Latest Chemotherapy News

Myles Rice lost a season of hoops to cancer. Now he’s helping lead a resurgence at Wazzu

Feb. 07, 2024 12:33 PM EST

At 6:30 a.m. on a Saturday morning, Tamara Rice boarded a cross-country flight for an opportunity that a year ago was not guaranteed. The chance to get a hug from her son Myles before tipoff of his basketball game that night. The opportunity for a picture with him standing, smiling...

As cancer treatment advances, patients and doctors push back against drugs' harsh side effects

Feb. 06, 2024 20:23 PM EST

For cancer patients, the harsh side effects of powerful drugs have long been the trade-off for living longer. Now, patients and doctors are questioning whether all that suffering is necessary. They’ve ignited a movement to radically change how new cancer drugs are tested, with the...

The No. 2 leader in the North Carolina House is receiving treatment for cancer

Jan. 30, 2024 14:39 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The No. 2 elected leader in the North Carolina House said on Tuesday that she has been receiving treatment for breast cancer, with the likelihood of a full recovery deemed extremely high. House Speaker Pro Tempore Sarah Stevens confirmed her disease and the...

Older Americans to pay less for some drug treatments as drugmakers penalized for big price jumps

Dec. 14, 2023 16:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of older Americans could pay less for some of their outpatient drug treatments beginning early next year, the Biden administration announced Thursday. The White House unveiled a list of 48 drugs — from chemotherapy treatments to growth...

Flyers honor 9-year-old hockey captain fighting cancer with spot on the bench

Nov. 28, 2023 23:51 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers had an honorary captain on their bench, a 9-year-old hockey player battling cancer. Owen Micciche, captain of the Genesis Hockey Club, joined Flyers coach John Tortorella and the rest of the team during their 4-1 loss to Carolina on...