- Boy dies 2 weeks after fundraiser for his cancer treatment Updated: Aug-28-15 6:16 pm
LAKEWOOD, Colorado - A 9-year-old Lakewood boy who had a lemonade stand this month to raise money for his treatment for brain cancer has died.
- Player's cancer fight inspires high school football team Updated: Aug-26-15 12:14 pm
DANVILLE, Alabama - Kane Hogan's life changed in an instant late last January.
- Federal court backs patent protecting Eli Lilly cancer drug Updated: Aug-26-15 10:13 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Shares of Eli Lilly rose Wednesday after the drugmaker said a federal court upheld a patent protecting one of its top-selling drugs, the cancer treatment Alimta.
- Jury acquits ex-Texas cancer agency official over $11M grant Updated: Aug-25-15 7:40 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A jury has acquitted a former executive of Texas' $3 billion cancer-fighting effort who was the only state official charged following a sweeping criminal investigation that began in 2012.
- Beshear: Kentucky to get $2.6 million for cancer screenings Updated: Aug-25-15 2:41 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has announced Kentucky will get $2.6 million in federal grant money over the next five years to encourage people in Louisville and Appalachia to be screened for colon cancer.
- Former patient repays Riley Hospital with books Updated: Aug-25-15 5:07 am
FRANKLIN, Indiana - During the most difficult days of chemotherapy, radiation and surgeries to treat cancer, something as small as a picture book or a new novel can put a smile on a child's face.
- SEC to honor Slive with Prostate Cancer Awareness Games Updated: Aug-24-15 1:35 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Southeastern Conference teams will hold Prostate Cancer Awareness Games throughout September on all 14 member campuses to honor former Commissioner Mike Slive.
- Second cancers are on the rise; 1 in 5 US cases is a repeat Updated: Aug-24-15 1:58 am
Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has had the disease before.
- Blood drive honors Minot teen who died of cancer Updated: Aug-22-15 6:28 pm
MINOT, North Dakota - The family of a Minot teen who died of cancer earlier this year held a blood drive on Friday to complete in his honor an Eagle Scout project he had planned.
- SMI owner Bruton Smith treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Updated: Aug-21-15 6:17 pm
BRISTOL, Tennessee - Speedway Motorsports Inc. executive chairman Bruton Smith revealed Friday that he was treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in June and used this weekend's races at Bristol Motor Speedway as motivation during his recovery.
- CMU coach Bonamego completes radiation treatment for cancer Updated: Aug-21-15 4:52 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Central Michigan football coach John Bonamego has had his final scheduled radiation treatment for cancer.
- As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work Updated: Aug-21-15 1:43 pm
ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter is stepping back from most of his humanitarian work and surrounding himself with family as doctors target the skin cancer that showed up in his liver and brain.
- Carter to get radiation, new immune therapy for skin cancer Updated: Aug-20-15 7:16 pm
It was found in his liver and then in his brain, but very well may have started in his skin. Former President Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has melanoma, a serious form of cancer.
- The Latest: Jimmy Carter's doctor talks about treatment Updated: Aug-20-15 2:39 pm
ATLANTA - The latest on Jimmy Carter's first public comments since announcing his cancer diagnosis (all times local):
- Earliest breast cancer risky for some women, study suggests Updated: Aug-20-15 1:19 pm
CHICAGO - New research shows that chances of dying from very early breast cancer are small but the disease is riskier for young women and blacks, the same disparities seen for more advanced cancer.
- Plaintiffs seek $750 million in Fort Detrick pollution suit Updated: Aug-19-15 10:19 pm
BALTIMORE - A $750 million wrongful death lawsuit filed against Fort Detrick charges that the Army's handling of chemical and biological toxins was reckless and responsible for a number of deaths and illnesses.
- Plaintiffs seek $750 million in Fort Detrick pollution suit Updated: Aug-19-15 5:54 pm
BALTIMORE - Critics of Fort Detrick in Frederick have filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking $750 million for injuries they say were caused by the Army's reckless handling of chemical and biological toxins.
- Shannen Doherty's lawsuit reveals actress has breast cancer Updated: Aug-19-15 5:17 pm
LOS ANGELES - Shannen Doherty is battling breast cancer that worsened during a lapse in her health insurance caused by her former business managers, the actress claimed in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
- Sunflowers grace Wisconsin highway in honor of cancer victim Updated: Aug-19-15 5:02 pm
EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin - The sunflowers stretch for more than 4 miles along a Wisconsin highway.
- Maryland governor: 95 percent of cancer gone Updated: Aug-19-15 7:47 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - After eight weeks of intensive treatment, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says 95 percent of his cancer is gone.
- After cancer, Vicky Duval gets US Open qualifying wild card Updated: Aug-18-15 3:05 pm
WHITE PLAINS, New York - Vicky Duval received a wild-card entry for U.S. Open qualifying, a week after she returned to competition following a yearlong recovery from Hodgkin lymphoma.
- Ex-beauty queen sorry for faking cancer, pocketing donations Updated: Aug-18-15 2:23 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - A former Pennsylvania beauty queen accused of faking leukemia to benefit from fundraisers has apologized for her actions and has promised to pay all the money back.
- Merck recalls chemotherapy drug over child-proof cap cracks Updated: Aug-18-15 1:28 pm
NEW YORK - Merck is recalling 276,000 bottles of a chemotherapy drug because the child-proof caps on the pill bottles may be cracked.
- NY expands colorectal cancer screening with federal money Updated: Aug-18-15 3:02 am
ALBANY, New York - New York is using $8 million in federal funding to expand screenings for colorectal cancer.
- Dogs to join medical staff at UC Davis to sniff out cancer Updated: Aug-18-15 12:49 am
SACRAMENTO, California - The University of California Davis may soon be using dogs to sniff out cancer in patients as a result of innovative research that could help doctors make cancer diagnoses earlier.