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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Migdalia Coubertier's Survival Story

    Migdalia Coubertier's Survival Story
    All of my adult life I have had cystic breasts and because of this, after the age of 40 I had yearly examinations. I had two benign tumors removed. In 2007, the mammogram revealed a suspicious area. We discovered it was ductal carcinoma invasive in situ...
  • Local women join clinical trials to fight breast cancer

    Local women join clinical trials to fight breast cancer
    Five years ago, Mary Fries of Northampton learned she had breast cancer. She went through a standard regimen of chemotherapy, a mastectomy, radiation, breast reconstruction and Tamoxifen, a drug commonly used to treat breast cancer. But Fries'...
  • Reader Report: Lessons of surviving brain cancer

    Reader Report: Lessons of surviving brain cancer
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. It is not often you hear success stories associated with brain cancer. I am so proud and honored to be able to share such a story with you about a local hero who just happens to be my mother. Her name is...
  • Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner

    Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner
    My Walk of Faith from the steps of the state Capitol to the steps of Gampel Pavilion, Hartford to Storrs, all 26 miles of redemption, will be Sunday, Oct. 5. I thought about calling it the Jacobs Is A Moron Walk. Or the No Escalators Walk. Or The...
  • Music provides refuge in Tweedy family's health crisis

    Music provides refuge in Tweedy family's health crisis
    After drumming — and drumming well — on Mavis Staples' "One True Vine" album last year that was produced by his father, Wilco founder Jeff Tweedy, Spencer Tweedy might've been justified in feeling confident about future family collaborations....
  • Leukemia diagnosis led to new family ties for Newport News mother

    Leukemia diagnosis led to new family ties for Newport News mother
    Dizziness, nausea, blood clots, extreme fatigue, bone pain and rashes are all part and parcel of leukemia and its treatment. For Newport News resident Patti Minium Moonis, 48, mother of seven, it brought something else — an urgent desire to find her...
  • Cancer survivorship day brings patients, families and staff together to celebrate hope at DKH

    A cough sent Janice Jastrzebski to her doctor. When she told him one of her breasts was sore, neither thought much of it. A week later she learned that she had stage 3 breast cancer. She had two aggressive types of cancer and it had spread to her lymph...
  • Former New Zealand captain Crowe suffers cancer relapse

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Former New Zealand cricket captain Martin Crowe has suffered a relapse of his cancer. The 51-year-old first said he was suffering from a form of lymphoma in 2012 but after chemotherapy he said in June 2013 the tumours had been...
  • Duquesne guard Colter's cancer in remission

    When Duquesne coach Jim Ferry laced up his pair of white Adidas high-tops Jan. 25 for Coaches vs. Cancer's "suits and sneakers" night at Palumbo Center, he had no clue how quickly cancer would hit home. The hero that night was Dukes guard Derrick Colter,...
  • Time to try on some other shades of cancer awareness

    Time to try on some other shades of cancer awareness
    It's September. I can't wait to turn on the TV this weekend and see NFL teams sporting light blue jerseys and cleats in solidarity with prostate cancer awareness. All the bakeries in town must be about to trot out all of their orange- and lime-colored...
  • Still's daughter has tumor removed

    The Sports Xchange Still's daughter has tumor removed The 4-year-old daughter of Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still underwent a six-hour procedure Thursday to remove a cancerous tumor. Still reported on his Instagram account after the...