| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:03 PM
William A. Reinke, a statistician and professor for 50 years at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who helped develop its department of international health, died of lymphoma Oct. 4 at his Broadmead retirement community home in...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:39 PM
In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished.
The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:47 AM
When Ravens rookie wide receiver Jeremy Butler learned recently that a college friend had been diagnosed with leukemia, he wanted to help.
Butler got involved by supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Tuesday night during an appearance at the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors.
As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:18 PM
As a rising junior tennis player, Corona del Mar resident Alex Reyna has a rigid training schedule at Advantage Tennis Academy in Irvine.
Sometimes Reyna supplements this by carrying around his sister, Noelle. As triplets along with their sister, Paige,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup.
Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry will be placed on the NFL’s non-football illness list while he undergoes treatment for lymphoma, the team announced Tuesday.
The second-year player out of San Jose State had been experiencing the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry has been diagnosed with lymphoma and was placed Tuesday on the non-football injury list.
The team said Quessenberry experienced “fatigue and a persistent cough” during a June 3 practice and...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:16 PM
There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis.
The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:00 PM
My emotional attachment to "Dallas Buyers Club" starts with the loss of my father, Buddy. In 1981, he was diagnosed with lymphoma and given six months to live. I observed firsthand the coldness and disconnect of the doctors as well as the...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
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...