| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Defeating cancer is my passion. It's what keeps me going when I witness the devastation that cancer brings to a family and a person's life. My passion is what gives me strength to overcome the obstacles and fight against adversity in life. It helps me...
| 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.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:35 AM
A 2007 Maryland law expanding the state's Medicaid program, along with job losses during the recession, has put Maryland near the front of a national trend where the number of people on public health care coverage has increased while the number on private...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Officials with the Bel Air-based nonprofit Upper Chesapeake Health are taking a "wait-and-see" stance on planning and building a proposed medical campus and hospital next to the Bulle Rock development on the edge of the city, the president and CEO of...
| 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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed.
In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:
Nonprofits, charities and support groups
Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. activesurvivor.org or 410-823-...