- Cincinnati Children's gets 125-ton cancer treating equipment Updated: Aug-02-15 3:02 pm
LIBERTY TWP., Ohio - A more than 125-ton piece of medical equipment is in the process of making its way to the Liberty Campus of Cincinnati Children's Hospital.
- Clemson pitcher Schmidt eager to bounce back from lymphoma Updated: Aug-01-15 4:47 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Clate Schmidt felt tired last winter, more tired than a 21-year-old college athlete should be.
- Ex-hospital tech charged with performing faulty cancer tests Updated: Jul-31-15 3:31 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A former Pennsylvania hospital employee has been indicted on charges he performed flawed genetic tests on 124 late-stage cancer patients and then lied about it.
- Feds says more than $13 million recovered from rogue doctor Updated: Jul-30-15 6:37 pm
DETROIT - The government says $13 million to $14 million has been recovered so far from a Detroit-area cancer doctor who gave unnecessary treatments to patients.
- Only small increase in US girls getting cervical cancer shot Updated: Jul-30-15 4:19 pm
NEW YORK - More U.S. girls are getting a controversial vaccine, but the increase last year was only slight.
- Chiefs safety Eric Berry back at practice after cancer fight Updated: Jul-29-15 5:12 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri - There was a moment in the early stages of chemotherapy when Eric Berry was having breakfast with his father, and the enormity of what faced him was so great that he broke down and cried.
- Chiefs' Berry to practice 8 months after cancer diagnosis Updated: Jul-29-15 2:47 am
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri - Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety was expected back on the practice field Wednesday, a day after doctors gave him the all-clear.
- Woman to stand trial for alleged cancer fraud scheme Updated: Jul-28-15 6:46 pm
LOS ANGELES - A woman who allegedly bilked people out of more than $100,000 by falsely claiming to have breast cancer will stand trial for theft and fraud.
- Skin doctors urge under-18 ban on tanning beds Updated: Jul-28-15 5:20 pm
BOSTON - Dermatologists who treat skin cancer patients urged state lawmakers on Tuesday to approve a bill that would bar anyone under age 18 from using tanning beds, but salon owners accused critics of overstating the risks.
- Drugmaker Pfizer tops Street 2Q forecasts, raises forecast Updated: Jul-28-15 1:38 pm
Pfizer Inc. beat Wall Street's second-quarter expectations and raised its 2015 forecast, as soaring sales for a few key products helped inoculate the world's second-largest drugmaker against a $1 billion revenue hit from foreign exchange rates and its last wave of cheap generic competition hurting former big sellers.
- Maryland governor: Losing hair, killing cancer cells Updated: Jul-28-15 12:13 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he's lost hair but is killing cancer cells "like crazy."
- Merck tops Street 2Q forecasts despite lower sales, profit Updated: Jul-28-15 10:16 am
Merck & Co.'s second-quarter profit plunged by two-thirds, hammered by the sale of its consumer business, unfavorable currency exchange rates, lower sales of some key drugs and hefty one-time charges.
- Former Indiana first lady Susan Bayh has brain tumor removed Updated: Jul-27-15 7:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Former Indiana first lady Susan Bayh underwent brain surgery Monday for removal of a benign tumor, and her husband said her prognosis for recovery is good.
- Hundreds get buzz cut to support 5-year-old boy with cancer Updated: Jul-27-15 4:19 pm
MONTICELLO, Iowa - Hundreds of people volunteered this weekend to have their heads shaved in an effort to set a world record and show their support for a 5-year-old boy who lost his own hair during treatment for cancer.
- FDA OK's Odomzo from Novartis for common skin cancer type Updated: Jul-24-15 5:21 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - A new drug for advanced basal cell carcinoma, an increasingly common cancer in the skin's top layer, has won Food and Drug Administration approval.
- Surging new drug sales highlight strong Bristol-Myers Q2 Updated: Jul-23-15 9:43 am
Surging sales for new cancer, heart and hepatitis C medicines helped drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. beat Wall Street expectations, and it boosted its 2015 profit forecast.
- Boise cancer patients get visit from bicyclist group Updated: Jul-23-15 5:10 am
BOISE, Idaho - Cancer patients in Boise got a surprise visit from a group of bicyclists riding around the country to raise money for research.
- Tanning salon owners sue Nebraska Cancer Coalition Updated: Jul-22-15 3:44 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A group of tanning salon owners is suing the Nebraska Cancer Coalition, accusing it of making false, defamatory statements about tanning that have hurt the businesses.
- Camp in Grand Rapids gives fun to children coping with grief Updated: Jul-22-15 9:53 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Childhood summers are supposed to be carefree, but when a young person or their family member is diagnosed with cancer or is grieving, sometimes they need a little help recapturing what it means to be lighthearted.
- Iowa State DL Meyers finishing chemo for Hodgkin's lymphoma Updated: Jul-21-15 6:27 pm
DALLAS - Iowa State defensive lineman Mitchell Meyers is close to wrapping up chemotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma, a process during which he didn't miss any summer workouts with his teammates.
- Child cancer clinic coming to Kalispell Updated: Jul-19-15 10:34 am
KALISPELL, Montana - A children's cancer clinic is being established in Kalispell so patients from western Montana can stay closer to home for most treatments.
- Girl diagnosed with rare brain tumor is seizure-free Updated: Jul-16-15 10:23 pm
PHOENIX - A 12-year-old girl celebrated a year of being seizure-free Thursday after receiving laser treatment in Phoenix for a rare brain tumor.
- Senator: Compensate residents near site of atomic bomb test Updated: Jul-16-15 6:17 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - People who lived near the site of the first atomic bomb test in the New Mexico desert and later developed cancer and other health problems need to be compensated, a U.S. senator said Thursday.
- GRU moving forward on cancer center expansion Updated: Jul-16-15 4:19 am
ATLANTA - Georgia Regents University officials say they're looking forward to the expansion of the school's cancer research center.
- Joplin doctor gets probation for giving unapproved drugs Updated: Jul-16-15 2:13 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A Joplin oncologist has been sentenced to five years of probation for dispensing unapproved cancer medication to patients.