Cancer

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

Liam Fitzgerald. (WBZ-TV)

Beloved Fist-Bumping Bruins Fan In Running For Cancer Group’s ‘Man Of The Year’

Little Liam Fitzgerald, who is arguably one of the most beloved and popular Bruins fans, is looking to add another title to his name: Man of the Year.

03/16/2015

Baby Mason (Family photo)

Danvers Couple Turns Grief Into Giving To Honor Baby Mason

Alissa and Kevin Silva are honoring the memory of their son by giving back.

03/04/2015

Chelmsford hockey coach Mike McGrath, left, has been unable to coach while he battles cancer. (Image Credit: Chelmsford Patch)

Chelmsford Hockey Team’s Playoff Run Inspired By Coach Battling Cancer

Chelmsford has reached the North Division 1 semifinal despite being without head coach Mike McGrath, who was diagnosed with throat cancer early in the season.

03/04/2015

Intraoperative radiation therapy (WBZ-TV)

New Cancer Procedure Eliminates Need For Repeated Radiation Treatments

Lahey Medical Center is the only hospital in Massachusetts offering intraoperative radiation therapy.

03/03/2015

Breath test. (WBZ-TV)

Simple Breath Test Could Detect Cancer, Heart Failure

Researchers are working on a less invasive approach to diagnose diseases.

02/25/2015

(Photo: iStockphoto)

Weight Loss Surgery: A Tool for Better Health

Weight loss surgery is not just for losing weight. Studies show that losing a great deal of weight can help increase one’s overall quality of health.

02/20/2015

Michele Morris (WBZ-TV)

Billerica Students ‘Celling Out’ To Help Single Mom Battling Cancer

Billerica High School students have a unique way to help out a single mother of three who is battling cancer.

02/03/2015

Wild Turkey (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.

01/21/2015

Cathy Nichols and her son Jason on the field prior to the AFC Championship. (Image from WGME)

Patriots Give Fan With Terminal Cancer Tickets To AFC Championship

Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a fan’s dream come true Sunday night.

01/19/2015

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