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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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Rubber Band Bracelets Bring Smiles, Hope To Cancer Patients

     Rubber Band Bracelets Bring Smiles, Hope To Cancer Patients
    HARTFORD — Although rubber band bracelets are a trend at their school, Keeley Joyal and Lindsay Masamery had more than fashion in mind when they started making the bracelets by the dozen. On Thursday, the two girls went to Hartford Hospital to...
  • Johnson reportedly wants to be traded

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson spent months away from the team, and ultimately decided his future is not with the Texans. The 33-year-old wide receiver requested a trade...
  • Alonso likely to miss entire season - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Buffalo Bills - INSIDE SLANT The Buffalo Bills confirmed linebacker Koko Alonso suffered a torn ACL in his left knee while working out in Oregon and he is expected to miss the entire 2014 season. Alonso, the runner-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Vegan communities growing, along with research on health benefits

    No, vegans are not extraterrestrials from a planet orbiting Vega, although many might consider their dietary habits to be completely alien. Plant-only eaters represent a mere 2 percent of the population; another 5 percent describe themselves as...