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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Breastfeeding with breast cancer

    Breastfeeding with breast cancer
    Many mothers subscribe to the belief that breastfeeding is healthy for their children. Medical experts encourage breastfeeding for at least a period of one year so that the infant receives optimal nutrition and the antibodies necessary to start off life...
  • Mother's mission to cure cancer continues after son's death

    Mother's mission to cure cancer continues after son's death
    Some days Amber Larkin seeks refuge in the bedroom of her son, Noah. His Star Wars action figures still line the shelves. His Lego sets cover the desk. There is an unopened gift. "I just sit and talk to him," Larkin says. "He is very much present."...
  • New add-on charges appearing on medical bills

    New add-on charges appearing on medical bills
    Has anyone else encountered those pesky add-on charges that have emerged for doctor's visits? A facilities fee here; a "medical diagnosis" co-pay for a visit to get your eyes checked (that's in addition to the vision insurance co-pay); and a hospital...
  • Veterans encouraged to tap into benefits, services

    It's been 45 years since Bob's deployment in the Vietnam War. He didn't fight the Viet Cong, but served instead as an Army mechanic in Thailand, working on trucks that patrolled the perimeter of the U. S. Army installation at Camp Samea Sam. In the...