| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Jarnetta Kroh, a Greater Baltimore Medical Center philanthropist who assisted her husband in his import car servicing business, died Nov. 25 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder at her home in Laguna Hills, Calif. She was 81 and had lived in the...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:55 PM
The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the soon-to-be created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:52 PM
The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the newly created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital business....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Not long after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994, Christine Clifford walked into her local Barnes and Noble with a simple request: "I'd like to see all of your humorous books about cancer."
The clerk shot her a dirty look: "That's sick."...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:42 PM
In 2011, the first of the baby boom generation reached age 65. Since then and until the year 2029, it is estimated that boomers will turn 65 at a rate of about 8,000 per day, according to AARP. This generation has impacted a number of institutions in...
| Oct 28, 2012
John R. Marsh Cancer Center
The John R. Marsh Cancer Center recently was recognized for excellence in patient care by the American College of Radiology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology.
The center was awarded a three-year accreditation....
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There's no shortage of websites with information on prostate cancer treatment, but they may be well beyond the average person's comprehension, a new study finds.
The study, of 62 such websites, found that only three had...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:42 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with chronic dry mouth related to cancer treatment reported some improvement in symptoms like sticky saliva and dry lips after eight weeks of group acupuncture, in a new study from the UK.
It's not clear how much of...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Robotic surgery was initially developed to target prostate cancer — and today four in five prostectomies are performed by this revolutionary system, according to the National Cancer Institute.
Although robotics — the pioneering da Vinci...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:30 PM
When Dr. Amir Abolhoda recently performed robot-assisted lung cancer surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center — the first procedure of its kind in Orange County — it marked the latest leap in the fast-evolving field of robotics.
| Oct 11, 2012
Last week a Venezuelan friend I met in 1994 found me on Twitter.
After exchanging pleasantries, I asked her what she expected from last Sunday's presidential elections. She said she was hoping Henrique Capriles could defeat President Hugo Chávez,