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Cancer

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  • Radio personality Maria Dennis diagnosed with leukemia

    Radio personality Maria Dennis diagnosed with leukemia
    Radio personality Maria Dennis announced on the air Thursday morning that she has just been diagnosed with leukemia. Dennis is one third of the popular "Maria and The MIX Morning Show with Reagan and Jon." She explained her three-week absence from the...
  • Drugmaker reverses course, offers treatment to stricken 7-year-old

    Drugmaker reverses course, offers treatment to stricken 7-year-old
    A 7-year-old Virginia boy struggling with a serious infection began a potentially lifesaving drug treatment Wednesday after his family's awareness campaign went viral and spurred the FDA and a pharmaceutical company to fast-track a new drug trial....
  • 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....
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
  • Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors. As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
  • Judge gives embryos to woman over objection from ex-boyfriend

    Judge gives embryos to woman over objection from ex-boyfriend
    A Cook County judge this morning awarded custody of frozen embryos to a 42-year-old Chicago woman over the objections of her ex-boyfriend who said it violates his right to not procreate. In 2009, Karla Dunston, a doctor who lives in the city, began...
  • Mark Cuban gives struggling couple their dream wedding

    Mark Cuban gives struggling couple their dream wedding
    Mark Cuban likes giving money away. We've known that for years. He's been fined nearly $2 million during his 14 years as owner of the Dallas Mavericks, but that hasn't stopped the billionaire from running his mouth. But sometimes Cuban finds much...
  • Boys' basketball: Joey Covarrubias is fighting for his life

    Boys' basketball: Joey Covarrubias is fighting for his life
    Joey Covarrubias, a standout guard at Montebello Cantwell-Sacred Heart, undergoes his first chemotherapy treatment Thursday for a rare bone cancer, Ewing's sarcoma, that was discovered after he complained of shoulder pain. An X-ray found a tumor near...
  • 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...
  • Chicago races to run in April

    Chicago races to run in April
    Now that the snow has melted and the sidewalks and streets are actually visible, it's time to lace up those running shoes. RedEye has compiled a list of April races to run in Chicago. (Information subject to change.) April 12 >> Be the Match 5K...