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Cancer

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  • Frese balances family and basketball as she steers Terps back to Final Four

    COLLEGE PARK — Brenda Frese will be the first to tell you she sometimes trampled through life, so intent on the goals ahead that she didn't necessarily worry about the bruised feelings left in her wake. If she wanted something, she took it, a...
  • Chicago races to run in April

    Chicago races to run in April
    Now that the snow has melted and the sidewalks and streets are actually visible, it's time to lace up those running shoes. RedEye has compiled a list of April races to run in Chicago. (Information subject to change.) April 12 >> Be the Match 5K...
  • 10 medical innovations set to reshape patient care this year

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com The Cleveland Clinic asked 100 of its top experts -- people who focus on patient care every day -- to offer insights on which medical breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare this year. Here are their...
  • Jim Kelly's battle with cancer adds to anguish for Buffalo Bills

    ORLANDO, Fla. — The death this week of Ralph Wilson, founder and sole owner of the Buffalo Bills, was but half the heartache of the NFL franchise and its fans. Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, who led the Bills to four Super Bowl appearances in...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • New Mexico judge affirms right to 'aid in dying'

    Aja Riggs, 50, thought a lot about dying after she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. She endured surgery in October 2011, then underwent aggressive chemotherapy that made her feel as if her skin was burning. She was constantly tired. Then doctors found...
  • Jewelry maker must retool after bout with cancer

    Jewelry maker must retool after bout with cancer
    First, the cancer threatened Susan Braig's life, then it wrecked her finances. Now healthy at 64, Braig is worried about her future. Her primary income is the roughly $2,300 a month she gets from Social Security. Then there's her home-based business,...
  • Deerfield man races for father, cancer research

    Deerfield man races for father, cancer research
    David Mutnick said when he crossed the finish line at a marathon last month, he ran into his father's arms and both men cried. "I just said, 'This is for you, Dad,'" said Mutnick, 37, of Deerfield. Never a long-distance runner, Mutnick laced up his...
  • Read On: A health crisis hits home

    Read On: A health crisis hits home
    I’m supposed to write a column right now, but as I type these words my brother Len is fighting for his life at home battling AIDS. It’s tough for me to think of a whole lot else. So please indulge me. Len has never set foot in Burbank or...
  • I Just Want To Have a Baby...

    I Just Want To Have a Baby...
    I was 28 years old. We decided we were ready to get pregnant, and poof — one month later I was pregnant. No big deal — or the very biggest deal. I wasn’t so sure back then. I wasn’t even sure I wanted to be a parent. In my 20s,...
  • Letters: Gaps in the healthcare law

    Re "Patients struggle to find covered doctors," Feb. 5 The article points out a major gap in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act: Many specialty providers and hospitals that cancer patients rely on are being left out of insurance exchange...