| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:30 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:57 PM
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.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:56 AM
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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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:54 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:07 AM
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....
| Sep 21, 2014
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:26 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:30 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:54 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:56 PM
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...