Cancer

  • New Report: Obesity linked to several different types of cancer

    Health experts have recommended 10 lifestyle changes, including quitting drinking and limiting the consumption of processed meats, to prevent 12 different cancers linked to obesity in a major new report. The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) assessed decades-worth of evidence and found an association between obesity and cancers of the stomach,...
  • Marcus Smart Sheds Light On Playing In Playoffs As Mother Battles Cancer

    Marcus Smart is as tough as they come, but he’d likely tell you he’s not even the toughest person in his own family. Smart’s mother, Camellia, has maintained her toughness as she battles a recent diagnosis of bone marrow cancer. The treatment process reached the chemotherapy stage Monday, one...
  • Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid undergoes surgery for cancer

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., was recovering after undergoing surgery Monday at Johns Hopkins Cancer Center in Baltimore to remove a cancerous tumor from his pancreas. Reid, 78, will undergo chemotherapy, according to a statement released Monday by his family. “His doctors caught the problem...
  • John McCain is ‘reflecting, in the end,’ on his life, son-in-law Ben Domenech says

    U.S. Sen. John McCain, who is battling brain cancer at his home near Sedona, is doing well and “reflecting” on his life, said Ben Domenech, his son-in-law and a conservative pundit. The six-term senator’s friends and confidants, including former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden and longtime friend and Republican...
  • Coffee needs cancer warning in California, judge rules

    A Los Angeles judge has ruled that coffee companies need to carry a cancer warning label in California. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said in a proposed decision Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to prove the threat from a chemical compound produced during coffee roasting was...
  • Family of boy with cancer begged airline to hold flight….They didn’t

    Running down the terminal at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Delray Beach mom Talia Tallman knew she and her family were running a few minutes late for their Spirit Airlines flight to Los Angeles. But this was one flight the family couldn’t miss. Tallman, her husband, her mother and her...
  • ‘House of Cards’ Star Reg E. Cathey Dead From Cancer at 59

    Reginald E. Cathey, who had huge roles in “House of Cards” and “The Wire,” has died … TMZ has learned. The beloved actor passed away at his home in New York, surrounded by friends and family. We’re told he’d been battling lung cancer. Reg played Freddy, owner of Francis...
  • Can drinking hot tea increase the risk for cancer ???

    Smokers and drinkers may want to wait for their morning cup of tea to cool off before they start drinking it, in order to decrease their risk of developing esophageal cancer, a new study suggests. The study, published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that people who smoke...
  • Cancer injection eliminates tumors in mice

    (FOX 26) – Scientists have taken a giant step towards curing cancer, according to a new study. Stanford university researchers have found a way to clear cancer in mice with immune-system stimulating injections.    The report published in the Science Translational Medicine Journal last week shows promise in terms...