| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Not long after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994, Christine Clifford walked into her local Barnes and Noble with a simple request: "I'd like to see all of your humorous books about cancer."
The clerk shot her a dirty look: "That's sick."...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:19 AM
1) St. Vincent's Medical Center
Dr. Lawrence Schek, chief medical officer at St. Vincent's Medical Center, stands proudly behind the care his facility provides. "We have an outstanding cancer center with cutting edge technology with respect to...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:25 AM
- The University of Virginia in Charlottesville will receive $2.6 million to improve care for patients with advanced cancer. The program will integrate data from multiple sources to help improve quality of care, increase survival, and reduce costs. In...
| Aug 29, 2012
Three-year-old Jackson Fetter will be remembered for his contagious smile and his love of all things Thomas the Tank Engine.
Jackson spent the past two years on and off battling acute myeloid leukemia — an aggressive form of cancer. He died shortly...
| Aug 26, 2012
Kristen Iversen grew up in Colorado, in a small town near a secret nuclear bomb factory, although she didn't know it at the time. The factory was so under the radar that many believed the plant made cleaning supplies, like Scrubbing Bubbles. After years...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Bon Secours has announced the completed renovation and expansion of its Martha W. Davis Cancer Treatment Center at Maryview Medical Center, 3640 High St., Portsmouth. The $8 million project started in August last year and was completed in May.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Virgina Mason Medical Center is offering a new, one-day surgery-radiation treatment option for women 45 or older with early-stage breast cancer. It basically goes after the cancer in one shot.
Virginia Mason is the only hospital in the state of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:53 PM
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- A canine cancer facility in Carlsbad is conducting a new study that could potentially be a game-changer when it comes to treating pets and eventually humans.
“It has not been done,” said Oncologist and Internist Dr....
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:03 PM
When crews broke ground on Virginia Western's Center for Science and Health Professions in the summer of 2010, we knew what it would look like on the outside, but many couldn't have imagined the technology it would hold on the inside.
Things like the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Do you fear the lack of a bachelor's degre
e on your resume could force you to settle for a second-rate job?
You may not realize the number and variety of meaningful healthcare jobs with solid incomes that require only a two-year degree, a certificate...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:59 PM
We introduce you to a local woman who is battling breast cancer and show you a group of local doctors providing an opportunity for her and other cancer patients to learn more about their disease and course of treatment.
Jacqueline Rico was diagnosed...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Experts agree that the very state of your health may well reflect the health of your liver; therefore if you want to be healthy, it is prudent that certain attention be given to this all important “detoxifying organ.”
The liver, the...