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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • A baseball coach's son makes a dash for home

    A baseball coach's son makes a dash for home
    There were balloons, gifts, cake, hugs and, most of all, smiles. Tyler Thompson, the 12-year-old son of Mission Hills Alemany baseball coach Randy Thompson, walked out of Children's Hospital in Los Angeles earlier this week after his 14th and final...
  • Second-hand smoke bad news for people and pets

    Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. She claims to love animals. I wonder how second-hand smoke affects pets. I think I know the answer, but my friend needs a blast of reality from a professional like you. A: Your...
  • Celebrating solutions for cancer

    When Laguna Beach friends Lisa Early and Tracy Dean were both 43 years old, a breast cancer diagnosis threatened to turn their lives upside down. After surviving their battles and empathizing with other women who had stories like theirs, the two set out...
  • Donna Weiss's Survival Story

    Donna Weiss's Survival Story
    The path to my breast cancer diagnosis was a long and arduous one. In the 11 months preceding my diagnosis, I experienced a barrage of symptoms including a growing mass, skin changes, hardening of the breast, and lymph node pain. I underwent numerous...
  • The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations

    The Siren's Call: Cellular Situations
    Cancer lends itself to the realms of myth. Siddhartha Mukherjee gave the disease some regal treatment in the title of his prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies," but cancer's no emperor. It's a beast. Where actual mythological monsters are...
  • Cancer treatment company charts future in Boca Raton

    Cancer treatment company charts future in Boca Raton
    'Hope is a very strong emotion that can keep people going.' – CTCA CEO Gerard van Grinsven After moving his compay's headquarters to Boca Raton this year, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CEO Gerard van Grinsven is setting a new course for...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Canadian teams honor fallen soldiers

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + Bravo to the Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens for coordinating a stirring ceremony Saturday to honor Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and...
  • Komen race unites family, friends to run or walk for breast cancer cure

    Komen race unites family, friends to run or walk for breast cancer cure
    When a 17-year-old high school senior was the first to cross the finish line in this year's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, he was soon followed by his parents, a sister — and his cancer-surviving 73-year-old grandmother. Conner Masteran, a...
  • Kim Sweer's Survival Story

    Kim Sweer's Survival Story
    In January I felt a pea-size lump above my breast.  My oncologist suggested that I schedule a mammogram/ultrasound.  The results were not certain the tumor was malignant and my medical team suggested removal and a biopsy.  A week after my surgery, I was...
  • Susann Milbourne's Survival Story

    Susann Milbourne's Survival Story
    I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. One morning I noticed a little bump the size of a dime on my upper left breast. I showed it to my OB/GYN and he said it’s not cancer because it moves like jelly; it would be hard if it was cancer....