The Valerie Fund, which helps children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders, is hoping to raise $1 million when it holds its annual walk and 5K run Saturday at Verona Park.
A family’s life changes instantly when a 6-year-old is diagnosed with leukemia.
More than 4,000 people are expected to participate int he event, Bunny Flanders, The Valerie Fund’s director of marketing and communications, said.
All women should talk with their doctors to determine when and how often they need a pap test. Cervical cancer is caused by HPV, a sexually transmitted virus, but it can take decades for the cancer to actually develop.
A technique that magicians and entertainers have used for years may be useful as a form of cancer therapy.
Eskandarian has accomplished a lot in soccer. But his effort in the fight against cancer makes him a true winner. Please join him and his team in their efforts to “Give Cancer The Red Card.”
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.