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UK royals unite on palace balcony, with Kate back at her first public event since cancer diagnosis

Jun. 15, 2024 11:21 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain put on a display of birthday pageantry Saturday for King Charles III, a military parade that marked the Princess of Wales ’ first appearance at a public event since her cancer diagnosis early this year. The annual event was also a show of stability by the...

A timeline of recent British royal events as Kate appears in public while battling cancer

Jun. 15, 2024 10:17 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kate, Princess of Wales, stood alongside King Charles III and other royal family members on a Buckingham Palace balcony on Saturday, making her first public appearance since she was diagnosed with cancer early this year. Her attendance at the King's Birthday Parade comes after a...

Princess of Wales says she's making ‘good progress’ in cancer treatment, will attend a public event

Jun. 14, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Princess of Wales said Friday she is “making good progress” in her cancer treatment and will attend King Charles III 's ceremonial birthday parade on Saturday, Kate’s first public appearance since her diagnosis. The 42-year-old wife of Prince William has...

New coral disease forecast tool shows high risks of summer outbreaks in Hawaii

Jun. 14, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Coral researchers in Hawaii recently developed a new early warning system that forecasts how likely it is for two common diseases to afflict those vital marine animals in the Pacific, and it already shows a strong chance of outbreaks across the Hawaiian archipelago this summer. ...

Kate, Princess of Wales, says she's making ‘good progress’ in cancer treatment, will attend public Trooping the Color

Jun. 14, 2024 13:01 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Kate, Princess of Wales, says she's making ‘good progress’ in cancer treatment, will attend public Trooping the Color.

Researchers find higher levels of dangerous chemical than expected in southeast Louisiana

Jun. 11, 2024 18:05 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Researchers using high-tech air monitoring equipment rolled through an industrialized stretch of southeast Louisiana in mobile labs and found levels of a carcinogen in concentrations as much as 20 times higher than previously estimated, according to a paper published Tuesday in...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jun. 10, 2024 07:13 AM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald. June 8, 2024. Editorial: Reducing Iowa’s cancer rates a battle to be fought on many fronts Today, the Telegraph Herald kicks off a three-part series examining the causes and impacts of Iowa’s high cancer rates, as well as efforts to combat...

Sen. Bob Menendez's wife is excused from court after cancer surgery

Jun. 05, 2024 23:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The wife of Sen. Bob Menendez was excused Wednesday from appearing in court next week after her lawyer said she’s experiencing intense and chronic pain after surgery to treat cancer. Nadine Menendez was supposed to be on trial with the Democrat for the past month,...

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Texas Democrat, says she has pancreatic cancer

Jun. 03, 2024 10:42 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Longtime U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee announced that she has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing treatment. The 74-year-old Texas Democrat, who is seeking a 16th term, said in a statement late Sunday that as a member of Congress, she has been...

Cancer patients often do better with less intensive treatment, new research finds

Jun. 02, 2024 08:02 AM EDT

Scaling back treatment for three kinds of cancer can make life easier for patients without compromising outcomes, doctors reported at the world’s largest cancer conference. It’s part of a long-term trend toward studying whether doing less — less surgery, less chemotherapy or...