October is breast cancer awareness month, and this Wednesday Dillard's Department store is teaming up with Wacoal Fit for the Cure to raise breast cancer awareness. Today we welcomed Dr. Rina Shinn, a breast cosmetic surgeon, to the News First Today studio to assist in spreading the awareness. Dr. Shinn... 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 »
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 researcher at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Colorado Cancer Center competed against more than 400 U.S. scientists to win one of 13 highly sought after Stand Up to Cancer Innovative Research Grants.
Hang "Hubert" Yin, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at CU-Boulder,... 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 »
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 »