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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • 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...
  • Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner

    Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner
    My Walk of Faith from the steps of the state Capitol to the steps of Gampel Pavilion, Hartford to Storrs, all 26 miles of redemption, will be Sunday, Oct. 5. I thought about calling it the Jacobs Is A Moron Walk. Or the No Escalators Walk. Or The...
  • Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign

    Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign
    Joshua Chambers may be only 5 years old, but he's savvy enough to understand that if life gives you an opportunity to mix whipped cream and cheerleaders, you should seize the day. So one evening last week, he found himself armed with platefuls of...
  • We must fight this battle against terror on several fronts

    President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry liken the radical terrorist organization Islamic State to a cancer. That is an apt metaphor from which we can draw several meaningful inferences. Just like a cancerous tumor, the Islamic State...
  • Eastern Soccer Captain, Now Cancer-Free, Makes Emotional Return

    Eastern Soccer Captain, Now Cancer-Free, Makes Emotional Return
    WILLIMANTIC — Jon DeCasanova knew something was wrong in June 2012 when he looked in the mirror and saw his eyes had turned yellow. The signs of jaundice would mark the first steps into a living hell of radiation, chemotherapy, badly swollen limbs...
  • Ailing Rob Ford urges voters to back brother for Toronto mayor

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, in his first public remarks since doctors revealed he has cancer, has asked residents of Canada's largest city to vote for his brother Doug, who has replaced him on the ballot in next month's mayoral election....
  • Statistics on childhood cancer

    Statistics on childhood cancer
    Nearly 2,000 children ages 19 and younger will die from cancer in the United States this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Another 15,780 new cases will be diagnosed. Some statistics about childhood cancer: Second-leading cause of...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has rare, aggressive cancer

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has rare, aggressive cancer
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has a very rare and aggressive type of cancerous tumor in his abdomen, his doctor said on Wednesday, and the controversial municipal leader will start chemotherapy treatment within days. Ford, who made international headlines with...
  • Former New Zealand captain Crowe suffers cancer relapse

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Former New Zealand cricket captain Martin Crowe has suffered a relapse of his cancer. The 51-year-old first said he was suffering from a form of lymphoma in 2012 but after chemotherapy he said in June 2013 the tumours had been...
  • Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center

    Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center
    HARTFORD — The alliance Hartford HealthCare announced a year ago with Memorial Sloan Kettering to tap into the leading New York cancer center's research and treatment capabilities is moving forward. The two health organizations announced Tuesday...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Moms In Training Comes To West Hartford

    Moms In Training, (MIT) a flexible 10-week fitness program supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is gearing up to launch its first season in West Hartford. This group is hyper-local to moms in West Hartford and surrounding towns, and has the...