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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Jewelry maker must retool after bout with cancer

    Jewelry maker must retool after bout with cancer
    First, the cancer threatened Susan Braig's life, then it wrecked her finances. Now healthy at 64, Braig is worried about her future. Her primary income is the roughly $2,300 a month she gets from Social Security. Then there's her home-based business,...
  • New Mexico judge affirms right to 'aid in dying'

    New Mexico judge affirms right to 'aid in dying'
    Aja Riggs, 50, thought a lot about dying after she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. She endured surgery in October 2011, then underwent aggressive chemotherapy that made her feel as if her skin was burning. She was constantly tired. Then doctors found...
  • When unyielding ambition challenges an unrelenting cancer

    When unyielding ambition challenges an unrelenting cancer
    Bryan Fazio, a 26-year-old Navy veteran and MBA student, has the same combination of bad luck and fierce determination as my sister. They both live with the equivalent of a death sentence, having been diagnosed years ago with cancer. And they both...
  • New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg dead at age 89

    New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg dead at age 89
    U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and the last World War II veteran remaining in the Senate, has died at age 89. His office said Lautenberg died shortly after 4 a.m. EDT on Monday at a New York hospital after...
  • Married cancer patients fare better: Can you put that in a pill?

    Married cancer patients fare better: Can you put that in a pill?
    Married people who are diagnosed with the most common types of cancer are 20% less likely to die than patients who are single – and depending on the type of cancer they have, their odds of dying may be reduced by as much as 33%, new research shows....
  • Cancer report describes 'amazing progress,' urges more funding

    Cancer report describes 'amazing progress,' urges more funding
    There were more than 13.7 million cancer survivors living in the United States in 2012 -- nearly 2 million more than in 2008 -- according to a cancer research report released Tuesday. But the numbers of Americans who die from cancer is also projected to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis

    Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis
    The family of Robert H. Schuller was "surprised" by the diagnosis that treatment for life-threatening cancer could give theĀ famed evangelist another two more years, according to the church headed by his daughter. The 89-year-old has a growth in his...
  • Robert Schuller diagnosed with life-threatening cancer

    Robert Schuller diagnosed with life-threatening cancer
    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...
  • Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks

    Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks
    Indoor tanning is a great way to get skin cancer – especially if you start young. People who use tanning beds, sunlamps or tanning booths before age 35 are up to 75% more likely to develop melanoma, and those who begin before 25 may double their...