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Cancer

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  • Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague Dies

    Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague Dies
    Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague died at home Sunday surrounded by his family. He was 58. Prague, a Republican who was currently serving on the town council, was diagnosed with brain cancer several years ago and told in September 2013 that that...
  • Recovery and inspiration lead Phil Valentine to Appalachian Trail

    Phil Valentine, of Manchester, has been involved in helping others overcome drug addiction for years. His own story of recovery from addiction and cancer is leading him to conquer the Appalachian Trail next year. Valentine is the executive director of the...
  • Surviving and teaching

    PHILADELPHIA Tim Lynch has a theory about why he beat the brutal brain cancer glioblastoma. Even with intensive treatment, the average survival is about 15 months. As the tumor grows, it destroys the very abilities that define people as human thinking,...
  • Surgery first step in treatment for most cases of testicular cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes testicular cancer? How do doctors determine which treatment will be most effective? ANSWER: Compared with other types of cancer, testicular cancer is rare. However, testicular cancer is the most common cancer in male...
  • Company cashes in on reflective clothing

    MINNEAPOLIS More than 20 years ago, volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician Bob Koppes thought roadside emergency personnel needed more and better reflective material to protect themselves from speeding traffic and to be seen by other...
  • Nonprofit promotes alternative strategy

    Nonprofit promotes alternative strategy
    Name: Jill Ayn Schneider Age: 69 Residence: Delray Beach Birthplace: New York City Family: Son, Aaron Schneider; two grandchildren Career: Musician, teacher, writer, holistic life coach and juice fasting retreat leader, and director of Circle of...
  • Illinois appeals court hears case over Chicago frozen embryos

    Illinois appeals court hears case over Chicago frozen embryos
    Karla Dunston's only hope of becoming a biological mother after undergoing cancer treatment rests with three frozen pre-embryos at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Her former boyfriend, Jacob Szafranski, who donated the sperm, said he doesn't want to be...
  • New outpatient surgery helps patients with fluid buildup in tissue

    PITTSBURGH New options to treat lymphedema, a painful buildup of fluid in the body's soft tissue, are now available to patients who have the condition, which is a common complication for many cancer patients because of the removal of lymph nodes and...
  • Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients

     Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients
    They meld into the workout scene on the second floor of the Newport News YMCA, distinguished only by their wristbands. One tackles the treadmill, a few are on the elliptical trainers and others sweat it out on the rowing machine and stationary bikes....
  • Cold War radiation exposure results in $800 million in federal payments

    WASHINGTON More than 8,000 current or former workers of the Department of Energy nuclear site in Aiken, S.C., have received at least $800 million in federal compensation and paid medical expenses for job-related illnesses, Labor Department data show. The...
  • Umatilla teen battling cancer grateful for all who are in her corner

    UMATILLA — For Sadie Lonsdale, 16, watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade each year and celebrating with family and friends has been how she has always spent the holiday. This year will be no different as she has a traditional turkey dinner...