Cancer

Alisha Savage of Ireland is undergoing cancer treatment in Boston. (Photo from Kim Tunnicliffe)

Toddler From Ireland Gets Life-Saving Treatment In Boston

A family from Ireland who is struggling to pay medical bills is getting some help in Boston.

05/07/2014

Hooman Noorchashm and Amy Reed (WBZ-TV)

Needham Couple Pushes To Ban Morcellation For Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are one of the most common health problems women face. Now there are new concerns about a widely used procedure for fibroids known as morcellation.

04/25/2014

Tom Menino. (WBZ-TV)

Former Boston Mayor Menino Being Treated For Advanced Cancer

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino was diagnosed with advanced cancer after leaving office.

03/15/2014

Tyler Seddon watches the convoy with his parents. (Photo from @WestwoodPD/Twitter)

Thousands Of Police & Fire Officials Help RI Boy Celebrate Birthday

First responders from around New England made sure a 7-year-old Rhode Island boy has a birthday to remember.

03/06/2014

Debbie DiMasi (WBZ-TV)

Sal DiMasi, Wife Surprised By Lung Cancer Diagnosis In Prison

The wife of former House Speaker Sal DiMasi discovered the diagnosis in a note in his prison medical records from 2012.

02/03/2014

Buddy Cianci. (Photo courtesy: Buddy Cianci-Facebook)

Buddy Cianci Treated For ‘Completely Curable’ Cancer

Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci is being treated for what he says is curable cancer.

01/28/2014

Aybel Martin

Stranger Gives NH Boy A Shot At Beating Leukemia

Aybel Martin checked in to Boston Children’s Hospital as he prepares for chemotherapy or radiation before a bone marrow transplant. A 100% match was found from a stranger.

01/27/2014

(Photo by Matt Dorris via singourway.com)

Boston Dad’s Songs For Daughter With Cancer Get Grammy Nomination

A father from Boston is nominated for his first Grammy for a children’s album that was inspired by his young daughter with cancer. His child, Clio, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2012 at the age of 5.

01/25/2014

(WBZ-TV photo)

Shares Of Epizyme Of Cambridge Skyrocket 80%, After Pair Of Positive Developments

Epizyme stock soared on Tuesday, after the company announced two important payments from its partners in the development of new types of cancer drugs.

01/07/2014

WBZ-TV reporter Bill Shields

WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields Thanks Viewers For Support During Cancer Battle

Bill returned to work Monday after two months off and wanted to share a message.

01/06/2014

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