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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • My Friend Has Cancer

    My Friend Has Cancer
    It was right after Christmas, 1988. We were in 6th grade.  Instead of listening to the latest mix tape we might have made from the radio, my friend got a cancer diagnosis.  "I was diagnosed with Stage IVb Hodgkin's Lymphoma on January 15th " says Rachel...
  • Car Show for a Cause

    A great turnout at the Valley Collector Car Club's annual benefit show in July raised $9,000 dollars that the club will donate to 17 local charities. The Simsbury-based club had an estimated 2,500 spectators at its Annual Charity Benefit Car Show on July...
  • Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic

    Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic
    More than a year after Ronald Taylor was released from prison and temporarily exonerated of the murder for which he served 16 years in prison, the New Haven native is again fighting to prove his innocence while at the same time battling stage four colon...
  • Drive Breast Cancer Awareness With Pink Ribbon Fiat 500

    October is National Breast Cancer month, and Fiat is helping bring awareness to the disease with the Fiat 500 Pink Ribbon edition. Only 250 of these models will be produced, and $1,000 from each one sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research...
  • Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'

    Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'
    WINDSOR LOCKS — She went into the hospital five months ago identified in court papers as Cassandra C., the Windsor Locks teenager taken into state custody and forced by court order to receive chemotherapy for her Hodgkin's lymphoma after rejecting...
  • Girl fighting cancer, sister to become honorary Chicago police officers

    Girl fighting cancer, sister to become honorary Chicago police officers
    The Chicago police force will have two new recruits. Twelve-year-old Emily Beazley, who is battling cancer, and her younger sister, Olivia, will be named honorary police officers during a ceremony at headquarters Tuesday, police announced. Police...
  • Windsor Locks Teen Who Battled State Over Chemo Is Heading Home

    Windsor Locks Teen Who Battled State Over Chemo Is Heading Home
    HARTFORD — A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was expected to be released Monday from the hospital. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The...
  • Chicago block named for 12-year-old cancer patient

    A block in Chicago's Mt. Greenwood neighborhood has been renamed to honor a 12-year-old cancer patient who lives nearby. WMAQ-TV (bit.ly/1ErJjTp ) reports that the stretch of South Homan Avenue between West 107th and 108th streets was designated Friday...
  • Baseball manager's lifesaving legacy grows

    At the end of an island, in the back of a baseball field, on the fringe of obscurity, there is an unpretentious plaque dedicated to a man whose immeasurable legacy continues to grow. The small bronze marker honors Fred Hutchinson, once a big-league...
  • Beloved Organist Infuses His Music With Faith

    Beloved Organist Infuses His Music With Faith
    WETHERSFIELD — David Spicer, dressed in a red fleece and necktie patterned with musical notes, settles into the bench before his beloved Austin Organ in the choir loft of the historic First Church of Christ in Old Wethersfield and begins pulling out...
  • Memorial service set for Marilynn Greable

    A memorial service for the late wife of Winnetka Village President Gene Greable has been set for the morning of May 1. Marilynn Greable, 72, passed away April 18 in Evanston following a lengthy battle with cancer. The memorial service will begin at 11...