People who live near Cold Water Creek in North St. Louis County have a higher rate of cancers than the rest of the state, according to the Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri Cancer Registry.
Local cancer patients and their doctors join hundreds in Washington DC this week, urging Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority.
Children’s kidney and thyroid cancers have increased in recent years, and though the diseases are rare, experts wonder if the rising rates could be related to obesity.
Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?
American Cancer Society spokeswoman says state reached 0 of 12 benchmarks.
Back to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.
Washington University researchers say changing how medical care is delivered could help prevent multiple chronic diseases and extend the total number of years we remain healthy.
Ozkan Semizoglu pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges for smuggling counterfeit and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States.
Waste from atomic bomb production in downtown St. Louis was dumped in the creek in the 1940s
A local cardiologist says there are some serious heart risks that come with chemotherapy.