• May 20, 2008  

    Sen. Edward Kennedy was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, his doctors said Tuesday. Malignant gliomas, like Kennedy’s, are the most common type of adult brain cancers, inflicting some 9,000 Americans a year. A medical expert discusses treatment for brain tumors. Continue reading

  • October 15, 2007  

    Cancer death rates in the United States are dropping faster than ever, researchers reported Monday. After a closer look at the findings with NewsHour health correspondent Susan Dentzer, medical experts outline some of the reasons behind the health trend. Continue reading

  • June 26, 2007  

    The number of children who live with a chronic disease such as asthma or diabetes has quadrupled in the past three decades, according to this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association. NewsHour health correspondent Susan Dentzer discusses the findings. Continue reading

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