What if your fitness were influenced not only by your activity level but also by your genes? And, focusing specifically on breast cancer, what if one’s risk of getting breast cancer were influenced by one’s inherited capacity for fitness?
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The CAR T-cell therapy, a first-of-its-kind treatment that uses patients' own immune cells to fight cancer, comes at a high cost: $475,000. The drugmaker, Novartis, has issued a money-back guarantee if the patient does not respond within the first month of treatment.
Firefighting is among the most dangerous occupations for many reasons, but firefighters also can face increased long-term health risks due to exposure to a variety of hazardous substances on the job.
ALBANY — A volunteer firefighter for more than three decades, Brian McQueen got the grim news on Dec. 24, 2013.
In the next few decades, the number of adults living with cancer is expected to triple in size.
MINDEN, W.Va. –– Since it was declared an Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site in the 1980s, the tiny township of Minden has experienced heightened cancer rates that are thought to be directly related to PCB exposure from a local coal business, Shaffer's.
This past April, business traveler Tom Stuker became the world’s most frequent flyer, logging 18,000,000 miles of air travel on United Airlines over the last 14 years.
During a recent two-year period, almost 23 percent of U.S. adults ages 18 to 59 had a type of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that put them at high risk of certain cancers, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report published Thursday.
GREENSBORO– March 6, 2017 – March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month and Friday, March 3, was “Dress in Blue Day.” Volunteers from St. Ma…
Brian Falb and his wife, Mary, helped Damian Battinelli qualify for medical benefits.