Cancer Expected To Kill More Than 9 Million People Globally This Year, Report FindsThe World Health Organization's cancer research arm estimated in a report released Wednesday that there will be about 18 million new cases of cancer globally this year and 9.6 million deaths.
Stand Up To Cancer Raises Record $123M In Pledges From U.S., CanadaStand Up To Cancer says its sixth celebrity-filled telethon was its most successful yet. The organization said Sunday that the fundraiser received more than $123 million in pledges from the U.S. and Canada.
Visitation For Former Naperville Mayor George PradelHe represented Naperville from 1995 to 2015 and was the city's longest serving mayor.
Elephants' "Zombie" Gene May Shed Light On Cancer PreventionA new study finds elephants may hold a genetic key to preventing cancer.
Willowbrook Cancer Concerns Grow Following Report Of Carcinogenic EmissionsThere are serious health concerns in suburban Willowbrook following a new federal report revealing the emissions released by a medical device sterilization company could be harmful.
In Final Letter, John McCain Says He "Lived And Died A Proud American"In a letter laying out his final thoughts, Senator John McCain said that while he has some regrets in his 81 years of life he "would not trade a day of my life, in good or bad times, for the best day of anyone else's" saying he was the "luckiest person on earth" even in his final days of battling cancer.
Baby Poop 'Cocktail' May Help Fight Cancer, Researchers ClaimA team of scientists is claiming that baby poop contains beneficial bacteria that can be turned into a cancer-fighting "cocktail."
John McCain's Family Remembers The Man They Loved"He passed the way he lived, on his own terms."
Girl Battling Leukemia Receives Over 1,000 Postcards For Birthday, Including One From Tom HanksTwelve-year-old Aspen Kelly has a special request for her upcoming birthday: postcards. Since she can't travel, Aspen made a request for postcards from all over the country and around the world — and her expectations were far surpassed. Even a famous actor sent Aspen a special card for her birthday.
After Teacher With Cancer Runs Out Of Sick Days, Coworkers Gave Him TheirsTeachers, staff members, administrators and even lunchroom workers who pay into the Florida retirement system transferred 75 sick days to Goodman.
Dying Man's Letter Of Forgiveness To Pickpocket Becomes International InspirationA dying man has chosen to forgive an alleged pickpocket who spoiled his "trip of a lifetime" in a letter that's receiving global attention.
Weed-Killing Chemical Linked To Cancer Found In Some Children's Breakfast FoodsA new report found glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical that some health authorities link to cancer, in a number of popular breakfast foods and cereals marketed to children.