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Cancer

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  • Former New Zealand captain Crowe suffers cancer relapse

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Former New Zealand cricket captain Martin Crowe has suffered a relapse of his cancer. The 51-year-old first said he was suffering from a form of lymphoma in 2012 but after chemotherapy he said in June 2013 the tumours had been...
  • Duquesne guard Colter's cancer in remission

    When Duquesne coach Jim Ferry laced up his pair of white Adidas high-tops Jan. 25 for Coaches vs. Cancer's "suits and sneakers" night at Palumbo Center, he had no clue how quickly cancer would hit home. The hero that night was Dukes guard Derrick Colter,...
  • Time to try on some other shades of cancer awareness

    Time to try on some other shades of cancer awareness
    It's September. I can't wait to turn on the TV this weekend and see NFL teams sporting light blue jerseys and cleats in solidarity with prostate cancer awareness. All the bakeries in town must be about to trot out all of their orange- and lime-colored...
  • Still's daughter has tumor removed

    The Sports Xchange Still's daughter has tumor removed The 4-year-old daughter of Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still underwent a six-hour procedure Thursday to remove a cancerous tumor. Still reported on his Instagram account after the...
  • Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks

    Child cancer patients return to Arnold Palmer hospital as adults to say thanks
    The Arnold Palmer Medical Center has been around long enough that children who were patients there decades ago are now as old as the nurses who cared for them at the time. Celebrating its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Arnold Palmer has treated more...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has rare, aggressive cancer

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has rare, aggressive cancer
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has a very rare and aggressive type of cancerous tumor in his abdomen, his doctor said on Wednesday, and the controversial municipal leader will start chemotherapy treatment within days. Ford, who made international headlines with...
  • Statistics on childhood cancer

    Statistics on childhood cancer
    Nearly 2,000 children ages 19 and younger will die from cancer in the United States this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Another 15,780 new cases will be diagnosed. Some statistics about childhood cancer: Second-leading cause of...
  • Eastern Soccer Captain, Now Cancer-Free, Makes Emotional Return

    Eastern Soccer Captain, Now Cancer-Free, Makes Emotional Return
    WILLIMANTIC — Jon DeCasanova knew something was wrong in June 2012 when he looked in the mirror and saw his eyes had turned yellow. The signs of jaundice would mark the first steps into a living hell of radiation, chemotherapy, badly swollen limbs...
  • We must fight this battle against terror on several fronts

    President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry liken the radical terrorist organization Islamic State to a cancer. That is an apt metaphor from which we can draw several meaningful inferences. Just like a cancerous tumor, the Islamic State...
  • Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign

    Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign
    Joshua Chambers may be only 5 years old, but he's savvy enough to understand that if life gives you an opportunity to mix whipped cream and cheerleaders, you should seize the day. So one evening last week, he found himself armed with platefuls of...
  • Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center

    Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center
    HARTFORD — The alliance Hartford HealthCare announced a year ago with Memorial Sloan Kettering to tap into the leading New York cancer center's research and treatment capabilities is moving forward. The two health organizations announced Tuesday...