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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • 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...
  • Cancer diagnosis pushes woman to open popcorn shop

    Cancer diagnosis pushes woman to open popcorn shop
    When Delores Hogues was diagnosed with diabetes and an aggressive form of breast cancer in 2007, she channeled her energy into getting healthy and following her dream of opening a popcorn shop. She founded Jimmie’s Popcorn, 7311 North Ave., which...
  • 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...
  • Local resident Feifer assists with Team in Training program for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Roy Feifer truly exemplifies the concept of turning an unfortunate situation into a good one, and has generated quite a following. Feifer, of Coral Springs, witnessed his father lose the battle to a form of Leukemia quite a while ago and subsequently...
  • Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma

    Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma
    It’s been called the “fifth pillar” of cancer treatment: genetically reengineering the human immune system to recognize cancers and fight them. The treatment has shown recent promise in fighting blood cancers such as leukemia. But hard...
  • Mount Dora mayor carries on quietly, courageously during cancer battle

    There's Mount Dora Mayor Cathy Hoechst at food-truck night. There she is chattering away about how cool it is that TJ Maxx and Ross Dress for Less are coming to town. Now she's handing out awards to third-graders who named the city's two new police dogs....
  • A frank discussion on end-of-life care and terminal illness

    The story of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard — a former California resident who moved to Oregon for its "death with dignity" law after learning she had incurable brain cancer — prompted many readers to share their own experiences of caring for...
  • Sick Vietnam veteran sick over VA's contradictions

    Sick Vietnam veteran sick over VA's contradictions
    Peg Smedley wouldn't have retired five years ago if she didn't have it in writing that the government considered her to be totally and permanently disabled from her military service during the Vietnam War. At the time, the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include health expo, women's self-defense workshop

    Lehigh Valley health events include health expo, women's self-defense workshop
    COMMUNITY HEALTH EXPO 1 The Lehigh Valley Community Health Expo will be held noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the America on Wheels Museum, 5 N. Front St., Allentown. Health-care organizations, nonprofits and community organizations will educate, demonstrate...
  • After pulling herself and others out of the dark, another challenge

    After pulling herself and others out of the dark, another challenge
    To this day, Renee Banton can't fully explain why a college-educated woman from a solid middle-class family fell as far and disappeared for as long as she did. She can't blame it on having had a tough childhood in Carson, because her parents may have...
  • 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...