Washington University in Saint Louis

Local Cancer Research Could Have Effect on Treatment

One day we may no longer treat cancers according to which organ they hit – like breast cancer or liver cancer – but instead “start defining diseases by their genetic fingerprint.”



TIAM Weekend: Musician Rich Amsinger & Blood Conference

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Gateway Chapter will be hosting a Blood Cancer Conference

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Illinois Doctors Ask for Medical Marijuana Legalization

Nearly 250 physicians are calling on Illinois lawmakers to legalize the use of marijuana for patients with serious illnesses.


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American Cancer Society Seeks St. Louisans For Study

The goal is to gain insight into more of the environmental and lifestyle factors that contribute to cancer.


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SLU Researchers Hope To Treat Cancer With Common Vegetable

Bitter melon is a vegetable and a staple of diets in India and China.



Study: No Cancer Cluster Discovered in St. Louis County

Many residents of the area quickly dismissed a Missouri agency’s study which found no evidence of cancer cluster.


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Study: Sitting In Workplace Ups Chronic Disease Risk

A Kansas State University researcher is adding to a growing body of research showing the health risks of spending a lot of time on your duff.


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Glen Carbon Police: Collection Jar For Cancer Patient Stolen

There is a silver-lining to that story out of Glen Carbon where a collection jar was stolen on Monday.


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Study: 20,000 Americans Die From Cancer Caused By Alcohol Use

Researchers have learned that a significant percentage of cancer-related deaths in America can be linked to alcohol consumption.


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Heart Disease Kills More Women Than Breast Cancer

Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease and the gap between men and women’s survival continues to widen.





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