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A judge in Ohio says a court-appointed guardian can drop her attempt to force an 11-year-old Amish girl with leukemia to resume chemotherapy.
BOSTON, Mass. (Ivanhoe Newswire)—Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States. In fact, more people die from lung cancer than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined! The common course of action is surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. However now, a new drug is helping people with lung cancer live longer without the harmful side effects of chemo.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple in hiding with their daughter plan to pursue their legal arguments to make health care decisions for her even if judges allow a court-appointed guardian to withdraw from a campaign to put her through cancer treatments.
"Chemo did not work on my cancer. I had just about given up hope of surviving when my husband convinced me to investigate a new therapy
SEATTLE, Wash. (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Triple negative breast cancer accounts for about 15 percent of all new breast cancer cases in the U.S., but it leads to 25 percent of all breast cancer deaths. A diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer means that the three most common types of receptors known to fuel most breast cancer growth are not present in the cancer tumor. It’s an aggressive cancer that—until now—has only been treated with standard chemo. Now, a new therapy is offering patients hope for the first time.
SARASOTA - Throughout the next month, ABC 7 will be focusing on cancer awareness, from initial diagnosis to treatment options, to amazing stories of survival.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Sarasota Women's Cancer Awareness luncheon was held Wednesday at Rectrix Aerodrome, benefiting Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.
SARASOTA - We are very excited about a new segment we are starting today: "The Amazing Women of the Suncoast." Our first amazing woman is Bambi Famous Kaine.
SAN DIEGO, Cali. (Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Each year, 200,000 Americans are told they have lung cancer and 160,000 die. The disease is often deadly because patients are diagnosed in the late stages when the cancer has spread. Now, there’s a new way to spot tumors earlier that is like a GPS system for the lungs.
No matter how forewarned or how ready you think you are, it's always a terrible shock when your hair falls out following cancer treatment.
Aggressive breast cancer can be hard to beat. Even if women do overcome it, there's a good chance it could come back.
Have you ever thought about the end of your life? It's something most people don't want to consider, but will likely need to at some point.
Measles, mumps and even the flu are just a few of the ailments that may come to mind when you think about vaccines. But now a new therapeutic vaccine 15 years in the making could make cancer, kill itself.
(NAPSI)—Understanding what pain is and that there are safer ways of treating pain than using oral pain pills can be a painless first step in finding safe, effective relief.
CHICAGO, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Umbilical cord stem cell banking can be expensive and controversial, but Jamie and Ben Page decided to bank their daughter Harlow’s stem cells, just in case. Then, "just in case" became a reality.
STANFORD, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire)—Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of the disease. Only six percent of patients will survive five years or longer. Now, doctors have found a way to help patients when their cancer spreads and options are limited. They are “cooking” away tumors.
We are taught to catch diseases early get screened and get tested, but is it always the right thing to do?
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Four thousand women in the U.S. will die and another 12 thousand will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year alone. While there’s no cure, researchers are excited about a new therapy that could improve and even extend the lives of patients with recurring or advanced disease.
BRADENTON. Fla. - Just days after learning that the November 2014 ballot will include a medical marijuana initiative, the Manatee Tiger Bay Club held a forum on the topic.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Two women, every fifteen minutes, will die of breast cancer. However, due to new drugs and new treatments, many, many more women will beat this disease. There is a new breakthrough that has women leaving the hospital in one day, surgery, radiation and all!
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - Neuroblastoma, a cancer that effects nerves, is the most common solid cancer in childhood and the most common cancer in infants. There are more than 650 cases per year in the U.S., and one local family shares their story.
Now that actor Michael Douglas says he was treated for tongue cancer, this lesser known head and neck cancer is being talked about. If diagnosed early, there is a high cure rate, but,those with advanced or late stage disease may fear the cure more than the ailment.
BRADENTON, Fla. - Do you ever wish when you see terrible things happening around you that you could do something to change them? That's the way a group of senior citizens felt in a Bradenton mobile home park. And wait until you hear what they accomplished.