Joe Horton and Alan Reynolds have a lot in common. They both have a good sense of humor, both live in the San Luis Valley and within this past year, both received a grim diagnosis: prostate cancer. "It's the scariest thing in the world. It was probably the lowest point... more »
Exercise can benefit some cancer patients during their treatment.
Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit created a customized exercise program -- according to a patient's weight, overall health and type of cancer treatment. Those on the exercise regime said their quality of life improved and that they felt... more »
If you're undergoing cancer therapy, it's important to talk with your doctor about side effects from the drugs you're given.
The Food and Drug Administration is looking into data suggesting a group of prostate cancer drugs increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease. The drugs are used to... more »
St. Jude Children's Hospital has joined forces with Washington University to learn the genetic causes of pediatric cancer.
Researchers will study cancerous and normal tissues from 600 childhood cancer patients. They will look specifically at the genetic codes of these tissues, and try to identify differences.
Those differences... more »
A free public exhibit featuring 50 works of art by cancer survivors or people whose lives have been touched by cancer will go on display in Pueblo Tuesday. There are two locations where you can view the canvases--the Dorcy Cancer Center, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center and ABC Bank. An opening... more »
The American Cancer Society is calling for a reduction in cancer-causing toxins we can't help but be exposed to on a daily basis.
Carcinogens may be found in our water, food, personal care products and the air we breathe, according to a new Cancer Society report released Wednesday. That's... more »
A husband and wife are both undergoing treatment for breast cancer in a case that illustrates how the disease can strike both sexes. Mike and Barbara Welsh, of Monroe, in southwestern Ohio, each had surgery this year after separate discoveries that they had breast cancer.
Barbara Welsh, 63, had... more »
People with a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer could cut their chances of developing the disease in half by taking a daily dose of aspirin, researchers said Monday.
The finding might lead to other treatments by helping researchers understand how aspirin combats colon cancer, one of the top three... more »