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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Colonel spent life as ultimate public servant

    Col. Harold "Hal" Cook was the ultimate public servant, spending 33 years in the military, 10 years as an Orange County deputy and 20 years as funeral-hearse driver. But it was helping establish the junior ROTC program at Jones High School that made...
  • Doctors find troubling mass in chest of Chiefs safety Eric Berry

    Doctors find troubling mass in chest of Chiefs safety Eric Berry
    Doctors have found a mass in the chest of Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry, and have raised the possibility that it could be cancer. Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder said the “leading consideration” for what Berry has is lymphoma,...
  • Umatilla teen battling cancer grateful for all who are in her corner

    UMATILLA — For Sadie Lonsdale, 16, watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade each year and celebrating with family and friends has been how she has always spent the holiday. This year will be no different as she has a traditional turkey dinner...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    A list of promotions and recognition at South Florida businesses. Leadership Chim Francisco, Distinguished Toastmaster, was honored as Toastmasters International's District 47 Division Governor of the Year at Division 47`s Fall Conference in Palm...
  • On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation

     On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation
    The living room was festooned with orange streamers. On the kitchen counter sat a cake, brightened with orange food coloring. The only clue that this wasn't a color-themed birthday party was the sign near the front door. It read: Orange you glad chemo...
  • Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets

    Second-hand smoke is 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. -- D.G.,...
  • Saint Francis Partners With Dana-Farber For Clinical Trials

    The parent company of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced Friday a new collaboration that allows local blood-cancer patients treated at Saint Francis to take part in clinical trials offered by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Saint...
  • Susann Milbourne's Survival Story

    Susann Milbourne's Survival Story
    I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. One morning I noticed a little bump the size of a dime on my upper left breast. I showed it to my OB/GYN and he said it’s not cancer because it moves like jelly; it would be hard if it was cancer....
  • Kim Sweer's Survival Story

    Kim Sweer's Survival Story
    In January I felt a pea-size lump above my breast.  My oncologist suggested that I schedule a mammogram/ultrasound.  The results were not certain the tumor was malignant and my medical team suggested removal and a biopsy.  A week after my surgery, I was...
  • Komen race unites family, friends to run or walk for breast cancer cure

    Komen race unites family, friends to run or walk for breast cancer cure
    When a 17-year-old high school senior was the first to cross the finish line in this year's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, he was soon followed by his parents, a sister — and his cancer-surviving 73-year-old grandmother. Conner Masteran, a...
  • 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...