Cancer

Bridge School dance party in Lexington (WBZ-TV)

Elementary Students In Lexington Support Classmate With Cancer

Students at the Bridge Elementary School in Lexington are doing all they can to support a classmate battling cancer.

05/20/2015

Lisa Porter (WBZ-TV)

Purse Stolen From Two-Time Cancer Survivor In Lowell

A two-time cancer survivor was preparing for a yard sale when someone stole her purse containing money for bills and pledges for a cancer walk.

05/19/2015

(Photo credit JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Teen Who Fought Chemotherapy Heading Home From Hospital

A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy has finished that treatment and was expected to be released from the hospital.

04/27/2015

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Paxton Nurse With Cancer Writes Own Obituary Before Death

A Paxton nurse battling cancer penned her own obituary before her death last week.

04/22/2015

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Curt Schilling Pens Letter To Teenage Self About Chewing Tobacco

The former Red Sox pitcher is continuing to raise awareness about the dangers of smokeless tobacco.

04/12/2015

Helen Drinan, president of Simmons College, discusses her battle with breast cancer. (WBZ-TV)

Simmons College President Battles Breast Cancer

The president of Simmons College talks about her fight with breast cancer.

04/10/2015

Gov. Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Charlie Baker Getting Buzz Cut For A Good Cause

It’s no April Fools’ joke – the governor of Massachusetts is getting a buzz cut.

04/02/2015

Bethany Cove (WBZ-TV)

Lynn Woman Has No Regrets After Preventative Surgeries

A Lynn woman says watching Angelina Jolie go public with her decision to remove her breasts and ovaries empowers her.

03/24/2015

Director/actress Angelina Jolie attends the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for BFCA)

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Further Preventive Surgery

The actress just announced she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in an effort to decrease her chance of developing the disease that killed her mother.

03/24/2015

Rubber crumbs from turf field. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Health Concerns Raised Over Artificial Turf Fields

The I-Team discovered questions are being raised about the safety of many of the fields located in communities across the state.

03/18/2015

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