Latest Cancer News

Terry Bradshaw says he's been treated for 2 kinds of cancer

Oct. 02, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw said Sunday he has been treated for two forms of cancer in the past year. Bradshaw said on “Fox NFL Sunday” that he was diagnosed with bladder cancer late last year and was treated at Yale University Medical Center, including surgery. ...

Katie Couric says she's been treated for breast cancer

Sep. 28, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric said Wednesday that she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer, and underwent surgery and radiation treatment this summer to treat the tumor. Couric, who memorably was tested for colon cancer on the “Today” show in 2000, announced her diagnosis in an...

Live updates: U.N. General Assembly

Sep. 21, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is promising new sanctions against Russia after an escalation of its war in Ukraine. Following an emergency meeting of EU foreign ministers Wednesday...

Jury awards Illinois woman $363M in suit over plant's gas

Sep. 20, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A jury has awarded $363 million to a woman who alleged that a now-shuttered suburban Chicago plant that sterilized medical equipment exposed residents to a toxic industrial gas and gave her breast cancer. After a five-week trial, the Cook County jurors on Monday...

Clemson DT Bresee's 15-year-old sister dies of brain cancer

Sep. 15, 2022 08:56 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The sister of Clemson defensive tackle Bryan Bresee has died of cancer. Bresee announced Thursday on social media that his 15-year-old sister, Ella Bresee was battling an aggressive form of brain cancer. “I know for a fact heaven has gained a...

Biden hopes ending cancer can be a 'national purpose' for US

Sep. 12, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday urged Americans to come together for a new “national purpose" — his administration's effort to end cancer "as we know it." At the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Biden channeled JFK's famed moonshot speech 60 years...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sep. 09, 2022 08:50 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Judge’s order doesn’t show...

Biden to channel Kennedy in his push for a cancer 'moonshot'

Sep. 07, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden next week will highlight his plans for drastically reducing cancer deaths and boosting treatments for the disease in what he has called “this generation’s moonshot," the White House announced Wednesday. Biden's speech at the John F. Kennedy...

EU blocks merger of US firms in cancer screening sector

Sep. 06, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s anti-trust watchdog announced on Tuesday that it is blocking the buyout of cancer-screening company GRAIL by biotech giant Illumina in a rare move by European regulators against two U.S. companies. Illumina is a major supplier of...

Jane Fonda says she has cancer, is dealing well with chemo

Sep. 02, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Fonda said on social media Friday that she has cancer. “So, my dear friends, I have something personal I want to share. I’ve been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and have started chemo treatments,” the 84-year-old actor wrote in an Instagram...