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‘Married to Medicine’ star to speak at Memphis Breast Health Summit – WMC

‘Married to Medicine’ star to speak at Memphis Breast Health Summit  WMC

Daily Insight: Windrush and cancer | News

The NHS already performs poorly on early cancer diagnosis – that the Windrush scandal may have worsened this for black-British people is a whole other scandal. The wrongful deportation of people from the Windrush generation and the “hostile environment” policy run by the Home Office until quite recently were always going to discourage people from...

Simi Valley cancer survivor, 79, leaves hospital after beating COVID-19

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- A 79-year-old Simi Valley woman who survived cancer three times was welcomed home with a drive-by parade after she beat COVID-19.Neighbors, firefighters and even the Simi Valley Police Department were on hand for Sue Michael's homecoming parade."I'm one of the lucky ones," Sue said.She's survived three bouts of cancer...

Military legacy: A veteran’s son shares the health stories of former El Toro service members

Editor’s note: This is a companion piece to reporter Greg Mellen’s story in TimesOC, ‘We didn’t know’: Veterans of El Toro say their service had toxic consequences.When my father, Ray Alkofer, was dying from a rare neuromuscular disease attributed to his time as a Marine at the El Toro Marine Air Station, he...

A 50-year data trove shows Alaska Native people are getting cancer at higher rates. It also shows opportunities to save lives.

Data in a new report published by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium shows that Alaska Natives currently have the highest recorded incidence from at least one type of cancer — colorectal cancer — in the world. It also shows that while rates of colorectal cancer among white...

Penn professor Carl June receives Sanford Lorraine Cross award for cancer cell therapy

The Daily Pennsylvanian is a student-run nonprofit. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on our site. Professor Carl June received the $1 million Sanford Lorraine Cross Award. Perelman School of Medicine professor Carl June received the $1 million Sanford Lorraine Cross...

Louisville church celebrates 75 years with car show benefiting cancer research

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Local residents revved up their engines for a good cause Saturday morning at the Gethsemane Baptist Church for their 75th anniversary.Cruzin’ for Cancer, an annual car show supporting cancer patients at the UofL Health-Brown Cancer Center and cancer research at the University, hosted a scaled back event in 2020 due to the...

Cancer survivor donates cancer bell to UT Health Tyler

The bell is for individuals to ring when they have beat cancer. Jeffrey Hickerson, who fought acute myeloid leukemia at UT Health East Texas last year, got the idea of the bell after he rang one after he completed his chemotherapy at UT Health Hope Cancer Center in September. He says being able...

Rapid City Rush and Monument Health team up to honor those impacted by cancer

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The 13th annual Rush Fights Cancer event brought community down to the ice arena Thursday night. Community members painted names on the ice to honor those that have been impacted by cancer. Over the years the event, which is a partnership between the Monument Health Foundation and the Rush, has raised some...

Your Cancer Answers: What is head and neck cancer? – Lompoc Record

Your Cancer Answers: What is head and neck cancer?  Lompoc Record