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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • RADIOGRAPHER: Strong people skills as essential as tech know-how

    Working as a radiographer at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Meghan Klimah calls on her people skills as much as her technical expertise. Patients can present challenges beyond any physical problems. At times, patients are too sick to cooperate fully for an...
  • Family: Taylor Swift calls Emily Beazley after social media appeals

    Family: Taylor Swift calls Emily Beazley after social media appeals
    Taylor Swift, country/pop superstar, made Emily Beazley's wish come true, according to the girl's family. The Grammy Award-winning singer called the 12-year-old Mount Greenwood girl, who has non-Hodgkin lymphoma, around 5 p.m. Wednesday, said Ed...
  • Singapore's Lee says he's free of cancer after treatment

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Friday he is free of prostate cancer after treatment. The 63-year-old political leader is a two-time cancer survivor. He was treated for lymphoma more than two decades ago while serving as Singapore's...
  • U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center to manage Colombian center

    The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has announced a 10-year agreement to develop and manage a cancer center in Colombia, South America. UPMC says the deal with the Fundacion Cardiovascular de Colombia, or FCV, will create the first private cancer...
  • Women's use of talc powder may be tied to ovarian cancer

    LOS ANGELES Deane Berg's doctor called her in the day after Christmas 2006 to give her the crushing news. She'd had her ovaries removed, the pathology results were back, and the information could not have been much worse. Berg had stage III ovarian...
  • Sisters in cancer fight named honorary Chicago police officers

    Sisters in cancer fight named honorary Chicago police officers
    Citing their bravery, loyalty and strength, Supt. Garry McCarthy welcomed Emily and Olivia Beazley to the Chicago Police Department as honorary junior officers. "Ever since April of 2011 Emily has been fighting cancer and she's done it with such grace...
  • Burb's Eye View: Cancer survivor raises awareness of melanoma

    Burb's Eye View: Cancer survivor raises awareness of melanoma
    When the doctors told her about her cancer, Lesley Smith was sure they didn’t do the test right. A medical error was a more likely explanation than melanoma. That or basal cell carcinoma — a common form of skin cancer that her mother had...
  • 8-year-old leukemia patient races to set record for high-fiving

    MINNEAPOLIS As 8-year-old Molly Vergin was preparing to try to break the world record for the most high-fives in one minute, no one was concerned about the magnitude of the challenge: to complete 261 hand slaps in 60 seconds. For her parents, the...
  • Girl fighting cancer, sister to become honorary Chicago police officers

    Girl fighting cancer, sister to become honorary Chicago police officers
    The Chicago police will have two new young recruits Tuesday. Twelve-year-old Emily Beazley, who is battling cancer, and her younger sister, Olivia, will be named honorary officers during a ceremony at police headquarters Tuesday. Police Superintendent...
  • Teen who fought cancer treatment heads home from hospital

    A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December. The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The Associated...
  • Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'

    Cassandra's Homecoming: 'I'm So Happy'
    WINDSOR LOCKS — She went into the hospital five months ago identified in court papers as Cassandra C., the Windsor Locks teenager taken into state custody and forced by court order to receive chemotherapy for her Hodgkin's lymphoma after rejecting...