| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Johns Hopkins University scientists will share in one of the largest one-time philanthropic gifts for cancer research ever made, $540 million aimed at preventing and curing the disease, officials are scheduled to announce today.
The $90 million marked...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:33 AM
For McKenzie Zepp's 13th birthday, she asked her family and friends for one gift: a donation to the Carroll Hospital Center's Carroll Regional Cancer Center.
At her birthday party Jan. 3, the seventh-grader at West Middle School received a birthday gift...
| Jan 24, 2014
Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the Mayo Clinic Diet. This 12-week workshop aims to help break unhealthy food habits. The program is led by a registered dietitian and cardiac rehabilitation specialist. Class will be held from 5:30 p.m....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Even in the midst of finalizing the details for her upcoming wedding, Katie Walls, 24, found a spare moment to support the fight against breast cancer.
Walls is the mastermind behind Bras for a Cause, an initiative which donates bras to women at local...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Cancer patients at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center will now be able to access clinical trials and specialists offered in downtown Baltimore at the hospital system’s flagship research center.
St. Joseph, bought by the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:50 AM
More than 1 million men and women in Maryland have one thing in common: They are enrolled in Medicare or Tricare. These programs provide seniors, the disabled and military families the coverage they need to remain healthy and to access the care when...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Ivelisse Page is on a mission.
In 2011, Page launched Believe Big, a nonprofit foundation that helps cancer patients and their families through this traumatic, life-changing diagnosis. Based on her own experience as a colon cancer survivor, Page aims to...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health is preparing to open its $60 million Patricia D. and M. Scott Kaufman Cancer Center on the campus of Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
In advance of the center's scheduled public opening on Oct. 7, Upper Chesapeake...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Starting Oct. 7, the roughly 1,250 Harford County residents diagnosed with cancer annually will no longer have to travel to Baltimore or perhaps Pennsylvania for all their medical needs.
The leaders of Upper Chesapeake Health and the University of...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:08 AM
On Sunday evening, three days after he arrived in Maryland, Lucas Townsend finally got to sit down with the woman whose life he had become entwined with forever.
Townsend, a 22-year-old outdoor enthusiast from Michigan, had helped rid Karen Kruger, of...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Just about everyone ends up being touched by cancer in some way. Even those lucky enough to never be diagnosed with some form of the disease are very likely to be related by blood, marriage or social ties to at least a few people afflicted.
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:36 AM
The Mount de Sales gymnasium was colored with pink on Friday for the second annual "Pink Out" basketball game to raise money for the St. Agnes Breast Cancer Center.
Posters on the gymnasium wall read, "Dream", "Inspire" and "Think Pink".