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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • 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...
  • Crowning glory

    Crowning glory
    Much like the red-haired "Brave" character she once resembled, Pamm Becker is high-spirited and courageous — qualities that have served her well through a rough six months of chemotherapy. "I'm down 100 pounds," said the Burbank resident, who was...
  • Court gives frozen embryos to Chicago woman over ex-boyfriend's objection

    Court gives frozen embryos to Chicago woman over ex-boyfriend's objection
    Illinois appellate justices on Friday reaffirmed that a Chicago cancer survivor will get custody of three frozen embryos — her last chance to have a biological child — despite her ex-boyfriend's pleas against what he considers forced...
  • 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...
  • After surviving bout with leukemia, woman becomes a nurse

    The almost never-ending blood tests, the continual rotation of intravenous bags, the antiseptic hospital smell all seemed familiar. Rhea Roller Watson remembers the hours spent in the oncology ward at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University...
  • Pleasantdale students set record for money raised in Relay event

    Pleasantdale students set record for money raised in Relay event
    Pleasantdale Middle School students dressed in athletic gear gathered Friday morning at the Pleasant Dale Park District for the school's Relay for Life event like they've been doing for the past seven years. But this year was different. The students...
  • #BP15: Terps pull for Billy Phillips, recruit with cancer

    #BP15: Terps pull for Billy Phillips, recruit with cancer
    When the nurses at Christiana Hospital heard the screaming coming from Room B30, they rushed in, again and again. Across Billy Phillips' hospital bed late Monday night at the Newark, Del., facility, they saw the glow of a television. The Maryland...
  • Breast-feeding may prevent 19% of childhood leukemia cases, study says

    Breast-feeding may prevent 19% of childhood leukemia cases, study says
    New mothers can significantly reduce their babies’ risk of developing childhood leukemia by breast-feeding them, according to a new study. Children and teens who were breast-fed for more than six months were 19% less likely to be diagnosed with...
  • FIFA executive committee member Blazer admitted bribes

    Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer told a U.S. federal judge that he and others on the governing body's ruling panel agreed to receive bribes in the votes for the hosts of the 1998 and 2010 World Cups. Prosecutors unsealed a 40-page...
  • Palm Beach County calendar

    Palm Beach County calendar
    Through Saturday, June 27 Exhibit: John Bowen – Watercolorist Delray Beach Public Library John Bowen has been a commercial artist and fine arts painter for more than 50 years. He is a signature member of the Florida Watercolor Society and Gold...
  • 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...