Cancer

Jean Murr (left) at her painting class (credit: CBS)

Artist Fighting ‘The Silent Killer’ Turns Activist To Help Others

CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh met one woman fighting ovarian cancer with both chemotherapy and compassion.

08/05/2015

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Survivors Battle Odds On The Ice

Hockey players came together as part of the Survivor Game held during the weekend’s Dawg Nation benefit hockey tournament. The charity provides money for hockey players who have challenges like disease or injury.

06/24/2015

Alejandra Contreras (credit: CBS)

Colorado Researchers Find Key To Help Cancer Patients Keep Sense Of Taste

Researchers at University Hospital have discovered a key step in how taste buds regenerate, which could help cancer patients who lose their sense of taste.

05/28/2015

Police officers in Thornton shaved their heads to support a fellow officer's son who is battling cancer (credit: Thornton Police)

Thornton Police Officers Shave Heads To Support Cancer Cause

Police officers in Thornton shaved their heads to support a fellow officer’s son who has cancer.

01/28/2015

Wild Turkey (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.

01/21/2015

Office workers at a standing desk (credit: CBS)

More Time On Your Feet, Less Time In Your Seat

An new analysis of 47 studies shows that most of us need to spend more time on our feet than in our seat. The research concludes that people who spend most of their day sitting are at a higher risk of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes — and that’s even if you go to the gym regularly. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has tips on surviving a day at the desk.

01/20/2015

Jack Miller signs autographs in April (credit: CBS)

Boy With Brain Tumors Inspires CSU Rams

The kid wearing No. 1 for Colorado State is listed on the roster as a 4-foot, 53-pound running back from a nearby elementary school.

11/17/2014

Lustgarten Foundation

The the Lustgarten Foundation aims to raise money to fight pancreatic cancer. More information is at lustgarten.org.

11/02/2014

Jill Pechacek (credit: CBS)

In Battle With Cancer, Doctor Asks Others To Perform Acts Of Kindness

Jill Pechacek, who was recently diagnosed with stage-4 pancreatic cancer, is challenging others to perform random acts of kindness to benefit their communities. The challenge has spread to all 50 states and internationally.

10/21/2014

Ben Brewer (credit: CBS)

Pioneers Sign 13-Year-Old Soccer Star

The University of Denver Pioneers added a new star to their soccer team on Friday, and he’s only 13 years old.

09/27/2014

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