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Cancer

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  • Leukemia Patient Grayson Hand A Big Hit With UConn Baseball

    Leukemia Patient Grayson Hand A Big Hit With UConn Baseball
    STORRS — The UConn baseball team's newest recruit, Grayson Hand, put on his blue Huskies jersey recently and showcased his talent in a public workout at the Mark R. Shenkman Training Center. He ran across the turf with great energy, but he won't...
  • Sisters in cancer fight named honorary Chicago police officers

    Sisters in cancer fight named honorary Chicago police officers
    Citing their bravery, loyalty and strength, Supt. Garry McCarthy welcomed Emily and Olivia Beazley to the Chicago Police Department as honorary junior officers. "Ever since April of 2011 Emily has been fighting cancer and she's done it with such grace...
  • Burb's Eye View: Cancer survivor raises awareness of melanoma

    Burb's Eye View: Cancer survivor raises awareness of melanoma
    When the doctors told her about her cancer, Lesley Smith was sure they didn’t do the test right. A medical error was a more likely explanation than melanoma. That or basal cell carcinoma — a common form of skin cancer that her mother had...
  • Girl fighting cancer, sister to become honorary Chicago police officers

    Girl fighting cancer, sister to become honorary Chicago police officers
    The Chicago police will have two new young recruits Tuesday. Twelve-year-old Emily Beazley, who is battling cancer, and her younger sister, Olivia, will be named honorary officers during a ceremony at police headquarters Tuesday. Police Superintendent...
  • Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'

    Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'
    WINDSOR LOCKS — She went into the hospital five months ago identified in court papers as Cassandra C., the Windsor Locks teenager taken into state custody and forced by court order to receive chemotherapy for her Hodgkin's lymphoma after rejecting...
  • Windsor Locks Teen Who Battled State Over Chemo Is Heading Home

    Windsor Locks Teen Who Battled State Over Chemo Is Heading Home
    HARTFORD — A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was expected to be released Monday from the hospital. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The...
  • Beloved Organist Infuses His Music With Faith

    Beloved Organist Infuses His Music With Faith
    WETHERSFIELD — David Spicer, dressed in a red fleece and necktie patterned with musical notes, settles into the bench before his beloved Austin Organ in the choir loft of the historic First Church of Christ in Old Wethersfield and begins pulling out...
  • Memorial service set for Marilynn Greable

    A memorial service for the late wife of Winnetka Village President Gene Greable has been set for the morning of May 1. Marilynn Greable, 72, passed away April 18 in Evanston following a lengthy battle with cancer. The memorial service will begin at 11...
  • Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care

    Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care
    Barbara Salata was anxious, couldn't sleep and told her family it felt like she was having a heart attack. The 77-year-old Libertyville woman would forget things and generally "wasn't the mom that we knew," said her son, Bob Salata Jr. Despite a sleep...
  • Palm Beach County Calendar

      Thursday, April 23, at 1:30 p.m. CelebriTEA Pediatric Oncology Support Team The glittery, glitzy fundraiser will help children with cancer and their parents through emotional and financial challenges. Every attendee will be a "celebrity"...
  • Outpouring of support for Emily Beazley

    Signs of support for Emily Beazley are everywhere: Trees and fences are tied with ribbons; Homes and high schools blaze purple and green lights; Store windows and business marquees express good wishes. And, on Friday, a section of Homan Avenue will be...