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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Survivor honored by breast cancer walk

    Survivor honored by breast cancer walk
    Even before Jeanine O'Malley found a lump in her breast that sent her to the doctor, she had suspicions that something might not be right. But O'Malley, a stay-at-home mother of four children who at the time were 6 and younger, did some online...
  • Cancer is in remission for teen forced to undergo chemo

    A 17-year-old Connecticut girl who was forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state after she and her mother refused treatment is happy her cancer is in remission but still upset she had no choice in the matter. The girl, identified in court documents...
  • Rocking fundraiser raising cash to fight cancer

    Rocking fundraiser raising cash to fight cancer
    Kari McCarthy of Oak Park knows it strikes most people as odd when she says her family feels lucky. Her 5-year-old daughter, Aria, has acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Diagnosed two years ago, Aria is on track to complete chemotherapy in May, a few days...
  • More than 100 plunge into icy Lake Zurich

    More than 100 plunge into icy Lake Zurich
    Whether it's themselves or someone close to them, most people know someone affected by cancer. "A buddy of mine died a year ago in December from cancer," said Bill Ashton of Wonder Lake. "My grandson is fighting leukemia," said Lake Zurich's Dick...
  • Registries seek to match donors with rising marrow demand

    A year ago, Nancy Demers, 71, was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, a deficiency in the bone marrow. The disease can eventually become leukemia. "It's treated as if it were cancer but there is no cure for it," said her son, Scott Demers. Now...
  • Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer Even in the Car

     
    We all know not to head out for a day at the beach without sun protection. But what if your only sun exposure throughout the day is in your car while shuttling your family to all of their commitments? Surely......
  • Christine Kalafus: Cancer survivor runs 'Writing with Support' group

    A cancer diagnosis 14 years ago turned Christine Kalafus' life upside down. The 31-year-old was eight months pregnant when her doctor told her she had triple negative breast cancer. Five days later she was induced, delivered twins, had surgery to remove...
  • Business briefs: CTCA earns honor for breast cancer program

    Business briefs: CTCA earns honor for breast cancer program
    Business listings for fundraisers, move, honored for achievements. Bannockburn Move: Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) has moved into a new 37,000-square-foot building on a nine-acre wooded lot in Bannockburn. The new corporate headquarters will house...
  • New Lady Pines crowned

    New Lady Pines crowned
    A breast cancer survivor who cheers up other seniors with her service dog was named Lady Pines and will represent the city during its 55th birthday celebration in April. Jamie Drzewicki beat out six other contestants during the pageant at the...
  • Ultimate soccer dad Dart McCarty inspires sons to chase MLS success

    Ultimate soccer dad Dart McCarty inspires sons to chase MLS success
    If you happen to wander into Palmano's in Winter Park for coffee on a Friday morning, chances are you will hear Dart McCarty cracking jokes and greeting regulars. McCarty's energy is hard to miss, a personality that fits the nickname — "Dart"...
  • Parents Fight For Daughter and Others With Rare Cancer

    Parents Fight For Daughter and Others With Rare Cancer
    Emily Ricker Sullivan of West Hartford is struck by her daughter's kindness. Kiley overheard a little girl crying in a hospital room at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. "She said, 'I want to give her something,'" recalls Emily. "She went and got her...