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Cancer

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  • Recovery and inspiration lead Phil Valentine to Appalachian Trail

    Phil Valentine, of Manchester, has been involved in helping others overcome drug addiction for years. His own story of recovery from addiction and cancer is leading him to conquer the Appalachian Trail next year. Valentine is the executive director of the...
  • Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague Dies

    Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague Dies
    Former South Windsor Mayor Cary Prague died at home Sunday surrounded by his family. He was 58. Prague, a Republican who was currently serving on the town council, was diagnosed with brain cancer several years ago and told in September 2013 that that...
  • Chiefs' Eric Berry has 'very treatable' Hodgkin's lymphoma

    Chiefs' Eric Berry has 'very treatable' Hodgkin's lymphoma
    A doctor in Atlanta confirmed Monday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has Hodgkin's lymphoma and said it is "very treatable." After Berry experienced chest discomfort during the Chiefs' game against the Oakland Raiders on Nov. 20, a mass was...
  • Clippers make cancer patient Robbie Stanford's wish come true

    Clippers make cancer patient Robbie Stanford's wish come true
    Robbie Stanford, 54, was diagnosed with leukemia during a routine physical about 15 years ago. Now in the final stages of his cancer, one of his unfulfilled wishes was to attend a Clippers game. On Friday, the Clippers brought Stanford and his two...
  • Best bets in the Western suburbs, Oct. 16-22

    Best bets in the Western suburbs, Oct. 16-22
    Event highlights this weekend and beyond in the Western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. All Hallows Eve: Village of Fear Experience...
  • Lawsuit: Doctor didn't inform patient of cancer

     Lawsuit: Doctor didn't inform patient of cancer
    A west suburban woman is contending in court that a doctor neglected to share test results showing her father had cancer, which later killed him. Her lawsuit states that Dr. Alan Sadah, a urologist who practices at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak...
  • Study: Being overweight or obese led to 481,000 cancers in one year

    Looking for ways to reduce your risk of cancer? Try losing weight. A new study estimates that 3.6% of cancers diagnosed around the world in 2012 could be traced to the excess weight of patients. That works out to 481,000 cases of cancer in adults who...
  • Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients

     Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients
    They meld into the workout scene on the second floor of the Newport News YMCA, distinguished only by their wristbands. One tackles the treadmill, a few are on the elliptical trainers and others sweat it out on the rowing machine and stationary bikes....
  • A radical cancer therapy: Don't treat

    A radical cancer therapy: Don't treat
    We learned about my husband's inoperable brain tumor from a nurse who doled out the news as though providing his cholesterol count. Mark stood frozen. I clutched at him and wailed. “Are you OK?” the nurse asked. Was she insane? Which...
  • Japan's 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster still fracturing families

    When the massive magnitude 9 earthquake rumbled through Fukushima prefecture in March 2011, it swelled the seas and shook the earth. But long after the ground stopped trembling, the disaster has continued to fracture families like that of Yoshinobu...
  • Breast Cancer Survivors Become Advocates Helping Others

    Breast Cancer Survivors Become Advocates Helping Others
    Erica Bartol is a registered nurse, so she considers it ironic that it took a TV show to remind her to do monthly breast examinations. "I was watching the Dr. Oz show in the break room while having a snack. He was doing a breast cancer awareness show. I...