TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Friday called Israel a “cancerous tumor” that “will undoubtedly be uprooted and destroyed” in an annual speech in support of the Palestinians, renewing...
For the first time, a blood test has been shown to help detect many types of cancer in a study of thousands of people with no history or symptoms of the disease.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles star Trey Mancini underwent surgery Thursday to remove a malignant tumor from his colon.
The tumor was discovered last week during a colonoscopy, team...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is back in the state and has resumed his duties as governor following surgery last week to remove what officials said was likely a cancerous tumor...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's surgery Wednesday to remove what was likely a cancerous tumor on his kidney was successful, the state's acting governor said.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has what is probably a cancerous tumor on his kidney and will undergo surgery next month to remove it, he said Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has revealed in a new interview that her mother has a brain tumor.
Swift, who has spoken about her mother's battle with cancer over the years, told Variety in an...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon teenager who was taken out of state by her mother to avoid surgery for a rare type of liver cancer has had the operation while in the custody of the state welfare...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican ambassador who was called home after allegedly attempting to steal a book from a shop in Argentina has resigned, officials said, and relatives reported he may have...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Doctors on Wednesday reported unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer that had spread widely and resisted...
HARTLAND, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin girl with an inoperable brain tumor who received tens of thousands of pictures of her favorite animal from strangers has died at age 8.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams revealed a cancer diagnosis that played a part in his lengthy holdout and distrust of the team's medical staff and the...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — "If I was going to die today, would I go to Hell or to paradise?"
That's the question that ran through Luca Papini's mind shortly after learning the seizures he'd...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon teen and her mother have argued with the state that they should be able to treat the girl's cancer with CBD oil instead of surgery to remove the tumor.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mason Crosby won his competition to remain the Green Bay Packers’ kicker.
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...
Supreme Court says Justice Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor; no further treatment needed at this time
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court says Justice Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor; no further treatment needed at this time.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina police chief who robbed one bank and is charged with robbing another says his life has been cursed since his brain surgery.
South Dakota U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds says his wife Jean is beginning treatment for cancer.
Rounds, a Republican, said in a prepared statement Tuesday that Jean Rounds was diagnosed with "a...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is juggling his job on the field and his role as a husband and father as his wife, Kelly, recovers from surgery to remove a...
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes had surgery Tuesday to remove a cancerous tumor in his digestive tract.
Hughes will miss Seattle's two preseason games. The team provided no...
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a 13-year-old girl who died days after being involved in a fight while walking home from school was killed by a brain tumor discovered when she was hospitalized days...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Meah Ezykowsky was lying unresponsive in her bed when her mom rushed into their Latrobe home, knowing something was wrong.
DETROIT (AP) — Drew Harm is still playing lacrosse at Albion College. Heck yes, he is.
He's going to keep playing until they pull him off the field and wheel him into an operating room and...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford did not join his teammates at voluntary workouts Tuesday and later in the day, his wife was packing for a hospital...
DETROIT (AP) — Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, plans to have surgery to remove a brain tumor.
Stafford shared the details Wednesday on her Instagram...
ATLANTA (AP) — People with rare cancers have been out of luck — not only do most lack good treatments but drug companies also don't pursue them because of small potential sales. Now, a federal...
ATLANTA (AP) — A treatment that helps the immune system fight deadly blood cancers is showing early signs of promise against some solid tumors, giving hope that this approach might be extended to...
HARTLAND, Wis. (AP) — A 7-year-old Wisconsin girl with a potentially fatal brain tumor got a boost of support from some furry law enforcement officers.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State Rep. Greg Lewis says he will resign to concentrate on his battle with a cancerous brain tumor.
Lewis, a Republican from St. John, said Monday on the Kansas House floor it is becoming apparent to him that he can't represent his district to the level his constituents deserve.
His resignation will be effective Friday.
The fourth-generation cattle rancher was first elected to represent the 113th District in November 2016.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman who thought she was gaining weight because of menopause discovered she actually had a 50-pound tumor that had been growing inside her for decades.
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — The parents of a 3-year-old Oklahoma girl who died from cancer after a tumor grew to be 17 pounds (8 kilograms) have been charged with first-degree manslaughter.
WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Board of Medicine says a West Palm Beach surgeon has agreed to pay a $3,000 fine for removing a woman's healthy kidney that he thought was a tumor.
