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January 28, 2023, 4:28 PM

Young moms brain cancer update

Katy Sanchez first appeared on “GMA” in December 2020 with glioblastoma and was unable to have children. Now she is back with an update on her condition and life as a mom.
January 28, 2023, 4:28 PM
Young moms brain cancer update
1 month ago

Man given 1 year to live survives brain cancer

One reporter decided to share her story to give hope to others who may need it.
1 month ago
Man given 1 year to live survives brain cancer
2 months ago

Kirstie Alley's death at 71 puts spotlight on colon cancer: What women need to know

The "Cheers" star's cancer was "only recently discovered," according to her two children.
2 months ago
Kirstie Alley's death at 71 puts spotlight on colon cancer: What women need to know
3 months ago

How landlocked Lesotho's 1st and only oncology clinic addresses cancer crisis

How landlocked Lesotho's first and only oncology clinic is addressing a cervical cancer crisis in Basotho women.
3 months ago
How African nation's 1st and only oncology clinic addresses cancer crisis
4 months ago

Cancer deaths in US declined by 2% every year since 2016, report says

There has been a 32% reduction in the U.S. cancer death rate overall since 1991, the report says.
4 months ago
US cancer deaths are declining, study says. Here’s why.
5 months ago

Cancer diagnoses going up in adults: Report

Early onset cancers defined as or cancers discovered in adults younger than 50 years old, have “dramatically increased” around the world over the last few decades.
5 months ago
Cancer diagnoses going up in adults: Report
8 months ago

Experimental cancer drug study has encouraging results

Researchers said that 14 out of 14 rectal cancer patients went into remission for up to two years after being given the drug Dostarlimab.
8 months ago
Experimental cancer drug study has encouraging results
1 year ago

What to know about cancer-causing chemical found in recalled products

ABC News medical contributor Dr. Darien Sutton shares details about benzene, the presence of which led to a recall of some Procter & Gamble products.
1 year ago
What to know about cancer-causing chemical found in recalled products
1 year ago

Cancer could soon be detected via blood test

For decades, scientists have been working on ways to screen for cancers using a simple blood draw rather than a painful biopsy or invasive test.
1 year ago
Cancer could soon be detected via blood test
1 year ago

Detecting cancer with a simple blood draw could soon be a reality

For decades, scientists have been working on ways to screen for cancers using a simple blood draw rather than a painful biopsy or invasive test.
1 year ago
Detecting cancer with a simple blood draw could soon be a reality
1 year ago

Hidden costs of cancer treatment

Cancer takes an emotional toll on a patient and their family, but they can also take a financial hit.
1 year ago
Hidden costs of cancer treatment
1 year ago

CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour opens up about cancer treatment and journey

The journalist revealed she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer earlier this year.
1 year ago
CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour opens up about cancer treatment and journey
1 year ago

What to know about colon cancer screenings, risks and more

The death of NeNe Leakes’ husband from colon cancer is opening up a conversation about mitigating risks.
1 year ago
What to know about colon cancer screenings, risks and more
2 years ago

Cutting edge test could detect early cancer recurrence

The new test could catch a tumor recurrence as early as two years before it shows up on a scan.
2 years ago
Cutting edge test could detect early cancer recurrence
2 years ago

Cutting-edge test detects early tumor recurrence in some cancers

Cutting edge test detects early tumor recurrence in some cancers
2 years ago
Cutting-edge test detects early tumor recurrence in some cancers
2 years ago

New pill offers hope for some people with lung cancer

A new U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved drug targets lung cancer that’s been resistant to treatment.
2 years ago
New pill offers hope for some people with lung cancer
2 years ago

Age lowered to 45 for colon cancer screenings

The U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce lowered the age to start colon cancer screenings from 50 to 45. The decision is based on an alarming rise in cases.
2 years ago
Age lowered to 45 for colon cancer screenings
2 years ago

What to know about pancreatic cancer

After Alex Trebek died of the deadly cancer, ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton breaks down why it's so deadly, the warning signs to look out for and how to reduce one's risk.
2 years ago
What to know about pancreatic cancer
2 years ago

What to know about colon cancer and disproportionately impacted communities

After the stunning loss of Chadwick Boseman, who died after a four-year battle with colon cancer, experts weigh in on the cancer that’s more common in older people and Black men.
2 years ago
What to know about colon cancer and disproportionately impacted communities
3 years ago

American Cancer Society eliminates 1,000 jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic

Nonprofit fundraisers have been hard-hit by the coronavirus.
3 years ago
American Cancer Society eliminates 1,000 jobs, may cut research work
3 years ago

New cancer prevention guidelines call for no alcohol consumption

"They're saying the best thing you can do for your health is to avoid alcohol completely."
3 years ago
New cancer prevention guidelines call for no alcohol consumption
3 years ago

Alcohol, exercise at center of new cancer guidelines

The American Cancer Society recommends against drinking alcohol in its updated guidelines for preventing cancer.
3 years ago
Alcohol, exercise at center of new cancer guidelines
3 years ago

Cancer death rates continue to decline

Death rates declined from 2001 to 2017 and were seen across major demographic groups.
3 years ago
Cancer death rates continue to decline
3 years ago

26-year decline in cancer mortality includes largest single-year drop on record, American Cancer Society says

The ACS said this steady drop "translates into an estimated 2.9 million fewer cancer deaths" compared to if the rate at its peak in 1991 had persisted.
3 years ago
26-year decline in cancer mortality includes largest single-year drop on record
3 years ago

26-year decline in cancer mortality includes largest single-year drop on record, American Cancer Society says

The American Cancer Society reported the death rate from cancer in the U.S. declined by 2.2% from 2016 to 2017.
3 years ago
Cancer death rate declines with largest single-year drop, new report shows
3 years ago

Yoga method helps cancer patients find strength

Yoga4Cancer helps people heal physically and emotionally from the side effects of aggressive cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.
3 years ago
Yoga method helps cancer patients find strength
3 years ago

Shortage of critical cancer drug forcing some children to go without

The shortage is especially frightening because there is no known drug available that is equally effective.
3 years ago
Shortage of critical cancer drug forcing some children to go without
3 years ago

These foods boost your health and may help you fight cancer

Nutritionist Rachel Beller shows how to makeover your meals to eat foods that have anti-cancer properties.
3 years ago
These foods boost your health and may help you fight cancer
3 years ago

New study reveals what's behind the shrinking black-white cancer mortality gap

While unequal health care and health outcomes remain a pressing concern for black Americans, in at least one area of health, that’s starting to change.
3 years ago
New study reveals what's behind the shrinking black-white cancer mortality gap
3 years ago

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek finished chemotherapy and is 'on the mend'

"I'm on the mend and that's all I can hope for right now," he said.
3 years ago
Alex Trebek on finishing chemo after stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis
4 years ago

A 2014 photo of these girls being treated for cancer went viral. See how they look now

Girls who were fighting cancer in 2014 meet each year.
4 years ago
A 2014 pic of these girls being treated for cancer went viral. See how they look now
4 years ago

Mom undergoing chemo asks moms on social media for breast milk donations

A woman who was diagnosed with cancer months after giving birth, has received thousands of ounces in breast donations from fellow moms she's never met.
4 years ago
Mom undergoing chemo asks moms on social media for breast milk donations
4 years ago

Cancer death rates have declined sharply over the past 25 years: Study

From 1991-2016, cancer death rates have dropped 27 percent.
4 years ago
Cancer death rates have declined sharply over the past 25 years: Study