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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Vanessa Pacella's Survival Story

    Vanessa Pacella's Survival Story
    In 2007, I went to the dermatologist with a mark on my face that I had ignored for two years. It turned out that I had basal cell carcinoma, a very treatable form of skin cancer. However, the doctor recommended that I get a full physical with a...
  • Three-letter word gives the sick hope: My Word

    Two years ago, I had it all. My wife Sandy and I were busy raising our three teenage children, and my special project as executive architect for the Dr. Phillips Center for The Performing Arts kept me very busy. The phone call came two days before...
  • Doree Garolsky's Survival Story

    Doree Garolsky's Survival Story
    I had 16 years’ worth of mammograms however; I was unaware that because I had dense breasts I should have been getting ultra sounds. There was a lump above my breast. My doctor and gynecologist both thought it was nothing but suggested I go to a...
  • Sonia Reices Cabrera's Survival Story

    Sonia Reices Cabrera's Survival Story
    Life can change from one minute to another. Near the end of December 2011 my doctor said I had a fatty tumor in my left armpit and told me not to worry. In July 2012 my private doctor checked the tumor and suggested I have an ultrasound. I had no...
  • Pat Dunford's Survival Story

    Pat Dunford's Survival Story
    I noticed a lump during the summer of 2013 and convinced myself that it was a clogged sweat gland. I waited several months until my regular six month checkup with my primary physician, Dr. Diana Galindo at Cleveland Clinic Florida.   Almost as an...
  • Migdalia Coubertier's Survival Story

    Migdalia Coubertier's Survival Story
    All of my adult life I have had cystic breasts and because of this, after the age of 40 I had yearly examinations. I had two benign tumors removed. In 2007, the mammogram revealed a suspicious area. We discovered it was ductal carcinoma invasive in situ...
  • A baseball coach's son makes a dash for home

    A baseball coach's son makes a dash for home
    There were balloons, gifts, cake, hugs and, most of all, smiles. Tyler Thompson, the 12-year-old son of Mission Hills Alemany baseball coach Randy Thompson, walked out of Children's Hospital in Los Angeles earlier this week after his 14th and final...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Wasserman Schultz says Obamacare won't hurt Democrats in this year's elections

    Wasserman Schultz says Obamacare won't hurt Democrats in this year's elections
    Obamacare has lost its punch as a political weapon against Democrats, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Thursday as she touted benefits of the health care law and urged people to sign up the next time enrollment opens. If the Weston...
  • Advances in breast reconstruction after cancer

    Advances in breast reconstruction after cancer
    When Mary Casterline was diagnosed with invasive carcinoma of the breast in mid-April, she knew she was fortunate. Her cancer was very treatable and she had a lot of options for both treatment and beyond. Casterline's doctors explained that she had...