| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The recent disclosure by actress Angelina Jolie that she had undergone elective bilateral mastectomies to reduce her risk of breast cancer provides an opportunity to understand the science behind the BRCA gene mutation she carries. Jolie's mother died...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
How to participate
- Register online at cps3aberdeen.org
- Complete survey
- Enroll in study Sept. 10-12. Study involves blood draw and waist measurement at Avera St. Luke's Hospital and Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center.
- Subjects must be ages 30...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Bryan Fazio, a 26-year-old Navy veteran and MBA student, has the same combination of bad luck and fierce determination as my sister.
They both live with the equivalent of a death sentence, having been diagnosed years ago with cancer. And they both...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:58 PM
The ninth annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament was held on June 22 at Parkland High School and it was fun in the sun for more than 300 participants who had a good time for a good cause.
The tournament honors the memory of Justin Sheftel,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Pierce Brosnan's daughter Charlotte has died of ovarian cancer, the same disease that took her mother, Cassandra Harris, in 1991. She was 41.
"On June 28 at 2 p.m. my darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life, having succumbed to...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Nina, a resident of East Baltimore, celebrated her 41st birthday last Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, she struggled for breath to extinguish the candles on her cake. Two years ago Nina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Genetic testing and...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:03 PM
You may be used to seeing me behind the anchor desk on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
But for last few months, a lot of my time has been spent at the Blue Ridge Cancer Care.
I have ovarian cancer. I was diagnosed right before Christmas.
| Apr 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Doris “Doey” Glessner was known for her spunk and style. Her zest for life was contagious, and she shared her life lessons with others by example.
Youngest son Neal Glessner of Hagerstown said an appropriate epitaph for his mother would be,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Oviedo: The Mother's Day Teal Ribbon Run 5K benefits ovarian cancer. It's at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, May 12, at Oviedo Mall. The first 700 entrants get T-shirts, and entries are $25 before May 4, $28 after. A fun run for ages 11 and younger is $10. Or you can...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:33 PM
"Just put your heels out over the ledge," says the woman, reminding me that I have ropes attached to me in six -- six! -- different places.
I cheat out about an inch, because this ledge is 14 stories above the ground, and my heart is racing. And the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?
A new study suggests, people who are happier in their daily lives have healthier levels of key body chemicals than those who muster negative thoughts. The study further suggested that happier people may have...