| Dec 26, 2012
At 1 p.m. on Friday, his 7th birthday, Wes Pak completed his seventh cycle of 3F8 monoclonal antibody treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. At 6 p.m. his family greeted him on the tarmac at Rick's Aviation in Newport News,...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:39 PM
When the Indianapolis Colts traveled to Baltimore for the Ravens' playoff opener in January 2007, fans greeted the city's former team with a vengeful intensity rarely seen in these parts.
Six years later, the Colts are coming back to town for another...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Gary Breakall personified the best of small-town living. His devotion to family, church, community and work made a difference in the lives of many.
Born and raised in Hancock, Gary was the third of six children. His parents, Oscar and Jesse Breakall,...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:30 PM
The Pierre boys’ basketball team lost the services of a key player this season and it wasn’t due to graduation or injury, but to cancer.
Conrad Adam might not be contributing points and rebounds this season to the Governors, who were...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:54 PM
Senioritis certainly isn't setting in for Kyle Ortmeier.
Ortmeier, 18, is keeping his senior year schedule full by doing an internship at Faulkton Area Medical Center, fulfilling his duties as FCCLA state president, practicing for oral interpretation,...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Peter Stephan's search for a match to his rare and unique Armenian bone marrow began only recently, but his struggle with mantle cell lymphoma began years ago with sudden weight loss.
The 53-year-old Glendale resident lost a rapid amount of weight in...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:29 PM
The founder of a Newport Beach paddleboarding event that raises money for breast cancer detection has been named to the Susan G. Komen Orange County board of directors, according to a news release.
Judie Vivian will serve on the 2013-14 foundation...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As my colleague Melissa Healy noted Thursday, a British medical journal recently invited doctors who specialize in end-of-life care to debate whether patients should be told that they're terminally ill. Two London-based palliative care doctors argued in...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Seeking 500 Washington County enrollees to participate in a 20- to 30-year study aimed at finding cancer cures, the American Cancer Society on Thursday hosted an enrollment kick off with the plan to start collecting information and local blood samples...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Pharmaceutical consultant Therigy's 2nd annual Brighten the Day 5K Run/Walk will be at 7:30 a.m. at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake on Orlando's west side. The 5K will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Kids Beating Cancer and the Oncology Care...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 11:26 PM
IMPERIAL — Jairel Veliz was only 12 years old when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor and told right then that she had to go into surgery.
“It was scary,” said the now 16-year-old Heber resident with a shy smile.
Jairel, a cancer...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:29 PM
PITTSBURGH — The Cubs have a new tactic, and so far it's working. They have decided to try leading every inning because that's a lot more fun than being behind every inning, as it seemed they were a year ago.
One game down, only 161 to go.