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Cancer

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  • Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon

    Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon
    With the Coronado Bridge as a backdrop, Harriette Thompson stepped outside of the Hilton Bayfront hotel Friday morning and began jogging along the bay. One woman stopped her in front of the million-dollar yachts for an autograph. Another wanted her to...
  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. NSA TO LOSE AUTHORITY TO COLLECT BULK AMERICAN PHONE RECORDS That's because an extraordinary Senate session fails to produce an 11th-hour deal to...
  • Yale: Taking More Breast Tissue Reduces Need For Second Surgery

    Yale: Taking More Breast Tissue Reduces Need For Second Surgery
    Breast cancer patients who have additional tissue removed during a partial mastectomy are half as likely to need a second surgery, according to a Yale Cancer Center study released today. The study could have a major impact on thousands of patients,...
  • The show must go on

    The show must go on
    Legendary performance artist Chris Burden died two weeks ago from melanoma. The man who in the 1970s evolved body art by having his own body shot with a handgun, nailed to a Volkswagen Beetle hood, electrocuted by live wires and kicked down a flight of...
  • Archives: The gift, the girl and the firefighter

    Archives: The gift, the girl and the firefighter
    The girl and the firefighter lived in the same part of town, the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side of Chicago, a neighborhood of cops, firefighters and city workers. The Mayoskis live there. And so do the Beazleys, and although...
  • Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say

    Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say
    Americans get too many tests to screen for common types of cancer, and the American College of Physicians wants them to stop. New clinical guidelines from the medical group include a litany of statistics that illustrate our obsession with cancer...
  • 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...
  • A second opinion could save your life

    A second opinion could save your life
    At age 29, Los Angeles resident Liza Bernstein was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. If the now 50-year-old community organizer hadn't questioned the advice of the first oncologist she saw after undergoing a lumpectomy, she's not sure she'd...
  • Killingly High School family participates in Relay for Life

    More than 80 Killingly High School students signed up to participate in the Relay for Life event at the Woodstock Fair Grounds on May 16 and 17. The Killingly Footnotes, Spirit of Service team boasted members of the National Honor Society, band and...
  • Eldersburg Elementary to hold fundraiser to fight brain cancer

    When Cathy Chiaramonte, a fourth-grade teacher at Eldersburg Elementary School, had a headache for three weeks in January, she though it was just a sinus problem. Chiaramonte, 54, was diagnosed in February with glioblastoma multiforme after an episode...
  • Sage Hill tennis coach Longoria fighting cancer

    Sage Hill tennis coach Longoria fighting cancer
    Anselmo Gregorio Longoria, the only head coach the Sage Hill School boys' and girls' tennis programs have ever known, appeared frisky Wednesday afternoon at The Tennis Club. Everyone knows Longoria as just "A.G." and everyone knows how much he means...