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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • After pulling herself and others out of the dark, another challenge

    After pulling herself and others out of the dark, another challenge
    To this day, Renee Banton can't fully explain why a college-educated woman from a solid middle-class family fell as far and disappeared for as long as she did. She can't blame it on having had a tough childhood in Carson, because her parents may have...
  • Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?

    Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?
    (Reuters Health) - Swedes who talked on mobile or cordless phones for more than 25 years had triple the risk of a certain kind of brain cancer compared to those who used wireless phones for less than a year, a new study suggests. The odds of...
  • FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer

    FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer
    Until recently, Steven Lewis, 66, of Delray Beach, was a "skeptical scientist." An exercise physiologist and a visiting professor of clinical biomedical science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton,...
  • Leukemia diagnosis led to new family ties for Newport News mother

    Leukemia diagnosis led to new family ties for Newport News mother
    Dizziness, nausea, blood clots, extreme fatigue, bone pain and rashes are all part and parcel of leukemia and its treatment. For Newport News resident Patti Minium Moonis, 48, mother of seven, it brought something else — an urgent desire to find her...
  • Elizabeth Medina's Survival Story

    Elizabeth Medina's Survival Story
    From 2002 to 2009 I had annual mammograms and no abnormalities. In 2009, I decided to take charge of my health. A major lifestyle change resulted in the loss of 45 pounds and a new-found love and passion to be fit and active. I was so happy and proud of...
  • Cancer again strikes track star -- and again he goes public

    Cancer again strikes track star -- and again he goes public
    In 1994, when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer, middle-distance track star Steve Scott felt an obligation to warn other men about the disease. He talked openly with reporters and urged men to see their doctors. With surgery and chemotherapy,...
  • Nina Brumbaugh's Survival Story

    Nina Brumbaugh's Survival Story
    I had only recently started doing at home breast self-exams when I found the lump. I did not have any insurance so I went to the health department to be checked out. After a few doctor appointments and a needle biopsy, it was determined that yes, I did...
  • Jessica Hoff's Survival Story

    Jessica Hoff's Survival Story
    On September 26, 2011, my son Mason turned 9 months old. It was a day of celebration. It was also a day of shock and a day I will never forget.  Dr. Neely Hines, a Memorial Regional Hospital diagnostic radiologist, called with the results of my...
  • Debra Lehman's Survival Story

    Debra Lehman's Survival Story
    I discovered a tiny lump on my right breast and went to see my primary care physician, Dr. Robert Piloto at Cleveland Clinic Florida.  Dr. Piloto did an examination and sent me for a diagnostic mammogram. Nothing showed up on the mammogram; however, Dr....
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  • CdM polo to play for 'Team Kimie'

    The Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team will be honoring Kimie Metcalf at the Sea Kings' Pacific Coast League game against Irvine on Tuesday at CdM. CdM will be wearing orange caps in the game in honor of Kimie, a family friend of CdM Coach Barry...