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Cancer

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  • Eagle River Trick or Treat Fundraiser for Cancer Research Faces Changes

    Eagle River Trick or Treat Fundraiser for Cancer Research Faces Changes
    Trick or Treat in the Heat, a popular fundraiser involving several neighborhoods, will have a change of venue this fall in Eagle River. It started as way to bring families together to remember a little boy who lost his battle to leukemia eight years ago...
  • Woman meets donor three years later

    Woman meets donor three years later
    Being separated by an ocean and having never met didn't stop Yvonne Vohl from offering a lifeline to Karen Castelblanco. Castelblanco, 42, of Huntington Beach, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and received a bone-marrow transplant from Vohl, 41, of...
  • Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks

    Young white women still embrace indoor tanning despite cancer risks
    Indoor tanning is a great way to get skin cancer – especially if you start young. People who use tanning beds, sunlamps or tanning booths before age 35 are up to 75% more likely to develop melanoma, and those who begin before 25 may double their...
  • Reed will retire from school district

    Darrin Reed, who is battling leukemia, has retired from his job with the Laguna Beach Unified School District, he said Thursday by phone. Reed, the former executive assistant to the superintendent, is leaving after 14 years with the district to keep his...
  • Yoga tied to better sleep after cancer

    Yoga tied to better sleep after cancer
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Practicing yoga may help people who have had cancer sleep better and reduce their use of sleep aids, according to a new study. Researchers found study participants, mostly women with a history of breast cancer, reported...
  • Overcoming ovarian cancer, St. Paul's volleyball's Mattie Bayne steps up as leader

    Overcoming ovarian cancer, St. Paul's volleyball's Mattie Bayne steps up as leader
    St. Paul’s volleyball player Mattie Bayne spent much of the summer before ninth grade doing all the things that other 14-year-old girls do. She didn’t think much of the sharp pains in her side, but fortunately for Bayne, her mother did....
  • Robert Schuller diagnosed with life-threatening cancer

    Robert Schuller diagnosed with life-threatening cancer
    Doctors have diagnosed Robert H. Schuller with life-threatening cancer and said that with treatment he could live another two years, his family has announced. The 89-year-old has a life-threatening growth in his esophagus, said his daughter, Sheila...
  • Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis

    Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis
    The family of Robert H. Schuller was "surprised" by the diagnosis that treatment for life-threatening cancer could give the famed evangelist another two more years, according to the church headed by his daughter. The 89-year-old has a growth in his...
  • Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink

    Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink
    Leonor Gaviña-Valls remembers with photographic clarity the August day she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was completely shocked," the Glendale resident said of that day 15 years ago. "I didn't feel anything, didn't know anything was...
  • Robin Quivers reveals 15-month cancer battle on Howard Stern show

    Robin Quivers reveals 15-month cancer battle on Howard Stern show
    Robin Quivers, Howard Stern's longtime sidekick, revealed her year-plus battle with cancer Monday and announced she is now cancer-free. Turns out Quivers, 61, has been doing the show from home for the last 15 months while undergoing chemotherapy and...
  • Quality of life often good post-breast cancer

    Quality of life often good post-breast cancer
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than a decade after treatment, the average woman who has had breast cancer seems about as satisfied with her life as women who never had the disease, according to a new Canadian study. "It's been recognized for a long...