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Cycle For Survival Takes Over Times Square

Hundreds of participants will be riding stationary bikes in the crossroads of the world throughout Friday to raise money for rare cancer research.

09/19/2014

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Study Links Erectile Dysfunction Drugs With Increased Risk Of Malignant Melanoma

A new study shows a possible link between popular erectile dysfunction drugs and an increased risk of developing a deadly form of skin cancer.

04/10/2014

A new form of gene therapy could offer new hope to cancer patients. (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Gene Therapy Could Be Lifesaver For Cancer Patients

A study released on Wednesday, found that modified T-cells achieved complete remission in 88 percent of advanced leukemia patients treated.

02/19/2014

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UES Residents Protest Plans For New Development That Includes Cancer Treatment Center

Some residents of the Upper East Side said Wednesday that they were so unhappy with plans for a new cancer treatment center that they think a garage full of garbage trucks would be preferable.

10/09/2013

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Rep. Carolyn McCarthy Announces Diagnosis Of ‘Treatable’ Form Of Lung Cancer

“Several diagnostic tests have led to a diagnosis of lung cancer. A treatment plan will begin soon and I look forward to its successful completion,” she said in a statement on her official website.

06/03/2013

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Annual ‘Born To Run’ Race In Wayne, N.J., To Benefit Young Cancer Patient, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

For some New Jersey residents, “Born To Run” is more than just a Springsteen favorite. The Born To Run 5K is a yearly event in Wayne, N.J., bringing together runners, walkers and volunteers for a cause close to the heart of one local family.

08/20/2012

A cyclist makes his way through Central Park - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Woman Badly Injured After Bicycle Slammed Into Her On Queensboro Bridge

The Daily News reported that 52-year-old Lingbo Shen was walking on the pedestrian lane walking towards her Queens home on Thursday evening when she was hit. Shen told the paper she was knocked unconscious, where she said she was left for hours before getting taken to the hospital.

08/18/2012

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow (file photo)

NJ Children’s Cancer Charity Accused Of Using Funds To Buy Luxury Cars

It’s a cancer charity charade that’s outraged a community. A New Jersey couple is accused of running a phony group that claimed to help children battling cancer, but instead, investigators say they helped themselves.

10/13/2011

2010's Born To Run 5K. The second annual event will take place in Wayne, N.J., on Saturday. (credit: Dan Eckrote)

Born To Run 5K Memorial Race In Wayne Will Benefit Injured Baseball Player, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Over 400 participants are expected to come together in Wayne, N.J., on Saturday for a race which will honor the short life of one local man and simultaneously provide hope and aid to the family of young boy from the same town.

08/18/2011

Yankee Stadium is seen from Chopper 880 - Bronx, NY - Apr 13, 2010 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

New Hyde Park Concrete Lab Charged With Faking Test Results Of NYC Projects

A concrete-testing laboratory faked results for a LaGuardia Airport control tower, the new Yankee Stadium, the Lincoln Tunnel, a hospital and more than a dozen other projects around New York City, according to an indictment.

08/04/2011

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Treatment For Colorectal Cancer From Sloan-Kettering

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1010 WINS–03/28/2011

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NYC Hospital Considering Suburban Cancer Center

The hospital reportedly has asked the state Department of Health for permission to build the center in Harrison, N.Y.

02/01/2011

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Worker Accused Of Stealing Millions From NYC Hospital

Marque Gumbs was arraigned on a grand larceny charge in excess of $1 million and ordered held on $100,000 bail.

12/02/2010