Brain Tumor

Myrah Felters and her parents Maurice & Cherise watch her therapy with Dr. Lisa Thorton at La Rabida Children's Hospital. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

13-Year-Old Girl On The Mend After Brain Surgery

Myrah Felters was a cheerleader, dancer and track star when she started experiencing severe headaches. Soon after, doctors found a tumor in her cerebellum.


Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis discusses her cancer surgery, and having to drop out of the race for mayor, three months after she had a tumor removed from her brain. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Lewis: ‘Very Disappointing’ To Not Be In Race For Mayor

Three months after surgery for a brain tumor forced her out of the race for mayor, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis spoke publicly for the first time about her disappointment that she won’t be taking on Mayor Rahm Emanuel next month.


Authorities investigate after a person was found dead inside a southwest suburban Oak Lawn home Wednesday evening by crews responding to a gas leak, according to police. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Oak Lawn Man Attempts Suicide With Gas Leak After Brother Dies

Police say a despondent man tried to commit suicide by filling his southwest suburban home with natural gas the day after his brother died of a brain tumor.


File Photo Of Woman On Cell Phone (Getty Images)

World Health Org. Warns Of Cell Phone Cancer Risk

There have been studies linking cell phones to cancer. But when the World Health Organization speaks, many listen.

CBS 2–06/01/2011

Ryan Leaf

Former NFL Quarterback Ryan Leaf Has Brain Tumor Removed

On Tuesday, California doctors removed a benign tumor from the brain stem of former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

Gary Carter

Hall Of Famer’s Brain Tumor Likely Cancerous

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has a brain tumor that is likely cancerous.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2011

Steve Sabol

NFL Films’ Sabol Has Brain Tumor

Almost as iconic as the league’s legendary players are, is the way that we watch them today, through the lens of NFL Films.


Marcel Faugue

Local Doctor Arranges Brain Surgery For Haiti Man

A suburban doctor goes to Haiti to do humanitarian work and brings back a father in desperate need of surgery. He not only arranges the surgery, but invites the man to live with him and his family, while he recovers. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

CBS 2–12/07/2010