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Cancer

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Time to try on some other shades of cancer awareness

    Time to try on some other shades of cancer awareness
    It's September. I can't wait to turn on the TV this weekend and see NFL teams sporting light blue jerseys and cleats in solidarity with prostate cancer awareness. All the bakeries in town must be about to trot out all of their orange- and lime-colored...
  • Duquesne guard Colter's cancer in remission

    When Duquesne coach Jim Ferry laced up his pair of white Adidas high-tops Jan. 25 for Coaches vs. Cancer's "suits and sneakers" night at Palumbo Center, he had no clue how quickly cancer would hit home. The hero that night was Dukes guard Derrick Colter,...
  • Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks

    Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks
    The Arnold Palmer Medical Center has been around long enough that children who were patients there decades ago are now as old as the nurses who cared for them at the time. Celebrating its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Arnold Palmer has treated more...
  • Lawsuit: Doctor didn't inform patient of cancer

     Lawsuit: Doctor didn't inform patient of cancer
    A west suburban woman is contending in court that a doctor neglected to share test results showing her father had cancer, which later killed him. Her lawsuit states that Dr. Alan Sadah, a urologist who practices at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak...
  • JP Morgan's Dimon finishes scheduled cancer treatments: WSJ

    JP Morgan's Dimon finishes scheduled cancer treatments: WSJ
    (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon, who was diagnosed with throat cancer this year, finished his scheduled rounds of radiation and chemotherapy treatment this week, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter....
  • Maintaining weight and not smoking may help keep prostate cancer at bay

    Maintaining weight and not smoking may help keep prostate cancer at bay
    For most of his life, Rick Deitrich has maintained a fairly healthy lifestyle. He battled high blood pressure, but he kept his weight consistently around 180 pounds, he never smoked and he visited his doctor regularly. Yet Deitrich, 65, had a feeling...
  • Toshiba data center joins Hopkins research park to help study cancer treatment

    Toshiba data center joins Hopkins research park to help study cancer treatment
    A Toshiba data center has moved into the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins, collaborating with the medical institution's radiation oncology department to improve treatment of patients with head and neck or lung cancers. The Toshiba Center for...
  • Volunteer drivers help Peninsula cancer patients to appointments, treatment

    Volunteer drivers help Peninsula cancer patients to appointments, treatment
    Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients. "It relieves them and...