 AM
The family of Robert H. Schuller was "surprised" by the diagnosis that treatment for life-threatening cancer could give the famed evangelist another two more years, according to the church headed by his daughter.
The 89-year-old has a growth in his...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Like most mothers in the world, Janiris Villar would do anything to save her nine-year-old’s life. When Dr. Rashid A. Buttar told her that it would cost her guarantee $10,000 a week to treat Uzias, who suffers from an aggressive brain tumor, her...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:36 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:26 PM
For more than four weeks, a 5-foot fire hydrant stood in 12-year-old Bela Quintas' living room in Chicago's Noble Square neighborhood.
Bela, a self-taught artist, transformed what was once a white fiberglass hydrant into an eye-catching representation...
| Jul 31, 2013
It used to be that when a child received a cancer diagnosis, the focus was primarily an immediate one: To cure the child.
But over the last two decades, researchers have found that the cancer treatments that are so effective in saving children's lives...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Carmen “Joey” Veneziano was known by different names to different people.
To family and friends, he was Joey.
In the world of academia, where he worked and studied, he was Carmen, named for one of his grandfathers, said his mother, Teresa...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:10 AM
w/ Andrew W.K., Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m., $69-$139, Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, (888) 777-7922, mohegansun.com
Black Sabbath: the name sounds as grisly and intimidating as it did back in August 1969, when four...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Benefit for Dave Lamb of Brown Bird
Featuring Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, Proud Flesh, Elison Jackson and Amanda Bloom
Aug. 10, 8 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:21 PM
As a surgical oncologist, I'm usually the one delivering the bad news. But this time I was the recipient.
Nine days earlier, my dermatologist had taken a biopsy from a small pink dot on my back. It was, he told me, malignant melanoma, the most deadly...