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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Veterans encouraged to tap into benefits, services

    It's been 45 years since Bob's deployment in the Vietnam War. He didn't fight the Viet Cong, but served instead as an Army mechanic in Thailand, working on trucks that patrolled the perimeter of the U. S. Army installation at Camp Samea Sam. In the...
  • Gamma camera continues to show value in fighting breast cancer

    For Sandra Dianna, a Hampton school teacher, the BSGI test proved a lifesaver. The "breast specific gamma imaging" camera — BSGI — discovered her breast cancer before it had time to spread. Within three days of discovering the malignancy,...
  • Donna Weiss's Survival Story

    Donna Weiss's Survival Story
    The path to my breast cancer diagnosis was a long and arduous one. In the 11 months preceding my diagnosis, I experienced a barrage of symptoms including a growing mass, skin changes, hardening of the breast, and lymph node pain. I underwent numerous...
  • The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations

    The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations
    Cancer lends itself to the realms of myth. Siddhartha Mukherjee gave the disease some regal treatment in the title of his prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies," but cancer's no emperor. It's a beast. Where actual mythological monsters are...
  • Vanessa Pacella's Survival Story

    Vanessa Pacella's Survival Story
    In 2007, I went to the dermatologist with a mark on my face that I had ignored for two years. It turned out that I had basal cell carcinoma, a very treatable form of skin cancer. However, the doctor recommended that I get a full physical with a...
  • Doree Garolsky's Survival Story

    Doree Garolsky's Survival Story
    I had 16 years’ worth of mammograms however; I was unaware that because I had dense breasts I should have been getting ultra sounds. There was a lump above my breast. My doctor and gynecologist both thought it was nothing but suggested I go to a...
  • Sonia Reices Cabrera's Survival Story

    Sonia Reices Cabrera's Survival Story
    Life can change from one minute to another. Near the end of December 2011 my doctor said I had a fatty tumor in my left armpit and told me not to worry. In July 2012 my private doctor checked the tumor and suggested I have an ultrasound. I had no...
  • Maryland should legalize pot [Letter]

    Maryland should legalize pot [Letter]
    I think it should be a person's own choice to do whatever drug a person chooses as long as it doesn't involve committing a crime to acquire the drug. When it comes to marijuana, we should be able to have and smoke as much as we like ("Fixing Md.'s...
  • Cancer treatment company charts future in Boca Raton

    Cancer treatment company charts future in Boca Raton
    'Hope is a very strong emotion that can keep people going.' – CTCA CEO Gerard van Grinsven After moving his compay's headquarters to Boca Raton this year, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CEO Gerard van Grinsven is setting a new course for...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Canadian teams honor fallen soldiers

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + Bravo to the Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens for coordinating a stirring ceremony Saturday to honor Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and...
  • NHL roundup: Sharks' Scott suspended two games

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Sharks' Scott suspended two games The NHL suspended San Jose Sharks forward John Scott two games, without pay, for leaving the bench on a legal line change and starting an altercation with Anaheim Ducks forward Tim...