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Local Cancer Specialist: Why Chance of Getting Cancer Second Time on the Rise

A local cancer specialist says there are a couple of good reasons why there’s an increase in the number of people being diagnosed with a second type of cancer after previously surviving the disease.


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St. Louis Doctors Assess Jimmy Carter’s Battle Ahead

Former president Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has cancer in four spots on his brain.


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Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention Study

Fewer than half of U.S. states passed three or more of the nine categories.


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New Study May Change Length of Breast Cancer Treatment

A new study may lead to a change in the length of breast cancer radiation treatment.


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Studies Find Firefighters Up to Twice as Likely to Develop Certain Cancers

“Toxins are getting through our gear, and ultimately to our skin, and being absorbed in a fashion that we had never understood before,” he says.


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U.S. News & World: St. Louis Children’s Hospital Ranked in Every Category

St. Louis Children’s is the St. Louis hospital to rank in all 10 U.S. News categories in its annual report.



TIAM Sunday June 7

Triple Crown, Pedal the Cause, Spy and The Original Knights of Swing


Cedric the Entertainer announces 2014 performance to benefit new women's pavilion at SSM St. Mary's Health Center. Pictured are: World Wide Technologies Inc. Business Development Sr. Manager Juanita Logan, Sharita Kyles Wilson, Rosetta Boyce Kyles, Cedric the Entertainer, and SSM St. Mary's president Kate Becker (SSM St. Mary's photo)

Cedric the Entertainer’s Mother Dies of Cancer

The mother of St. Louis native Cedric the Entertainer, Rosetta Kyles, died of cancer Sunday.


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Siteman Cancer Care Clinic to Open 24/7

Local cancer patients who need urgent care will soon have a new around-the-clock option.


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Missouri House Panel Sends Medical Marijuana Bill Forward

The GOP-sponsored measure would set up a system for some Missouri residents with specific illnesses and a doctor’s approval to obtain and use marijuana legally in the state.



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