| Sep 22, 2010
In those whispered exchanges that unfold in clinic corridors and doctor's office waiting rooms, even on a short elevator ride from one hospital floor to the next, there is a bit of dark humor passed from one breast cancer patient to another: "Oh, wait...
| Sep 13, 2011
You wait hours to see a doctor and when you finally get into the office, your mind goes blank. So what questions should every woman be asking their gynocologist? Dr. Maurie Markman will give us a break down.
Dr. Markman is currently the Vice President of...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 10:56 PM
The estrogen-blocker Aromasin was found to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 65 percent in post-menopausal women at high risk for breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday.
A late-stage trial of 4,560 post-menopausal women who were at...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Advanced melanoma patients treated with an experimental pill developed by Roche and Daiichi Sankyo were 63 percent less likely to die than patients given chemotherapy, according to a new trial.
The drug, vemurafenib, is designed for use in patients...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:12 PM
For the first time, patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer have two new treatment options that prolong survival, according to new research presented at a cancer conference in Chicago on Sunday.
One drug specifically targets a mutated gene that...
| Jun 24, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1. Mos Def performs, BK; 2. 2Free dance classes from Alvin Ailey; 3. Nail Polish giveaway.
Rosie Perez, Academy Award-nominated actress, hosts the 2011 Fort Greene Festival...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 7:22 AM
A good circus performance can bring out the kid in almost anyone, with its bright colors, pratfalling clowns, and thrilling acrobats and jugglers.
Behind the scenes, though there's the different, just as enthralling world of the folks who labor long...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 7:05 PM
The best-kept secret in cancer treatment is gaining widespread attention in part from local news at Hampton University.
When the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute officially opened in October, it put proton therapy on the map not only in...
| Apr 20, 2012
Dave Marsh stopped by to talk about the Kristen Ann Carr Fund 'A Night to Remember' fundraising gala taking place on Saturday, April 21st.
The Kristen Ann Carr Fund was founded in 1993 by Bruce Springsteen's co-manager Barbara Carr and her husband,...
| May 21, 2012
| 1:39 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New recommendations from chest and cancer doctors call for lung cancer screening in older adults with a long history of smoking a pack a day or more — but also highlight the possible harms of screening, including a high...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:52 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many doctors-in-training with shaky Spanish skills are willing to discuss medical care with their patients in Spanish — but that may change after they are tested for fluency, a new study suggests.
Researchers surveyed 76...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:52 AM
As children go from elementary to junior high school, the desire to tan grows stronger while the habit of using sunscreen goes out the window, according to a survey — potentially raising the risk of getting deadly skin cancer later on.