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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

Mark Watson, Denver Fire public information officer, demonstrates the new oxygen tanks while Capt. Chad Burdoff looks on. (credit: CBS)

Local Fire Departments Fight Invisible Danger: Cancer

It’s a firefighter’s job to run into a burning building. But after the smoke clears, the true threat of the profession could appear years later.

07/14/2014

Ann Crall (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Woman Who Faked Cancer Gets Prison For Lying Again

The wife of a police officer who faked cancer to get donations from friends and neighbors has been sent to prison for lying to her probation officer.

07/01/2014

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Vic Lombardi Goes Public In Effort To Stop Chewing Tobacco

As a sportscaster, I criticize athletes for abusing PEDs, marijuana, alcohol, other bad-for-your-body stuff. I can’t understand why some of them are so prone to addiction. And yet, I’m an addict myself.

06/17/2014

Dillon and Delaney (credit: CBS)

Girl With Shaved Head Inspires Other Kids To Do Same

The little girl with cancer who made headlines when her friend shaved off all her hair in a show of solidarity is encouraging other children to get involved– the first one to come forward is a boy from Frisco.

05/22/2014

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Governor Signs Nation’s First ‘Right To Try’ Bill Into Law

With the governor’s signature Colorado is now the first state to allow terminally ill patients to have access to medication that is not approved by the government.

05/17/2014

Ann Crall (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Woman Who Faked Having Cancer For Cash May Be At It Again

A woman cheated hundreds of people out of thousands of dollars by pretending she had cancer and may have recently been doing it again.

05/15/2014

CBS4's Jennifer Brice talks with Jennifer Baltazar (credit; CBS)

Friend Of Woman Accused Of Lying To Son About Cancer Feels Betrayed

A woman could lose custody of her children after being accused of falsely telling her son and the rest of family he had cancer in order to raise money for vacations.

05/14/2014

Sandy Nguyen in court on March 19(credit: CBS)

Bond Continued For Woman Accused Of Lying To Son About Cancer

A mother accused of telling her 6-year-old son he had cancer was back in court Friday morning.

04/11/2014

Delaney Clements with her friends (credit: CBS)

Cancer Patient ‘Never Knew We Could Become Famous For Being Bald’

She’s been cleared to return to school in Grand Junction with her shaved head, but now a little girl has brought support for her friend with cancer to the Denver area.

03/26/2014

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