Cancer

Hyundai Hope On Wheels will award Connecticut Children's Medical Center with the $75,000 Hyundai Young Investigators Clinical Award

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presenting Award To Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Children with cancer will be decorating a Hyundai Santa Fe model during a ceremony later today at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford as the car maker awards the hospital’s Dr. Natalie Bezler a $75,000 grant for her work studying the effects of health literacy on a patient’s prognosis.

08/14/2014

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Cancer Patients Can Get ‘Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available

Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.

08/01/2014

New research suggests antioxidants do nothing to prevent cancer and, in some cases, may make the disease worse. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Antioxidant Supplements Don’t Fight Cancer

New study suggests antioxidants may make some cancers worse.

07/22/2014

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Forum On Medical Marijuana Today

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) – Pharmacists and physicians from throughout Connecticut are gathering to learn more about medical marijuana. The first Medical Cannabis Symposium in the state was being held Wednesday at the Aqua Turf Club […]

06/25/2014

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Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

According to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

06/13/2014

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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

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Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer Patients

A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.

05/16/2014

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Former Red Sox Pitcher Has Cancer

Former star pitcher turned television analyst Curt Schilling announced Wednesday that he is battling cancer.

02/05/2014

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Study: Chemical BPA May Raise Risk Of Miscarriage

New research suggests that high levels of BPA might raise the risk of miscarriage in women.

10/21/2013

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As Deadline Nears, Applications To 9/11 Fund Soar

With just a few days remaining until a key deadline, more than 32,000 people have applied to the federal compensation fund for people with illnesses that might be related to toxic fallout from the Sept. 11 attacks, program officials said.

10/01/2013

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