Cancer

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.

20 hours ago

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

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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

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