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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer

    FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer
    Until recently, Steven Lewis, 66, of Delray Beach, was a "skeptical scientist." An exercise physiologist and a visiting professor of clinical biomedical science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton,...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include health expo, women's self-defense workshop

    Lehigh Valley health events include health expo, women's self-defense workshop
    COMMUNITY HEALTH EXPO 1 The Lehigh Valley Community Health Expo will be held noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the America on Wheels Museum, 5 N. Front St., Allentown. Health-care organizations, nonprofits and community organizations will educate, demonstrate...
  • Sick Vietnam veteran sick over VA's contradictions

    Sick Vietnam veteran sick over VA's contradictions
    Peg Smedley wouldn't have retired five years ago if she didn't have it in writing that the government considered her to be totally and permanently disabled from her military service during the Vietnam War. At the time, the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  • Mount Dora mayor carries on quietly, courageously during cancer battle

    There's Mount Dora Mayor Cathy Hoechst at food-truck night. There she is chattering away about how cool it is that TJ Maxx and Ross Dress for Less are coming to town. Now she's handing out awards to third-graders who named the city's two new police dogs....
  • A frank discussion on end-of-life care and terminal illness

    The story of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard — a former California resident who moved to Oregon for its "death with dignity" law after learning she had incurable brain cancer — prompted many readers to share their own experiences of caring for...
  • Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma

    Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma
    It’s been called the “fifth pillar” of cancer treatment: genetically reengineering the human immune system to recognize cancers and fight them. The treatment has shown recent promise in fighting blood cancers such as leukemia. But hard...
  • Local resident Feifer assists with Team in Training program for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Roy Feifer truly exemplifies the concept of turning an unfortunate situation into a good one, and has generated quite a following. Feifer, of Coral Springs, witnessed his father lose the battle to a form of Leukemia quite a while ago and subsequently...
  • Toxins in the environment can make you older than your years

    Source: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill whatdoctorsknow.com CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Why are some 75-year-olds downright spry while others can barely get around? Part of the explanation, according to research published recently in Cell Press...
  • Scott McKenzie thrilled with new contract

    Scott McKenzie thrilled with new contract
    What does Scott McKenzie have to say about his new, multi-year contract with MIX 105.1? "I'm thrilled that CBS Radio, MIX 105.1 and the listeners have given me another chance to work out the bugs and get this radio thing right," McKenzie told me...
  • Reader Report: Lessons of surviving brain cancer

    Reader Report: Lessons of surviving brain cancer
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. It is not often you hear success stories associated with brain cancer. I am so proud and honored to be able to share such a story with you about a local hero who just happens to be my mother. Her name is...
  • 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....