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Cancer

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  • Nonprofit promotes alternative strategy

    Nonprofit promotes alternative strategy
    Name: Jill Ayn Schneider Age: 69 Residence: Delray Beach Birthplace: New York City Family: Son, Aaron Schneider; two grandchildren Career: Musician, teacher, writer, holistic life coach and juice fasting retreat leader, and director of Circle of...
  • Surgery first step in treatment for most cases of testicular cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes testicular cancer? How do doctors determine which treatment will be most effective? ANSWER: Compared with other types of cancer, testicular cancer is rare. However, testicular cancer is the most common cancer in male...
  • Recovery and inspiration lead Phil Valentine to Appalachian Trail

    Phil Valentine, of Manchester, has been involved in helping others overcome drug addiction for years. His own story of recovery from addiction and cancer is leading him to conquer the Appalachian Trail next year. Valentine is the executive director of the...
  • Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague Dies

    Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague Dies
    Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague died at home Sunday surrounded by his family. He was 58. Prague, a Republican who was currently serving on the town council, was diagnosed with brain cancer several years ago and told in September 2013 that that...
  • Chiefs' Eric Berry has 'very treatable' Hodgkin's lymphoma

    Chiefs' Eric Berry has 'very treatable' Hodgkin's lymphoma
    A doctor in Atlanta confirmed Monday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has Hodgkin's lymphoma and said it is "very treatable." After Berry experienced chest discomfort during the Chiefs' game against the Oakland Raiders on Nov. 20, a mass was...
  • Season of giving continues for Archbishop McCarthy team

    OAKLAND PARK — Although Adriana Robles is at a new school and plays for a new soccer team, she still feels a connection to Archbishop McCarthy. Robles, who is a junior at Pembroke Pines Charter, spent two years at McCarthy. While at McCarthy she...
  • Clippers make cancer patient Robbie Stanford's wish come true

    Clippers make cancer patient Robbie Stanford's wish come true
    Robbie Stanford, 54, was diagnosed with leukemia during a routine physical about 15 years ago. Now in the final stages of his cancer, one of his unfulfilled wishes was to attend a Clippers game. On Friday, the Clippers brought Stanford and his two...
  • Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests

    Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests
    Almost anyone would benefit by reducing the amount of fat in their diet. But the upside could be especially big for women with breast cancer. New research presented Friday at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium suggests that a low-fat diet may...
  • State mistakes lead to tragedies, but relief often elusive

    State mistakes lead to tragedies, but relief often elusive
    Janet Pandrea died on April 2, 2002, from complications due to the chemotherapy she received for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. But the 65-year-old woman did not have cancer. A jury found Coral Springs Medical Center liable for the mistake that ultimately...
  • Maine West senior stays positive in cancer fight

    Maine West senior stays positive in cancer fight
    Not even a cancer diagnosis could dampen 17-year-old Shawn O'Neill's positive attitude. Last year, while a junior at Maine West High School in Des Plaines, Shawn sustained a minor injury during basketball practice that ultimately led to the discovery of...
  • Doctor Who Survived Blood Cancer Helps Others Through New Support Group

    When Dr. Jay Burton was battling blood cancer in 2010, he found that his medical background helped him handle many challenges on his own. "One of the reasons I am still here is because I'm a doctor," said Burton, who lives in Longmeadow, Mass. "I knew...