| Mar 6, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the cells in the bone marrow that affects 750,000 people worldwide; it is an uncontrolled growth of plasma cells which attack and destroy bone and damage the kidneys and immune system.
In the United States, there are...
| Mar 10, 2013
In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable."
The same can be...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Boonsboro resident Selena Doyle reflected Monday night on her successful battle against breast cancer.
Doyle said she underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery in Baltimore to turn the tide against the disease.
Doyle feels that if she had been...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:21 PM
It’s the rare person who hasn’t been touched by cancer.
Many of our readers themselves have been diagnosed with cancer, while many others have close family members or friends with the disease.
Cancer comes in many variations to people of...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:07 PM
C.J. Woollum, who built a mountainous legacy at Christopher Newport and was one of the area's prominent athletic figures, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. He was 64.
Woollum's retirement was cruelly cut short last July when he was diagnosed...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:11 AM
This month you will likely see a lot of pink ribbons in celebration of breast cancer awareness month. Those ribbons are more than just decorations. Behind each one is a woman who has had to face the frightening diagnosis of breast cancer… and the...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Nowadays you hear a lot about cancer: scary statistics, the importance of early detection screenings, risk factors, etc. These are important things to know, sure, but you’ve heard all this before. It’s long past time to go over what most...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Traffic reporter Jessica Sanchez, who is battling cancer, will share shaving her head on WKMG-Channel 6's morning news this Monday.
On March 16, the station announced that Sanchez has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
"She’s in good spirits and she's...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:40 AM
Longtime Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has revealed he’s being treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, having received two months of chemotherapy, with four months of treatment still ahead of him. Campbell said in a statement: “I feel...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 11:19 PM
Abe Cardenas endured multiple hardships and saw hundreds of his brothers die while in the years he served in Vietnam, but to him, none of that adversity compares to the 14 months he’s dealt with cancer.
“I didn’t believe this was going...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Traffic reporter Jessica Sanchez is documenting her cancer battle through a blog called "Let's Be Honest" on the WKMG-Channel 6 website.
"She's laying it all out there with class and humor," WKMG General Manager Skip Valet said Tuesday. "I think she'...