Cancer warrior with 2% chance to live wows on AGT

Each year, an estimated 1.8 million people in the United States are affected by cancer — most commonly cancers of the breast, lung, prostate, and blood cancers such as leukemia. While not everyone overcomes the disease, thanks to science, more people are surviving — and for longer — than ever before in history. We asked …

Healthy Levels of Vitamin D May Boost Breast Cancer Outcomes

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, June 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer patients who have adequate levels of vitamin D — the “sunshine vitamin” — at the time of their diagnosis have better long-term outcomes, a new study finds. Combined with the results of prior research, the new findings suggest …

We asked three people how cancer changed their lives. Here are their stories – and how cancer is changing because of them.

Each year, an estimated 1.8 million people in the United States are affected by cancer — most commonly cancers of the breast, lung, prostate, and blood cancers such as leukemia. While not everyone overcomes the disease, thanks to science, more people are surviving — and for longer — than ever before in history. We asked …

Study Pinpoints Cancer Patients at Highest Risk From COVID

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Hospitalized patients with active cancer are more likely to die from COVID-19 than those who’ve survived cancer and patients who’ve never had cancer, a new study shows. Researchers analyzed the records of nearly 4,200 patients hospitalized at NYU Langone …