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Cancer

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  • High school club's focus: cancer awareness

    High school club's focus: cancer awareness
    Huntington Beach High School's American Cancer Society Club wants people's hair, money and attention. The group, started by 17-year-old Ema Romberg, will hold its second Locks of Love hair drive and cancer awareness event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 31....
  • Range of treatment options available for stage 0 cervical cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Years ago, I had mild cervical dysplasia and was treated with cryotherapy. I now have cervical cancer (stage 0) and am leaning toward having a hysterectomy since I'm done having children, but my doctor says there are other options for...
  • Wendy Chioji takes surviving to new heights

    Wendy Chioji takes surviving to new heights
    Wendy Chioji, you just climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. What will you do for an encore? "I am training for a June Ironman and a July climb of Mount Fuji with my dad," the former WESH-Channel 2 anchor says. Oh, and she's hosting another "Surviving &...
  • Country Singer Kevin Sharp Dies at 43

    Kevin Sharp, a country musician who topped the charts after fighting a grueling, heavily publicized battle with cancer in the mid '90s, has died. He was 43. According to his website, he died Saturday evening from "past stomach surgeries and digestive...
  • Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients

     Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients
    Fiona O'Connell is familiar with the working person's health care nightmare — the one where you get too sick to work, and then you lose your job, and then you have no insurance to pay for the treatment you need. O'Connell lived that nightmare, and...
  • Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer

    Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer
    At a lab on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University's East Baltimore medical campus, researchers grow tumors on mice so they can try and cure them. But one day, the cancer wouldn't grow. They tried again and again for months. Figuring there must be...
  • City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients

    City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients
    Standing next to each other, Kayla Saikaly and Adi Versano looked like sisters. Their families marveled at the similarities — both with dark hair and wearing peach-colored dresses. But not only are they unrelated, they live half a world apart....
  • Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life

    Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life
    When the runners at this year's Maryland Half Marathon make their way across the finish line after 13.1 miles, Amy Babst plans to be there handing out medals with a smile. "It means so much to me to support those who are raising money to fight cancer,"...
  • Sam Holden, photographer

    Sam Holden, photographer
    Sam Holden, a Baltimore-based photographer whose work appeared throughout the country, died Saturday after collapsing suddenly while doing yard work on his father's farm in Bel Air. He was 44. Mr. Holden operated a studio in Little Italy and worked as a...
  • Ray W. Kauffman, industrial shop owner, dies at 88

    Ray W. Kauffman, industrial shop owner, dies at 88
    Ray W. Kauffman, who owned and operated E.J. Codd machine shop in Southeast Baltimore, died of sarcoma complications April 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. The lifelong Roland Park resident was 88. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ray...
  • Research examines use of viruses to fight cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that someday it may be possible for doctors to use viruses to cure cancer. How does it work? What types of cancer could it affect? ANSWER: A considerable amount of research is currently underway that's examining the use of...