College professor pleads not guilty to stealing cancer funds
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A Stony Brook University professor pleaded not guilty Thursday to stealing tens of thousands of dollars of government cancer research funds to pay personal bills,...
Tests show Bills defensive tackle’s wife is cancer-free
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The wife of Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Peko says tests have revealed she is cancer-free 2½ months after being diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin's...
German hospitals warned over alleged wrong cancer diagnoses
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities have alerted more than 100 hospitals in western Germany about possible misdiagnosed cancer cases.
German daily Saarbruecker Zeitung reported Wednesday that clinics...
Kentucky woman gets jail time for faking cancer to get money
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for soliciting $15,000 in donations while pretending to have cancer.
Former Japanese empress leaves hospital after cancer surgery
TOKYO (AP) — Former Japanese Empress Michiko was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday after undergoing breast cancer surgery, and bowed politely to the staff as she left.
More cancer trials in rural areas expected thanks to grant
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Rural residents could have an easier time accessing cancer trials in their own communities under a $5 million federal grant.
$13.6M for cancer clinical trials in Louisiana, Mississippi
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National Cancer Institute is providing $13.6 million to combine and expand two networks working to bring minority and underserved cancer patients in Louisiana and...
Judge OKs agreement to open medical equipment cleaning plant
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge has ruled the operator of a suburban Chicago medical equipment cleaning plant its neighbors say emit cancer-causing fumes can reopen the...
Ginsburg: Work on court ‘saved me’ during cancer treatment
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Tuesday night that her work on the bench saved her during her cancer treatments, as the judge was given a rock-star...
Justice Ginsburg reports she’s on way to ‘well’ after cancer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Saturday she's "alive" and on her way to being "very well" following radiation treatment for cancer.
Former Spain coach Luis Enrique announces death of daughter
MADRID (AP) — Former Spain and Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says his 9-year-old daughter has died after a five-month battle against a type of bone cancer.
Alex Trebek, saying he’s on the mend, back at ‘Jeopardy!’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek has returned to work, saying he's "on the mend" following treatment for pancreatic cancer.
The game show posted a video Thursday on Twitter...
Former senator says cancer is in remission
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former U.S. Senator Larry Pressler of South Dakota says he's been successfully treated for bladder cancer.
In an interview on KFGO , Pressler says the cancer is in...
Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer
NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight" says his fate is in "God's...
Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, according to the Supreme...
Uruguay’s president says he has lung cancer
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez announced Tuesday that he has cancer and will have a more complete diagnosis in coming days.
Lawsuits filed against operator of medical equipment cleaner
CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly three dozen people have sued the operator of a suburban Chicago medical equipment cleaning plant they claim emits fumes that have adversely affected their health, lawyers for...
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Syracuse basketball star perseveres in breast cancer fight
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The question "Why me?" has entered her mind, but Tiana Mangakahia knows these things happen all the time.
The 24-year-old star point guard for the Syracuse women's...
Guidelines say more women may need breast cancer gene test
WASHINGTON (AP) — More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended...
2 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer biology
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for work that has spurred advances in cancer research, immunology and regenerative medicine.
Cancer Genetics: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) _ Cancer Genetics Inc. (CGIX) on Monday reported a loss of $3.8 million in its second quarter.
The Rutherford, New Jersey-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents...
Indians’ Carrasco pitches for 1st time since cancer finding
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Carlos Carrasco shook off some nerves and returned to the mound.
Two months after being diagnosed with leukemia, everything felt mostly normal for the Indians...
Ritzville rallied to help farmer fighting cancer
RITZVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Larry Yockey seeded 1,200 acres of wheat last fall as he always did.
Following two years of bumper crops, he believed 2019 had the potential to be another strong...
New Illinois license plates to help fight pediatric cancer
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois' newest specialty license plate will raise money to fight pediatric cancer.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation Thursday to create the license plate. It...
Metallica donates to Romanian pediatric cancer hospital
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Metallica says it has donated 250,000 euros ($277,600) to support the construction of Romania's first pediatric oncology hospital.
Aretha Franklin’s cancer doctors recall her grace, grit
DETROIT (AP) — Regardless of her reputation as a performer, Aretha Franklin's cancer doctors say she was no diva as a patient.
As the anniversary of her death approaches, two of her doctors...
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Correction: Weed Killer-Label story
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a story Aug. 9 about a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announcement regarding the chemical glyphosate, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday upheld the dismissal of a unique lawsuit brought by a group of tanning salon owners, who had claimed the Nebraska Cancer Coalition defamed...
Japan’s ex-Empress Michiko has early stage breast cancer
TOKYO (AP) — Former Japanese Empress Michiko has a breast cancer and will have an operation, palace officials said Friday.
The Imperial Household Agency said doctors found Michiko had...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Expanding access to a promising but costly treatment, Medicare said Wednesday it will cover for some blood cancers a breakthrough gene therapy that revs up a patient's own immune...
IU Simon Cancer Center earns national designation
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana University says its Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis has achieved the highest recognition from the National Cancer Institute.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Marine veteran struggling with PTSD and a woman fighting cancer became some of the first people to purchase medical marijuana in Louisiana on Tuesday, as the state became...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jovan Dewitt's happy place is on the practice field, and he's never appreciated being there as much as he does now.
Dewitt has returned to his job as Nebraska's outside...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Cobie Smulders is drawing on her experience as a cancer survivor for her role in ABC's "Stumptown."
The 37-year-old actress has been in remission since being...
Wife of Syria’s Assad says she is free of cancer
BEIRUT (AP) — The wife of Syria's president said she is "completely" free of breast cancer a year after her diagnosis, in an interview with state TV.
3 family members killed in California sea cliff collapse
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Three women killed when a Southern California sea cliff collapsed were members of a family gathered on a beach to celebrate one of them having survived breast cancer,...
Alaska governor has skin cancer removed from forehead
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy's office announced Friday that biopsies of skin variations removed from his forehead confirmed a basal cell carcinoma, or a mild form of skin...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An urgent care center failed to diagnose a Santa Fe woman's condition in 2017 and 2018, leading to a terminal cancer diagnosis, according to court documents
BALTIMORE (AP) — The only black member of President Donald Trump's cabinet is comparing Baltimore to a cancer patient whose illness can have a devastating effect if ignored.
Merck’s global sales jump 12% in second quarter
Soaring sales of its cancer blockbuster and vaccines helped drive Merck's second-quarter profit up a whopping 54%, blowing past Wall Street expectations.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Temple University has agreed to sell Fox Chase Cancer Center and its share of insurer Health Partners Plan to Thomas Jefferson University.
After Kim Lauerman was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, doctors wanted to give her a drug that helps prevent infections and fever during chemotherapy. Her insurer said no.
Cancer diagnostic firms to join in $2.8 billion deal
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Cancer diagnostic companies Exact Sciences and Genomic Health are combining in a $2.8 billion a cash-and-stock deal.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A popular bike ride fundraiser is committing about $102 million over five years to support cancer research at Ohio State University and create a new institute focused on...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A judge has cut a jury award in a lawsuit that found that Monsanto's Roundup herbicide caused cancer in a California couple from $2.055 billion to $87 million, the third...
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado college is conducting environmental testing at a campus building where four university employees have been diagnosed with three different types of cancer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for certain textured models after regulators alerted the company to a heightened cancer risk with the...