Last march, Lincoln Park’s Erin Kerewich, mother of two, felt a lump in her breast. It wasn’t cancer, but shortly thereafter, she got news that gave her a lump in her throat.
Cardinal Francis George recently spent almost a week in the hospital for tests, and has halted his treatment for cancer, but the retired head of the Catholic church in Chicago is still keeping busy, according to his successor.
The Chicago Archdiocese said the cardinal was admitted to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on Sunday, and “will stay for several days of tests to evaluate his condition.”
CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini did some testing of the turf being used by kids, teens and adults, and has the results in this Original Report.
Cardinal Francis George, who has battled kidney cancer, was out Friday to accept an award from the Knights of Columbus.
Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.
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.
Cardinal Francis George, the retired head of the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, has been dropped from an experimental cancer drug trial, after it proved ineffective in treating the cancer in his right kidney.
Somewhere in the next few days, a child who’s battling cancer, who’s lost their hair to chemotherapy, will get a special Christmas gift. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Francis Cardinal George talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine and looks ahead to retirement, not really knowing what it will hold.
Cancers that had been undetectable can now be seen, thanks to a green glow. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
In a lot of ways, Chase Ewoldt of Wheaton is like any other 4-year-old, but Chase has been forced to grow up quickly. At 2 ½ years old, he was diagnosed with a very rare brain cancer called atypical radtoid tumor or ATRT.
Suffering from an infection related to his cancer treatment, Francis Cardinal George has canceled several public appearances since Saturday.
The cardinal had hoped to make that trip in mid-October but will not be able to because of treatment for cancer. The trip may be rescheduled.
George disclosed in March that he was undergoing chemotherapy to treat cancer surrounding his right kidney and that he expected the cancer to likely be the cause of his death.
Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone.
Joanne Sullivan received a life-saving stem cell transplant from an anonymous donor in Germany two-and-a-half years ago, after she was diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a form of bone marrow cancer.
CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports on how the working conditions of these first-responders may be affecting their health.
George said the formal process of selecting his replacement has not started, but will begin soon.
It was a year ago that Chicago lost one of its living treasures: film critic Roger Ebert. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with his widow, Chaz, about how she’s remembering him.