| May 22, 2014
| 11:35 AM
For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:34 AM
A memorial service will be held later this year for Clyde Snow, a noted forensic anthropologist who has worked on some of the most famous cases in the world — including in Chicago.
Snow, 86, died of lung cancer and emphysema May 16 in Norman,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:08 AM
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.)
>> Be the Match 5K...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Carol Williams Hillery, a retired software engineer who worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, died of lung cancer Friday at her Bolton Hill home. She was 69.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sugar Hill section of Pennsylvania Avenue and on...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Mark D. Metzger, who was director of youth initiatives for the Baltimore County Police Department for more than 30 years and was recognized for his work with juvenile delinquents and their families, died April 9 of lung cancer at his Stoney Beach home...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Valerie Harper is positively radiant these days. There's a sparkle in her eyes and a genuine warmth in her smile. Why not? She's defied the odds.
Early last year, Harper was told she had three months to live. Harper, a non-smoker who had a cancerous...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Valerie Harper is not cancer-free. The actress clarified the point Thursday while in New York City on a press junket for her Hallmark Channel show, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered."
Clarification was needed thanks to an exclusive interview published in the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Valerie Harper suddenly has more to worry about than surviving cancer: She's being sued for $2 million by the playwright-producer of the Broadway show "Looped," who has accused the actress of hiding her previous lung cancer diagnosis and her new...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In response to a story in Closer Weekly that quotes Valerie Harper as having declared that she is "absolutely cancer-free," the Emmy winner has come out to say that the quote is unfortunately "erroneous."
"In response to a recent erroneous quote...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of ’98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain.
The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:42 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter walked into the interview room near the team's clubhouse after a 9-2 spring training victory over a split squad of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Ed Smith Stadium. With his team averaging nearly eight runs per...