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Cancer

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  • Chiefs safety Eric Berry, battling cancer, visits Family Day practice at Tennessee

    Chiefs safety Eric Berry, who is undergoing cancer treatment near his family's home in Georgia, was a special guest during the Tennessee Volunteers' annual Family Day practice on Saturday at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn. Berry, who was diagnosed...
  • 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...
  • Lauren Hill memorial to take place in Cincinnati on Monday

    Lauren Hill memorial to take place in Cincinnati on Monday
    A public memorial service for Lauren Hill, a college basketball player who died this week after an inspiring fight against an inoperable brain tumor, will be held Monday in Cincinnati. Hill, 19, died Friday at a hospital in Cincinnati a little more...
  • Lasting tribute for late boy, 9

    Lasting tribute for late boy, 9
    When Andrew and Caroline Brooks' son Dillon, 9, died last summer of brain cancer, they wanted to find a way to memorialize him. To honor what would have been Dillon's 10th birthday, they recently organized the inaugural Dillon's Day, collecting gift...
  • New cancer support group gives back to community

    New cancer support group gives back to community
    Last December, a group of more than 20 Barrington-area women met at Pure Organic Juicery in downtown Barrington to offer support to one another. It was the first meeting of Soul Survivors, a support group for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers....
  • Ron Heflin, patriarch of Gary basketball coaches, dies at 76

    Ron Heflin, patriarch of Gary basketball coaches, dies at 76
    Ron Heflin, the patriarch of high school basketball coaches in Gary, was a fierce competitor on the basketball court but a gentle, affable soul off it. Heflin, the coach at Roosevelt from 1976-1997, died peacefully on Monday at 7:40 p.m., his daughter...
  • Pink fire truck, pink-attired firefighters visit Franklin Park

    Pink fire truck, pink-attired firefighters visit Franklin Park
    As a pink fire truck pulled up in front of Tony and Becky Pedroza's home in Franklin Park April 1, two firefighter paramedics stepped out of the vehicle wearing pink coveralls. The pink fire truck and firefighters are from the area chapter of Pink...
  • Oak Park boy with leukemia to lead La Grange Pet Parade

    Oak Park boy with leukemia to lead La Grange Pet Parade
    An Oak Park third-grader with a love of puppies and parades has been named the 2015 junior grand marshal of the La Grange Pet Parade. The honor is also a wish come true for 9-year-old Paul Nelson, who has Down syndrome and is completing the final rounds...
  • Mom's cancer research fundraising may mean going bald

     Mom's cancer research fundraising may mean going bald
    On Jan. 20, Sarah Zematis' daughter, Sophia, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Sophia is just 2 years old, which means she shouldn't undergo radiation — the preferred, targeted treatment for brain tumors. The tumor can't be removed because it's in...
  • Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford joins board of Hockey Hall of Fame

    Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford joins board of Hockey Hall of Fame
    TORONTO — Two things Canada is most known for, whether it likes it or not, are hockey and ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. So it is perhaps only fitting that Canada's national pastime and one of its most internationally recognizable people would team...
  • Former Miss Florida fights cancer with dignity, Grace

    Former Miss Florida fights cancer with dignity, Grace
    Born into a wealthy Lake County development family, Kristin Beall Ludecke was a real-live fairy princess by the time she won the title of Miss Florida in 1995 and went on to compete in the Miss America pageant. The sophisticated coloratura soprano would...