Lawsuit: Educators Stricken With Cancer From Sterigenics EmissionsEthylene oxide is used to sterilize about half of all U.S. medical equipment in plants around the country. Experts have known for decades that the toxic gas could be linked to cancers including breast and blood cancers.
Woman Meets Man Whose Umbilical Cord Blood Saved Her Life, After They Find Each Other Through DNA TestA DNA test has connected a cancer patient to the donor whose stem cells saved her life.
Family Who Lost Daughter To Cancer Hosts "Dancing & Donuts" Playdate For Patients At Lurie Children's HospitalA local couple whose daughter lost her battle with cancer is giving back and at the same time making sure other families stay strong.
New Lawsuit Blames Sterigenics For Teenage Girl's Near-Lifelong Battles With CancerA teenage girl has been fighting two different cancers much of her life, and her family believes a Willowbrook company emitting a toxic gas in their neighborhood is the cause.
Beth Chapman, Wife Of Bounty Hunter Reality TV Star, DiesShe was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2017. A tumor was removed and she was cancer-free. But she was later diagnosed with lung cancer.
Spurred By CBS 2 Investigation, Lawmakers Move Forward In Pushing For Ethylene Oxide Restrictions"My biggest fear is that I won't be around to see my children one day."
Patient Who Ordered THC Chocolates Gets 4 Years In PrisonCamic says the 37-year-old Franzen has stage 4 cancer and was using the chocolates to relieve himself from symptoms, such as nausea.
Cells From Purdue Super Fan, Tyler Trent, To Be Used For Cancer ResearchCells from Tyler Trent, the Purdue University super fan and cancer activist who died in January, are being used by cancer researchers to study the disease.
Lake County To Begin Testing Levels Of Cancer-Causing GasThe Lake County monitoring decision comes after Illinois Governor JB Pritzker's administration shut down a plant in DuPage County earlier this year when high concentrations of the chemical were detected.
Illinois State Health Department Report Shows Higher Than Normal Number Of Cancer Cases Near SterigenicsA new report from the state health department revealed a higher than normal number of cases of several cancer types for people living near the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook.
Sterigenics Statement Regarding the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Cancer Incidence ReportSterigenics released the following statement Friday regarding the Illinois Department of Public Health's cancer incidence report.
Matt Haller, 45, Is First Litigant To Pass Away After Filing A Lawsuit Against Sterigenics: 'To Think This Company Could Have Literally Been Behind My Death Is Shocking'He battled cancer and fought to get the word out about a dangerous chemical coming from a plant near his home. Matt Haller lost his fight against cancer, but before he died, he wanted to share a message with CBS 2's Dave Savini.
Sterigenics, EPA Release Statements Regarding Air Quality TestsSterigenics and the EPA released the following statements after the EPA performed air quality tests after the Sterigenics plant was ordered to stop using ethylene oxide.
Purdue Student Walks 100 Miles To Indiana Game To Honor Late Superfan Tyler TrentAaron Lai made a grueling 100-mile walk through ice, snow, and whipping winds in northwest Indiana on Tuesday, to make it to Bloomington for the big Indiana vs. Purdue basketball game.
Illinois University To Begin New Cancer Specialist TrainingFellows will help provide the manpower needed to expand clinical trials of new drugs and treatments in Springfield. Patients currently have to travel to St. Louis or Chicago for such options.