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They close their doors from nine to noon every couple of months as support for women that have had breast cancer.
An attorney for a 10-year-old Amish girl with leukemia and her parents says the family has fled their home in Ohio, leaving the country at one point to stop her from being forced to resume chemotherapy treatments.
An attorney says a 10-year-old Amish girl with leukemia hasn't been in contact with a guardian appointed to make medical decisions for her after her parents decided to stop her chemotherapy treatments.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys in Ohio say a court-appointed guardian is dropping her attempt to force an 11-year-old Amish girl with leukemia to resume chemotherapy.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A relative says an Ohio Amish girl diagnosed with leukemia continues natural treatments while hiding with her parents amid a legal case over whether she'll be forced to resume chemotherapy.
Breast cancers that initially respond to hormone therapies, like tamoxifen, eventually become resistant to treatment. A new study finds this may be because of a mutation in the receptor present in the cancer cell to which tamoxifen binds.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - ESPN anchor Stuart Scott says his cancer has returned.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A doctor says that Poland's last communist leader, Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, has been hospitalized due to heart problems.
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.
Donated umbilical cord blood consists of stem cells that can save lives of leukemia patients, lymphoma, and other blood cancers. Now, researchers have found that growing cord blood stem cells in a laboratory before transplanting them into patients significantly improves survival.
(NAPSI)—There is important news for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. A new program has been created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help cancer patients prevent infections stemming from their cancer treatment.
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.
(BPT) - Each year, an estimated 650,000 people in the United States undergo chemotherapy in their battle against cancer. This experience can be a lonely and isolating time for patients and their caregivers, and despite all the educational resources available today, many people continue to feel overwhelmed and uninformed.
Breast cancer is about 100-times less common in men than women, but, American Cancer Society researchers estimate 410-men will die of breast cancer this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell says he is being treated for cancer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.
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!
Lumps, bumps, and asymmetry in our breasts can send us running to the doctor in a panic. And while we should pay attention to our bodies, not all changes mean breast cancer.
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) --For people suffering from debilitating diseases and disorders, new treatments can’t come fast enough. We all know that it could take many years for a new drug or device to be discovered, tested, approved, marketed and then made available to you. In an effort to speed up the process, the FDA says it’s fast tracking promising drugs and breakthrough therapies for serious and life-threatening conditions.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A severe new respiratory infection has hit cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez and his condition is "very delicate," Venezuela's government says.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman sentenced to as many as 10 years in prison for withholding potentially life-saving medication from her autistic, cancer-stricken son has had her request for a new trial rejected.
New findings help physicians make better decisions about treatment and help researchers pinpoint a target for therapeutic drugs in about half of all patients diagnosed with the form known as glioblastoma.
If you’re looking to potentially preserve fertility, egg freezing may be an option.
It may sound strange, but pills made from fecal matter are said to be curing infections in some patients according to new research.