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Study: Not Enough Cancer Doctors in Rural America

Study shows more cancer cases, but not enough doctors.

03/12/2014

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Lawmakers Give Final Approval to Chemo Parity Bill

Missouri cancer patients who rely on oral chemotherapy pills could see lower costs under legislation sent to the governor’s desk Thursday.

03/06/2014

Horses are pictured on a frozen field on December 10, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER)

Mo. Community Grants Make-A-Wish Dream

Missouri community fulfills a 7-year-old girl’s wish to ride a unicorn.

03/03/2014

Mary Elizabeth Beary holds a photo of her late father, Thomas Joseph Beary III.

Father’s Death Provides Catalyst For Local Woman’s Advocacy

Mary Elizabeth Beary says her father had been suffering from stomach pains for six months but was misdiagnosed.

11/20/2013

O'Fallon Police Chief John Betten died Sunday afternoon at his home. (Photo credit:ofallon.org)

O’Fallon Police Chief Dies of Cancer

Police Capt. Jeff Wild said despite John Betten’s illness, Betten continued working and “never let the cancer define the type of man he was.”

09/23/2013

Healthcare Fair Provides Free Health Screenings For Bronx Residents

Siteman Researcher Writes About Cancer ‘Crisis’

Siteman Cancer Center Director Dr. Timothy Eberlein helped write a new national report on these cancer concerns, titled “Delivering High Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis.”

09/12/2013

Study Recommends Mammograms For Younger Women

The study found 609 confirmed breast cancer deaths. The median age of death from breast cancer was 49, and the median age of death from any other cause was 72.

09/11/2013

Healthcare Fair Provides Free Health Screenings For Bronx Residents

Study Seeks to Redefine Cancer; Local Expert Weary

The researchers argue that not only does the definition of cancer need to change, but in some cases, the word should be dropped from many common diagnoses.

07/31/2013

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New Treatment Option For Prostate Cancer Patients

The Siteman Cancer Center is now one of just five in the U.S. offering a new treatment for prostate cancer patients.

07/23/2013

A social worker helps elderly people during a memory activity at the Cuidem La Memoria elderly home , which specializes in Alzheimer patients on August 2, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.  (credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Study: Cancer Patients Have Lower Risk For Alzheimer’s

According to a recent study, seniors with cancer have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease and vice versa.

07/14/2013

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