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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • NHL pluses and minuses: Canadian teams honor fallen soldiers

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + Bravo to the Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens for coordinating a stirring ceremony Saturday to honor Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and...
  • NHL roundup: Sharks' Scott suspended two games

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Sharks' Scott suspended two games The NHL suspended San Jose Sharks forward John Scott two games, without pay, for leaving the bench on a legal line change and starting an altercation with Anaheim Ducks forward Tim...
  • Komen race unites family, friends to run or walk for breast cancer cure

    Komen race unites family, friends to run or walk for breast cancer cure
    When a 17-year-old high school senior was the first to cross the finish line in this year's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, he was soon followed by his parents, a sister — and his cancer-surviving 73-year-old grandmother. Conner Masteran, a...
  • Kim Sweer's Survival Story

    Kim Sweer's Survival Story
    In January I felt a pea-size lump above my breast.  My oncologist suggested that I schedule a mammogram/ultrasound.  The results were not certain the tumor was malignant and my medical team suggested removal and a biopsy.  A week after my surgery, I was...
  • Susann Milbourne's Survival Story

    Susann Milbourne's Survival Story
    I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. One morning I noticed a little bump the size of a dime on my upper left breast. I showed it to my OB/GYN and he said it’s not cancer because it moves like jelly; it would be hard if it was cancer....
  • A radical cancer therapy: Don't treat

    A radical cancer therapy: Don't treat
    We learned about my husband's inoperable brain tumor from a nurse who doled out the news as though providing his cholesterol count. Mark stood frozen. I clutched at him and wailed. “Are you OK?” the nurse asked. Was she insane? Which...
  • Best bets in the Western suburbs, Oct. 16-22

    Best bets in the Western suburbs, Oct. 16-22
    Event highlights this weekend and beyond in the Western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. All Hallows Eve: Village of Fear Experience...
  • Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets

    Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets
    Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. She claims to love animals. I wonder how second-hand smoke affects pets. I think I know the answer, but my friend needs a blast of reality from a professional like you. -- D.G.,...
  • Saint Francis Partners With Dana-Farber For Clinical Trials

    The parent company of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced Friday a new collaboration that allows local blood-cancer patients treated at Saint Francis to take part in clinical trials offered by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Saint...
  • Elizabeth Medina's Survival Story

    Elizabeth Medina's Survival Story
    From 2002 to 2009 I had annual mammograms and no abnormalities. In 2009, I decided to take charge of my health. A major lifestyle change resulted in the loss of 45 pounds and a new-found love and passion to be fit and active. I was so happy and proud of...
  • Jolie Leigh's Survival Story

    Jolie Leigh's Survival Story
    During a monthly breast self-exam I felt a lump on my right breast. I immediately called my OB/GYN. She said let's get a mammogram. It was my first mammogram. The lump looked suspicious.  They wanted to do a biopsy. The next day, after my biopsy, the...