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Doctors, Survivors Encouraged By President Obama’s Push To Cure CancerBut how likely is a cure and could that cure be found here in Chicago? CBS 2’s Sandra Torres went to find out.
Terri Hemmert Getting By With A Little Help From Her FriendsThe beloved WXRT disc jockey and Beatles authority, who is taking some time off for cancer surgery and recovery, has been lifted by well wishes. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Toy Drive Ends, But Cancer Foundation Still Going StrongSue Staehely’s son, Mark, started the toy drive in 2000, getting people to donate 150 toys to the pediatric cancer unit at Children’s Memorial Hospital – now Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Mr. Brown, Dog Who Gave Hope To Cancer Victims, Passes AwayAn abused German Shepherd who captured the hearts of tens of thousands of people was being remembered Thursday for his contributions to humans, after succumbing to cancer earlier this week.
2 Investigators: Indiana Mother Lies About Cancer, Solicits DonationsEvelyn Boarst won't say why. Friends are stunned about the cash-raising hoax. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Processed Meats -- Yes, Including Bacon -- Can Cause Cancer, World Health Experts SayThe North American Meat Institute calls the report "dramatic and alarmist" and argues cancer is a complex disease "not caused by single foods.”
Chicago-Area Man Fights Cancer By 'Training To Live'D. Anthony Evans may never be in the clear. That's not stopping him from living well and helping others, CBS 2's Derrick Young reports.
Helping Women Beat Cancer At FitFestOne in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and one in 67 will develop ovarian cancer. The numbers are staggering, which is why it's important to know your risk.
Gurnee Students Plan "Gray Out" For Classmate Who Died Of CancerStudents at a north suburban high school were planning a special tribute to a classmate who died of cancer in the spring. They’ll all wear gray t-shirts in honor of Daniel Wang, who died of brain cancer in April. Even the football team will be in gray.
Caretaker Charged With Stealing More Than $6,000 From Elderly Cancer PatientThe victim and her 45-year-old son noticed a series of unauthorized withdrawals from the woman’s bank account over several months, police said.
Survivors Network At Northwestern Memorial Hospital Helping Patients Deal With Life After CancerJune is National Cancer Survivor's Month in the U.S. A Chicago hospital offers help for patients to keep on going.
Young Cancer Victim Emily Beazley Dies After Inspiring 4-Year StruggleA 12-year-old girl, whose four-year struggle with cancer galvanized her neighborhood and inspired a wave of support over the last several weeks, has died.

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