Chemo

Photos of Cassandra and her mother, Jackie Fortin (credit: CBS2)

Case Of Connecticut Teen Refusing Chemotherapy Headed To Court

The Connecticut Supreme Court will decide whether state officials were right to force a 17-year-old girl to undergo chemotherapy against her and her mother’s wishes.

01/06/2015

Patient gets a mammogram (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Research On Breast Cancer May Change Way Disease Is Treated

New research presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium looked at hundreds of older patients treated with or without radiation and found no difference in overall survival and very small differences in recurrence rates after five years.

12/11/2013

Melanoma Drug Vemurafenib (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Melanoma Medication

Researchers say vemurafenib is a breakthrough and cause for celebration when it comes to slowing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

06/06/2011