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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul opens

    Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul opens
    The radiation therapy center and the Good Health Pharmacy are now operational on the first floor of the four-story, $22.3 million Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul Medical Center. Construction of the multidisciplinary center that includes procedure...
  • Through tragedy, new mom fights for marriage equality

    Through tragedy, new mom fights for marriage equality
    Joan Rodriguez cradles her month-old son in her arms and kisses him lightly on his furrowed brow. "His name is Liam," she says. "It means 'strong-willed warrior' — the perfect name for him." Certainly Liam's journey, though short, has not been...
  • After devastating diagnosis, a helping hand

    After devastating diagnosis, a helping hand
    The doctors continued to speak. Desra Felix did her best to assimilate the information, but her senses shut down upon hearing the word leukemia. "I went blank," said Felix, recalling her reaction on Aug. 19, 2013, when she learned her then 7-year-old...
  • Angels pitcher Cesar Ramos' wife Melanie has beaten tough foe: Cancer

    Angels pitcher Cesar Ramos' wife Melanie has beaten tough foe: Cancer
    Little Addison Ramos, a 5-month-old bundle of coos and giggles, sits on her father's lap and gnaws on the hand that feeds her, turning the thumb of recently acquired Angels reliever Cesar Ramos into a teething toy. She has her father's dark hair, her...
  • Ski Trip For Kids Among Plans For Petit Family Foundation Grants

    PLAINVILLE — A day on the ski slopes sounds great to Nick Reyna, a pediatric cancer survivor from Rocky Hill, who was in town on Tuesday to help a national foundation get a $7,500 award from the Petit Family Foundation. Reyna, 26 and the 2007...
  • Research: Breast Cancer Treatment Should Address Obesity

    Yale cancer scientist Melinda Irwin says that the connection between obesity and cancer are so strong -- as are recent findings about the effectiveness of exercise and diet in treating cancer -- that pharmaceutical companies should be required to...
  • 2015 preview: Hinsdale, Oak Brook and Elmhurst

    2015 preview: Hinsdale, Oak Brook and Elmhurst
    No one knows with certainty what the new year will bring. But here are some stories that are likely to make news in 2015. School board race in District 86 The race for three vacancies on the Hinsdale Township District 86 School board is likely to be...
  • Gleason scores indicates grade of prostate cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 73 and just had a prostate biopsy that showed a malignant tumor with a Gleason score of 8. Is this an indication of an aggressive cancer, and if so, what are my treatment options? ANSWER: The Gleason score indicates the grade of...
  • Parking lot vigilantes abuse woman with 'invisible' disability

    Parking lot vigilantes abuse woman with 'invisible' disability
    After parking at a disabled parking space at the Margate Winn-Dixie, Debbie Mizrahi noticed a man staring at her and shaking his head. As she tells the story, she asked him if there was something wrong, and he replied, "You have no [expletive] right...
  • Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49 after extended fight with cancer

    Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation. Doctors discovered a tumor during surgery and Scott was diagnosed with cancer. But he made a point of continuing to live his...
  • Luke DeCock: Stuart Scott's courage an inspiration to many

    Joey Doster spends enough time behind the scenes around athletes and celebrities to know they don't like to be bothered. And as an operations manager for security company Staff One, it's often his job to keep them from being bothered. Stuart Scott,...