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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Beth Guendjoian's Survival Story

    Beth Guendjoian's Survival Story
    I was 38 years old. I had two young daughters, a loving husband, and an amazing family. Not a care in the world. Life was good. Thirty-eight years old is when my life changed. I was told I had breast cancer. It all started with a self-exam and a feeling...
  • 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...
  • Wasserman Schultz says Obamacare won't hurt Democrats in this year's elections

    Wasserman Schultz says Obamacare won't hurt Democrats in this year's elections
    Obamacare has lost its punch as a political weapon against Democrats, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Thursday as she touted benefits of the health care law and urged people to sign up the next time enrollment opens. If the Weston...
  • Advances in breast reconstruction after cancer

    Advances in breast reconstruction after cancer
    When Mary Casterline was diagnosed with invasive carcinoma of the breast in mid-April, she knew she was fortunate. Her cancer was very treatable and she had a lot of options for both treatment and beyond. Casterline's doctors explained that she had...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • A baseball coach's son makes a dash for home

    A baseball coach's son makes a dash for home
    There were balloons, gifts, cake, hugs and, most of all, smiles. Tyler Thompson, the 12-year-old son of Mission Hills Alemany baseball coach Randy Thompson, walked out of Children's Hospital in Los Angeles earlier this week after his 14th and final...
  • 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'...
  • Giants' Sergio Romo inspired a teen girl to keep fighting

    SAN FRANCISCO Sergio Romo, the Giants' eccentric relief pitcher, got roped into catching the ceremonial first pitch before a home game in 2010. The team won that night, and the next, and Romo soon embraced the ritual as his own. For one thing, he got...
  • 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....