Cancer Research

The adventurers put their fears aside to drop 34 stories down for an event called "Over the Edge."

Thrill Seekers Rappel Over Side Of Jersey City Building, Raise $100K For Cancer Research

The adventurers put their fears aside to drop 34 stories down for an event called “Over the Edge.”


"Patton and Peanut No More Collar" by Meredith Stack

Mom, Author Donating Proceeds From Children’s Book To Cancer Research

Meredith Stack’s book “Patton and Peanut No More Collar” is about two dogs that live in the West Village.


Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (credit: Connecticut Governor's Office)

Gov. Malloy Joins In On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is the latest Connecticut politician to get doused with ice water to increase awareness about a debilitating disease.



Red Bank Man Ends Cross-Country Charity Run In Central Park

The Red Bank, N.J., resident ran for the charity, Stand Up to Cancer, and started his trek in Oceanside, Calif., on May 11.


New York Genome Center/IBM Watson join forces (credit: New York Genome Center)

IBM’s Watson Computer Working With New York Genome Center To Combat Brain Cancer

Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM Corp. already has a partnership with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where Watson is also used to help treat cancer.


7-11 store (file/credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for 7-Eleven)

Leukemia Research Donation Jar Swiped From Long Island 7-Eleven

A donation jar for cancer research was stolen from the counter of a 7-Eleven in Lindenhurst, Long Island.


Silver discovered in shipwreck (credit: CBS 2)

Eye On New York: Sandy Fundraising Song Inspired By 9/11 Hero, Cancer Research, Mouth Off To Montone And More

On this week’s Eye On New York, CBS 2’s Chris Wragge sat down with two men helping to raise money for the superstorm Sandy relief effort in the memory of a 9/11 victim.


New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Critics: State Budget Favors Buffalo Bills, Hollywood Over Cancer Prevention

Some critics are not happy that the proposed New York State budget cuts funding for cancer screenings and teen smoking prevention programs, but expands spending to help the Buffalo Bills and Hollywood.


Lance Armstrong (file / credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

AP Source: Lance Armstrong Says ‘I’m Sorry’ To Livestrong Staff

Stripped last year of his seven Tour de France titles because of doping charges, Armstrong addressed the staff Monday and said, “I’m sorry.” The person said the disgraced cyclist choked up and several employees cried during the session.


Margo Pellegrino (credit: Twitter)

NJ Mom Scraps Try For 127-Mile Ocean Coastline Paddle Attempt

Margo Pellegrino, of Medford Lakes, ended her attempt — meant to raise money for childhood cancer research — Tuesday afternoon near Barnegat Light due to rough conditions.


New York Knicks forward Renaldo Balkman helps customers at Anthony's Lemonade Stand, Wednesday, May 25, 2011, in Columbia, S.C., a fundraiser for cancer research by 13-year-old Anthony Frederick, whose parents both have cancer. Balkman, a former South Carolina Gamecock, helped out taking orders behind the table, handing out cold cups of lemonade, posing for pictures and shaking hands with those stopping by the stand. (credit: AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

Knicks’ Renaldo Balkman Pitches In At Lemonade Stand For Cancer Research

Knicks forward Renaldo Balkman helped turn lemons into lemonade Wednesday as part of a seventh-grader’s efforts to help those afflicted with cancer.


Cycle For Survival

Cycle For Survival Returns To Battle Sarcoma

The Cycle for Survival cancer fundraiser returns this weekend as people hop on bikes to ride in gyms across the world.


Photo from 2010 Cycle For Survival/

Cycle For Survival 2011

Get your legs ready for a good cause! Help raise money for rare cancers research.

CBS 2–01/25/2011