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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Veterans encouraged to tap into benefits, services

    It's been 45 years since Bob's deployment in the Vietnam War. He didn't fight the Viet Cong, but served instead as an Army mechanic in Thailand, working on trucks that patrolled the perimeter of the U. S. Army installation at Camp Samea Sam. In the...
  • Gamma camera continues to show value in fighting breast cancer

    For Sandra Dianna, a Hampton school teacher, the BSGI test proved a lifesaver. The "breast specific gamma imaging" camera — BSGI — discovered her breast cancer before it had time to spread. Within three days of discovering the malignancy,...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    A list of promotions and recognition at South Florida businesses. Leadership Chim Francisco, Distinguished Toastmaster, was honored as Toastmasters International's District 47 Division Governor of the Year at Division 47`s Fall Conference in Palm...
  • On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation

     On boy's last day of chemo, gratitude and trepidation
    The living room was festooned with orange streamers. On the kitchen counter sat a cake, brightened with orange food coloring. The only clue that this wasn't a color-themed birthday party was the sign near the front door. It read: Orange you glad chemo...
  • New add-on charges appearing on medical bills

    New add-on charges appearing on medical bills
    Has anyone else encountered those pesky add-on charges that have emerged for doctor's visits? A facilities fee here; a "medical diagnosis" co-pay for a visit to get your eyes checked (that's in addition to the vision insurance co-pay); and a hospital...
  • Mother's mission to cure cancer continues after son's death

    Mother's mission to cure cancer continues after son's death
    Some days Amber Larkin seeks refuge in the bedroom of her son, Noah. His Star Wars action figures still line the shelves. His Lego sets cover the desk. There is an unopened gift. "I just sit and talk to him," Larkin says. "He is very much present."...
  • Toxins in the environment can make you older than your years

    Source: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill whatdoctorsknow.com CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Why are some 75-year-olds downright spry while others can barely get around? Part of the explanation, according to research published recently in Cell Press...
  • Fundraiser will support family of Deerfield public works employee who died of cancer

    Village of Deerfield staff had been planning a fundraiser to help defray the costs of treatment for longtime public works employee Pete Rossi, who was battling cancer. Rossi died at 47 this April, before they could host the event. So they turned their...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...