Karen Lewis. (Credit: CBS)

Reports Of Lewis’ Condition Raises Awareness About Brain Tumors

A Chicago neurosurgeon says there are some warning signs to keep in mind, when trying to differentiate between a run-of-the-mill headache and something worse. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.


Tatum, a stray mastiff-terrier mix, had a ruptured tumor when she was picked up by Chicago Animal Care and Control, but vets advised against surgery, and Tatum died after an animal welfare group took Tatum and removed the tumor. (Credit: Trio Animal Foundation)

Animal Welfare Group Blasts City’s Treatment Of Stray Dog

The death of a diseased, stray mastiff-terrier mix named Tatum has drawn more than 4,000 comments on the Facebook page of an animal welfare group that’s taking Chicago Animal Care and Control to task.


The sun sets over Lake Michigan on Aug. 8, 2014 on the day the author learned he had a tumor behind his eye for the second time. (CBS)

After News Of Tumor, Man Makes A Request Of Others

The news was delivered by one of the doctors who saved him the first time.


Max Lacewell, 6, died after a nine-month battle with DIPG, a rare tumor that attacks the brain stem. His parents are working to raise money to research a cure. (Lacewell Family Photo)

Parents Work To Find Cure After Son Dies From Rare Tumor

The parents of a courageous 6-year-old boy with an extremely rare disease have been on a crusade to help save other children nationwide. CBS 2’s Dave Savini looked into the life of a boy named Max and his parents’ fight for a cure.

CBS 2–11/09/2011

Phil Cline

Former Top Cop Phil Cline Has Lymphoma But Not Pancreatic Cancer

Former Chicago Police Supt. Phil Cline is battling lymphoma, his family said Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011