- Cink to step away from golf as wife battles breast cancer Updated: May-03-16 5:36 pm
DULUTH, Georgia - Former British Open champion Stewart Cink says he is taking a break from golf after learning his wife has breast cancer.
- Another big verdict in talc case against Johnson & Johnson Updated: May-03-16 4:36 pm
ST. LOUIS - Twice in the past three months, juries have awarded tens millions of dollars to ovarian cancer victims who blamed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for their illness - among the first verdicts in a gathering courtroom assault by law firms that are aggressively recruiting clients through TV ads and the Internet.
- Cancer patient sues insurer over proton therapy treatments Updated: May-02-16 2:51 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A prostate cancer patient and a cancer treatment provider are suing an Oklahoma health insurer for allegedly refusing to cover proton radiation therapy.
- Massachusetts cancer survivor hits high note at Fenway Park Updated: May-02-16 9:35 am
PEABODY, Massachusetts - When John Lema sang the National Anthem before the Red Sox game on April 27, he did it not just as a lifelong Sox fan, but also as a brain cancer survivor.
- Portraits proclaim 'changing narrative' of childhood cancer Updated: May-02-16 9:33 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Two words, five syllables, thrust Sumbul Naqvi into a dark depression.
- 'Still Pam': Life with ALS Updated: Apr-30-16 2:05 am
HAVRE, Montana - Everything you do you will eventually do for the last time.
- Unexpected friendship forms in Kansas City hospice Updated: Apr-29-16 2:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Jen Moss took to Jody Wooton from the first moments they met.
- At the Vatican, Biden seeks common cause with pope on cancer Updated: Apr-29-16 1:55 pm
VATICAN CITY - Vice President Joe Biden found common cause with Pope Francis on Friday at the Vatican for a global commitment to fund cancer research.
- Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive river Updated: Apr-29-16 9:38 am
MUSLYUMOVO, Russia - At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with diseases that his doctors link to a lifetime's exposure to excessive radiation, and the Geiger counter beeps loudly as a reporter strolls down to the muddy riverbank.
- The Latest: Biden's grand welcome at Italian PM's residence Updated: Apr-29-16 9:24 am
VATICAN CITY - The Latest on Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Vatican City and Rome (all times local):
- Sanofi makes $9.3 billion bid for American firm Medivation Updated: Apr-28-16 11:49 am
PARIS - Drug maker Sanofi made a $9.3 billion bid for San Francisco pharmaceutical firm Medivation on Thursday, part of the firm's effort to expand its portfolio of cancer treatments.
- Bristol-Myers 1Q sales jump but costs keep its profit flat Updated: Apr-28-16 7:00 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. trounced Wall Street's first-quarter profit expectations as soaring sales of key new medicines offset higher expenses and a big hit from generic competition. Those factors left the drugmaker with a nearly flat profit despite revenue jumping 9 percent, a sales trend that bodes well for the future, and Bristol-Myers hiked its profit forecast significantly.
- Biden to push for global collaboration in cancer research Updated: Apr-27-16 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden will push for international cooperation in the fight against cancer in a speech at the Vatican.
- 'Be Here Now' film follows 'Spartacus' star's cancer fight Updated: Apr-27-16 11:03 am
NEW YORK - Andy Whitfield found himself on the fast track in Hollywood in 2010, thanks to a starring role in the Starz series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand." Then he was diagnosed with cancer.
- Troopers investigate fundraising for girl who was not sick Updated: Apr-26-16 4:56 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - An online fundraising effort that took in $6,110 to pay medical expenses of a Fairbanks girl was taken down after the website creator said she learned the girl was not sick.
- Rock Island woman who faked cancer gets 4 years in prison Updated: Apr-26-16 4:11 pm
ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - An Illinois woman was sentenced to four years in prison after she admitted to lying about having cancer to defraud thousands of dollars from a fellow churchgoer.
- Jury convicts Arizona woman who was accused of faking cancer Updated: Apr-25-16 4:10 pm
PHOENIX - An Arizona woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion was convicted of fraud and other charges Monday.
- AP Exclusive: Test finds Chernobyl residue in Belarus milk Updated: Apr-25-16 5:14 am
GUBAREVICHI, Belarus - On the edge of Belarus' Chernobyl exclusion zone, down the road from the signs warning "Stop! Radiation," a dairy farmer offers his visitors a glass of freshly drawn milk. Associated Press reporters politely decline the drink but pass on a bottled sample to a laboratory, which confirms it contains levels of a radioactive isotope at levels 10 times higher than the nation's food safety limits.
- Indianapolis hospital to offer new melanoma treatment Updated: Apr-24-16 5:34 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis hospital will begin treating melanoma patients with a new drug that uses a modified virus to infiltrate and destroy deadly skin cancer tumors.
- North Dakota man in clinical trial to fight leukemia Updated: Apr-24-16 9:15 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A North Dakota man with leukemia has been accepted into a clinical trial program in Seattle.
- Ranson thrift store provides 'New Hope' for cancer patients Updated: Apr-23-16 10:24 am
RANSON, West Virginia - For Marlene Myers Plumer, owner of New Hope Thrift Store, saving customers money on clothing, books and household items is secondary to bringing smiles to the faces of members of the community and providing hope for families of children with cancer.
- Western Carolina chancellor diagnosed with brain tumor Updated: Apr-21-16 4:17 pm
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina - Western Carolina University Chancellor David Belcher has informed the school that he has been diagnosed with a small brain tumor.
- Biden discusses future of cancer research in New Orleans Updated: Apr-20-16 7:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Three years ago, Vice President Joe Biden was sitting with President Xi Jinping of China in an empty restaurant in the city of Chengdu. Speaking through a translator, Xi asked him whether he could "define America."
- Fox Business' Stossel on the mend after lung cancer surgery Updated: Apr-20-16 7:13 pm
NEW YORK - Fox Business Network personality John Stossel says he's being treated for lung cancer.
- Sea lion with bone cancer euthanized at Tulsa Zoo Updated: Apr-20-16 5:23 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - A 23-year-old male sea lion has died at the Tulsa Zoo.