Scalp Cooling Device Could Prevent Hair Loss In Chemotherapy PatientsHair loss is one of the most difficult side effects from chemotherapy, but a scalp-cooling device could make a difference.
Gene Test Finds Which Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip ChemoA new study shows a gene test can help many women with early stage breast cancer avoid chemotherapy and still beat the disease.
Conn. Teen Who Fought Chemotherapy Heading Home From HospitalA 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy has finished that treatment and was expected to be released from the hospital.
Simmons College President Battles Breast CancerThe president of Simmons College talks about her fight with breast cancer.
Tom Menino's Decision Could Be Quality Of Life IssueFormer Boston Mayor Tom Menino said Thursday he is suspending treatment for an advanced form of cancer.
New Mass. Law Requires Insurers To Cover Chemotherapy PillsInsurance companies that provide coverage for chemotherapy treatments will be required to provide the same level of coverage for chemotherapy pills under a bill signed by Gov. Deval Patrick.
Lahey Clinic Works On New Vaccine To Battle Breast CancerResearchers are working on a vaccine of sorts that could keep breast cancer cells from coming back. Right now clinical trials are underway in the Boston area.
Dream Comes True For NH Boy Battling Rare DiseaseMake-A-Wish New Hampshire built an expansive castle complete with suits of armor, spires and bridges in Epping.
Backyard Castle Helps NH Boy Battle Rare DiseaseThe Make-A-Wish Foundation is helping to bring a 12-year-old's dream to life.
Back In The Pilot Seat After Rectal SurgeryFlying high was always part of Joshua Sager's life plan. He would become a well-respected Navy fighter pilot on his way to a Squadron Commander title. He had found the girl of his dreams. But, just before finishing up his Master's degree work at Naval College, he noticed some irregular bleeding.
Mom Accused Of Denying Son Meds TestifiesA Salem mother accused of withholding cancer treatment from her autistic son has begun testifying in her own defense.