Cancer articles from NewsOK


    Updated: Fri, Aug 23, 2013

    Q&A with Don and Sue Kuntze


    Updated: Fri, Aug 23, 2013

    Q&A with Mike and JoEllyn Bible

    Living life to the fullest after prostate cancer

    Updated: Fri, Aug 23, 2013

    Too many times men who undergo prostate cancer treatment suffer debilitating side effects. Urinary leakage. Erectile dysfunction. Bowel urgency. And, according to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, these side effects grow worse over time. But it doesn’t always...


    Updated: Fri, Aug 23, 2013

    Q&A with Melvin and Jeanette Davis

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    ___ Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve may be about to turn more aggressive in its regulation of the financial system. Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of...

  • Neb. entities get breast cancer screening grants

    Updated: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A breast cancer charity is giving nearly $500,000 in grants to Nebraska entities that are expected to provide nearly 700 breast cancer screenings. Susan G. Komen of Nebraska has awarded community grants totaling $486,991 to nine state organizations. Organizations receiving...

  • KOCO: Cancer struggle unites Oklahoma families in viral photo

    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    If most pictures are worth a thousand words, one in particular is worth a million, says KOCO. Three Oklahoma girls, seemingly so peaceful in the image, are all battling cancer and though they never met before the photograph was taken ...

  • KOKH: New treatment for breast cancer patients

    Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    Linda Skala didn't want to endure dozens of trips during weeks of radiation treatment to fight her breast cancer reports KOKH. That's why she decided on a new treatment called "Intraoperative Radiation Therapy" or IORT, which only involved one trip to the ...

  • Oklahoma City manager DeFrancesco has cancer

    Updated: Sun, Mar 23, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) — Tony DeFrancesco, manager of the Houston Astros' Triple-A affiliate Oklahoma City, has cancer and will take a leave of absence to undergo treatment. He was diagnosed earlier this month with the unspecified cancer. The team says it was detected early and he is expected to make a...

  • RedHawks manager DeFrancesco diagnosed with cancer

    Updated: Sun, Mar 23, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Houston Astros say Oklahoma City RedHawks manager Tony DeFrancesco has been diagnosed with cancer. The Astros said Sunday that the manager of their Triple-A farm team was diagnosed earlier this month during the major league team's spring training camp in Florida. No...

  • Intriguing stories behind the action in NCAAs

    Updated: Wed, Mar 19, 2014

    The start of the NCAA tournament is arguably the best week on the sports calendar, filled with great teams, exciting games, star players and, usually, plenty of upsets. Mixed in with all the action are some interesting subplots, lots of little side stories within the bigger picture of who wins...

  • List: Access to cancer centers under health law

    Updated: Wed, Mar 19, 2014

    Some of the nation's top cancer care centers are concerned about access for patients who purchase policies through the new health insurance markets, also called exchanges. The Associated Press asked 23 institutions that are part of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network whether they were...


'Bizarre' blessings

News Published: Sun, Dec 29, 2013

Lorelei Decker always knew death was a possibility — but for several months, she had experienced a life she never dreamed cancer would bring. A family that loves her, mixed with a community that supported her, and an NBA...