Cancer

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

Ryan McGuire and Danny Nickerson (Image credit Golf Fights Cancer)

Foxboro Boy To Attempt 100-Hole Golf Marathon In Young Friend’s Memory

When 5-year-old Danny Nickerson of Foxboro died from a rare cancer in April, he left a friend who resolved to do what he could to fight the disease.

06/10/2015

Gronk at the Buzz For Kids event in Foxboro (Photo credit Jason Marder/WBZ-TV)

Rob Gronkowski Shaves Head To Boost Kids With Cancer

New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski got a buzz cut for a good cause on Sunday.

06/07/2015

Jim Boysen. (WBZ-TV)

Doctors Perform First Partial Skull And Scalp Transplant

Surgeons have used plastic implants and bone grafts to close large defects in patients’ skulls before but now doctors at MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital say they have performed the world’s first partial skull and scalp transplant.

06/04/2015

MRI machine (WBZ-TV)

Less Is More When Treating Kids With Cancer

Some doctors now think you can do more for kids with cancer by actually doing less.

06/01/2015

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