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Cancer centers at two Omaha hospitals will be named in honor of a longtime Creighton University doctor and cancer researcher.

A new report from the American Cancer Society says Nebraska could do better when it comes to policies to help prevent and fight cancer.

The report, released Thursday, looks at state policies regarding items such as smoking cessation programs, coverage for Medicaid patients, and access to screening. The report says Nebraska spends only 11 percent of what the CDC recommends on tobacco control programs.

A new study by a UNMC researcher has found that having a comorbid condition directly impacts a patient’s chances of surviving lung cancer.

A Sioux City family is honoring their husband and father’s memory with a donation to Nebraska Medical Center cancer patients.

A $323 million cancer center at UNMC is set to open in the spring of 2017.

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans has been diagnosed with skin cancer.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he won't need chemotherapy after he underwent surgery for colon cancer.

A Creighton University Medical School expert on colon cancer says age 50 may be too late for some people to wait to have a colonoscopy.

Dr. Peter Coccia, a pediatric oncologist with UNMC, served as chairman of a committee that recently developed guidelines for cancer patients between the ages of 15 and 39.

Fewer minorities are getting colorectal cancer screenings, according to a new study conducted in the Center for Health Policy at UNMC.