| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:13 AM
When Columbia resident Patricia Artimovich was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 1999, she began to think of all the things she still wanted to do with her life.
On the list was getting back into horseback riding, which she had done when she...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:39 PM
When the Indianapolis Colts traveled to Baltimore for the Ravens' playoff opener in January 2007, fans greeted the city's former team with a vengeful intensity rarely seen in these parts.
Six years later, the Colts are coming back to town for another...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Like all parents, John and Tammy Carver face daily challenges in trying to raise a large brood.
But for the Manchester couple, who have adopted six youngsters from orphanages in Russia and Belarus between 1997 and 2004, those challenges also include...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:05 AM
I recently received a notice that the Dayton Post Office is being evaluated for reduced window service hours, and even possible closure.
Dayton residents should have received a survey to express their preference and share comments. A public meeting at...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Cara G. Becker, a Towson University student and entrepreneur whose spirit of volunteering began in her childhood, died Monday of leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Towson resident was 21.
"In her young life, Cara Becker touched so many people,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The visiting locker room at Gillette Stadium following last year's AFC championship game was eerily silent when a sharply attired Chuck Pagano walked briskly toward the door, rolling a suitcase behind him. He stopped only briefly, embracing linebacker...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Sky Campbell won't be able to attend a fundraiser organized to help her family defray some of the out-of-pocket expenses for her cancer treatment on Saturday, April 13.
Instead, the 14-year-old West Towson resident will be undergoing chemotherapy...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Mary J. Corey, whose personal warmth was matched by a drive that led her to become the first woman in The Baltimore Sun's 176-year history to head its newsroom, died Tuesday of breast cancer.
The Sun's senior vice president and director of content, who...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Shauna Quinn is a Columbia native and precious 5-year-old with a winning smile. On Jan. 15, Shauna was diagnosed with Wilm's tumor, also called nephroblastoma, a malignant cancer that originates in the kidneys. She has endured surgeries, hospitalizations,...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:29 AM
A Forest Lakes Elementary School music teacher, preparing to take an extended leave to undergo aggressive cancer treatment, petitioned the members of the Harford County Board of Education Monday to allow his fellow educators to donate their sick days so...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:39 PM
"Mom. Do you have that gene? Do I? Have you been tested? I thought Grandma had breast cancer. Why weren't you ever tested?"
The questions from my 27-year-old daughter were coming fast.
Angelina Jolie published an essay in The New York Times on Tuesday,...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...