Sunday Morning

A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the Emmy Award-winning news program
Posted: July 28, 2017, 1:27 am
The drab-looking resident of the Sierra Nevada is the only aquatic American songbird
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:57 pm
The most underutilized immunization for children can also prevent many forms of cancer - but one-third of girls and one-half of boys aren't being vaccinated
Posted: July 24, 2017, 12:59 am
There are new therapies on the horizon for the very aggressive form of cancer afflicting Senator John McCain
Posted: July 23, 2017, 8:12 pm
A vaccine exists that can actually prevent cancer, yet millions of people are not taking it. Dr. Tara Narula reports on how immunization against the human papillomavirus (or HPV) can prevent many cancers, but only two-thirds of girls and one-half of boys have received the vaccine.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:57 pm
The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first DO NO HARM - so imagine intentionally using a virus that causes paralysis in hopes of treating the deadliest form of brain cancer. That's what doctors are trying with some patients with glioblastoma, the same cancer Arizona Senator John McCain is now grappling with, by using a reengineered polio virus. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:57 pm
When Sheryl Crow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 amid personal turmoil, she was devastated. But more than ten years later, she's more poised and centered than ever, balancing the demands of a young family and a new album and clothing line. Rita Braver reports.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:55 pm
We leave you this Sunday Morning at the dawn of a new day at California's Kings Canyon National Park. Videographer: Scot Miller.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:45 pm
They're miracles in small packages. Nearly 16,000 kids worldwide are diagnosed with cancer every year, but their odds of beating it have never been better. Tracy Smith reports on the advances being made against pediatric cancers, made possible in part by the fundraising of charities like Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:41 pm
Comparative oncology, a rapidly-growing field of cancer research, pairs veterinarians with human doctors in the fight against cancer. Because certain cancers in dogs and people share striking similarities, the hope is that a new treatment for dogs, if successful, could be applied to people, too. Susan Spencer reports.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:40 pm
Joel Green was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2010 when he was just one year old. The tumors left him partially blind and unable to speak. But at first the treatment was working. Ryan Green, a video game developer, and his wife, Amy, decided to tell their story in an unlikely way: through a video game. That Dragon, Cancer is an impressionistic game that chronicles Joel's battle with cancer and the emotional ups and downs of caring for him. Ben Tracy reports. Originally broadcast on March 12, 2017.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:31 pm
Some women who have lost breasts to cancer have chosen to deal with their loss in a fashion that is sparking conversations, and controversy. They call it "going flat." Instead of reconstructing their bodies with surgical implants, they are embracing their scars, and even baring them in defiance of the disease. Erin Moriarty of "48 Hours" reports.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:24 pm
Dr. Jon LaPook introduces us to the next frontier of cancer treatment: immunotherapy, in which the body's own immune system is genetically modified to detect and destroy cancer cells.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:24 pm
The singer continues to urge women to get an annual mammogram, 10 years since her own breast cancer scare
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:23 pm
Thousands of kids are diagnosed with cancer every year, but their odds of beating it have never been better
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:12 pm
Can what you eat make a difference in preventing cancer, or in aiding cancer treatment itself? Correspondent Martha Teichner talks with Dr. Margaret Cuomo, dietician Mary-Eve Brown, chef Eric Levine, and patients undergoing chemotherapy about the relationship between diet and disease. Originally broadcast on March 12, 2017.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 6:02 pm
In this promising new area of cancer research, the patient’s own immune system is genetically altered to fight cancer cells
Posted: July 23, 2017, 5:57 pm
Anna Werner examines the subject of cancer clusters, and how difficult it is to detect and link environmental causes to cancer cases. Originally broadcast on March 12, 2017.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 5:43 pm
Scorpions can be deadly, but they can also help save lives. Researchers have discovered that molecules derived from the scorpion's venom, combined with fluorescent dye, will stick to cancer cells and light up tumors on scans, so that surgeons can see precisely where to cut. Susan Spencer reports. Originally broadcast on March 12, 2017.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 5:37 pm
In his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, physician and scientist Siddhartha Mukherjee called cancer "The Emperor of All Maladies." He and anchor Jane Pauley discuss the milestones in cancer's history, and the breakthroughs in mankind's attempt to conquer it. Originally broadcast on March 12, 2017.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 5:16 pm
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