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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Beauty blogger Meechy Monroe's signature Afro lost to cancer

     Beauty blogger Meechy Monroe's signature Afro lost to cancer
    Over the last five years, Meechy Monroe has built a reputation and international following among black women who turned to her for hair care tips and inspiration as they turned from chemically treated hair to natural styles. Through her blog, social...
  • As woman clings to life, state clings tight to discrimination

    Liz Molina is dying. Days, weeks, maybe a month. It is the tragedy of cervical cancer, which has spread quickly and indiscriminately — kidneys, liver and spleen and her abdominal wall. Only 35, Molina has withered away, down from 138 to 80...
  • Jolie Leigh's Survival Story

    Jolie Leigh's Survival Story
    During a monthly breast self-exam I felt a lump on my right breast. I immediately called my OB/GYN. She said let's get a mammogram. It was my first mammogram. The lump looked suspicious.  They wanted to do a biopsy. The next day, after my biopsy, the...
  • 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...
  • Cancer survivorship day brings patients, families and staff together to celebrate hope at DKH

    A cough sent Janice Jastrzebski to her doctor. When she told him one of her breasts was sore, neither thought much of it. A week later she learned that she had stage 3 breast cancer. She had two aggressive types of cancer and it had spread to her lymph...
  • 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...
  • Maryland should legalize pot [Letter]

    Maryland should legalize pot [Letter]
    I think it should be a person's own choice to do whatever drug a person chooses as long as it doesn't involve committing a crime to acquire the drug. When it comes to marijuana, we should be able to have and smoke as much as we like ("Fixing Md.'s...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Beth Guendjoian's Survival Story

    Beth Guendjoian's Survival Story
    I was 38 years old. I had two young daughters, a loving husband, and an amazing family. Not a care in the world. Life was good. Thirty-eight years old is when my life changed. I was told I had breast cancer. It all started with a self-exam and a feeling...