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Mathias Giordano pictured center. (Photo: Team Mathias' Facebook page)

Support Group For Terminal Va. Boy Encourages Letter Campaign, ‘Cure’ License Plates

A 13-year-old boy in Leesburg, Virginia has a big team surrounding him with support during his battle with cancer.

10/23/2014

Emily Brennan sings in one of her YouTube videos.

Va. Teen’s Entertainment Career Launched By Singing For a Cause

A 14-year-old from Sterling, Virginia is lending her voice to a cause, and it may just launch her professional singing career.

10/06/2014

Mayor Rob Ford rides a parade lap before the Verizon IndyCar Series Honda Indy Toronto. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Doctor: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has Cancer

Ford, who has admitted to drug and alcohol abuse, has a rare and difficult kind of cancer in his abdomen.

09/17/2014

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New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases

Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.

09/17/2014

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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

Rendering of the Capital Wheel with a nighttime water view. (Courtesy of National Harbor)

National Harbor’s Capital Wheel to Light Up for Cancer Telethon

More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon.

08/27/2014

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At-Home Test For Colon Cancer Coming Soon

The Mayo Clinic is the first in the country to offer a new, at-home screening test for colon cancer.

08/27/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

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Cancer Patients Can Get ‘Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available

Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.

08/01/2014

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Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

According to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

06/13/2014

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