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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton make 6-year-old's wish come true

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. While 6-year-old George Gring went through chemotherapy treatment, he and his father watched football highlights together in the hospital to pass the time. George liked watching Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton best. "He...
  • Johnson expected to skip Texans minicamp

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson intends to skip the team's mandatory minicamp this week. Johnson has three years and $31.5 million in base salary left on his contract, but...
  • 5K walk/run very personal to Elmhurst couple

    5K walk/run very personal to Elmhurst couple
    Carol White, an advanced practice nurse who specializes in treating cancer patients, has participated in the Jim Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk to fund leukemia research for 17 years, but this year it had even more meaning. She was running for all the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: South Windsor Family Raising Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

    More than 1,000 locals will join the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network on Saturday, June 21 for PurpleStride Connecticut, the annual 5K walk and timed run to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the...
  • Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup

    Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup
    The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup. Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
  • Range of treatment options available for stage 0 cervical cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Years ago, I had mild cervical dysplasia and was treated with cryotherapy. I now have cervical cancer (stage 0) and am leaning toward having a hysterectomy since I'm done having children, but my doctor says there are other options for...
  • Newington Man's Journey To Battle Cancer Leads Him To Fenway And Beyond

    Newington Man's Journey To Battle Cancer Leads Him To Fenway And Beyond
    NEWINGTON — Ben Freeman will experience the thrill of a lifetime Sunday when he and 34 other cyclists take a turn around Fenway Park before the Red Sox take on the Cleveland Indians. While the ride will be joyous, the reason for it is less so....
  • QBs Keenum, Yates on the bubble in Houston

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT Quarterbacks T.J. Yates or Case Keenum may soon be searching for a new NFL team. The Houston Texans will likely enter training camp with only three quarterbacks, coach Bill O'Brien said...
  • Judge gives embryos to woman over objection from ex-boyfriend

    Judge gives embryos to woman over objection from ex-boyfriend
    A Cook County judge this morning awarded custody of frozen embryos to a 42-year-old Chicago woman over the objections of her ex-boyfriend who said it violates his right to not procreate. In 2009, Karla Dunston, a doctor who lives in the city, began...
  • In sickness and in health

     In sickness and in health
    Patrick and Angie Jessee were less than three months from their wedding day when they received the news: Patrick had non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His life expectancy, according to his oncologist, was five years. They had planned to wed on Oct. 8, 2011. But...
  • Boys' basketball: Joey Covarrubias is fighting for his life

    Boys' basketball: Joey Covarrubias is fighting for his life
    Joey Covarrubias, a standout guard at Montebello Cantwell-Sacred Heart, undergoes his first chemotherapy treatment Thursday for a rare bone cancer, Ewing's sarcoma, that was discovered after he complained of shoulder pain. An X-ray found a tumor near...