“Kate’s Crusade” is a cancer-fighting video game that an 11-year-old’s oncologist is working to create in her honor.
One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and there are nearly 3 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S. alone — but even with so many impacted, there is still so much to know. (This post is sponsored by Priority Toyota of Springfield.)
Samaria Hunter, 47, is fighting for her life. Just days before the marathon kicks off, she will undergo her last radiation treatment for a brain tumor that was discovered just over a year ago. In this fifth installment of WTOP’s Marine Corps Marathon series, she shares how faith and family have supported her on this journey.
Hundreds of children battling cancer from all around the globe are helping design colorful space suits for NASA as part of a project that’s bringing art, healing and science together.
A cancer-stricken girl from the U.K. is in remission after her family raised $180,000 via a social media campaign to get her to the U.S. for an experimental treatment.
Medical research has traditionally treated cancer as a disease to be cured, but Microsoft’s latest efforts to aid the medical professionals treats it as a puzzle to be solved.
Shannen Doherty, 45, tells Entertainment Tonight that her breast cancer has spread
The review, published in the journal Addiction, supports an association between alcohol consumption and cancers located in the oropharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colon, rectum and female breast.
A 10-year-old New York boy named Carter who beat cancer got to meet another cancer survivor named Carter, former President Jimmy Carter.
An Alabama fire station named a local 6-year-old with cancer one of their honorary firefighters, granting the boy his dream job title.
A bone marrow transplant could help save an 11-year-old from Alexandria, but it’s not easy to find a match when you’re adopted from Russia. His parents have turned to the international bone marrow registry for help; they’ve been proactive, and the “sit and wait and pray.”
A CDC report based on comprehensive national data shows that from 2008 to 2012, there were nearly 39,000 new cases of HPV-associated cancers.
A pop-up art studio at a local hospital brings some much needed relief to cancer patients, survivors and their families.
Dermatologists recommend coming in annually for a once-over to check for skin cancer. It’s quick, painless and can pick up on early signs of trouble when the disease is most treatable.
Researchers found those who adhered to cancer prevention guidelines, including living a physically active lifestyle, eating five or more servings of veggies and limiting booze were less likely to develop cancer.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.