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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Spreading awareness: the faces of pediatic cancer

    Spreading awareness: the faces of pediatic cancer
    "Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness." — Chinese proverb A lot of attention has been given to the amazing gifts Emily Beazley has received in her ongoing battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. But perhaps the bigger story is the...
  • Lauren Hill memorial to take place in Cincinnati on Monday

    Lauren Hill memorial to take place in Cincinnati on Monday
    A public memorial service for Lauren Hill, a college basketball player who died this week after an inspiring fight against an inoperable brain tumor, will be held Monday in Cincinnati. Hill, 19, died Friday at a hospital in Cincinnati a little more...
  • Lasting tribute for late boy, 9

    Lasting tribute for late boy, 9
    When Andrew and Caroline Brooks' son Dillon, 9, died last summer of brain cancer, they wanted to find a way to memorialize him. To honor what would have been Dillon's 10th birthday, they recently organized the inaugural Dillon's Day, collecting gift...
  • Mount Greenwood's Emily Beazley dies at 12; cancer battle inspired support

    Mount Greenwood's Emily Beazley dies at 12; cancer battle inspired support
    Even as she was dying, Emily Beazley talked about helping other children who might share her fate. "She was an amazing girl, very unselfish," said Dr. Jason Canner, pediatric oncologist at Advocate Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn and one of several...
  • Archives: The gift, the girl and the firefighter

    Archives: The gift, the girl and the firefighter
    The girl and the firefighter lived in the same part of town, the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side of Chicago, a neighborhood of cops, firefighters and city workers. The Mayoskis live there. And so do the Beazleys, and although...
  • Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say

    Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say
    Americans get too many tests to screen for common types of cancer, and the American College of Physicians wants them to stop. New clinical guidelines from the medical group include a litany of statistics that illustrate our obsession with cancer...
  • New cancer support group gives back to community

    New cancer support group gives back to community
    Last December, a group of more than 20 Barrington-area women met at Pure Organic Juicery in downtown Barrington to offer support to one another. It was the first meeting of Soul Survivors, a support group for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers....
  • Killingly High School family participates in Relay for Life

    More than 80 Killingly High School students signed up to participate in the Relay for Life event at the Woodstock Fair Grounds on May 16 and 17. The Killingly Footnotes, Spirit of Service team boasted members of the National Honor Society, band and...
  • Jail staff steps up for coworker battling cancer

    Jail staff steps up for coworker battling cancer
    A Sunday benefit has been scheduled for a Lake County Jail receptionist battling cancer. The cookout for Amanda Groeller will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Zion-Benton Moose Lodge 667, 41517 N. Sheridan Road in Zion. There is a $10 donation...
  • Playing bubble soccer to battle cancer

    Playing bubble soccer to battle cancer
    On a chilly afternoon this week, students at Evergreen Park High School came together with faculty and community members, to support one of their own and raise money for brain cancer research. Donning their cleats and joined by members of the...
  • Barrington area sees increase in cancer support

    Barrington area sees increase in cancer support
    When the Wellness Place in Inverness closed in October 2014, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital stepped in to fill the gap created by the closing of the cancer support center. The hospital now has several programs tailored to the needs of patients, their...