- KC safety Berry recovers from lymphoma, wins comeback award Updated: Feb-06-16 8:36 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Kansas City safety Eric Berry, who missed 10 games the previous season battling lymphoma, then returned to the Chiefs to become an All-Pro, has won The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.
- Brantley teen overwhelmed with support before cancer fight Updated: Feb-06-16 10:28 am
BRANTLEY, Alabama - Alex Wilcox passively stands, eyes darting around at the scene, her shy nature overwhelmed.
- Gov. Baker signs bill barring teens from tanning salons Updated: Feb-05-16 6:48 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts law now bans anyone under 18 from using tanning beds.
- Vice President Biden to visit Durham on anti-cancer efforts Updated: Feb-05-16 12:18 pm
DURHAM, North Carolina - Vice President Joe Biden plans to travel to North Carolina next week to discuss the Obama administration's new initiative to accelerate efforts to cure cancer.
- New Texarkana mayor being treated for breast cancer Updated: Feb-04-16 11:05 am
TEXARKANA, Arkansas - The mayor of Texarkana, Arkansas, says she is being treated for Stage 1 breast cancer.
- $6.5M to help Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells Updated: Feb-04-16 10:03 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A $6.5 million grant will help a University of Michigan researcher study cancer stem cells, the small number of cells within a tumor that fuel its growth and spread.
- Syrian family arrives in Italy in first humanitarian airlift Updated: Feb-04-16 9:06 am
ROME - A 7-year-old Syrian girl suffering from a rare form of eye cancer arrived in Italy on Thursday, the first of an estimated 1,000 refugees who are being brought here on humanitarian grounds in a pilot project aimed at dissuading people from embarking on deadly sea crossings.
- Police: Man faked brain cancer, took thousands in donations Updated: Feb-04-16 7:11 am
WALLINGFORD, Connecticut - Police say a Connecticut man shaved his head and took weight loss pills to convince people he had stage 3 brain cancer and collect thousands in donations.
- Bob Dole donate $20K to cancer camp in central Kansas Updated: Feb-04-16 5:05 am
CLAFLIN, Kansas - Former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole has donated $20,000 to help pay for a camp for children with cancer in central Kansas.
- Buffalo Sabres, cancer center launch prevention campaign Updated: Feb-04-16 3:10 am
BUFFALO, New York - The Buffalo Sabres and an upstate cancer center have announced a partnership aimed at helping hockey fans prevent and detect cancer.
- Families affected by cancer heal on horseback Updated: Feb-03-16 6:50 pm
GLENMOORE, Pennsylvania - Just about everyone has been impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Some have watched a loved one battle the chronic disease while others walked into a doctor's office and had their life changed forever. An organization is using horses, peace and hope to heal families affected by the illness.
- Jimmy Carter says scans show no signs of cancer Updated: Feb-03-16 7:55 am
JUBA, South Sudan - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said a scan of his torso conducted last week found no signs of melanoma, the cancer that doctors discovered last summer in his liver and brain, but he will continue treatment on February 9th.
- Price tag for Biden cancer 'moonshot' at $1B in Obama budget Updated: Feb-01-16 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for cancer research in his upcoming budget, the White House said Monday, bringing the total price tag for Vice President Joe Biden's cancer "moonshot" to $1 billion.
- Rhode Island boy with terminal cancer gets own license plate Updated: Feb-01-16 10:40 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - An 8-year-old Rhode Island boy with terminal cancer whose final wish was to become famous in China is getting his own license plate.
- Obama creates new cancer task force, blessing Biden's effort Updated: Jan-28-16 11:41 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama created a new federal task force Thursday to accelerate cancer research, putting Vice President Joe Biden in charge of the drive to streamline government efforts toward a cure.
- Bristol-Myers posts 4Q loss, but beats views as sales rise Updated: Jan-28-16 7:52 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. swung from a tiny profit to a loss in the fourth quarter as it fought multiple headwinds, but it still beat Wall Street expectations.
- Aikman: experience can be 'overrated' going into Super Bowl Updated: Jan-27-16 7:44 pm
NEW YORK - If Cam Newton has the type of Super Bowl debut Troy Aikman did, the Carolina Panthers will be in good shape for the Super Bowl.
- Factory village's trail of cancer leads to tap water probe Updated: Jan-26-16 12:47 pm
HOOSICK FALLS, New York - After his factory worker father died a painful death from kidney cancer at age 68 in 2013, Michael Hickey made it his mission to find out why so many people in his hometown along the Hoosic River were getting sick.
- Dallas VA complex features Women Veterans Wall of Honor Updated: Jan-26-16 12:32 pm
DALLAS - Eva Fulton vividly remembers that day, almost 24 years ago.
- Michigan dentist's office offers cheek swabs to fight cancer Updated: Jan-26-16 10:37 am
HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A dentist's office in western Michigan is offering patients the opportunity to help fight blood cancer when they get their teeth cleaned.
- Deputies: Woman faked cancer, got $25K in donations, trips Updated: Jan-26-16 6:18 am
CUMMING, Georgia - A Georgia woman is accused of pretending to have terminal cancer and accepting thousands of dollars in donations and trips.
- Minnesota man, 75, with cancer to run 92nd marathon in Texas Updated: Jan-25-16 7:43 am
DULUTH, Minnesota - A 75-year-old Minnesota man who's battling cancer is gearing up to run his 92nd marathon.
- Guitar raffle to help cancer-stricken girl's family Updated: Jan-23-16 10:45 am
WAYNESBORO, Virginia - Last summer, Meredith Furr made a new friend, and her "sweet" influence inspired that little girl's family to do something for 10-year-old Meredith now fighting an aggressive form of cancer.
- EXCHANGE: Doctors work for pancreatic cancer cure Updated: Jan-22-16 7:02 am
PEORIA, Illinois - If it wasn't for groups like the Theresa Tracy Strive to Survive, Drs. Christopher Gondi and Manu Gnanamony may not be able to continue their research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.
- Emotional cancer drama 'Other People' opens Sundance Updated: Jan-22-16 4:18 am
PARK CITY, Utah - There is no joy in watching Molly Shannon die for 97 minutes, especially in a movie that's not really her story.