| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:52 PM
With the warm weather and long days of summer finally here, people are spending more time outdoors. While many people are aware of the need to protect themselves from the sun, reducing children’s exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV)...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:55 PM
It may be hard to believe with the proliferation of pink ribbons during October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but breast cancer used to be a taboo topic.
You can see the radical shift in cultural attitudes with the books now available, a 180-degree...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:32 PM
'Hope is a very strong emotion that can keep people going.' – CTCA CEO Gerard van Grinsven
After moving his compay's headquarters to Boca Raton this year, Cancer Treatment Centers of America CEO Gerard van Grinsven is setting a new course for...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has repeatedly undermined even the most reasonable attempts to limit the corrupting influence of money in politics. In desperation, Democrats in Congress have tried at least to open the shadowy campaign finance...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A whole approach to healing cancer is becoming increasingly popular. Certain institutions, like Cancer Treatment Centers of America®, are treating the whole person by incorporating naturopathic medicine, spiritual support, nutrition therapy and mind-...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:11 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2013
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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:06 PM
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...
| May 17, 2012
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...
| Nov 13, 2012
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.
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:35 AM
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,...