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Research Shows Links Between Obesity and Eight Additional Cancers
While obesity is often associated with a host of other health issues including high blood pressure , stroke and heart attack , a new study is examining how the condition is also related to cancer risk. A review of several studies published today in the New England Journal of Medicine found new
Former Pharmaceutical Exec Who Quit to Care for Ailing Sister Explains ‘Logical’ Decision
Christi Shaw was U.S. president of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis when she stunned the business world by walking away from it all. She did it to care for her older sister, Sherry Whitford, who was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer more than two years ago. Whitford was facing a potentially bleak
Why I Want to Be a Doctor: How My Mother's Cancer Battle Changed My Job
Ask any doctor in training why they want to be a doctor and nine out of 10 answers will likely include, “I want to help people.” This simple answer is supposed to be the motivation for eight years of schooling, followed by more years of working insane hours for our practical training. Now that I am
Wisconsin Man Plants 4-Mile Stretch of Sunflowers in Tribute to Wife Who Died of Cancer
Babbette Jaquish loved a lot of flowers, but sunflowers were her favorite. So when she passed away from cancer at 66 last November, her husband Don Jaquish planted nearly 400 acres of sunflowers for her. “She was as beautiful on the inside as she was on the outside,” Jaquish, 65, told ABC News. It
Bradley Cooper Raises Awareness of Bone Marrow Donation to Save Man's Life
The four-time Oscar nominee is lending his support to help 23-year-old fighting Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Bradley Cooper Raises Awareness of Bone Marrow Donation Live on ‘GMA’
Anthony Daniels is 23 years old, yet he’s battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma – a cancer of the lymphatic system -- for the fourth time. “Each time I beat cancer, it puts more of a toll on my body,” he said. “And every single time it comes back, it gets worse.” A boxing enthusiast, Daniels knows he needs
Woman With Cancer Kicked Off Alaska Airlines Flight Plans to Donate Her Family's Airfare
The California woman who recorded a video of her family being escorted off a flight because, she said, she has cancer, will donate the airline-refunded airfare to a cancer charity. “As with most unpleasant times, there are silver linings, if we're determined to find them,” Elizabeth Sedway wrote to
Cancer Survivor Saved by Measles Virus Raises Funds for Expanded Trial
After battling cancer .htm" id="ramplink_blood cancer_" targetblank">blood cancer for 10 years, Stacy Erholtz has no signs of the disease, thanks to an experimental treatment that used an engineered version of the measles virus . Now, a year after finishing her treatment, the 50-year-old mother of
From Tanning to Shoveling Dung: What Congress Is Doing On Its Summer Vacation
Forbes may have rated DC the coolest city in the nation – but lawmakers off for the August recess often find more to love in their home districts than in Washington. Sure, high-profile meetings with international leaders are fun to brag about at a dinner...
Why 79 Bikers Ride Over 4,000 Miles Cross-Country
Ride for a Reason has already rasied 4.5 million dollars for cancer research.