50% of women canceled or delayed mammograms during the pandemic

Local doctors warn COVID-related delays could result in 10,000+ additional deaths in the next decade

MADISON, Wis.-- Doctors are reporting a concerning trend of women missing or delaying routine mammograms during the pandemic. Nationwide, half of all women put off their…

John McCain halts treatment for brain cancer, family says

Sen. John McCain has decided to stop treatment for the brain cancer he has been battling for over a year, his family said Friday in an announcement that precipitated a rare moment of bipartisan empathy in honor of the Vietnam war hero and Republican political veteran.

Some women may be able to skip chemo for cancer treatment

About 70% of women diagnosed with the early stages of one of the most common forms of breast cancer might not need chemotherapy as part of treatment, according to the results of a long-awaited study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago Sunday.

Study: Genetic discovery may lead to autism treatment

A University of Wisconsin-Madison genetic discovery, looking at two key brain proteins in mice with the developmental disorder fragile X, has researchers hoping they could one day develop treatments for other neurological disorders, such as autism.