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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Washington-area federal charity drive lowers sights

    Washington-area federal charity drive lowers sights
    With the economic recovery still sluggish, a donor pool laboring under a long-term pay freeze and uncertainty about looming budget cuts, organizers of the Combined Federal Campaign in the National Capital Area have reduced their fundraising goal for the...
  • Lance Armstrong headlines Ellicott City forum

    Lance Armstrong headlines Ellicott City forum
    Lance Armstrong tried to shed his serious public persona Saturday in Ellicott City by poking fun at the elephant in a room about half-filled with triathletes: his lifetime competitive sporting ban. His host, Brock Yetso, president of the Ulman Cancer...
  • Zach attacks new challenges on road to journey to share joy of life

    Zach attacks new challenges on road to journey to share joy of life
    Displaying his characteristic courage, Zach Lederer bravely attempts to recreate the notorious strongman pose — biceps flexed and fists clenched — that turned a 2012 photo of his steely-eyed resolve to fight cancer into an Internet craze...
  • Lansdowne High cancer survivor decides to give back

    Lansdowne High cancer survivor decides to give back
    To anyone who does not know him, 14-year-old Zachary Kerns would not stand out against any of his peers. The Lansdowne High School sophomore is tall with brown hair and brown eyes, is a member of the Historic Elkridge Young Marines and the Junior...
  • Woodstock resident ready to 'Rock Out Cancer'

    Woodstock resident ready to 'Rock Out Cancer'
    When Brian Kahatt discovered a marble-sized lump on his neck a few years ago, he didn't think anything of it. When it didn't go away after a couple of months, he decided to see a doctor. The doctor told him he had stage 3 tonsil cancer. Seven weeks of...
  • Prostate cancer involves therapy options

    First of all, congratulations to Judy Berman on her recent article on prostate cancer ("My prostate cancer month," Sept. 16). She is correct that everybody recognizes the pink ribbons and what they represent, but few know the blue ribbon sign. As a...
  • Fred Dickson, 53, has sights on semipro football records

    Fred Dickson, 53, has sights on semipro football records
    Fred Dickson is a cancer survivor, a father of three, an aspiring author, a master plumber and an inspirational speaker The 53-year-old also happens to be a semiprofessional football player. The 6-foot-5 defensive end with the white mustache and...
  • Towson cancer survivor finally meets Michigan man who donated bone marrow

    Towson cancer survivor finally meets Michigan man who donated bone marrow
    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...
  • Fundraising, fitness and competition blend at Kidz Triathlon

    Fundraising, fitness and competition blend at Kidz Triathlon
    For Clemens Crossing Elementary School rising fifth-grader Emily Erwin and her friends, participating in the sixth annual TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon on Sunday, July 21, was about more than receiving a medal at the finish line. It was about finding hope...
  • Bel Air concert benefits child with cancer

    “Rock Childhood Cancer” a benefit concert for 7-year-old Julia Warren, who has a rare, aggressive form of cancer, will be held at Bel Air Moose Lodge 1952 on Friday, July 26, at 7 p.m. There will be seven local bands appearing include Rezin,...
  • Bits & Pieces: Upcoming Iron Girl Triathlon filled with feel-good stories

    There always seem to be these wonderful stories that demonstrate both commitment and courage surrounding individuals in the area. Some of the most recent examples happen to be tied to the Aug. 18 Iron Girl Triathlon to be held at Centennial Lake. Let'...
  • Overcoming ovarian cancer, St. Paul's volleyball's Mattie Bayne steps up as leader

    Overcoming ovarian cancer, St. Paul's volleyball's Mattie Bayne steps up as leader
    St. Paul’s volleyball player Mattie Bayne spent much of the summer before ninth grade doing all the things that other 14-year-old girls do. She didn’t think much of the sharp pains in her side, but fortunately for Bayne, her mother did....