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Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

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?

08/22/2014

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Missouri Lagging In Cancer Fight, Says Report

American Cancer Society spokeswoman says state reached 0 of 12 benchmarks.

08/22/2014

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HPV Vaccine Prevents More Than Cervical Cancer

Back to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.

08/11/2014

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Postponing Chronic Disease Development Means Less Time Spent Sick

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.

07/24/2014

Photo: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/GettyImages

Turkish Citizen Pleads Guilty in Drug Fraud Case

Ozkan Semizoglu pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges for smuggling counterfeit and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States.

07/23/2014

Former north county residents Jenell Wright and Diane Schanzenbach blame area health problems on nuclear waste near creek.

Health Department to Examine Coldwater Creek

Waste from atomic bomb production in downtown St. Louis was dumped in the creek in the 1940s

07/19/2014

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STUDY: Breast Cancer Chemo May Lead to Heart Failure

A local cardiologist says there are some serious heart risks that come with chemotherapy.

06/05/2014

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Prescription Drug Prices Predicted to Skyrocket by 2016

A recent study done by St. Louis-based Express Scripts may predicts a drug spending increase by 2016 up to 63 percent.

04/09/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is joined by cancer patients, survivors and health care providers as he signs Senate Bill 668, which will increase the affordability and accessibility of oral chemotherapy medications, during ceremonies at Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis on March 19, 2014. Oral anticancer medications provide patients with a simpler, more convenient and less invasive alternative to chemotherapy delivered intravenously because pills can be taken at home, often with fewer side effects.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Governor Signs Oral Chemotherapy Bill

Missouri cancer patients could soon find it more affordable to take chemotherapy pills under legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday.

03/19/2014

Photo: American Cancer Society/Getty Images

Colon Cancer Rates Fall

Cancer researchers say colonoscopies are the reason for a 30 percent drop in colon cancer rates over the past decade in those over 50.

03/18/2014

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