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  • More young women fighting breast cancer

    More young women fighting breast cancer
    Already a breast cancer survivor before her 30th birthday, Lauren Wakefield knows she's one of the lucky ones. "I found a lump one day and went in probably within the next two weeks after that," the 27-year-old wedding photographer said. "From the...
  • Double mastectomy: A pre-emptive strike against breast cancer

    Double mastectomy: A pre-emptive strike against breast cancer
    At age 23, Lindsay Avner took charge of her genetic fate by electing to have her healthy breasts removed before cancer could strike first. Six years later, the North Side woman has zero regret, she said. "I feel so fortunate to have had this opportunity...
  • Carrying on after losing partner to breast cancer

    Carrying on after losing partner to breast cancer
    During their marriage, Sam and Jenny Mitchell always shared the parenting duties. But they knew a time would come when Sam would manage their 7-year-old daughter on his own. Just days before Jenny died of breast cancer in April, "She told me she knew...
  • Jan. 3-8 in nightlife: Gridiron Sing-off, Pianos Become the Teeth, Legwarmers and more

    Jan. 3-8 in nightlife: Gridiron Sing-off, Pianos Become the Teeth, Legwarmers and more
    If you're like us, you'll agree that one of the few new year's resolutions worth sticking to is to see more concerts. So why not start tonight? Here are the highlights from this shortened week: On Tuesday, Rams Head Live hosts the Gridiron Sing-off,...
  • Ray Rice hosts energetic karaoke night at Rams Head Live

    Ray Rice hosts energetic karaoke night at Rams Head Live
    Unlike seasoned musicians, NFL players don't have much experiencing working a stage — they tend to get a standing ovation just for walking into a room (or a stadium). So the Tuesday night Gridiron Singoff at Rams Head Live, featuring several...
  • Health Notes: Some posit link between stress and cancer rates

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Some posit link between stress and cancer rates
    New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a slight decline in cancer death rates between 2004 and 2008, but a few types of cancer are on the rise.  Figures released last week, in Jan. 2012, show a drop in cancer death rates of 1.8 percent...
  • Chicagoland breast cancer information resources

    Chicagoland breast cancer information resources
    Free or low-cost screening and treatment: Visit the website of the MetropolitanChicago Breast Cancer Task Force at chicagobreastcancer.org/site/epage/100577_904.htm or call 312-942-3368. In addition, free screening and treatment for the underinsured or...
  • Hampton man celebrates 5-year survival of cancer

    Hampton man celebrates 5-year survival of cancer
    When Floyd Walker, now 62, was diagnosed with prostate cancer five years ago, his treatment choices were limited, both by his health history and available therapies in the area. After checking out local options, he took matters into his own hands and...
  • Cancer Treatment Centers keeps employees happy so they can help patients better

    Cancer Treatment Centers keeps employees happy so they can help patients better
    The staff at Cancer Treatment Centers of America knows the perception those not familiar with its hospitals might have: that places that focus on such insidious, life-altering diseases must feel melancholy, even hopeless. Not so, say employees. The...
  • The inability to forgive: It’s harmful to your health

     
    Most people would acknowledge that stress is bad for your health. But few know that the inability to forgive – accompanied as it often is by anger, bitterness and resentment — is also harmful to your health and may even impede your recovery...
  • Emmaus cancer survivor honored

     
    Nancy Hill has lived five years since being diagnosed with breast cancer, a feat that hasn't gone unnoticed. Hill, who lives in Emmaus, was recently recognized as a five-year cancer survivor at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America's annual "Celebrate...