Subject:

Cancer

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Last Shot: Navigating the World of a Clinical Drug Trial

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Last Shot: The Postal Service Deliver a Much Needed Boost

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    Last Shot: Battling the Everyday Pain of Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Last Shot: Surviving Cancer with Nine Inch Nails

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Last Shot: Tumor Levels On the Rise

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Last Shot: Quicksand Helps Me Survive Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Last Shot: Working a Steady Job While Fighting Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Last Shot: The Roller Coaster of Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Last Shot: A Cancer Patient's Dream Comes True

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Last Shot: The Difficulty Of Updating Friends About My Health

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Last Shot: The Time Juliana Hatfield Made Me Forget I Have Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Last Shot: Telling Your Friends You Have Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Last Shot: Helmet Doesn't Let My Dedication Go Unsung

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Last Shot: Chemical Warfare Takes Its Toll

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Last Shot: Helplessness Blues at a Fleet Foxes Concert

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Tony Perolio Benefit Concert to Drum up Support for Leukemia Research

    St. Louis musicians are a pretty generous bunch; it seems like they're always lending their tunes to local productions, sharing how-to tips and staging benefit shows. And so it goes this weekend when three of St. Louis' widely-praised bands come together to honor the memory of one of their own durin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    New Drug Chemo = Dead Cancer Cells

    You know why leukemia patients sometimes have to get bone marrow transplants? It's because the cancer cells are far more resistant to chemotherapy when they're embedded in the bone marrow. It would be so much easier to get the little buggers if you could somehow herd them into the bloodstream, where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Want to Avoid Breast Cancer? Stop Drinking

    image viaThis may not be such a good idea after all.​A new study out of Washington University Medical School shows that women with a family history of breast cancer have a greater risk of developing the disease themselves the more they drink. That's right: Not only do you have to get felt up r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Scientists Finger New Advances in Prostate Research

    image viaProstate cancer has a ribbon, too. But be careful: That's light blue, not plain old blue, which boosts awareness for, among many other things, sex slavery, child abuse, bullying, hydranencephaly and chronic fatigue syndrome.​It's October, which means a proliferation of pink ribbons, ... More >>

  • Film

    September 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Hercules Agrees to $245K EPA Fine Over Clean Air Act Violations

    ​A chemical manufacturing plant in Louisiana, Missouri, just north of St. Louis, failed to properly monitor for leaks of hazardous air pollutants, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency charges -- leading to a $245,521 fine. The settlement was filed in federal court this morning, four years ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Jeremy Maclin Healthy Again, Illness Was Inflammatory Virus

    Good news for Jeremy Maclin.​Doctors have given Jeremy Maclin, the former standout at Kirkwood High and Mizzou, the okay to return to professional football.Maclin, 23, was struck by mysterious illness this spring that caused rapid wight loss, iron anemia and irregular blood results. On his birthda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Vitamin D Can Ease Pain of Breast Cancer Treatment, Wash U Finds

    ​Vitamin D is enjoying a serious moment in the sun lately, if you'll pardon the pun. The vitamin, which we produce naturally when we're exposed to sunshine, has been shown to be crucial in maintaining bone health and immune function. It may help keep hair and eyes healthy. And mushrooms that have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Wash. U. Docs Find Underlying Cause of Ovarian Cancer

    image viaThis is ovarian cancer. It ain't pretty.​It's old news that cancer is caused by mutations in otherwise healthy cells. But where are those mutations? That's what the researchers at Washington University's Genome Institute have been trying to figure out. Earlier this year, a team sequen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Cal Ripken Jr. to Honor St. Louis Native Kevin Kline For Cancer Research Fundraising

