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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Threats Have No Place In Cassandra C. Case

    Threats Have No Place In Cassandra C. Case
    I am troubled by the news that the Department of Children and Families and Connecticut Children's Medical Center have received threats over the forced chemotherapy treatment of Cassandra C. Although many of us disagree with DCF's position in the case,...
  • Hagerty lacrosse player returns to field after cancer

    Hagerty lacrosse player returns to field after cancer
    On most Tuesday and Thursday afternoons recently, Sam Wainman played lacrosse with friends in a field next to the First Baptist Church of Chuluota. They were waiting for a magical date, Jan. 19. That date arrived Monday, the official start of lacrosse...
  • Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Ruling That State Can Force Chemotherapy On Teen

    Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Ruling That State Can Force Chemotherapy On Teen
    HARTFORD — A Connecticut teenager will continue to receive chemotherapy against her will and her mother's wishes. In an oral ruling, the state Supreme Court unanimously found Thursday that the question of whether Cassandra C., 17, of Windsor...
  • Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49

    Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49
    Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation. Doctors discovered a tumor during surgery and Scott was diagnosed with cancer. But he made a point of continuing to live...
  • Cancer center on track to open next year

    Cancer center on track to open next year
    A new cancer center is expected to be up and running by this time next year in Hinsdale. Construction is on schedule for the $48 million Hinsdale Adventist Cancer Institute to be completed in 2015 and to open in 2016, said Kathy Hall, director of the...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Canadian teams honor fallen soldiers

    NHL pluses and minuses: Canadian teams honor fallen soldiers
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + Bravo to the Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens for coordinating a stirring ceremony Saturday to honor Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and...
  • Donna Weiss's Survival Story

    Donna Weiss's Survival Story
    The path to my breast cancer diagnosis was a long and arduous one. In the 11 months preceding my diagnosis, I experienced a barrage of symptoms including a growing mass, skin changes, hardening of the breast, and lymph node pain. I underwent numerous...
  • The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations

    The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations
    Cancer lends itself to the realms of myth. Siddhartha Mukherjee gave the disease some regal treatment in the title of his prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies," but cancer's no emperor. It's a beast. Where actual mythological monsters are...
  • Second-hand smoke bad news for people and pets

    Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. She claims to love animals. I wonder how second-hand smoke affects pets. I think I know the answer, but my friend needs a blast of reality from a professional like you. A: Your...
  • Celebrating solutions for cancer

    When Laguna Beach friends Lisa Early and Tracy Dean were both 43 years old, a breast cancer diagnosis threatened to turn their lives upside down. After surviving their battles and empathizing with other women who had stories like theirs, the two set out...
  • Veterans encouraged to tap into benefits, services

    It's been 45 years since Bob's deployment in the Vietnam War. He didn't fight the Viet Cong, but served instead as an Army mechanic in Thailand, working on trucks that patrolled the perimeter of the U. S. Army installation at Camp Samea Sam. In the...