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KCTV: More people are surviving lung cancer in the U.S.
While lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., a new report found more people are surviving the cancer than 10 years ago. KCTV talked to Dr. Subramanian about why it's often still caught in later stages and how one local woman found out she had the disease.
Better Kansas City: Saint Luke's Crittenton Children's Center's Adopt-An-Angel program helps hundreds of children celebrate the holidays
Although the holidays can be a very difficult time for many Crittenton youth, the Adopt-An-Angel program provides positive remembrances and gifts for children who otherwise wouldn’t enjoy the holiday season this way.  
WWII Veteran Returns to Active Lifestyle After Heart Valve Procedure
When Dale Cooksey's mitral valve wasn't sealing normally, doctors at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute performed the MitraClip procedure to get the 98-year-old back to his active lifestyle quickly.
Kansas City Star: KC area woman gets 'breakthrough' drug warding off one of deadliest forms of cancer
New clinical trials are causing a stir of excitement and hope in ovarian cancer circles. The Kansas City Star talked to Dr. Michelle Rowland and Nita Jestila about the treatment that's significantly reducing recurrence in more women.
KSHB: CDC links vitamin E acetate to vaping illness outbreak
The CDC announced investigators have discovered an ingredient that may be the culprit of the vaping illness outbreak. KSHB talked to Dr. Lem about why the ingredient is dangerous when vaped.
Saint Luke's cardiologist gives back to Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute
Saint Luke’s cardiologist Dr. Tony Zink and his wife, Toni, have supported Saint Luke’s for nearly two decades. See why they helped bring music therapy to Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute.
Kansas City Researcher Earns National PCORI Engagement Award
Funds will support an easy-step program to encourage at-risk communities to take charge of vascular health, starting with a first public event on Nov. 13
FOX4: Doctors urge trick-or-treaters to be prepared for cold temperatures Halloween night
With expected wind-chills in the 20s this Halloween night, doctors are urging trick-or-treaters to take precautions. FOX4 talked to Dr. Ryan Gallagher about what warning signs to look out for.