Instead of people leaving her life after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Dawn Comeaux’s family doubled in size.
Researchers at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are part of a new multimillion-dollar project looking at new drugs and genetic links to tumor development.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — If you or someone you know is interested in learning about products and services for disabilities, there’s one place next week that will showcase it all.
A new report shows invasive cancer diagnoses in New Jersey are on the decline, which may be significant for a state with some of the highest cancer rates in the nation.
Atlantic County will host several free men’s health clinics with screenings, testing and exams to encourage early detection and treatment of preventable health problems among men.
A new report finds New Jersey can do a better job at cancer-prevention efforts, especially as the state has one of the highest overall cancer rates in the country.
While the future of a health care overhaul is now uncertain in the hands of the U.S. Senate, one thing is certain: Conservatives want to eliminate taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood.
SOMERS POINT — If Eileen Konieczny knew 20 years ago what she knows now about marijuana’s benefits for cancer patients, she would have made sure her mother, dying of pancreatic cancer, got some even when it was illegal in New Jersey, she said.
Deb Mento started to experience health issues that she couldn’t fully explain or trace to a certain cause.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Melissa Marshall has sung the 1978 disco anthem “I Will Survive” to entertain people as a vocalist performing in Atlantic City.
Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable cancers and, at the same time, the nation’s second-leading cause of cancer deaths. While the cancer can affect both men and women, men have an increased incidence of colorectal cancer and are more likely to develop it at an earlier age and die…
The American Lung Association will release its annual State of Tobacco Control report Wednesday, and if history repeats itself, New Jersey will not have improved much from last year.
Do you care about thyroid and cervical health, blood donation, radon levels and the dangers of stalking?
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — A former Little Egg Harbor Township teacher and graduate of Stockton University is getting closer to helping more people with lymphedema across the United States.
State health care legislation at end of 2016
VENTNOR — Cancer survivors, family, friends and supporters of the Every Breath Counts Foundation will return Saturday to the place it all started for the 10th annual Walk, Run, Survive 5K for Lung Cancer Awareness.
LONGPORT — Alice Martin sat under a white gazebo on a recent morning in Longport as she watched electricians install long teal light bulbs into the ceiling of the structure.
LONGPORT — Ashley Russo, 27, of Morristown, Morris County, had plans for the weekend. She was going to visit and stay with her parents at their home in Longport, spend time with her boyfriend and go to the beach.
A lot of things have changed in the past year for Amy Schwartz.
ST. LOUIS - Within a month, Zaria McDonald, 17, had surgery, started chemotherapy, signed with a modeling agency and appeared on the cover of a magazine.
Toni Fauntleroy will get into her white BMW Wednesday, leave her house in Galloway Township and not return for another five weeks.
For some cancer survivors, healing after treatment and surgery gets complicated when lymphedema enters the picture.
Catherine Rosenberg walked through the brightly lit atrium leading to the women’s cancer center wing at Fox Chase Cancer Center in northern Philadelphia at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
For decades, two South Jersey organizations have worked together to provide support for cancer patients, survivors and their families.
Sharon Lake was running her fingers through her hair while she was reading the newspaper in November 2014. As she did so, curly brown strands came away with her hand and landed on the paper in front of her.
Donna Lithgow and Mark Stollings hit it off after meeting for coffee in 2005. They first met online, never thinking that five years later they would be at the altar saying, “I Do.”