| May 11, 2015
| 1:43 PM
"Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."
— Chinese proverb
A lot of attention has been given to the amazing gifts Emily Beazley has received in her ongoing battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. But perhaps the bigger story is the...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Working as a radiographer at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Meghan Klimah calls on her people skills as much as her technical expertise. Patients can present challenges beyond any physical problems.
At times, patients are too sick to cooperate fully for an...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 9:53 AM
A public memorial service for Lauren Hill, a college basketball player who died this week after an inspiring fight against an inoperable brain tumor, will be held Monday in Cincinnati.
Hill, 19, died Friday at a hospital in Cincinnati a little more...
| May 19, 2015
| 5:40 PM
Even as she was dying, Emily Beazley talked about helping other children who might share her fate.
"She was an amazing girl, very unselfish," said Dr. Jason Canner, pediatric oncologist at Advocate Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn and one of several...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 12:52 PM
When Andrew and Caroline Brooks' son Dillon, 9, died last summer of brain cancer, they wanted to find a way to memorialize him.
To honor what would have been Dillon's 10th birthday, they recently organized the inaugural Dillon's Day, collecting gift...
| May 19, 2015
| 9:49 AM
The girl and the firefighter lived in the same part of town, the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side of Chicago, a neighborhood of cops, firefighters and city workers.
The Mayoskis live there. And so do the Beazleys, and although...
| May 18, 2015
| 6:57 PM
Americans get too many tests to screen for common types of cancer, and the American College of Physicians wants them to stop.
New clinical guidelines from the medical group include a litany of statistics that illustrate our obsession with cancer...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Through Saturday, April 18
Exhibit: Feast for the Eyes
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Barry Seidman's new fine art photography series, Feast for the Eyes, will be on display. Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, 601 Lake Ave., Lake...
| May 18, 2015
| 8:38 AM
More than 80 Killingly High School students signed up to participate in the Relay for Life event at the Woodstock Fair Grounds on May 16 and 17. The Killingly Footnotes, Spirit of Service team boasted members of the National Honor Society, band and...
| May 15, 2015
| 12:27 PM
A Sunday benefit has been scheduled for a Lake County Jail receptionist battling cancer.
The cookout for Amanda Groeller will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Zion-Benton Moose Lodge 667, 41517 N. Sheridan Road in Zion.
There is a $10 donation...
| May 14, 2015
| 12:20 PM
On a chilly afternoon this week, students at Evergreen Park High School came together with faculty and community members, to support one of their own and raise money for brain cancer research.
Donning their cleats and joined by members of the...