Cancer

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Second Cancers Are On The Rise

Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has had the disease before.

08/24/2015

Carcinogens get embedded in the fabric of firefighters' gear. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Fire Department Making Firefighters Aware Of Cancer Risks

The Boston Fire Department is fighting back against cancer, which has taken the lives of 160 firefighters in the last 25 years.

08/21/2015

Jodi Killeffer. (WBZ-TV)

Pregnant Woman Battling Cancer May Give Birth On Her Birthday

A pregnant Braintree woman battling cancer may give birth in early September.

08/21/2015

Dillon Pray. (WBZ-TV)

‘Pedal Partners’ Ride To Support Kids With Cancer

“Pedal Partners” are riding in the Pan-Mass Challenge to support kids with cancer.

08/01/2015

A gavel. (Credit: iStockphoto)

Lottery Winner Sentenced For Stealing From Brother’s Construction Company In Brockton

A southeastern Massachusetts woman who won a $1 million lottery prize must pay over $100,000 after admitting she stole from her brother’s business while he battled cancer.

07/18/2015

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Sitting For Long Periods Of Time May Increase Cancer Risk

A new study finds that sitting on your duff for long periods of time can raise a woman’s risk of cancer.

07/16/2015

Bill Chubbuck and Brenda Beauregard (WBZ-TV)

Community Helps Attleboro Man Battling Cancer Plan Dream Wedding

An Attleboro couple is planning their dream wedding while they still have time.

07/14/2015

Worcester Police Officer JD Daige. (WBZ-TV)

Worcester Police Officer Celebrates Cancer Victory With Pan-Mass Challenge Ride

Police officer JD Daige spends his nights patrolling Worcester in his police cruiser and his days training for his very first Pan-Mass Challenge.

07/07/2015

Imagine Dragons (Photo credit Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Florida Teen Makes Concert Dreams Come True For Cancer Patients

Lindsea Taylor is making sure her Imagine Dragons tickets aren’t going to waste.

07/02/2015

Playground with rubber mulch (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Playground Surfaces May Put Kids At Risk

Material designed to make playgrounds and turf fields safer for children, may actually be putting them at risk.

06/11/2015

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