Cancer

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

Landon Riddle "vaping" (credit: CBS)

Springs Woman Claims Marijuana Cured Her Son’s Cancer

More than 200 children under the age of 10 now have medical marijuana cards in Colorado, and a woman in Colorado Springs now goes so far to say marijuana has cured her 4-year-old son’s cancer.

09/24/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

(Credit: Tabitha Morgan)

Alaskan Mom Comes To Colorado For Cancer Treatment

A new mom from Alaska is coming to Colorado to get treatment for lung cancer.

07/16/2014

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