Radiation Research May Shorten Treatment Time For Certain Breast Cancer PatientsResearch underway at the University of Colorado Hospital could shorten the course of radiation therapy for certain breast cancer patients. The new clinical trial is the only one of its kind in the U.S.
Cancer Now Becoming The No. 1 Cause Of Death In AmericaHeart disease has been the leading cause of death in the U.S. for close to a century, but a new analysis shows that cancer is now No. 1 in many states and will soon be the leader in all.
Family Asks People To Send Birthday Cards To Boy Battling Brain CancerA family in Colorado Springs is asking for compassionate people to send birthday cards to their son who is battling a serious brain condition.
Surgeons Help Breast Cancer Patients Return To Normal FasterA pair of surgeons at Littleton Adventist Hospital is offering a way to shorten the agony of a breast cancer diagnosis.
Former CU Buffs Lineman Nate Solder Reveals Infant Son Has CancerNew England Patriots offensive lineman and former CU Buffaloes star Nate Solder has disclosed that his infant son has cancer.
Bacon Lovers Get A Dish Of Bad News From World Health OrganizationBad news Monday for bacon lovers. A new report says bacon and other processed meats cause cancer and red meat probably contributes to it, too.
Artist Fighting 'The Silent Killer' Turns Activist To Help OthersCBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh met one woman fighting ovarian cancer with both chemotherapy and compassion.
Survivors Battle Odds On The IceHockey 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.
Colorado Researchers Find Key To Help Cancer Patients Keep Sense Of TasteResearchers at University Hospital have discovered a key step in how taste buds regenerate, which could help cancer patients who lose their sense of taste.
Thornton Police Officers Shave Heads To Support Cancer CausePolice officers in Thornton shaved their heads to support a fellow officer's son who has cancer.
Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild TurkeysWildlife 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.
More Time On Your Feet, Less Time In Your SeatAn 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.