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Getting the Jump on Cancer with Preventative Surgeries

Angelina Jolie had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed after a recent blood test showed a possible early sign of cancer.

03/25/2015

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Ironman cancer survivor, Mayor’s Ball and Phantom of the Opera

03/07/2015

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Homeowners Group Relents, OKs Playhouse for Girl with Cancer

A young girl with leukemia who asked for a playhouse in her backyard, but was denied after a homeowners association blocked it, will get her wish after all.

03/06/2015

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Missouri House Panel to Consider Medical Marijuana Proposal

Montel Williams is joining a Missouri Republican in efforts to allow patients with specific ailments access to medical marijuana with a state-monitored distribution program.

02/23/2015

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Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.

01/21/2015

TV personality Stuart Scott accepts the 2014 Jimmy V Perseverance Award onstage during the 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

A Closer Look at Rare Cancer that Took Life of Stuart Scott

A local cancer specialist says it was one of the rarest forms of cancer that claimed the life of ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott.

01/06/2015

TV personality Stuart Scott accepts the 2014 Jimmy V Perseverance Award onstage during the 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

ESPN’s Stuart Scott Dies

Chicago native fought a battle with cancer since 2007

01/04/2015

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Doctor Who Built Own Coffin Dies From Cancer

A doctor who built his own coffin has died.

11/18/2014

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Parkway West High School Raises Thousands for Custodian

A few high school students collecting change for an ailing custodian has sparked a fundraising campaign that’s raised more than $7,000 in just one day.

11/06/2014

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Cancers Occur at Higher Rate Along Cold Water Creek

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.

09/24/2014

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