- Maryland governor out of hospital after 1st round of chemo Updated: Jul-02-15 2:03 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is out of the hospital and back at work after his first round of chemotherapy for an aggressive form of cancer.
- Young Royals fan whose cancer fight gained attention dies Updated: Jul-01-15 11:21 am
OLATHE, Kansas - A Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals received national attention during last year's World Series has died. He was 7.
- Former death row inmate died of rare salivary gland cancer Updated: Jun-30-15 7:23 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A man who spent 30 years on Nebraska's death row for two cult murders died of a rare cancer in his salivary glands, according to a death certificate obtained Tuesday.
- Patients plan to speak next week at sentencing of cancer doc Updated: Jun-30-15 3:56 pm
DETROIT - The government says about two dozen patients or relatives of patients want to speak next week at the sentencing of a Detroit-area cancer doctor who gave expensive, unnecessary treatments to hundreds of people.
- Daughter, terminally ill mom bond through Penguins hockey Updated: Jun-30-15 12:37 pm
PITTSBURGH - Michelle Hardy has little use for the NHL offseason. Told she has 12 to 18 months to live because of a terminal form of brain cancer, Hardy, 46, wants hockey back - and soon.
- Fire destroys wing of NC cancer center; affects 40 patients Updated: Jun-27-15 3:53 pm
LUMBERTON, North Carolina - A fire has destroyed the new wing of a cancer center in Lumberton, leaving 40 patients to seek treatment elsewhere.
- OHSU meets Nike co-founder's cancer research challenge Updated: Jun-25-15 12:07 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon Health & Science University officials said Thursday they have met the $500 million fundraising challenge issued by Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny.
- British court ruling backs patent protecting Lilly's Alimta Updated: Jun-25-15 9:13 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Eli Lilly received some European legal backing for its top product, the lung cancer treatment Alimta, on Thursday when a British court upheld a patent protecting a vitamin regimen administered with the drug.
- Governors who have dealt with illness or serious injury Updated: Jun-23-15 5:33 pm
Below is a list of some governors, like Maryland's Larry Hogan, who experienced illness or injury while in office:
- Things to know: Maryland governor plans for cancer treatment Updated: Jun-23-15 8:23 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer of the lymph nodes, calling it "very advanced and very aggressive." Hogan vowed to continue to work, though he acknowledged that he will miss some days while he undergoes intensive chemotherapy treatments. Here are five things to know about Hogan's announcement:
- Brothers with cancer visit Duck Dynasty warehouse Updated: Jun-23-15 3:22 am
MONROE, Louisiana - Two Alabama brothers suffering from cancer got to spend the day with the cast of their favorite TV show, "Duck Dynasty," in Louisiana.
- Doctors propose tool to help gauge the value of cancer drugs Updated: Jun-22-15 1:07 pm
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam. A leading doctors group on Monday proposed a formula to help patients decide if a medicine is worth it - what it will cost them and how much good it is likely to do.
- Auburn woman battles cancer by biking to treatments Updated: Jun-22-15 10:14 am
AUBURN, Alabama - When Laura Walker received her cancer diagnosis the day before her 51st birthday last September, the lifelong fitness advocate felt her world tilt on its axis.
- Man, trying to fly around world in gyro, to land in Maine Updated: Jun-22-15 6:20 am
BIDDEFORD, Maine - A man from Northern Ireland trying to fly around the world in an open-cockpit auto gyro aircraft to raise cancer awareness is expected to touch down in Maine.
- Biologist looks at plants in cancer battle Updated: Jun-21-15 12:14 pm
OWENSBORO, Kentucky - An assistant professor of biology at Western Kentucky University-Owensboro is looking at the use of plants in the battle against cancer.
- University of Cincinnati to host cancer research retreat Updated: Jun-21-15 11:07 am
CINCINNATI - The head of the University of Cincinnati's Cancer Institute will gather specialists from across the university for a second straight year to develop new cancer research ideas.
- Sunburn stickers remind people to apply sunscreen Updated: Jun-20-15 9:05 am
HUNT VALLEY, Maryland - Sun safety is a personal issue for Andrew Levine, CEO of Hunt Valley-based cosmetics company JADS International.
- Central Michigan football coach diagnosed with cancer Updated: Jun-18-15 11:21 am
MOUNT PLEASANT, Michigan - Central Michigan University football coach John Bonamego has announced he has cancer and plans to continue working during treatment.
- Retired TN K-9 survives prostate cancer after clinical trial Updated: Jun-17-15 4:36 am
MARYVILLE, Tennessee - The owners of a retired K-9 officer from Blount County say the dog survived prostate cancer after receiving an innovative new treatment.
- Ogden woman, 84, skydives after terminal cancer diagnosis Updated: Jun-15-15 10:08 am
OGDEN, Utah - Donna Altop recently found out that she has a brain tumor the size of an orange, a butterfly gioblastoma that affects both sides of her brain and gives her only a few weeks to live.
- Lauren Hill's family continues fight against brain cancer Updated: Jun-14-15 8:29 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Lauren Hill passed away two months ago from brain cancer two months ago. Her mother knows she'll be carrying on her daughter's mission for quite some time.
- Kindness helps cancer patient fly high Updated: Jun-14-15 9:47 am
MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - Tony Robison is no stranger to airplanes, especially after having helped his wife Sheila when they volunteered at the former Thunder Over The Blue Ridge Air Show.
- Woman accused of faking brain cancer pleads guilty to theft Updated: Jun-11-15 11:19 am
URBANA, Ohio - An Ohio woman accused of faking brain cancer and accepting donations to help with her expenses has pleaded guilty to theft.
- Doctor at Houston hospital freed on bond in child pornography case Updated: Jun-11-15 9:17 am
GALVESTON, Texas - A pediatric doctor at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has been freed on bond as he faces charges of receipt and possession of child pornography.
- Woman accused of fraud in abortion case pleads not guilty Updated: Jun-10-15 1:00 pm
PHOENIX - A 30-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing her of faking cancer in 2010 in order to get Arizona to pay for her late-term abortion.