Posts Tagged: cancer


St. Louis Co. seeks more study on health concern

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – St. Louis County’s top health official is joining in the call for further investigation of health concerns possibly li...

Report: Cancer rates spike near Coldwater Creek

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – A new report shows high rates of several types of cancer in areas around the Coldwater Creek and West Lake Landfill. The ...

Cancer patient gets probation for using marijuana

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) – A judge gave probation rather than a prison sentence Tuesday to a dying Iowa man who was convicted of growing marijuana t...

KTRS To Host Radiothon For STLMGAC

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Mother accused of faking cancer to solicit donations

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – For the second time in just two months, a woman from the Metro East is accused of faking cancer to solicit donations. Tro...

An inspirational story: Robert Haase lost half of his tongue to cancer and relearns how to speak

Robert Haase, a motivational speaker, lost half of his tongue to cancer a few years ago and relearned how to speak. He shared his inspirational story...

San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn dies

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54. Gwynn’s sweet left-handed swing made him one of San Diego’s best-lov...

Police: Belleville woman faked cancer to get donations

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – A Belleville woman is in police custody accused of conning the community into donating thousands of dollars to her after ...

Cheap drug greatly boosts prostate cancer survival

CHICAGO (AP) – A study shows that a cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therap...