‘I thought this was the end’

A rare cancer therapy gives a Michigan man a second chance at life.

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‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

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Forging a new path

Shonta Frody's storied road led her to an adoptive family, a battle with leukemia, the development of a clothing line—and a true friendship with a resident doctor.

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Pampered with a purpose

Even though she lost her hair to treatments, Ruth Hourani learned to feel beautiful again thanks to Beautiful You, a free program for women battling cancer.

Study confirms lifesaving value of colonoscopy

If cancerous growths called polyps are found during a colonoscopy, they can be removed during the procedure.

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‘There’s no wrong choice’

Business acquaintances Bill Payne and Sean Welsh become friends, sharing their divergent yet successful prostate cancer journeys.

Blue skies, green duds: The luck of the Irish Jig

Nearly 4,300 people took part in the annual St. Patrick's Day race to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

World’s biggest puzzle: 1 million pieces

Once assembled, the All of Us Research Program could provide an unprecedented picture of health and wellness in the United States.

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Luck o’ the early colon cancer diagnosis

Stephanie Schlueter walked the Spectrum Health Irish Jig for the fourth time, but her first as a survivor.

Study: E-cig vapors laden with toxic metals

Coils that heat the liquid nitrogen may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.

Doctors: Don’t fear breast radiation therapy

Most women who undergo this type of cancer treatment agree that greater knowledge makes it less scary.

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‘The best word ever’

She's a survivor: Lily-Mae Morrison, the “Tiny Dancer” from Ireland, completes a clinical trial.