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  1. City officials will shave to help boy with cancer

    Columbian.com - Vancouver 04.29 / 13:20 columbian.com
    Declan Reagan turned 5 years old on March 28, and to celebrate, he and his family held a blood drive, collecting 52 units of blood for the American Red Cross. After being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia when he was 4, Declan underwent 79 high doses of chemotherapy, two surgeries and five bone marrow punctures and received 40 blood-product…
  2. Rockies' Bettis visits team, throws in between cancer treatments

    Thescore.com - Baseball 04.29 / 13:17 thescore.com
    PHOENIX - Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis got a break from treatments for testicular cancer to play catch in the outfield at Chase Field before Friday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.Bettis is being treated in nearby Scottsdale, not far from his home, allowing him to re-unite with his teammates during a three-game series against Arizona.The right-hander had surgery in the offseason to remove the cancer, but it returned and he was forced to leave the team in March for…
  3. Special Blood Test Bound to Reveal Cancer Earlier

    Stateschronicle.com - Lifestyle 04.29 / 12:19 stateschronicle.com
    STATES CHRONICLE – Scientists succeeded in developing a better technology which helps them spot cancer earlier through a revolutionary blood test technique. This will be very useful in developing lung cancer treatments. Through these blood tests, researchers follow tumors’ genetic alterations while they progress. The experimental blood test is meant to trace DNA bits shed […] The post Special Blood Test Bound to Reveal Cancer Earlier appeared first on States C…
  4. T cell revival correlates with lung cancer response to PD-1 immunotherapy

    Emory.edu - Georgia Education 04.29 / 11:58 emory.edu
    In lung cancer patients who were taking immunotherapy drugs targeting the PD-1 pathway, testing for CD8 T cell activation in their blood partially predicted whether their tumors would…
  5. The latest recommendations for breast cancer screening

    Wrvo.org - Oswego 04.29 / 11:19 wrvo.org
    For many women, breast cancer screenings are an important consideration for their health and peace of mind. In recent years, however, screening recommendations have changed, and some may be left unsure of what to do. When is the right time for a baseline mammogram? And how often again after that? To answer these questions and more, “Take Care” was joined by Dr. Jane Charlamb , director of the Division of Breast Health and Lactation Medicine in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at SUN…
  6. The Medical Minute: New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines

    Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA) 04.29 / 09:43 gantdaily.com
    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued recommendations earlier this month that change its stance on prostate screenings, suggesting that men have conversations about it with their doctors. The task force, made up mostly of primary care and family physicians, uses evidence to provide grading assessments for different types of screening modalities. Since 2012, the group has…
  7. Prostate health update: Enlarged prostate, prostatitis, prostate cancer risk

    Prostate health is an important part of every man’s life and becomes more of an issue the older men get. It’s estimated that over 160,000 men in the U.S. are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year, and here at Bel … The post Prostate health update: Enlarged prostate, prostatitis, prostate cancer risk appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Inf…
  8. ‘Charmed’ Alum Shannen Doherty Announces She’s In Remission After 2-Year Battle With Breast Cancer

    IBTimes - Politics 04.29 / 09:31 ibtimes.com
    Shannen Doherty recently announced to her 900,000 followers on Instagram that she is finally in remission from her beast cancer. On Friday, the actress posted a photo of herself sitting on the floor, with her back against the wall. She’s wearing an all-black ensemble, which she complemented with gray and pink shoes. Doherty’s head is bowed down so her face cannot be seen in the snap, but it is evident that the “Charmed” alum is already growing back her beautiful black locks…
  9. Despite strong winds, Relay for Life strides for cancer awareness

    Havasunews.com - Lake Havasu City 04.29 / 07:27 www.havasunews.com
    Hundreds of Havasu residents gathered at Lake Havasu High School on Friday to show their support for cancer victims, patients and survivors, braving 25 mph gusts in an all-night fundraising…
  10. Young cancer survivor gets his wish at NFL draft

    Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii 04.29 / 07:22 staradvertiser.com
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. >> T.J. Owuanibe got his wish: The 14-year-old shared center stage with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce the Baltimore Ravens’ top draft…
  11. Claims Jet Star denied refund to 11-year-old with cancer

    Devastated father says he expected the budget carrier to show more compassion to his son, who is too ill to fly to Melbourne for his grandmother's…
  12. Thyroid cancer The thyroid cancer epidemic overdiagnosis or a real increase

    Bioportfolio.com - Health 04.29 / 06:55 bioportfolio.com
    The global thyroid cancer epidemic over the past few decades in highincome countries has largely been related to improved diagnosis of the disease. A new analysis of thyroid cancer incidence and mortality trends over the period 19742013 in the USA…
  13. Are Yearly Body Exams an Answer to Rising Skin Cancer Rates?

    Newswise.com - Medecine 04.29 / 06:36 newswise.com
    As summer nears and more people prepare to go out in the sun, Dr. Philip Scumpia, a dermatologist and dermatopathologist at UCLA Health, can discuss the conflicting recommendations over full body skin…
  14. Steelers grab Pitt star, cancer survivor James Conner

    Tribdem.com - All Sports 04.29 / 06:31 tribdem.com
    A year ago, James Conner was in the middle of chemotherapy treatment as it waged a battle against Hodgkin's Lymphoma that left the Pittsburgh star running back drained but…
  15. Shannen Doherty's cancer in remission

    Contactmusic.com - Music 04.29 / 06:24 contactmusic.com
    Shannen Doherty's cancer is in remission.The 45-year-old actress was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2015 and after a long battle she has revealed that she is now cancer free.She wrote on Instagram: ''Moments. They happen. Today was and is a moment. What does remission mean? I heard that word and have no idea how to react. Good news? YES. Overwhelming. YES. Now more waiting. As every single one of my fellow cancer family knows, the next five years is crucial. Reoccurrences happen all…
  16. Drinking coffee can cut prostate cancer risk by half

    Vnewsbd.com - Health 04.29 / 06:03 vnewsbd.com
    Drinking more than three cups of coffee a day may reduce prostate cancer risk by more than 50 per cent, show results of a study on 7,000 Italian men. The findings were then validated in laboratory studies which suggested that the coffee substance caffeine might have some protective effect against cancer. “The observations on cancer […
  17. Poland Native survives terminal lung cancer, uses his second chance as champion against cancer

    Vindy.com - Youngstown 04.29 / 05:51 vindy.com
    Poland Native survives terminal lung cancer, uses his second chance as champion against…
  18. Pitt running back James Conner drafted by Steelers 16 months after cancer battle

    Sportingnews.com - All Sports 04.29 / 05:43 sportingnews.com
    Conner will stay put in the Steel City, where he already is a hometown…
  19. Steelers grab Pitt star, cancer survivor James Conner

    Myfoxspokane.com - Washington (WA) 04.29 / 05:40 myfoxspokane.com
    By WILL GRAVESAP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) – A year ago, James Conner was…
  20. James Conner beats cancer to become a Pittsburgh Steelers running back

    Endzonescore.com - American football 04.29 / 05:26 endzonescore.com
    Of all of the eligible players in the 2017 NFL Draft, one of the toughest battles to make it to the league belongs to running back James Conner. After being named the Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year in 2014, his football career took an unfortunate turn. With the 105th pick in the 2017 […] The post James Conner beats cancer to become a Pittsburgh Steelers running back appeared first on…