Mom who beat cancer during pregnancy advocates for others

When Jennifer Murphy holds her daughter Marlowe there's no better feeling in the world. For her, the bond is even more special because Jennifer wasn't sure if she'd ever get to meet her baby. Jennifer was diagnosed with cancer while she was pregnant.

Beating cancer during pregnancy

When Jennifer Murphy holds her daughter Marlowe there's no better feeling in the world. For her, the bond is even more special because Jennifer wasn't sure if she'd ever get to meet her baby. Jennifer was diagnosed with cancer while she was pregnant.

9/11 first responders get their due

The holidays are naughty and nice for the first responders, who must deal with a stampede at a toy store, a mistletoe stunt gone awry and neighbours competing in a Christmas-light showdown. Meanwhile, Bobby contemplates his future with Athena.

Senate passes 9/11 victims' fund bill

The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.

Tom Coughlin Jay Fund

The Cabrera family in Bloomfield, new jersey, has plenty to smile about these days. They recently learned their daughter, Magen, has received an $8,000 college scholarship. Five years ago, she was diagnosed with leukemia.

HPV vaccine effectiveness

The benefits of the HPV vaccine are exceeding expectations. Researchers say this could lead to the elimination of cervical cancer. Dr. Jennifer Caudle, an associate professor at Rowan University, hopes more young children and young people get the shot.

Battle over the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

The House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Wednesday. The bill will guarantee support for sick first responders and survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks until 2090, but it still needs to pass the House and Senate.

Jon Stewart shames Congress

Pointing to rows of uniformed firefighters and police officers behind him, Jon Stewart said the congressional hearing "should be flipped," so that first responders were on the dais, with members of Congress "down here" in witness chairs answering their questions.

A very special preschool graduation

Almost two dozen young boys and girls marked one of their biggest milestones yet: Accepting their diplomas at The Morgan Center, a preschool for children undergoing cancer treatment.

Immigrant father battling to return to U.S.

Daniel Barragan, 9, is hoping that his father, Benjamin, can return to the United States after having his application for a green card denied for previously entering the country illegally.

U.S. cancer death rates

The U.S. cancer death rate has been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report. Lower smoking rates are translating into fewer deaths. Advances in early detection and treatment also are having a positive impact, experts say.

Sandra Lee's Emotional Journey to Recovery

Sandra Lee documented her journey through breast cancer treatment and recovery. It's the subject of a new documentary, 'Rx Early Detection: A Cancer Journey with Sandra Lee.'

Teenager fights rare cancer

Queens teenager Brooke Pearson posted a video on her YouTube channel four months ago telling followers she would be taking a break for health reasons. She believed that the numbness in her hands and legs was from anxiety.

Modifying cancer cell genomes [The Big Idea]

On the quaint campus of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island, Dr. Jason Sheltzer hopes to find a treatment for cancer. CRISPR, short for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, is a molecular tool that allows scientists to go in and modify specific cells. For the past three years, Sheltzer has been studying the cancer cell line. He hopes discoveries inside his lab will lead to clinical trials and ultimately improve treatment for cancer in the future.

New immunotherapy shows promise

In 2013, Judy Perkins, then 47, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She went through a series of standard treatments, including chemotherapy and hormonal therapy. But nothing was working until she joined a trial at the National Cancer Institute, where researchers thought they could tap into Judy's own immune system to fight the cancer. She has been cancer-free for 22 months.

Breast cancer study discussion

Dr. Elizabeth Comen of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center explained the big news about a new study about chemotherapy and breast cancer.