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.
PHOENIX - A state lawmaker trying to repeal the medical marijuana law has decided it's also time to scrap a state law that allows Arizonans to dose themselves with another federally banned drug.
Doctors told Tom Wieser he might not live through this year.
Dr. Evan Unger and his four-year-old Tucson company, NuvOx Pharma, are planning clinical trials of an injectable drug to make tumors more susceptible to radiation treatment.
Nearly two decades ago, University of Arizona radiologist Dr. Evan Unger recognized that an ultrasound imaging contrast agent he pioneered held promise as a way to deliver drugs or therapies to specific areas.
GILBERT — A Gilbert woman is accused of fraudulently claiming she has cancer and getting thousands of dollars in donations.
A Tucson woman who has dedicated her life to helping animals now needs some help in return.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine — Tucson and Ventana Medical Systems Inc. will hold a free information session about prostate cancer at 6 p.m today.
It's not the kind of news any 41-year-old would expect, let alone someone who has never smoked.
Events include party tonight at Playground.
Researchers at the University of Arizona are looking for licensed massage therapists to participate in a study about tobacco use.
A Tucson construction worker was sentenced to one year in jail Wednesday by a judge who said she was unwilling to risk the safety of any probation officer who might be assigned to his case.
Last week's story about University of Arizona medical student Derek Neal's battle with lung cancer attracted some inaccurate comments from readers.