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Cancer

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  • Jail staff steps up for coworker battling cancer

    Jail staff steps up for coworker battling cancer
    A Sunday benefit has been scheduled for a Lake County Jail receptionist battling cancer. The cookout for Amanda Groeller will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Zion-Benton Moose Lodge 667, 41517 N. Sheridan Road in Zion. There is a $10 donation...
  • Playing bubble soccer to battle cancer

    Playing bubble soccer to battle cancer
    On a chilly afternoon this week, students at Evergreen Park High School came together with faculty and community members, to support one of their own and raise money for brain cancer research. Donning their cleats and joined by members of the...
  • Barrington area sees increase in cancer support

    Barrington area sees increase in cancer support
    When the Wellness Place in Inverness closed in October 2014, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital stepped in to fill the gap created by the closing of the cancer support center. The hospital now has several programs tailored to the needs of patients, their...
  • TheaterWorks Opens 30th Season With Wasserstein's 'Third'

    TheaterWorks Opens 30th Season With Wasserstein's 'Third'
    Wendy Wasserstein's final play, "Third," will open the 30th anniversary season of Hartford's TheaterWorks. Three of the five subscription shows are by female playwrights and two of the five will be staged by female directors. "Third" centers on a...
  • Lauren Hill memorial to take place in Cincinnati on Monday

    Lauren Hill memorial to take place in Cincinnati on Monday
    A public memorial service for Lauren Hill, a college basketball player who died this week after an inspiring fight against an inoperable brain tumor, will be held Monday in Cincinnati. Hill, 19, died Friday at a hospital in Cincinnati a little more...
  • Getting a buzz cut in solidarity

    Getting a buzz cut in solidarity
    It was a sunny Saturday afternoon at Scoreboard Bar & Grill in Lake Zurich when Wauconda resident Deb Lundberg watched her hair fall to the ground — and fall with purpose. "I decided seven years ago on March 15 to take part in this, after watching...
  • Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw has the ultimate hockey mom

    Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw has the ultimate hockey mom
    At 6, Andrew Shaw received his first stitches — right above his eye after crashing into a table during a wrestling match. It was the first of countless times he was sewn back together. The conversation on the way to the hospital went like this...
  • Young Boynton athlete fighting for his life

    Young Boynton athlete fighting for his life
    Nearly every season for more than 10 years, Michelle Leventhal, her husband Barry and their two sons have been trekking out to the West Boynton Little League baseball fields. Brandon, 17, and Chad, 12, have grown up in the league, and the Leventhals...
  • Vernon family chosen as Alex's Lemonade Stand state reps

    Vernon family chosen as Alex's Lemonade Stand state reps
    The Ross family of Vernon has been chosen as Connecticut's Hero Family State Representatives for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's (ALSF) national fundraising weekend. Alex's Lemonade Stand began in 2004, when Alexandra Scott, born in Manchester, set her...
  • Event honors women with local nonprofits

    The 1000+ Club to Benefit Cancer recently recognized 10 women serving local nonprofits at its annual Women of the Year luncheon. The event, staged at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, raised more than $65,000 to support Broward-...
  • Natural Beauty is More Than Skin Deep

    Natural Beauty is More Than Skin Deep
    Nine years after my diagnosis and treatment my father was diagnosed with colon cancer,” Aragon shared. “It spread into his lungs and his liver and he had a secondary cancer, brain cancer, and it all came back in the bones. My father fought for...