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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • RADIOGRAPHER: Strong people skills as essential as tech know-how

    Working as a radiographer at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Meghan Klimah calls on her people skills as much as her technical expertise. Patients can present challenges beyond any physical problems. At times, patients are too sick to cooperate fully for an...
  • Lauren Hill memorial to take place in Cincinnati on Monday

    Lauren Hill memorial to take place in Cincinnati on Monday
    A public memorial service for Lauren Hill, a college basketball player who died this week after an inspiring fight against an inoperable brain tumor, will be held Monday in Cincinnati. Hill, 19, died Friday at a hospital in Cincinnati a little more...
  • Lasting tribute for late boy, 9

    Lasting tribute for late boy, 9
    When Andrew and Caroline Brooks' son Dillon, 9, died last summer of brain cancer, they wanted to find a way to memorialize him. To honor what would have been Dillon's 10th birthday, they recently organized the inaugural Dillon's Day, collecting gift...
  • New cancer support group gives back to community

    New cancer support group gives back to community
    Last December, a group of more than 20 Barrington-area women met at Pure Organic Juicery in downtown Barrington to offer support to one another. It was the first meeting of Soul Survivors, a support group for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers....
  • Pink fire truck, pink-attired firefighters visit Franklin Park

    Pink fire truck, pink-attired firefighters visit Franklin Park
    As a pink fire truck pulled up in front of Tony and Becky Pedroza's home in Franklin Park April 1, two firefighter paramedics stepped out of the vehicle wearing pink coveralls. The pink fire truck and firefighters are from the area chapter of Pink...
  • Oak Park boy with leukemia to lead La Grange Pet Parade

    Oak Park boy with leukemia to lead La Grange Pet Parade
    An Oak Park third-grader with a love of puppies and parades has been named the 2015 junior grand marshal of the La Grange Pet Parade. The honor is also a wish come true for 9-year-old Paul Nelson, who has Down syndrome and is completing the final rounds...
  • Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford joins board of Hockey Hall of Fame

    Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford joins board of Hockey Hall of Fame
    TORONTO — Two things Canada is most known for, whether it likes it or not, are hockey and ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. So it is perhaps only fitting that Canada's national pastime and one of its most internationally recognizable people would team...
  • Canada's Hockey Hall of Fame names Rob Ford board member

    Two things Canada is most known for, whether it likes it or not, are hockey and ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. So it is perhaps only fitting that Canada's national pastime and one of its most internationally recognizable people would team up. Ford, who...
  • Former Miss Florida fights cancer with dignity, Grace

    Former Miss Florida fights cancer with dignity, Grace
    Born into a wealthy Lake County development family, Kristin Beall Ludecke was a real-live fairy princess by the time she won the title of Miss Florida in 1995 and went on to compete in the Miss America pageant. The sophisticated coloratura soprano would...
  • Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73

    Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73
    After the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, nearly everyone knew that White House spokesman James Brady had been shot in the head and partially paralyzed in the attack by a mentally deranged assailant, John W. Hinckley Jr. But...
  • With Super Support, Child Bravely Battles Illness

    With Super Support, Child Bravely Battles Illness
    HARTFORD — Luke Palmer is not a superhero. He's a 3-year-old from Brooklyn, Conn. with long eyelashes and an untamable cowlick. His mother, Darcy Palmer, calls him "Lukie." He likes playing outside, cheeseburgers and watching cartoons with his...