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FDA to scrutinize unproven cancer drugs after 10-year gap

The agency has only used its power to revoke a cancer drug's early approval once.

Currents of Care expands support to all cancer patients at NHRMC Zimmer Center

In an effort to expand it's help to more cancer patients, the NHRMC Foundation is building on the longstanding success of The Pink Ribbon Project with it's new fundraising initiative, Currents of Care.

Sen. Thom Tillis to undergo surgery for prostate cancer

North Carolina Senator (R) Thom Tillis says he has prostate cancer.

Blue Ribbon Run soars towards cure for colorectal cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and The Blue Ribbon Run is working to do it's part by raising money for awareness and a cure, while helping North Carolina families affected by the disease.

Runners to raise money for cancer patients at this weekend’s Lo Tide Run in Carolina Beach

Every March since 2005, Carolina Beach has held an annual Steve Haydu St. Patrick's Day Lo Tide Run to raise money for cancer patients around New Hanover County.

In Rush Limbaugh’s home state, a flap over lowering flags

Even in death, the conservative radio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh is proving to be a divisive figure, as partisans in his home state of Florida debate over whether to lower the state flag in his honor.

Former GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole has advanced lung cancer

Bob Dole, the longtime US senator from Kansas and 1996 Republican presidential nominee, announced Thursday that he has an advanced form of lung cancer and will undergo treatment.

Donations go beyond the blood bag: WWAY and the Red Cross hold a blood drive

When you donate blood, it's hard to focus on anything but the here and now. The sterile smell of the room, the pinch of the needle, and the nurse's reassurance that it won't hurt. But how does that blood affect the community?

Pediatrician killed in hostage situation at Austin clinic

Police in Texas say a doctor with a terminal cancer diagnosis killed a pediatrician and then himself after taking several hostages at a clinic where he did not work.

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.