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Cancer

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  • Maine West senior stays positive in cancer fight

    Maine West senior stays positive in cancer fight
    Not even a cancer diagnosis could dampen 17-year-old Shawn O'Neill's positive attitude. Last year, while a junior at Maine West High School in Des Plaines, Shawn sustained a minor injury during basketball practice that ultimately led to the discovery of...
  • Doctor Who Survived Blood Cancer Helps Others Through New Support Group

    When Dr. Jay Burton was battling blood cancer in 2010, he found that his medical background helped him handle many challenges on his own. "One of the reasons I am still here is because I'm a doctor," said Burton, who lives in Longmeadow, Mass. "I knew...
  • State mistakes lead to tragedies, but relief often elusive

    State mistakes lead to tragedies, but relief often elusive
    Janet Pandrea died on April 2, 2002, from complications due to the chemotherapy she received for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. But the 65-year-old woman did not have cancer. A jury found Coral Springs Medical Center liable for the mistake that ultimately...
  • Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests

    Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests
    Almost anyone would benefit by reducing the amount of fat in their diet. But the upside could be especially big for women with breast cancer. New research presented Friday at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium suggests that a low-fat diet may...
  • Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich has traveled Eric Berry's road to recovery

    Mark Herzlich was in the midst of fighting his own cancer battle when he first met Eric Berry. It was December 2009, at the Lott IMPACT Trophy ceremony at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, Calif. Berry, along with three other players, was up for the...
  • Adult survivors of childhood cancer get help with late effects of treatment

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. With her bright eyes and peaches-and-cream complexion, Ashley Dado is a picture of youthful health. You'd wonder why this 22-year-old college senior needs regular mammograms and heart scans. To understand, you have to go back to when she...
  • Kansas City Chiefs star Eric Berry diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

    Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, the team announced Monday. Berry, 25, who was placed on the non-football injury list last month, ending his season, recently underwent a battery of tests at Emory...
  • Cold War radiation exposure results in $800 million in federal payments

    WASHINGTON More than 8,000 current or former workers of the Department of Energy nuclear site in Aiken, S.C., have received at least $800 million in federal compensation and paid medical expenses for job-related illnesses, Labor Department data show. The...
  • Clippers make cancer patient Robbie Stanford's wish come true

    Clippers make cancer patient Robbie Stanford's wish come true
    Robbie Stanford, 54, was diagnosed with leukemia during a routine physical about 15 years ago. Now in the final stages of his cancer, one of his unfulfilled wishes was to attend a Clippers game. On Friday, the Clippers brought Stanford and his two...
  • Berry will begin treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Kansas City Chiefs - INSIDE SLANT Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma and will begin chemotherapy treatment immediately to attack the cancerous tumor in his chest. The...
  • Berry confirmed with 'very treatable' Hodgkin's lymphoma

    The Sports Xchange Berry confirmed with 'very treatable' Hodgkin's lymphoma A doctor in Atlanta confirmed Monday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has Hodgkin's lymphoma and said it is "very treatable." After Berry experienced chest...