Tag archive for ‘Cancer’
By admin On Thursday, December 14th, 2017

McCain hospitalized for side effects of cancer treatment, office says

Last Updated Dec 13, 2017 8:08 PM EST Sen. John McCain was admitted Wednesday to Walter Reed Hospital for “normal side effects” of his cancer treatments, his office said in a statement. More...

By admin On Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Morning Rounds: Opioids after surgery, new cancer gene test

December 9, 2017, 7:36 AM| Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” from Los Angeles to discuss a survey about post-surgery opioid use, a new cancer test that could More...

By admin On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Study links birth control pills to breast cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A new study out Wednesday looked into the link between birth control pills and breast cancer. Dr. Jon LaPook explains. Health – CBSNews.com  More...

By admin On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Lung cancer drug targets “hidden” HIV in promising case

In a case that investigators say is a first, a lung cancer drug unmasked and then attacked the kind of HIV-infected cells that standard antiretroviral therapy has been unable to touch. The finding was reported on More...

By admin On Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Nearly half of U.S. cancer deaths blamed on these “modifiable” behaviors

NEW YORK — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors. That’s less than commonly-cited estimates from more than More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Boy with cancer dies after wish for early Christmas

PORTLAND, Maine — A 9-year-old Maine boy with cancer has died a week after his wish for an early Christmas celebration was fulfilled.  Jacob Thompson’s family announced on social media that he died More...

By admin On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

‘We’re at breaking point’ Keep foreign aid cash for NHS pleads top cancer doctor

THE £2billion a year cost of health tourism should be met from Britain’s bloated foreign aid budget, a leading surgeon claimed last night. Daily Express :: News Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Morning Rounds: Obesity linked to cancer, new sleep poll

October 7, 2017, 7:50 AM| CBS News contributor Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” from Los Angeles to discuss a new report from the Centers for Disease Control More...

By admin On Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Julia Louis-Dreyfus diagnosed with cancer

Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus has revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The Veep and Seinfeld star posted a statement on Twitter on Thursday saying: “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Chris Rea on his fight with pancreatic cancer: I’m never going to be what I used to be

AFTER beating pancreatic cancer and overcoming a devastating stroke last year, rock star Chris Rea could be forgiven for taking life a little bit easier these days. Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...