Category Archives: fox-news/health/cancer

{FD} Georgia girl, 7, dies before chance to spend day with SF police: report

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A brave 7-year-old girl from Georgia who was scheduled to spend a day with the San Francisco Police Department in a few days, died Tuesday after a 4-year fight with neuroblastoma. Continue reading

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{FD} Devils’ Boyle diagnosed with leukemia after camp physical

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Veteran forward Brian Boyle has his eyes set on the New Jersey Devils’ season opener on Oct. 7 despite being diagnosed with leukemia after a team physical at the start of camp. Continue reading

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{FD} Menopause hormone therapy not linked to premature death

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Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be no more likely to die prematurely than women who don’t take hormones, a new study suggests. Continue reading

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{FD} Middle-age women can choose Pap smear or HPV test for cancer screening

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Middle-aged women can choose which test to undergo for cervical cancer screening, according to a draft recommendation from an influential group backed by the U.S. government. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecting the dots between HPV and oral cancer

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Nobody likes the sound of an infection dubbed the human papillomavirus (or HPV). Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Pen’ can detect cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, researchers claim

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A new handheld device, the MasSpec Pen, could someday help cancer surgeons figure out what to cut and what to leave alone in real time. Continue reading

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{FD} Widower shares photo of late wife in wedding dress she never wore

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A man whose wife died of cancer two weeks before their Feb. Continue reading

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{FD} This last-resort test saved 2 women from cancer

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Genomic testing pointed these two cancer survivors towards effective treatment. Continue reading

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{FD} Prostate cancer symptoms and warning signs

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National Prostate Cancer Awareness month will take place throughout September. Continue reading

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{FD} 7-year-old with terminal cancer wants to swim with mermaids

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A 7-year-old girl who has been battling cancer since she was 3 has a list of things she would like to see and do as she enters hospice care. Continue reading

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{FD} Houston police officer battling cancer braves floodwaters to rescue residents

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A Houston police officer battling stage 4 metastatic colon cancer has helped to rescue hundreds from the floodwaters left behind by historic storm Harvey. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘I needed to be next to my patient’: The cancer doctor who braved Harvey to reach his hospital

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Dr. Adi Diab walked roughly three miles, wading through stretches shin-deep waters, to help his team conduct an experimental treatment. Continue reading

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{FD} Why it’s difficult to diagnose liver cancer

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You know how important your digestive system is to your life, but you might not think about its importance in your normal day to day. Continue reading

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{FD} Ovarian cancer symptoms and warning signs

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On Sept. 1, National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month begins. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer patients lack access to fertility support

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Up to half of cancer patients of reproductive age do not receive adequate information about the impact of treatment on their fertility, decreasing their options for family planning and support, a new study suggests. Continue reading

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{FD} US clears first ‘living drug’ for tough childhood leukemia

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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients’ own blood cells to seek and destroy childhood leukemia. Continue reading

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{FD} Childhood cancer by the numbers

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Sept. 1 marks the beginning of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Continue reading

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{FD} Terminally ill dad to celebrate Christmas early with 4 kids

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A Texas father facing terminal cancer wants to celebrate Christmas with his four children one last time, so his wife, whose first husband died of cancer, took to Facebook with a special plea. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Liquid biopsy’ spots early-stage cancers in blood, study finds

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A test that scans blood for tumor-specific DNA identified early-stage cancer in more than half of 138 patients with the disease, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday, marking a new milestone in the rush for so-called “liquid biopsies.” Continue reading

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{FD} Rockies’ Bettis pitches 7 shutout innings in first start since cancer battle

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Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis took the mound on Monday in his first start since being diagnosed with testicular cancer, twice. Continue reading

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