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.
The head of Chicago’s Catholic Church tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine his physicians are not keen on letting him take a long trip while he’s being treated for cancer.
Jessica Evans holds in her hands what used to be her long brown hair.
Cardinal Francis George has been receiving fluids and antibiotics from an IV, and is expected to go home later this week. The illness does not appear related to his cancer.
Francis Cardinal George is not slowing down, despite looming treatments for recurrent cancer in his right kidney.
Cardinal Francis George will undergo a new round of chemotherapy, after his doctors found fresh signs of cancer surrounding his right kidney.
The day Elisa Madonia learned she had cancer, she thought things couldn’t get any worse, but they did.
Two college students’ class project has turned into a non-profit that aims to brighten the lives of young cancer patients, and – when possible – to put other college students in the patients’ shoes.
Prine, a Chicago area native, got his start in the early-1970s at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music.
Dr. Steven Rosen has been director of Northwestern’s Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center for 24 years.
At an age when most teenage girls are concerned with pop music, makeup and boys, some have to make an emotional decision: Whether to preserve their chance to have children.
Daniel Horyn, 34, was diagnosed with cancer a year ago, but kept up his work as an English teacher and track and cross country coach during his treatment.
Donna Moncivaiz, who suffers from late-stage melanoma, is among the most vocal supporters of pending legislation that would ban indoor tanning in Illinois for anyone younger than 18.
Chances are this weekend you’ll be out on the patio grilling meat for dinner. But be careful. As Ed Curran reports, food researchers are warning that overcooking meat on the grill is not healthy.
The American Cancer Society wants you! It’s looking for 300,000 volunteers between the ages of 30 and 65, and who are cancer-free, to enroll in a 20-year study that seeks to answer the question, “what causes cancer?”