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Cancer

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  • On floor for two days after fall, woman rescued by driver

    On floor for two days after fall, woman rescued by driver
    When Robert Parker arrived at Sharon Sawyers' Baltimore home Feb. 26, he realized something was wrong. For the past seven months, Parker, a transportation driver for MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, had been picking up Sawyers for doctors' appointments,...
  • Some child cancer survivors face long-term physical, emotional challenges

    Some child cancer survivors face long-term physical, emotional challenges
    When Ben Watson, 14, had trouble breathing, his doctors suspected he had pneumonia and put him on a couple of rounds of antibiotics. One day, his pain got so bad that his parents took him to the emergency room, where his diagnosis changed: it was non-...
  • Sentara surgeons teaching others about abdominal cancer treatment

    Sentara surgeons teaching others about abdominal cancer treatment
    Surgical oncologists from across the Eastern seaboard and Europe will gather at the fourth annual Mid-Atlantic Peritoneal Malignancy workshop hosted by Eastern Virginia Medical School and the Sentara Cancer Network on Thursday and Friday. They'll be...
  • Quality-of-life care may help cancer patients live longer, feel better

    One of the memories Gabriela Dow has from when she was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at age 35 is standing in the middle of the grocery store, overwhelmed by the decision of which foods to buy. "It felt like being in a labyrinth," says the...
  • Battling cancer with exercise, nutrition and mental health

    Battling cancer with exercise, nutrition and mental health
    Exercise, mental health, nutrition — these are all areas that can affect how someone lives during and after cancer treatment. The healing power of exercise Before Gabriela Dow's cancer diagnosis, her schedule, which involved juggling...
  • AbbVie closes $21 billion deal for Pharmacyclics

    AbbVie closes $21 billion deal for Pharmacyclics
    AbbVie said Tuesday that it has completed its $21 billion acquisition of Pharmacyclics, giving the North Chicago-based company a presence in the multibillion-dollar market for treating blood cancers. Pharmacyclics, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., sells a...
  • Ohio teenager stricken with cancer cherishes prom night with Cavs cult hero Dellavedova

    When the Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova was accused of dirty tactics in the NBA playoffs, 17-year-old Jackie Custer of Canton, Ohio, took it personally. Because she knew better. The Cavs' new cult hero was her escort on March 28 at "A Prom to Remember,"...
  • Outdoor Calendar

    Outdoor Calendar
    12th ANNUAL WOMEN IN THE OUTDOORS EVENT, JUNE 12 — 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club sponsored by the Jerry Zimmerman Memorial and Walking Purchase chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation… The NWTF program helps women...
  • Mural keeps memory of cancer victim alive

    A Fort Lauderdale event to commemorate Emily Bossano, a 15-year-old who recently died of lymphoma, has become a permanent monument to her courage and strength. David Kurz, her stepfather, said he and his family have been overwhelmed by the response....
  • Varsity Sports Awards: Award winners for 2014-15

    Varsity Sports Awards: Award winners for 2014-15
    Girls Athlete of the Year Hagerty senior Samantha Worrell capped a sensational softball career in which she hit .447 over four seasons while blasting 36 home runs. The USF signee was 69-17 in that span as a pitcher with 626 strikeouts. She earned...
  • Buchalter Award winner from Lake Brantley battles cancer head-on

    Buchalter Award winner from Lake Brantley battles cancer head-on
    ALTAMONTE SPRINGS — Horrible thoughts flashed through Mem McNamara’s mind as she rushed to the hospital. She had almost said no, but her daughter wanted so badly to go jet-skiing and the Lake Brantley freshman did finish a school project...