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Cancer

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  • Season of giving continues for Archbishop McCarthy team

    OAKLAND PARK — Although Adriana Robles is at a new school and plays for a new soccer team, she still feels a connection to Archbishop McCarthy. Robles, who is a junior at Pembroke Pines Charter, spent two years at McCarthy. While at McCarthy she...
  • Study: Being overweight or obese led to 481,000 cancers in one year

    Looking for ways to reduce your risk of cancer? Try losing weight. A new study estimates that 3.6% of cancers diagnosed around the world in 2012 could be traced to the excess weight of patients. That works out to 481,000 cases of cancer in adults who...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    A list of promotions and recognition at South Florida businesses. Leadership Chim Francisco, Distinguished Toastmaster, was honored as Toastmasters International's District 47 Division Governor of the Year at Division 47`s Fall Conference in Palm...
  • On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation

     On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation
    The living room was festooned with orange streamers. On the kitchen counter sat a cake, brightened with orange food coloring. The only clue that this wasn't a color-themed birthday party was the sign near the front door. It read: Orange you glad chemo...
  • 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...
  • Doctors find troubling mass in chest of Chiefs safety Eric Berry

    Doctors have found a mass in the chest of Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry, and have raised the possibility that it could be cancer. Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder said the “leading consideration” for what Berry has is lymphoma,...
  • 'Surrogate measures' win FDA approval for cancer drugs without proof they help save lives

    Like the others in the clinical trial, Patient No. 11561004 already had tried one treatment for his advanced kidney cancer, but it didn't work. So the 69-year-old man volunteered to try an unproven drug that offered some hope he might live longer....
  • Colonel spent life as ultimate public servant

    Col. Harold "Hal" Cook was the ultimate public servant, spending 33 years in the military, 10 years as an Orange County deputy and 20 years as funeral-hearse driver. But it was helping establish the junior ROTC program at Jones High School that made...
  • Japan's 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster still fracturing families

    When the massive magnitude 9 earthquake rumbled through Fukushima prefecture in March 2011, it swelled the seas and shook the earth. But long after the ground stopped trembling, the disaster has continued to fracture families like that of Yoshinobu...
  • Beloved Florida teacher dies after battle with brain cancer

    MIAMI David Menasche, the former English teacher at Coral Reef High School in Miami who wrote a poignant book about reconnecting with his former students after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, died Thursday. He was 41. A family member posted...
  • Scott McKenzie thrilled with new contract

    Scott McKenzie thrilled with new contract
    What does Scott McKenzie have to say about his new, multi-year contract with MIX 105.1? "I'm thrilled that CBS Radio, MIX 105.1 and the listeners have given me another chance to work out the bugs and get this radio thing right," McKenzie told me...