MBTA Chief, Citing Health Reasons, Announces RetirementThe general manager of the MBTA, who took over after the Boston-area transit system was crippled last year by severe winter weather, announced Monday he's retiring to concentrate on his fight with cancer.
US Creating Pink Coin To Fund Breast Cancer ResearchThe U.S. Mint, which will produce the coins, will need to use a new formula to give them a pink tint.
Report Says Bacon, Alcohol Can Cause Stomach CancerThe analysis by the World Cancer Research Fund looks at the latest scientific research on diet and possible connections to stomach cancer.
Wellesley Mom Training For Boston Marathon While Undergoing Stage 4 Cancer TreatmentLike many runners preparing for Marathon Monday, Carol Chaoui is recovering after her longest run of the season – 21 miles on Saturday -- but that challenge pales in comparison to her fight against cancer.
Adaptive Therapy May Help Kids Cope With CancerOne year ago, a girl named Salma Costa began a new unconventional approach called adaptive therapy, currently reserved for children with no other options.
NH Examines Spike In Rare Childhood Cancer In Several TownsThe state of New Hampshire found Rye and the four surrounding towns have higher than expected numbers of two types of childhood cancer.
Community Shows Outpouring Of Support For 10-Year-Old Natick Boy Battling CancerThe town honored Connor Heffler of Natick by hanging blue-and-orange ribbons on trees that led to a wall with his name on it.
Herbal Remedies Could Put Cancer Patients At RiskPeople often turn to herbal remedies for a variety of health conditions, but some can actually be harmful, especially if they're undergoing cancer treatment.
Lumber Liquidators' Laminate Flooring Raises Cancer Risk, CDC SaysLumber Liquidators' stock plunged Monday as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says people exposed to certain types of the company's laminate flooring were three times more likely to get cancer than the agency previously predicted.
Cancer Now No. 1 Killer In Massachusetts, Ahead Of Heart DiseaseCancer is becoming the No. 1 killer in more and more states as deaths from heart disease have declined, new health statistics show.
Lung Cancer - #1 Cancer Killer of Women in America
Quincy Conference Aims To Educate People About CancerA conference aimed at empowering and educating people affected by cancer will be held in Quincy on Saturday.