- New drug, study method show breast cancer promise Updated: Dec-13-13 2:13 pm
- Experimental diabetes drug makes comeback Updated: Dec-12-13 6:04 pm
- Country star Ray Price leaves hospital for hospice Updated: Dec-12-13 3:59 pm
- Exercise helps women tolerate breast cancer drugs Updated: Dec-12-13 11:50 am
- Rejected cancer donation a blessing for Ind. woman Updated: Dec-12-13 10:39 am
- Study: Hormone-blocker slashes breast cancer risk Updated: Dec-12-13 9:52 am
- Former Cancer Society worker pleads to embezzling Updated: Dec-12-13 9:47 am
- Trial on assisted suicide law begins in New Mexico Updated: Dec-12-13 1:05 am
- NY drug addict who ran cancer scam pleads guilty Updated: Dec-11-13 8:32 pm
- UAMS receives $1 million gift for cancer work Updated: Dec-11-13 2:38 pm
- Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped Updated: Dec-11-13 2:07 pm
- Nebraska attorney general diagnosed with cancer Updated: Dec-11-13 1:17 pm
- Dentist, patient spark Michigan bone marrow drive Updated: Dec-10-13 5:30 pm
- C. Ind. mayor dies after suffering liver cancer Updated: Dec-10-13 1:41 pm
- Study says many lung cancer tumors prove harmless Updated: Dec-09-13 4:39 pm
- Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers Updated: Dec-07-13 8:14 pm
- CDC: Water at Marine base linked to birth defects Updated: Dec-06-13 8:46 pm
- Ohio Amish girl won't be forced to renew chemo Updated: Dec-06-13 8:23 pm
- Maine cancer study group makes recommendations Updated: Dec-06-13 5:16 pm
- Ex-executive indicted in Texas cancer fund scandal Updated: Dec-06-13 4:10 pm
- Jury quickly convicts woman in false rape trial Updated: Dec-05-13 9:01 pm
- Duquesne U., NC company in cancer drug deal Updated: Dec-04-13 4:37 pm
- Thousands expected to sing 'Clouds' at MOA Updated: Dec-04-13 5:16 am
- NH donors sought to help 2-year-old with cancer Updated: Nov-30-13 12:32 pm
- Early ceremony honors WMU student fighting cancer Updated: Nov-30-13 4:15 am
SAN ANTONIO - A novel way to speed the testing of cancer drugs and quickly separate winners from duds has yielded its first big result: an experimental medicine that shows promise against a hard-to-treat form of breast cancer.
WASHINGTON - A panel of federal health advisers has overwhelmingly backed the benefits of an experimental diabetes drug that uses a new method to reduce blood sugar, setting aside previous concerns about the pill's safety.
TYLER, Texas - Entering what his wife calls his "final days," country music star Ray Price is ending all aggressive treatment for his pancreatic cancer and left an East Texas hospital Thursday to begin receiving hospice care at home.
SAN ANTONIO - Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. Researchers found it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.
LOWELL, Indiana - What started as a shocking way to raise money for breast cancer research has turned into a blessing for a local unemployed single mother of three fighting the disease.
SAN ANTONIO - Women at high risk of developing breast cancer because of family history or bad genes have a new option to help prevent the disease.
BURGAW, North Carolina - A former American Cancer Society worker will spend the holidays in jail after pleading guilty in Pender County to embezzling nearly $70,000 from the society.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two doctors and a Santa Fe woman with advanced uterine cancer want physicians in New Mexico to be able to prescribe - without the fear of prosecution- the needed medications for terminally ill patients who want to end their lives on their own terms.
MINEOLA, New York - A woman has admitted she was hooked on heroin when she raised thousands of dollars by falsely claiming she had cancer, prosecutors and her attorney said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences said Wednesday a founding member of its Cancer Institute Auxiliary will donate $1 million toward a new breast cancer center.
SAN ANTONIO - Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer - which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation - without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning disclosed Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with colon cancer, but he said he was optimistic that a surgery scheduled for Thursday would remove the cancer.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - As a dentist, Dr. Steve Conlon might seem an unlikely person to lead a charge to save people from leukemia.
GREENFIELD, Indiana - The mayor of a central Indiana city has died just days after his family said he had ended treatment for a recurrence of liver cancer and was in home hospice care.
CHICAGO - Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
TOLEDO, Ohio - A court-appointed guardian is dropping her attempt to force an 11-year-old Amish girl with leukemia to resume chemotherapy after she and her parents fled their home to avoid treatment.
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine panel that's been studying how the state can help lower rates of cancer says lawmakers should examine how to increase funding for tobacco and obesity prevention among other efforts.
AUSTIN, Texas - A former top executive of Texas' $3 billion cancer-fighting effort was indicted over an improperly awarded $11 million taxpayer-funded grant that plunged the state agency into turmoil, prosecutors said Friday.
PORT HURON, Michigan - A Michigan woman accused of lying for years about having cancer was convicted Thursday in a separate case of falsely accusing two men of rape.
PITTSBURGH - Duquesne University has licensed the rights for a large group of cancer drugs to a North Carolina company.
BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota - Thousands of people are expected to gather at the Mall of America to mark the anniversary of the debut of a song written by a Minnesota teen who died of cancer.
BEDFORD, New Hampshire - The parents of a 2-year-old New Hampshire boy with leukemia are asking people to become bone marrow donors in hopes of finding a match.
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - A Muskegon man who has battled brain cancer for several years while working toward a degree at Western Michigan University has graduated in a private ceremony at the school.