Tumors - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Tumors Comedian Jim Gaffigan's wife Jeannie has brain tumor surgery LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Jim Gaffigan says his wife and writing partner Jeannie Gaffigan is recovering after surgery to remove a serious brain tumor. Jim Gaffigan said on his social media pages Monday that two weeks ago an MRI revealed that Jeannie Gaffigan had a large, life-threatening tumor around her brain stem. He says after nine hours of urgent surgery the tumor was ... Wed, 03 May 2017 02:03:00 GMT 2017-05-03T02:03:00Z A 'sci-fi' cancer therapy fights brain tumors, study finds WASHINGTON (AP) — It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors, final results of a large study suggest. Many doctors are skeptical of the therapy, called tumor treating fields, and it's not a cure. It's also ul... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:31:00 GMT 2017-04-03T15:31:00Z SCIENCE SAYS: Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet? Lifestyle and heredity get the most blame but new research suggests random chance plays a bigger role than people realize: Healthy cells naturally make mistakes when they multiply, unavoidable typos in ... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:31:00 GMT 2017-03-23T21:31:00Z Woman resigned to being plump learns she had 140-pound tumor ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Mary Clancey said she was resigned to being a plump old lady. Over 15 years she kept getting bigger despite dieting. But with her health deteriorating, her son persuaded her to go to the hospital. What doctors found astounded them: A cyst in one of her ovaries had grown into a 140-pound tumor. Doctors at Lehigh Valley Health Network ... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 22:21:00 GMT 2017-03-10T22:21:00Z US surgeons remove 6-pound tumor from Gambian girl's mouth NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Twelve-year-old Janet Sylva of Gambia wants to be a doctor when she grows up, she says with a broad grin — one that surgeons in New York gave back to her after removing from her mouth one of the largest tumors they'd ever seen. The 6-pound benign tumor was about the size of a cantaloupe. It prevented Janet from eating, and her b... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:30:00 GMT 2017-03-10T06:30:00Z US asylum seeker with brain tumor granted bond to seek care DALLAS (AP) — An immigration judge granted bond Thursday to a Salvadoran woman seeking asylum in the United States, allowing her to leave an immigration detention facility to seek treatment for a brain tumor. Sara Beltran Hernandez's family in New York posted her $15,000 bond after the hearing and she was released late Thursday afternoon from the Prairiel... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:14:00 GMT 2017-03-03T00:14:00Z Doctor removes 130-pound tumor from Mississippi man BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat. Roger Logan, 57, had the non-cancerous growth removed on Jan. 31 at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, where he will remain for another week or so before returning to Gulfport, Mississippi. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 01:58:00 GMT 2017-02-07T01:58:00Z Cells dripped into the brain help man fight a deadly cancer A man with deadly brain cancer that had spread to his spine saw his tumors shrink and, for a time, completely vanish after a novel treatment to help his immune system attack his disease — another first in this promising field. The type of immunotherapy that 50-year-old Richard Grady received already has helped some people with blood cancers such as leukem... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 22:26:00 GMT 2016-12-28T22:26:00Z Woman charged with abandoning dog with 42-pound tumor NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman who allegedly abandoned a dog with a 42-pound cancerous tumor has been charged with life-threatening animal abuse and neglect. Sherri Haughton of Newport Coast was charged Wednesday with four misdemeanors that carry a potential two-year jail sentence. A call to a woman of that nam... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 03:57:00 GMT 2016-12-15T03:57:00Z