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Cancer

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  • Tinley Park firefighters to help cancer patients

    Tinley Park firefighters to help cancer patients
    Later this month, Tinley Park's Fire Department will join at least 24 others from across the state for a fundraiser to help cancer patients. This year will be the first time Tinley Park firefighters compete in the Cure It Foundation's Fire Up a Cure...
  • Ancient dragon boating gives cancer survivors a workout

    Ancient dragon boating gives cancer survivors a workout
    If you've been in Portage Lakes State Park in Ohio recently you just might have spotted some dragons. Not the long-toothed Loch Ness kind that live under the sea, but dragon boats that glide across the water. Members of the Dragon Dream Team, all wearing...
  • Salivary gland cancers rare, but sometimes deadly

    Salivary gland cancers rare, but sometimes deadly
    Professional baseball great Tony Gwynn Sr., also known as Mr. Padre, died last month of salivary gland cancer, which he believed was caused by years of using smokeless chewing tobacco. The cancer is a rare form that begins in any of the salivary glands in...
  • Tennis: Reyna finds strength in family

    Tennis: Reyna finds strength in family
    As a rising junior tennis player, Corona del Mar resident Alex Reyna has a rigid training schedule at Advantage Tennis Academy in Irvine. Sometimes Reyna supplements this by carrying around his sister, Noelle. As triplets along with their sister, Paige,...
  • Who's most at risk for colorectal cancer?

    Colorectal cancer includes cancer of the bowels, colon, rectum and intestines. Colorectal cancer is often diagnosed after the patient shows a number of symptoms including blood in the stools, constipation, rapid weight loss and anemia. The success of...
  • Dimon cancer diagnosis had no effect on JPMorgan's succession plan

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said on Wednesday that the bank has not changed its plans for picking his successor, even after he said on July 1 that he had been diagnosed with throat cancer....
  • On the Town: CHLA's La Providencia Guild holds summer event

    On the Town: CHLA's La Providencia Guild holds summer event
    Nestled just north of Universal Studios on the shore of Toluca Lake, Lakeside Golf Club served as the perfect venue for the women of the La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles who convened for their annual summer meeting, luncheon and...
  • Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool

    Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool
    Last year Martha Montalvo-Ariri underwent a routine hysterectomy to help treat painful uterine fibroids. During surgery, her doctor used a morcellator, a device that cuts the tissue into pieces so it can be removed through small incisions. Ten days...
  • Leukemia patient sues Trader Joe's, supplier over infection

    Leukemia patient sues Trader Joe's, supplier over infection
    A cancer patient who shopped at a Northbrook Trader Joe’s is suing the grocer and one its suppliers, saying it sold him tainted food that was later recalled and caused a bacterial infection. Vladimir Sokhatskiy alleges in the lawsuit filed...
  • Buddy Cianci, twice a convict, wants to be Providence mayor again

    Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci Jr., the former mayor of Providence, R.I. who left office in handcuffs in 2002 when he was convicted for racketeering conspiracy, wants his old office back.  Cianci said during his radio show Wednesday that with a sense of...
  • 5K walk/run very personal to Elmhurst couple

    5K walk/run very personal to Elmhurst couple
    Carol White, an advanced practice nurse who specializes in treating cancer patients, has participated in the Jim Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk to fund leukemia research for 17 years, but this year it had even more meaning. She was running for all the...