Stories tagged: cancer
Tue., May 2, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
That bipartisan deal to fund the federal government through September would provide a solid budget for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation if approved this week.
Mon., May 1, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
A small east-central Montana town held an early high school graduation ceremony for one student’s mother, who has pancreatic cancer.
Mon., May 1, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Kilmer said on Reddit on Wednesday : “I did have a healing of cancer, but my tongue is still swollen altho healing all the time.” He said people may still …
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat or prevent cancer.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
A group of military lawyers who work at the Guantanamo Bay prison are expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, saying they have been forced to …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
An influential U.S. government advisory panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Speaking at a press conference Monday in her native Argentina, actress, Luisana Lopilato said in Spanish that Noah has a long recovery ahead of him. She says the experience has …
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Federal officials are considering approving a plan to truck 200,000 gallons of low-level radioactive waste water from a closed eastern U.S. nuclear power plant to Idaho.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
Coldplay’s lead vocalist visited a fan with cancer on Tuesday, hours before the group played a packed concert at Manila’s seaside Mall of Asia Arena Concert Grounds.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with …
Sat., April 1, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
The Jeff Bezos family has strengthened its longstanding support of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center by giving it its largest gift ever: $35 million.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Noreen Fraser, a TV producer whose own cancer diagnosis turned her into an activist against the disease, has died. She was 63.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a video chat.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet?
Wed., March 22, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Nine deaths from a very rare kind of cancer have been linked to breast implants, indicating a very low but increased risk in women with implants, according to the U.S. …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 6 a.m.
The American Cancer Society’s free 24 hour hotline can provide information about cancer diagnosis, treatment and local support and resources for anyone facing a cancer diagnosis, as well as friends …
Tue., March 7, 2017
New treatment guidelines in the U.S. say certain leukemia patients can consider stopping Gleevec or similar drugs that were long thought to be needed for the rest of their lives. …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
The former vice president previously led a White House “cancer moonshot” effort to accelerate developments toward a cure.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
Hugh Jackman has revealed another treatment for skin cancer. The 48-year-old star of the X-Men and Wolverine franchises posted a selfie on social media Monday showing off his bandaged nose. …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
They said it was only fat. But there was 130 pounds of it, as heavy as a newborn giraffe. What they said was fat descended from his stomach. While Roger …
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
The demolition of a major plutonium plant at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state has been put on pause after radioactive contamination spread outside the facility. The
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017
With three children already at home, Cat Harner knew what a baby was supposed to look like. So when her newborn, Thomas, was placed on her chest after birth on …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Americans in certain struggling parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to fall, an exhaustive new analysis has …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
The 38-year-old Fox Sports sideline reporter and “Dancing With the Stars” co-host tells Sports Illustrated’s MMQB she underwent surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 11.
Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
A Washington State Department of Health investigation has found that artificial, crumb-rubber fields are not causing increased rates of cancer in local soccer players, officials announced Wednesday.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, …
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Seattle ceramic artist Akio Takamori spent Wednesday working in his Magnolia studio.He put the finishing touches on some pieces with the help of his son, Peter, and loaded a kiln. …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
In the year to come, an estimated 1,688,780 in the United States are expected to get a cancer diagnosis, and cancer will claim the lives of a projected 600,920.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Radioactive contamination is spreading inside a deteriorating processing plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.