The Palm Beach Post reports Ramon Vazquez was responsible for cutting Maureen Pacheco open in 2016 so two other surgeons could perform a back operation.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A 5-year-old Memphis girl who is battling brain cancer is having her dream realized in Florida where she spent the day with mermaids.
Ta'liyah Baldwin has been undergoing chemotherapy at St. Jude's Children's Hospital since being diagnosed in November 2017 with an inoperable brain tumor. Her family said the treatments leave her lethargic and caused her to have trouble walking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Congolese boy who traveled to Los Angeles to undergo surgery to remove a large tumor on his face died late Friday after having an adverse reaction to anesthesia.
The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, which co-sponsored 8-year-old Matadi Sela Petit's travels and medical procedures, announced his death Saturday on social media.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An amended autopsy says the toddler whose ambulance overturned after being struck by a drunken driver died from a brain tumor and not injuries suffered in the crash.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has released a video statement updating people on his treatment for a brain tumor.
Richardson had announced in June the presence of a "small, cancerous brain tumor." Since then, he said Thursday that the "three most recent" MRIs show the tumor has not grown.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Despite problems at several proton centers across the country, St. Louis medical organizations are planning to increase their use of the cancer-treating procedure.
BOSTON (AP) — A canary in a coal mine? How about a flounder in a harbor?
In a study published last week in the journal Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts declared that flounder in Boston's once notoriously polluted harbor are now tumor-free.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called Israel a "cancerous tumor" established by Western countries to advance their interests in the Middle East.
Iran's leaders frequently condemn Israel and predict its demise, but Rouhani, a relative moderate, rarely employs such rhetoric.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii resident who has been living with a slow-growing yet incurable cancer since 2006 became the first person in the state to receive a new specialized radiation treatment.
The cancer in Mary Bona's abdomen grew over the summer despite several rounds of chemotherapy and other treatments.
That's when her doctor found out about a treatment approved earlier this year by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to target hard-to-reach neuroendocrine tumors.
WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida surgeon removed a woman's healthy kidney while she was undergoing back surgery because he believed the vital organ was a cancerous tumor.
MILAN (AP) — Italian skier Elena Fanchini has been cleared to train again after sitting out nearly a year with an undescribed tumor.
The Italian Winter Sports Federation says Fanchini was given the go ahead by its medical commission after recent exams concluded she was "completely healed."
The 33-year-old Fanchini will begin training with the Italian team immediately and plans to start racing again in January.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation: One says it causes cancer in rats. The other says there's no reason for people to worry.
No new research was issued Thursday. Instead, the National Toxicology Program dialed up its concerns about a link to heart and brain cancer from a study of male rats that was made public last winter.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The family of a state lawmaker in Kentucky says he will continue his re-election campaign after initial hospital tests indicated he has some sort of a brain tumor.
Family members of Democratic state Rep. Wilson Stone posted a message to his personal Facebook page on Sunday. It says Stone "had a spell" while teaching Sunday school. They said testing at a local hospital "revealed some type of brain tumor" and that more tests are scheduled.
SCOTT, La. (AP) — For the Dubois family, roping is a rite of passage.
After all, it's in their blood.
Jeanne and her husband Shel got married in 1998 after meeting at her father's western store in Carencro.
Shel came in to buy a cowboy hat, and it was obvious from the start that they shared a passion.
"His family owned a western store, too," Jeanne says. "It was called Dubois' and it was in Abbeville."
Two researchers from the U.S. and Japan won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that have revolutionized cancer care, turning the body's immune system loose to fight tumors in an approach credited with saving an untold number of lives.
James Allison of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University learned how cancer can put the brakes on the immune system — and how to release those brakes.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An autopsy concludes that the toddler whose ambulance overturned after being struck by a drunken driver died from complications of a brain tumor.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A University of New England pharmacy professor has received a patent for an innovation in the early detection of breast cancer.
Srinidi Mohan's research focuses on a blood marker that can be used to detect the presence of highly aggressive tumors. He says the marker is a reliable indicator for estrogen receptor-negative tumors, the most aggressive types of breast cancer.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — For a year, Tiffany Spencer, the U.S. Air Force reservist, marathoner and bicyclist, searched for answers. She listened to the doctors' diagnoses of colon, ovarian, cervical and appendix cancer. She read testimonials and studied medical terminology. She endured 20 rounds of chemotherapy and supplemented her care with natural therapies — Epsom salt baths, coffee enemas, Vitamin C IVs.
Still the tumor in her abdomen grew — eventually reaching 18 pounds.