Articles tagged with: cancer

20 August 2015

Carter discusses cancer diagnosis

Posted in U.S. & World News

(Nbc news)  Former President Jimmy Carter says he has melanoma that's been found in both his liver and brain. "I just thought I had a few weeks left, but I was surprisingly at ease," Carter said wh ...

15 May 2015

Vitamin pill cuts skin cancer risk: researchers

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) People who took a single vitamin pill twice a day cut their risk of the two most common forms of skin cancer by nearly a quarter, Australian researchers reported Wednesday. The vitamin is ...

31 March 2015

Fighting cancer with Polio

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW)  Less than two months ago, Bruce McCain moved easily around his northeast Portland home and certainly moved without a walker. Today he relies on it for each step. In early F ...

23 January 2015

Beloved car dealer passes away after battle with cancer

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A strong contributor to the Rogue Valley community and part owner of Airport Chevrolet has died. 37-year-old Greg Mills was the General Manager of Airport Chevrolet. He died last ni ...

09 December 2014

Benefit dinner being held for local boy with cancer

Posted in Local

White City, Ore. --- Members of the community are coming together to support a White City family as their young son battles cancer for the second time and you can helpWhen Jorge Machain was five yea ...

08 October 2014

Woman, 29: Why I'm taking my own life in Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- A 29-year-old woman who has terminal brain cancer has chosen to end her life on November 1st.Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer in January of this year. She liv ...

24 May 2014

Car wash fundraiser for infant with cancer

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. --  A business owner is raising money for an infant with liver cancer. The owner of Salon Spark held a car wash and BBQ Saturday  to benefit baby Madison. She is currently in Portla ...

13 May 2014

Red wine letdown

Posted in Health

(NBC News) Red wine has been hailed in the past as a heart-healthy drink, but in a new study it failed to show any benefit. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine followed nearl ...

14 March 2014

Making a difference: 5-yr-old gives hair to charity

Posted in Local, Health

Central Point, Ore. -- A five-year-old Central Point girl gave up her long hair to help other girls suffering from cancer. It was a viral YouTube video that inspired Madi Nelson to cut off her hair ...