86-Year-Old Grandma Welcomed Home After Grueling Cancer TreatmentAn 86-year-old grandmother from Oak Lawn returned home after being treated for a potentially fatal lung cancer.
Trial Shows Poliovirus May Be Effective In Treating Deadly Brain CancerDebbie Puffer, 61, has been a patient at Duke University since 2014 when doctors began treating her deadly brain cancer, glioblastoma, with a most unlikely weapon: poliovirus. At first, she was skeptical.
Cancer 'Vaccine' Wiped Out Tumors In Mice, Scientists SayThe new treatment, which was directly injected into the tumor sites of 90 mice, cured 87 mice of the disease.
Cardinal George Thinking Ahead To Retirement As He Undergoes Cancer TreatmentFor 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.
Recent Breast Cancer Study Giving New Hope To Doctors, PatientsA recent breakthrough could change the way doctors treat breast cancer.
FDA Approves Skin Cancer Drug Shown To Extend SurvivalThe Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug shown to extend survival in people with late-stage melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Cancer Patients Denied Coverage For Clinical Trials