The experimental drug is the latest example of what has been dubbed ‘targeted therapy’ which uses drugs that go after the very specific biochemical pathways that cancer cells use to divide and multiply.
Kelly is expected to undergo surgery following the return of oral cancer. His wife, Jill, says on her blog that the cancer is “starting to spread.”
Thousands of people will be hopping on exercise bikes this weekend to raise money in the fight against rare cancers.
A study released on Wednesday, found that modified T-cells achieved complete remission in 88 percent of advanced leukemia patients treated.
Born deaf to deaf parents, the Weinribs claim their 82-year-old father Alfred was repeatedly denied requests for a sign language interpreter at three different hospitals on Long Island.
Michael and Olympia DeNittis literally spent a lifetime together in New Jersey, and died just hours apart this week.
The 47-year-old Schilling, who spent 20 years in the major leagues before retiring in 2009, divulged the news in a statement released through his employer, Bristol-based ESPN.
For those people 50 years or older, they’ve probably been told they should have a colonoscopy to screen for cancer. Many, however, don’t heed the advice.
The issue is with the caramel coloring in many soft drinks. It is what gives them their brown color. Some contain a possible human carcinogen.
Valisia LeKae is now using her battle with cancer to help others.
Sarit is one of 50 children with cancer being taken by the Ohr Meir Foundation on an all-expense-paid trip to Disney World.
The Ronald McDonald House, an 84-room oasis on East 73rd Street for sick kids and their families, is marking its 35th anniversary and will welcome its 30,000th family.
Michael Feeney was named Ridgewood’s honorary police chief for 2013. He died on Friday after a four year battle with cancer.
Hundreds of people were out making sure Thursday that people in need could get a hot meal on Thanksgiving.
It has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user’s “future health”, but some say that the test could do more harm than good.