Siteman Cancer Center
A local cancer specialist says it was one of the rarest forms of cancer that claimed the life of ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott.
A new study finds men with a certain pattern of baldness by the age of 45 had a 39 percent increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer versus men with no baldness.
Local cancer patients and their doctors join hundreds in Washington DC this week, urging Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority.
Charlie Brennan – Thursday, April 24th – Comedian Martin Short; Maestro Leonard Slatkin; Dan McLaughlin
Comedian Martin Short; Maestro Leonard Slatkin; Cards Broadcaster Dan McLaughlin; Dr. Fred Fausz; Mary Ella Gabler; Jan Herman on his book, “The Lucky Few”; Jack Cheevers, author of “Act of War: Lyndon Johnson, North Korea and the Capture of the Spy Ship ‘Pueblo'”, and St. Louisan and Navy Lt. Skip Schumacher, an officer aboard the ‘Pueblo’, who spent 11 months in North Korea.
A Facebook survey of some three thousand people from the Coldwater Creek area of north county shows clusters of cancer and other illnesses some blame on nuclear waste once stored there.
This week’s edition of “Voices of St. Louis”eatured Kathy Federico, president of the Mid-America Chevy Dealers, Frank Viverito, president of the St. Louis Sports Commission, Lenell Hahn, director of admissions at SEMO and Dr. Catherine Appleton of Siteman Cancer Center.
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 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.
Dr. Julie Margenthaler says the BRCA gene is quite rare, affecting just one or two in every 1,000 people, but there are some warning signs.
Charlie talks about Angelina Jolie’s preventative double mastectomy with Dr. Terry Myckatyn of Wash U/Siteman Cancer Ctr., with Astronaut Col. Buzz Aldrin; and with Dheerj Patri and Dagan Xavier of Food Essentials.