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Stories with subject: Tumors
  • Correction: DNA Stool Test-FDA story 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 3:31 pm
  • WASHINGTON - In a story March 24 about colon cancer screening tests, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Colosure test from LabCorp is approved by the Food and Drug Administration. It has not been approved by the agency. The story also incorrectly stated that another test from Epigenomics is a stool test. It is a blood test.

  • Obese Texas girl who had tumor has surgery in Ohio 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 2:43 pm
  • CINCINNATI - A 12-year-old girl with a rare case of medically induced obesity that pushed her weight past 200 pounds is recovering after weight-loss surgery.

  • Iowa coach says son's tumor was malignant 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:34 pm
  • IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said Friday that the tumor doctors removed from his son's thyroid earlier this week was malignant.

  • IBM's Watson to help sequence cancer DNA 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 10:28 am
  • NEW YORK - IBM and its Watson cloud computing system are partnering with the New York Genome Center to help it sequence DNA for the treatment of brain cancer.