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Wouldn't kill for a McRib, but I'd definitely rob a fast food restaurant for one... (Credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

The stars and the Moon understand the draw of the McRib! The savory BBQ sauce, the plastic-like meat, the clenching stomach pains that come after eating it, the hour you spend on the toilet the next day – WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE?

01/09/2013

Cindy and Katie Widmar, founders of
'Covers of Comfort' (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Chicago Woman Distributes Blankets For Cancer Patients

Katie Widmar and her mother founded “Covers of Comfort” which provides blankets to adult cancer patients in Chicago and in Iowa where the Widmars are from.

12/29/2012

Cardinal Francis George (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal George Says His Cancer Prognosis Is ‘Very, Very Hopeful’

This is the cardinal’s second with cancer. He was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2006; this past summer, he was diagnosed with kidney cancer.

CBS 2–12/12/2012

Cardinal Francis George (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal George Thinking Ahead To Retirement As He Undergoes Cancer Treatment

For the first time since being diagnosed with cancer and beginning a long and difficult course of treatment, Cardinal Francis George was speaking out about his fight for life, as well as his future.

CBS 2–12/11/2012

Dogs like this one are being trained to detect certain cancers in women. (CBS)

Cancer-Sniffing Dogs Could Save Lives Of Women, Researchers Say

They’re not just great companions. Man’s best friend may also be a secret weapon in the fight against cancer. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

12/06/2012

Gilda Radner (Courtesy: Gilda's Club Chicago)

Gilda’s Club Chicago Keeping Name To Honor Radner

Fans of the late comedienne Gilda Radner don’t have to worry about the cancer support network Gilda’s Club Chicago changing its name like its counterpart in Madison, Wis.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2012

Michelle Jahnke was diagnosed with cancer six weeks after learning she was pregnant.

Faith Powers Expectant Mother In Cancer Fight

Michelle Jahnke was diagnosed with cancer six weeks after learning she was pregnant.

11/28/2012

"Hahahaha, we hate the police" - probably not what Dr. Dre and Ice Cube are saying. (Credit: Kevin Winter/ImageDirect)

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Cancer, if you’re stupid enough to bring $1,400 bucks to a drug meet, you deserved to get robbed. Do you really think anyone’s going to sympathize with you? Or take your side? Like, for example, the cops?

11/26/2012

Chicago Firefighter Michael Boyd (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Fire Department’s Mister Fix-It Loses Battle With Cancer

A Chicago Fire Department stunned by the line of duty deaths of two members in 10 days got more bad news when a popular North Side firefighter, known to friends as a Mr. Fix-It, lost his battle with cancer.

11/12/2012

Anvil's don't crush you, Cancer. You crush anvils. (Credit: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Let’s face it, you’re too young to settle. This love, this extreme love, will do nothing but crush you under its weight. You know those old cartoons where an anvil falls on a coyote? It’s like that, but you’re not the Coyote, you’re not even the anvil, you’re like an ant underneath the coyote’s foot.

10/26/2012

Lance Armstrong

Local Doctor: Armstrong Scandal Shouldn’t Detract From His Fight Against Cancer

The fallout from Lance Armstrong’s decision to step down from his Livestrong cancer awareness charity, and Nike’s decision to cut ties with the disgraced cyclist, have been felt all across the nation, including right here in Chicago.

CBS 2–10/17/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

Homeless people! The look so weird... (Credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Poor people? What’s the deal. They’re always hungry and stuff. So weird…

10/09/2012

Hail to the king, baby (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Unless they bring Mayor McCheese and the Hamburgler back (you can keep Grimace in hiding), Burger King’s mascot just has more character than everything McDonald’s has goin’ on right now…

09/25/2012

John-Cusack-Say-Anything

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

09/18/2012

A CFL bulb (CBS)

CFL Bulbs Conserve Energy, But Are They Dangerous?

As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, new research shows that these bulbs can emit UV radiation.

09/17/2012

Cardinal George addressed the media on Aug. 24, 2012, to discuss his latest cancer diagnosis. (CBS)

George Starts Four-Month Chemo Treatment

Cardinal George on Wednesday started a four-month course of cancer treatment.

09/05/2012

Cardinal George addressed the media on Aug. 24, 2012, to discuss his latest cancer diagnosis. (CBS)

Cardinal George To Undergo Chemotherapy For Latest Cancer Bout

Cardinal Francis George will undergo a series of chemotherapy treatments starting next week, to treat his latest bout with cancer.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2012

Cardinal George addressed the media on Aug. 24, 2012, to discuss his latest cancer diagnosis. (CBS)

Cardinal George Fearful, But Hopeful, About Latest Cancer Diagnosis

George said Friday he is still formulating a plan with his physicians to treat his latest cancer diagnosis.

08/24/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

More Medical Tests Coming This Week For Cardinal George

More medical tests are planned for this week for Francis Cardinal George, as he faces another cancer fight.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

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