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Kentucky Lawmakers Battle Over Cancer Funding

Earlier this month Kentucky lawmakers Dan Seum and Rocky Adkins – both cancer survivors – spoke at a news conference advocating for an extra $1 million to expand a state colon cancer screening program.

03/27/2014

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Congress Heeds Dying Va. Girl’s Call on Research

Two weeks before she died from brain cancer last October, tiny 10-year-old Gabriella Miller of Leesburg, Va., delivered a message on YouTube to Congress: “Stop talking and start doing.”

03/13/2014

Zach Lederer, the former University of Maryland men's basketball student manager whose inspirational "Zaching" pose went viral during his battle with cancer, has died. (Photo from @ZLeds)

Zach Lederer, Former Terps Basketball Manager and Inspiration for ‘Zaching’, Dies

Zach Lederer, the former University of Maryland men’s basketball student manager whose inspirational “Zaching” pose went viral during his battle with cancer, has died.

03/11/2014

Confusion over the ACA website glitches is a boon for some, a boondoggle for others. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Va. Organization Unveils 5-Year Cancer Plan

A nonprofit organization has released a five-year plan aimed at combatting cancer in Virginia.

02/27/2014

The Pew study showed that these Americans are afflicted with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or cancer -- and many are diagnosing themselves through the Internet. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Study: 45 Percent Of Americans Live With Chronic Medical Condition

The Pew study showed that these Americans are afflicted with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or cancer — and many are diagnosing themselves through the Internet.

12/01/2013

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Study: Chemical BPA May Raise Risk Of Miscarriage

New research suggests that high levels of BPA might raise the risk of miscarriage in women.

10/21/2013

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FDA Panel Backs Drug For Early Stage Breast Cancer

A biotech drug from Roche moved one step closer Thursday to becoming the first medicine approved to treat breast cancer before surgery.

09/12/2013

Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama's health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage for the uninsured has gone poorly.  (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Cancer Patient’s Bill Soars As ‘Obamacare’ Pre-Existing Condition Program Falters

Coping with advanced cancer, Bev Veals was in the hospital for chemo this summer when she got a call that her health plan was shutting down. Then, the substitute insurance she was offered wanted her to pay up to $3,125, on top of premiums.

09/09/2013

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Dying 2-Year-Old Son to be Couple’s Best Man

A Pennsylvania couple plans to have their dying toddler serve as the groom’s best man when they wed this weekend.

08/01/2013

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Study: Pepsi Drinks Bought in Md. and Other States Contain Cancer-Causing Chemical

An environmental group said Wednesday that the caramel coloring used in Pepsi still contains a worrisome level of a carcinogen, even after the drink maker said it would change its formula.

07/04/2013

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