Cancer

Charlotte firefighter’s son beats cancer, department celebrates

The department tweeted a heartwarming video Saturday afternoon showing Brody, the son of Charlotte Firefighter Erin Rickards, ringing the bell to celebrate his victory in the battle with cancer.

  Two-time cancer survivor, heart transplant recipient shares story of survival

Hair dye, chemical straighteners linked to increased cancer risk, study shows

  S.C. veteran pushes for change after cancer goes undiagnosed by Army for more than 2 years

  Pediatric cancer cure rates improving, more research to be done locally

  HPV vaccine a decade later shows drastic drop in infection and cancer rates, doctors say it could get better

  Parents of children with cancer concerned over drug shortage

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  CareRocks program at CaroMont Health uplifts patients fighting cancer

  Exclusive: How Sherry Pollex is helping cancer patients fight in the Charlotte area

More than $83,000 raised at 9th Annual Stiletto Sprint

  PurpleStride wages hope, demands better for those fighting pancreatic cancer

  24 Hours of Booty to benefit cancer programs coming to Myers Park

  Cornelius mom part of rare eye cancer concentration now fighting stage four liver cancer

Charlotte pair earn National Man & Woman of the Year award for raising cancer research money

A national award given to the man and woman who raise the most money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has been granted to two Charlotteans following their fundraising efforts over the past year.

  Lifeguard battling testicular cancer has warning for other men: Don’t ignore the signs

"In my gut I knew something was wrong but I didn't listen to it."

  ‘I think it was meant for me to happen.’ 22-year-old youngest Colorectal Cancer patient Novant Health has treated

It's been a harrowing couple of years for 24 year old Charlie Robuck.

  The cancer you can prevent: How guidelines, screenings for Cervical cancer have changed

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month so we wanted to spotlight cervical health. Because this is a cancer you can prevent. It was once one of the most common causes of cancer deaths for American women - but the diagnosis and death rates have been dropping.

New data released, investigation continues into high rate of thyroid cancer in Iredell County

  Homeless in Charlotte seeking medical respite care after hospital stays

Students plan to honor Union County teacher fighting cancer

  PurpleStride2018 Rescheduled for Nov. 17th

  Should you consider a 3D mammogram over the traditional 2D?

New Salisbury cancer center named in honor of major contributor