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Celebrities are getting $2,000 MRI scans to learn about their health. Should you?

Jul. 15, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — What if there was a way to peer into your body and spot early signs of cancer and other life-threatening ailments before they became serious? That’s the pitch from a new cluster of companies selling high-tech scans to healthy people interested in learning more...

King Charles III to visit Australia and Samoa as he recovers from cancer

Jul. 14, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III is preparing to visit Australia and Samoa in October, an itinerary that will span 12 time zones and test the monarch’s stamina as he recovers from cancer treatment. The trip, announced on Sunday by Buckingham Palace, marks a watershed moment for the...

Kate, Princess of Wales, arrives at Wimbledon in a rare public appearance since announcing she has cancer

Jul. 14, 2024 08:41 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Kate, Princess of Wales, arrives at Wimbledon in a rare public appearance since announcing she has cancer.

Sen. Klobuchar says she's cancer-free but will get radiation as precaution after a spot removal

Jul. 12, 2024 12:18 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Friday that she remains cancer-free following her bout with breast cancer in 2021, but doctors recently removed a small calcification and that she'll get radiation treatment as a precaution. The Minnesota Democrat, who chairs the...

Russian missile attack on Ukraine’s largest hospital complicates treatment of kids with cancer

Jul. 11, 2024 03:39 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The National Cancer Institute in Kyiv was busier than usual after a Russian missile struck Ukraine’s largest children’s hospital this week, forcing the evacuation of dozens of its young patients battling cancer. Russia’s heaviest bombardment of the...

A rare voice box transplant helped a cancer patient speak again, part of a pioneering study

Jul. 09, 2024 09:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has regained his voice after surgeons removed his cancerous larynx and, in a pioneering move, replaced it with a donated one. Transplants of the so-called voice box are extremely rare, and normally aren't an option for people with active...

Cancer-stricken Belarusian political prisoner is released after authoritarian president's promise

Jul. 03, 2024 14:30 PM EDT

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A prominent Belarusian opposition politician suffering from a severe form of cancer was released Wednesday from prison, his son-in-law said, three years after his arrest in the crackdown on dissent by the country's authoritarian ruler, Alexander Lukashenko. ...

Ann Wilson announces cancer diagnosis, postpones Heart tour

Jul. 02, 2024 17:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ann Wilson, lead singer of rock band Heart, says she has cancer and the band is postponing the remaining shows on its Royal Flush Tour while she undergoes treatment. Wilson said in a statement Tuesday that she underwent a surgery to remove a cancerous growth and...

ESPN’s Dick Vitale diagnosed with cancer for a 4th time with surgery scheduled for Tuesday

Jun. 28, 2024 22:00 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Longtime ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale said on social media he has been diagnosed with cancer for a fourth time. Vitale announced Friday that a biopsy of a lymph node in his neck showed cancer. He is scheduled to have surgery Tuesday. ...

Crisis in the UK’s NHS shows why Conservatives are struggling after 14 years in power

Jun. 28, 2024 09:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Nathaniel Dye believes he probably won’t live to see Britain’s next election. But the music teacher diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer is doing everything he can to make sure the Labour Party wins this one. Dismayed by delays in his diagnosis by the National...