| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Trick or Treat in the Heat, a popular fundraiser involving several neighborhoods, will have a change of venue this fall in Eagle River. It started as way to bring families together to remember a little boy who lost his battle to leukemia eight years ago...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A transfusion of blood tainted with West Nile virus most likely caused the death of a hospitalized cancer patient in 2012, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:21 PM
As a surgical oncologist, I'm usually the one delivering the bad news. But this time I was the recipient.
Nine days earlier, my dermatologist had taken a biopsy from a small pink dot on my back. It was, he told me, malignant melanoma, the most deadly...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Benefit for Dave Lamb of Brown Bird
Featuring Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, Proud Flesh, Elison Jackson and Amanda Bloom
Aug. 10, 8 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:10 AM
w/ Andrew W.K., Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m., $69-$139, Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, (888) 777-7922, mohegansun.com
Black Sabbath: the name sounds as grisly and intimidating as it did back in August 1969, when four...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:23 AM
A 12-year-old Ohio State fan was diagnosed with cancer 14 months ago and decided to refer to his disease as "Michigan."
Why would he do such a thing when many Buckeyes fans won't even refer to the rival school by name?
Simple. He wanted to beat it....
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Carmen “Joey” Veneziano was known by different names to different people.
To family and friends, he was Joey.
In the world of academia, where he worked and studied, he was Carmen, named for one of his grandfathers, said his mother, Teresa...
| Jul 31, 2013
It used to be that when a child received a cancer diagnosis, the focus was primarily an immediate one: To cure the child.
But over the last two decades, researchers have found that the cancer treatments that are so effective in saving children's lives...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:38 PM
“Rock Childhood Cancer” a benefit concert for 7-year-old Julia Warren, who has a rare, aggressive form of cancer, will be held at Bel Air Moose Lodge 1952 on Friday, July 26, at 7 p.m. There will be seven local bands appearing include Rezin,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Jessica Sanchez, the traffic reporter at WKMG-Channel 6, says she has two pieces of good news about her battle against cancer.
"The lymphoma tumor is gone!" she wrote early Thursday in an email. "And I have completed all six of my chemotherapy...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Although "Teen Wolf" star Tyler Posey has been involved with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for just a few months now, the multitalent (who augments his screen career playing lead guitar for rockers Lost in Kostko) stresses that the connection was both...