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Cancer

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  • Stevenson highlighting yellow to honor a former player who overcame bone cancer

    Stevenson highlighting yellow to honor a former player who overcame bone cancer
    Six months after captaining the Stevenson University women's basketball team during her senior season, Sam Murray sat in a doctor's office at Sinai Hospital waiting for her diagnosis. After leading the Mustangs in scoring and being named team MVP as a...
  • Lots of fundraising legwork — but few pants — in Cupid's Undie Run

    Lots of fundraising legwork — but few pants — in Cupid's Undie Run
    For years, Meg Rowe has been a periodic patient at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center, awaiting test results and undergoing procedures. But on Feb. 15, she plans to run a mile through the bitter cold — happily and in her...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Research examines use of viruses to fight cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that someday it may be possible for doctors to use viruses to cure cancer. How does it work? What types of cancer could it affect? ANSWER: A considerable amount of research is currently underway that's examining the use of...
  • New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate

    New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate
    Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer. The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
  • 'L.A. Law' cast members testify to the effect the series had

    Harry Hamlin wasn't supposed to touch the food on the table during the conference scenes on "L.A. Law," NBC's Emmy Award-winning 1986-94 legal series. The sandwiches were strictly props. But Hamlin, who played attorney Michael Kuzak, the serious-...
  • Eagle River Trick or Treat Fundraiser for Cancer Research Faces Changes

    Eagle River Trick or Treat Fundraiser for Cancer Research Faces Changes
    Trick or Treat in the Heat, a popular fundraiser involving several neighborhoods, will have a change of venue this fall in Eagle River. It started as way to bring families together to remember a little boy who lost his battle to leukemia eight years ago...
  • Fatal case of West Nile virus linked to blood donation

    Fatal case of West Nile virus linked to blood donation
    A transfusion of blood tainted with West Nile virus most likely caused the death of a hospitalized cancer patient in 2012, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...
  • Considering reconstruction

    Considering reconstruction
    When I received my second diagnosis of breast cancer in November, it came with good and bad news. The good was that, unlike the first — Stage 3 cancer— this one was in the early stages. No chemotherapy or radiation would be required. The bad...
  • Let's talk menopause

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Menopause is the point in time when a woman's menstrual periods stop. Some people call the years leading up to a woman's last period...
  • Elena faces a terrible choice -- feed, or die

    BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Stephanie experienced a health scare that heightened her and Eric's fears that her cancer may have returned. Brooke shared her problems about the honeymoon with Stephanie but asked her to keep it a secret so as not to take the focus...
  • Close monitoring can help catch complications from neurofibromatosis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes neurofibromatosis, and how is it treated? Is it very common? I had not heard of the disease until my niece was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1. ANSWER: Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a genetic disorder that disrupts...