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  • Women's use of talc powder may be tied to ovarian cancer

    LOS ANGELES Deane Berg's doctor called her in the day after Christmas 2006 to give her the crushing news. She'd had her ovaries removed, the pathology results were back, and the information could not have been much worse. Berg had stage III ovarian...
  • 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...
  • 8-year-old leukemia patient races to set record for high-fiving

    MINNEAPOLIS As 8-year-old Molly Vergin was preparing to try to break the world record for the most high-fives in one minute, no one was concerned about the magnitude of the challenge: to complete 261 hand slaps in 60 seconds. For her parents, the...
  • 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...
  • Teen who fought cancer treatment heads home from hospital

    A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The Associated...
  • 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...
  • Chicago block named for 12-year-old cancer patient

    A block in Chicago's Mt. Greenwood neighborhood has been renamed to honor a 12-year-old cancer patient who lives nearby. WMAQ-TV (bit.ly/1ErJjTp ) reports that the stretch of South Homan Avenue between West 107th and 108th streets was designated Friday...
  • Baseball manager's lifesaving legacy grows

    At the end of an island, in the back of a baseball field, on the fringe of obscurity, there is an unpretentious plaque dedicated to a man whose immeasurable legacy continues to grow. The small bronze marker honors Fred Hutchinson, once a big-league...
  • 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...