    Kevin Kline and Chelsey Campbell ​Chelsey Campbell's brown hair was long. On the cold morning he met her, that's what Kevin Kline noticed first. During an on-location broadcast at the Texas Children's Cancer Center in 2005, the morning radio host was idle in the time between the show's 5:30 a. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Wash. U. Receives $6.5 Million From Komen Foundation to Find Cure for Breast Cancer

    image viaDr. William Gillanders​Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer organization, announced yesterday that it would give a $6.5 million grant to researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine who proposed using genome sequencing to develop personalized v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Wash. U. Doctors Decode Breast Cancer DNA -- And Discover It's Way More Complicated Than They Thought

    image viaAll forms of breast cancer are not the same.​As any woman -- or any casual viewer of boob-centric photos, including Riverfront Times slide shows -- knows, all breasts are not alike. This, it turns out, is also true genetically, and, unfortunately, for breast cancer. After spending se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Cal Ripken Jr. Comes to Town, Keeps Going and Going...

    Baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr. was in St. Louis yesterday to officiate Energizer's Keep Going Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed each year to a person who -- like the batteries for which the award is named -- keeps going and going after others would quit. Ripken was the first person inducted into Energ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Amy Tucker: Area Woman First U.S. Cancer Survivor to Have Child from Frozen Ovary

    Photo: Jennifer SilverbergSherman Silber: Ice sculptor.​Add another bullet point to the already impressive resumé of St. Louis fertility expert Dr. Sherman Silber. In May, one of Silber's patients -- Amy Tucker of Columbia, Illinois -- became the first U.S. cancer survivor to give birth as a resu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    A New Take on "Killer Bees" -- Wash U. Researchers Use Bee Venom To Fight Cancer

    http://pdphoto.org/PictureDetail.php?mat=pdef&pg=8202​Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis are working on a fascinating way to battle cancer in laboratory mice. The research involves the use of the bee venom, melittin, and so-called "nanobees" that fly through the bloodstream and d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    A Naked Road Race? Sign Unreal Up!

    Normally, Unreal would buckle up and run at the merest mention of the word "colorectal," but Unreal's pants practically plunked straight to the parquet this morning after we opened a catchy little e-mail entitled "Undy 5000." Has anyone heard of this thing?It's apparently "a brief run to fight colon ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2008

    Skin Is In

    More awareness, more funds, more fun

  • Calendar

    November 14, 2007
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    September 19, 2007
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    April 11, 2007
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    May 31, 2006

    Pretty in Pink

    And full, too

  • News

    October 26, 2005

    Semicolon

    Unreal culls the juicy bits from a $450 blogging workshop, learns that it's OK (even good) to talk about colorectal cancer and finds a very timely local blog. Plus: Anheuser-Busch is no longer accepting quarters!

  • News

    June 1, 2005

    Get Baked

    Unreal performs a public service for the revelers of Party Cove, meets a guy who's really into whips and finds happiness with a Hazelwood man's Back Washer. Plus, we surf over to the blog of a local cereal connoisseur.

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Up Yours

    Dr. William J. Catalona's cancer-screening test sparks debate in the medical community

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Gland of Opportunity

    Dr. William J. Catalona built an unrivaled repository of blood and tissue samples. Washington University wants to keep it. Now a judge will decide: Who owns the prostates?

  • Calendar

    August 20, 2003

    Up Yours

    Explore the bowels of your bowels and learn how to prevent colorectal cancer at the Colossal Colon exhibit

  • Music

    July 9, 2003

    Living Dalle

    A local singer/songwriter survives cancer and tours the UK with the Handsome Family

  • News

    March 12, 2003

    Time Bomb

    Asbestos still takes its toll, but the lawsuits and victims are changing

  • News

    January 8, 2003

    Left Behind

    Bellefontaine Neighbors residents have lived -- and died -- with asbestos for years. The problem's an open secret, but little has been done.

  • Dining

    October 4, 2000

    Keep Yourself Alive

    Cardinal outfielder Eric Davis calls for a check at a recent dinner party

  • Calendar

    October 20, 1999

    WHEN ALL'S SAID AND DONNE

    The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis weaves poetry and modern medicine in Wit

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