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WASHINGTON — For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35.
The Grand Canyon University Foundation will host the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on March 8 at Grand Canyon University.
This photo taken Feb. 24, 2014 shows actress Angelina Jolie waving as she leaves the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon. Jolie generated headlines last year when she revealed she had a mastectomy to reduce her risk of inherited breast cancer. New research confirms that another kind of surgery, removing ovaries, is one of the most protective steps women who inherit faulty BRCA genes can take. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Aria Anderson risked years of misfortune when she opened her sock monkey umbrella inside her hospital room during a late morning in January. She did so to hide from the group of strangers who came to see her, and the strategy proved effective; her unfurled shield more than covered the slight 6-year-old’s frame.
Saying some chance is better than none, a House panel voted Thursday to let terminally ill patients get drugs that have not yet been approved for use.
Mesa resident Bodour Salhia recently joined the board of directors for Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center will offer a free seminar to provide cancer-prevention tips on Jan. 8.
From education to economic development, the Town of Gilbert ended 2013 with solid economic prospects, a sterling reputation for safety and a couple of issues that irked several of its residence. But the year might be best known for how it contributed to the foundation of what the town can be in the near future.
Banner MD Anderson will have an expert on hand to provide cancer prevention advice during a seminar on Dec. 11.
Playing Argentine First Lady Eva Perón is the hardest role Caroline Bowman has ever had.
PHOENIX – Just 25 doctors are responsible for allowing more than 25,000 Arizonans to legally obtain marijuana, according to a new report Friday.
East Valley residents have an opportunity to play an important role in a research project that should have a profound effect on cancer research over the next three decades.
To parents and residents living within the Gilbert Public Schools geographic area:
WASHINGTON — Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you're sneezing more lately, or if carbs are really what is making you tired after lunch?
Paulette Compton’s husband had an MBA and was trained in the military to fly planes, helicopters and blimps. But faced with doctor’s recommendation to get a chest X-ray to determine the cause of a persistent cough, he refused.
The East Valley Sun Devils will hold homecoming games for several of its teams and raise funds for breast cancer research on Saturday at Skyline High School in Mesa.
Music and motivational messages will be among the highlights of an evening designed to showcase individual courage and resiliency, while raising money for cancer research
Two hospitals under Banner's auspices will host two different and free events tailored toward breast cancer survivors this October.
Actor Patrick Swayze is gone but not forgotten at one of Phoenix’s most unique entertainment venues.
ATLANTA — Coca-Cola keeps the recipe for its 127-year-old soda inside an imposing steel vault that's bathed in red security lights. Several cameras monitor the area to make sure the fizzy formula stays a secret.
HAVANA — Each summer, microscopic dust particles kicked up by African sandstorms blow thousands of miles (kilometers) across the Atlantic to arrive in the Caribbean, limiting airplane pilots' visibility to just a few miles and contributing to the suffering of asthmatics trying to draw breath.
Local city officials tout economic development plans, education programs and the will to progress as signs of the potential of the East Valley as a major player on the bioscience sector.