Chemotherapy is administered to a cancer patient via intravenous drip. The drug can damage the heart.
SAN ANTONIO — Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation — without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.
Todd Blumhorst , an advocate with Homicide Survivors who specialized in unsolved cases, died Sunday. He was 39.
Valerie Harper's doctor says the actress' brain cancer is getting close to remission, according to a report in August. On Monday she showed how well she is doing on "Dancing with the Stars," where she brought the judges to tears and the crowd to its feet.
The 74-year-old former sitcom star…
A University of Arizona Cancer Center researcher was stabbed and shot several times by his roommate, who then killed himself outside their midtown home Tuesday night, police said.
Cancer doesn’t care about gas prices and it won’t wait for payday.
“One, two, three, eyes on me,” Kellond Elementary School teacher Elizabeth Egan chants to get her kids’ attention.
The day before he died, Derek Neal received his MD diploma from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Leaders from the medical school presented it to Derek in his hospital room.
Merck’s late-stage melanoma drug, lambrolizumab, continues to show great promise in shrinking the deadly tumors, particularly when taken at the highest dosage offered in trials, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Tucson-based Ventana Medical Systems Inc. and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix announced a broad collaborative research agreement to discover and develop diagnostic markers for treating cancer.
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain said he cannot support women joining the military as it grapples with a sexual assault epidemic some lawmakers described as a cancer at a hearing Tuesday in which senators dressed down senior military leaders, led by female lawmakers, combat veterans and former …
Anna Greenberg gets a hug from her mother, Alayne, at a gathering of her family in December.
As she lay in her Tucson hospital bed three days before her death, Anna Greenberg, 28, received an unexpected and emotional phone call from a Hollywood icon she'd long idolized.
University of Arizona economics junior Nick Palomares, 21, in his bedroom at his parents' house on Tucson's east side. Palomares was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year and was forced to withdraw from class this semester to move back home when the cancer spread.
University of Arizona economics junior Nick Palomares keeps a positive attitude while working with phlebotomist Nicy Perez, who is drawing his blood for analysis before an appointment with his oncologist.
When 21-year-old University of Arizona student Nick Palomares found out his testicular cancer had come back with a vengeance, he dropped out to focus on healing from "the disease of young men."
A Tucson company has moved a step closer to launching its first cancer-prevention drug with a late-stage clinical trial.
MILWAUKEE - A decade after completion of the Human Genome Project on April 14, 2003, a top official of the National Institutes of Health surveyed the rarefied view from that mountaintop:
CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who became the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and, on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation's most influential thumb, died Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. …
Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts for decades, doctors found.