Study shows more cancer cases, but not enough doctors.
Missouri cancer patients who rely on oral chemotherapy pills could see lower costs under legislation sent to the governor’s desk Thursday.
Missouri community fulfills a 7-year-old girl’s wish to ride a unicorn.
Mary Elizabeth Beary says her father had been suffering from stomach pains for six months but was misdiagnosed.
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.”
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.”
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.
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.
The Siteman Cancer Center is now one of just five in the U.S. offering a new treatment for prostate cancer patients.
According to a recent study, seniors with cancer have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease and vice versa.