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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Christine Kalafus: Cancer survivor runs 'Writing with Support' group

    A cancer diagnosis 14 years ago turned Christine Kalafus' life upside down. The 31-year-old was eight months pregnant when her doctor told her she had triple negative breast cancer. Five days later she was induced, delivered twins, had surgery to remove...
  • Colon cancer survivor uses past to help others

    Colon cancer survivor uses past to help others
    He keeps a healthy diet, rarely has medical complaints and has little time to drop by the doctor's office, so like many Americans over 50, Ted Mathias just didn't get around to taking one of modern medicine's most significant examinations. In January,...
  • Walk raises $225K+ to help grant wishes

    Walk raises $225K+ to help grant wishes
    More than 1,300 walkers and their supporters wound through Markham Park in Sunrise for the recent Make-A-Wish Southern Florida 5K Walk for Wishes, which raised more than $225,000 — the most in the event's six-year history. The winners: the...
  • Westchester Community Church helps children with cancer

    Westchester Community Church helps children with cancer
    Members of Westchester Community Church are helping children and teens fighting cancer. The church recently sponsored a toy and gift card drive to benefit the Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides comfort...
  • Bartlett High students shaved to raise money for cancer research

    Bartlett High students shaved to raise money for cancer research
    When Kendall Rudolph of Bartlett was two, she lost her hair from chemotherapy treating her lymphoblastic leukemia. Recently, the sophomore at Bartlett High School chose to have her long locks and full head of healthy hair shaved, to raise money for The...
  • Great-grandmother rallies for 5-year-old fighting brain cancer

    LEESBURG — Pat Tutton's great-granddaughter is fighting cancer 1,125 miles away. But Tutton isn't letting the distance separating them prevent her from helping. The 75-year-old Mid-Florida Lakes resident learned in October that Lexy Lamp, 5, of...
  • Maryland researcher wins grant to study alternative cancer therapy

    Maryland researcher wins grant to study alternative cancer therapy
    Christopher Jewell, an assistant professor in the University of Maryland Fischell Department of Bioengineering, was awarded a three-year, $250,000 grant from the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy to develop gene therapy to promote cancer immunity, the...
  • Teen In Chemo Fight 'Wants To Be With Her Mother'

    Teen In Chemo Fight 'Wants To Be With Her Mother'
    MIDDLETOWN — Her lawyers say that Cassandra C. has been a powerful advocate for herself throughout her ordeal, first in refusing chemotherapy in the fall and, at a hearing Monday, now cancer-free after several months of court-ordered treatment, in...
  • Students at Hannum School shave heads to raise funds to fight cancer

    Students at Hannum School shave heads to raise funds to fight cancer
    Two-year-old Christian Gaél Sebek loves his family and cars. They were devastated when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in January. Unfortunately, his journey with cancer is just beginning. But Christian's 8-year-old brother, Aidan,...
  • Eldersburg Elementary to hold fundraiser to fight brain cancer

    When Cathy Chiaramonte, a fourth-grade teacher at Eldersburg Elementary School, had a headache for three weeks in January, she though it was just a sinus problem. Chiaramonte, 54, was diagnosed in February with glioblastoma multiforme after an episode...
  • Orland Park man credits hot sauce with saving his life

    Orland Park man credits hot sauce with saving his life
    An Orland Park man is enjoying more than a year's supply of free hot sauce, which he credits with triggering a seizure that may have helped save his life. Randy Schmitz, 30, said that after sampling Flashbang hot sauce on a toothpick last August at...