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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Kim Sweer's Survival Story

    Kim Sweer's Survival Story
    In January I felt a pea-size lump above my breast.  My oncologist suggested that I schedule a mammogram/ultrasound.  The results were not certain the tumor was malignant and my medical team suggested removal and a biopsy.  A week after my surgery, I was...
  • Cancer treatment company charts future in Boca Raton

    Cancer treatment company charts future in Boca Raton
    'Hope is a very strong emotion that can keep people going.' – CTCA CEO Gerard van Grinsven After moving his compay's headquarters to Boca Raton this year, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CEO Gerard van Grinsven is setting a new course for...
  • Life among the newly diagnosed

    Life among the newly diagnosed
    The first doctor told Livia Borges she was too young to have breast cancer. She was too fit and healthy. But that doctor was wrong. "The doctor asked if there was any breast cancer in my family," Borges recalls. She answered that there wasn't. The...
  • Adele Saint Fleur's Survival Story

    Adele Saint Fleur's Survival Story
    I went to my OB/GYN in July 2013 and there was no evidence of any problems.  One day I started to feel a stinging pain in my left breast and noticed something was not right.  I had a mammogram and was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2013.  ...
  • CdM polo to play for 'Team Kimie'

    The Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team will be honoring Kimie Metcalf at the Sea Kings' Pacific Coast League game against Irvine on Tuesday at CdM. CdM will be wearing orange caps in the game in honor of Kimie, a family friend of CdM Coach Barry...
  • Lehigh Valley breast cancer survivors share a common path

    Lehigh Valley breast cancer survivors share a common path
    Laurie Flynn of Upper Macungie Township has worked for 30 years at Air Products, where she is a senior safety specialist. Roni Fabian of Northampton manages two doctors' offices. On the surface, the women don't seem to have a lot in common. They live in...
  • Why I don't breast-feed, if you must know

     Why I don't breast-feed, if you must know
    The mothers in my Baby & Me Yoga Fit class looked down from their tree poses, surprised, as I poured some instant formula into a bottle. Feeding our babies whenever they were in need was one of the most nurturing parts of the class. But with my evil...
  • Dominique Donaldson: Neonatal nurse drew strength from patients

    Dominique Donaldson: Neonatal nurse drew strength from patients
    In her fight against colon cancer, 28-year-old Dominique Donaldson drew strength from the struggling newborns she had cared for as a neonatal intensive-care nurse at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. "She used to call them 'My Little Babies. My...
  • Survivors meet to celebrate cancer-free lives

    Survivors meet to celebrate cancer-free lives
    Their ages and backgrounds varied, but the breast cancer survivors at the Girls, Pearls, Hats and Heels event all expressed a new zest for life. "It opened my eyes to enjoy every day. You don't know what's next," said Flor Heaney, 44, of Delray Beach....
  • The 'cyberwar' against cancer gets a boost

    The 'cyberwar' against cancer gets a boost
    Tel Aviv — Two years ago, Prof. Eshel Ben-Jacob of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy and Rice University's Center for Theoretical Biological Physics made the startling discovery that cancer, like an enemy hacker in cyberspace,...
  • Gene patterns may play role in breast cancer

    Gene patterns may play role in breast cancer
    About one in eight women in the United States will contract breast cancer in her lifetime. Now new research from Tel Aviv University-affiliated researchers, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, has provided another tool to help women,...