Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

Politics 08/23/19, 18:55

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the Supreme Court said Friday. It is the fourth time that the 86-year-old justice has announced that she has been treated for cancer over the last two ...

Stafford endures ‘tough times’ after wife’s tumor surgery

Football 05/21/19, 16:46

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is juggling his job on the field and his role as a husband and father as his wife, Kelly, recovers from surgery to remove a brain tumor."There's been some long days and some tough times," Stafford said Tuesday after joining his teammates for a voluntary ...

Lions QB Stafford sits out workout as wife has brain tumor

Football 04/16/19, 16:01

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford did not join his teammates at voluntary workouts Tuesday. Stafford's wife, Kelly, announced earlier this month she plans to have surgery to remove a brain tumor . She posted on Instagram two days later, thanking everyone for an outpouring of support . Center Graham Glasgow says he ...

Wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has brain tumor

Football 04/03/19, 13:18

Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, plans to have surgery to remove a brain tumor. Stafford shared the details Wednesday on her Instagram account. She says an MRI showed the tumor on cranial nerves after she had vertigo spells within the last year.Kelly and the Matthew Stafford ...

Federal study gives new options for people with rare cancers

U.S. 04/01/19, 11:35

People with rare cancers have been out of luck — not only do most lack good treatments but drug companies also don't pursue them because of small potential sales. Now, a federal study that pools these folks gives them strength in numbers and new options.The first results from this novel ...

Immune system therapy shows wider promise against cancer

Health 03/31/19, 12:22

A treatment that helps the immune system fight deadly blood cancers is showing early signs of promise against some solid tumors, giving hope that this approach might be extended to more common cancers in the future.The treatment, called CAR-T therapy, involves genetically modifying some of a patient's own cells to ...

Officers, K9 partners visit girl with inoperable brain tumor

U.S. 03/12/19, 13:23

A 7-year-old Wisconsin girl with a potentially fatal brain tumor got a boost of support from some furry law enforcement officers. Emma Mertens loves dogs, so more than 30 human officers with their K9 partners paid Emma a visit at her home in Hartland . The officers came from across southeastern ...

Tumor-free flounder: Study underscores Boston Harbor rebirth

Science 11/29/18, 13:58

A canary in a coal mine? How about a flounder in a harbor?In a study published last week in the journal Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts declared that flounder in Boston's once notoriously polluted harbor are now tumor-free.It's turnaround from the late ...

Iran’s Rouhani calls Israel a ‘cancerous tumor’

World 11/24/18, 12:16

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called Israel a "cancerous tumor" established by Western countries to advance their interests in the Middle East.Iran's leaders frequently condemn Israel and predict its demise, but Rouhani, a relative moderate, rarely employs such rhetoric.Addressing an annual Islamic Unity Conference on Saturday, Rouhani said "one ...

Italian skier Fanchini to return after tumor treatment

Sports 11/02/18, 09:51

Italian skier Elena Fanchini has been cleared to train again after sitting out nearly a year with an undescribed tumor.The Italian Winter Sports Federation says Fanchini was given the go ahead by its medical commission after recent exams concluded she was "completely healed."The 33-year-old Fanchini will begin training with the ...

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