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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Playing bubble soccer to battle cancer

    Playing bubble soccer to battle cancer
    On a chilly afternoon this week, students at Evergreen Park High School came together with faculty and community members, to support one of their own and raise money for brain cancer research. Donning their cleats and joined by members of the...
  • Mike Sielski: Jim Kelly backs cause that is close to his heart

    Not long ago, a father could not cry. He had been diagnosed with cancer in his jaw in 2013, and it had returned last year, and the chemotherapy and radiation treatments had cost him his tear ducts. The fluid backed up, infecting his eyes. So in the middle...
  • Barrington area sees increase in cancer support

    Barrington area sees increase in cancer support
    When the Wellness Place in Inverness closed in October 2014, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital stepped in to fill the gap created by the closing of the cancer support center. The hospital now has several programs tailored to the needs of patients, their...
  • TheaterWorks Opens 30th Season With Wasserstein's 'Third'

    TheaterWorks Opens 30th Season With Wasserstein's 'Third'
    Wendy Wasserstein's final play, "Third," will open the 30th anniversary season of Hartford's TheaterWorks. Three of the five subscription shows are by female playwrights and two of the five will be staged by female directors. "Third" centers on a...
  • She went from using a walker after chemo to teaching dance

    The side effects of the treatment for leukemia put Theresa Daniels on a walker; she couldn't even stand without help. Who could think of a greater nightmare for a woman who teaches dance and is a former professional dancer? But Daniels, 60, never stopped...
  • Officials will test cancer treatment on humans in Italy

    The lead researcher for a noninvasive cancer treatment filed protocols to begin human trials in Italy. If approved, humans could begin receiving treatment from the Kanzius Noninvasive Radiowave Cancer Device as soon as next spring, the Erie Times-News...
  • Young Boynton athlete fighting for his life

    Young Boynton athlete fighting for his life
    Nearly every season for more than 10 years, Michelle Leventhal, her husband Barry and their two sons have been trekking out to the West Boynton Little League baseball fields. Brandon, 17, and Chad, 12, have grown up in the league, and the Leventhals...
  • Friends, family mourn deaths of plane crash victims

    ATLANTA The Facebook pictures say it all. In front of the camera, Greg Byrd, his sons Christopher, 27, and Phillip Byrd, 26, and Jackie Kulzer beamed, whether at the beach, on fishing trips in the Bahamas or in the stands cheering on their Ole Miss...
  • Vernon family chosen as Alex's Lemonade Stand state reps

    Vernon family chosen as Alex's Lemonade Stand state reps
    The Ross family of Vernon has been chosen as Connecticut's Hero Family State Representatives for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's (ALSF) national fundraising weekend. Alex's Lemonade Stand began in 2004, when Alexandra Scott, born in Manchester, set her...
  • Natural Beauty is More Than Skin Deep

    Natural Beauty is More Than Skin Deep
    Nine years after my diagnosis and treatment my father was diagnosed with colon cancer,” Aragon shared. “It spread into his lungs and his liver and he had a secondary cancer, brain cancer, and it all came back in the bones. My father fought for...
  • Event honors women with local nonprofits

    The 1000+ Club to Benefit Cancer recently recognized 10 women serving local nonprofits at its annual Women of the Year luncheon. The event, staged at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, raised more than $65,000 to support Broward-...