Study says many lung cancer tumors prove harmless
CHICAGO (AP) — Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems. The analysis suggests the world's No. 1 cause of cancer deaths isn't as lethal as doctors once thought. In the study, these were... Read More
Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
A few patients with one type of leukemia were given this one-time, experimental... Read More
Thousands expected to sing 'Clouds' at MOA
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to gather at the Mall of America to mark the anniversary of the debut of a song written by a Minnesota teen who died of cancer. Zach Sobiech was 18 when he died from osteosarcoma in May. Before he died, he turned to writing music and his farewell song,... Read More
Roswell Park, U Buffalo seek closer relationship
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo are looking to build a closer relationship. Top officials from the two institutions are meeting Monday with a consultant and state officials to discuss greater collaboration. Dr. Donald Trump, president and CEO of the cancer... Read More
Illinois DCFS director to resign due to illness
CHICAGO (AP) — The director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is to resign after a cancer diagnosis. Gov. Pat Quinn announced Friday afternoon that Richard Calica (KAL'-ihk-uh) would leave the post. Calica's chief of staff Denise Gonzales is to serve as the agency's acting director.... Read More
| Updated: Mon, Oct 22, 2012
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