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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Cancer prevention study signs up participants

    The American Cancer Society is launched a major, long-term prevention study across the country and is looking for people in the Baltimore area to participate. The society says 12 million people have survived cancer and many more have avoided it. This...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Monday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Man dies after being shot and stabbed in Central Park Heights: A 43-year-old man found shot and stabbed in the city's Central Park Heights neighborhood late Sunday died from the wounds early Monday at Sinai Hospital. Sunday storm...
  • WWE donates $1 million to breast cancer research

    WWE donates $1 million to breast cancer research
    It all started at Night of Champions, when John Cena traded in his green attire for pink, signaling the beginning of an official partnership between WWE and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Until Raw on Monday, pink ribbons were worn by Supersatars, Divas,...
  • With FastStitch, Hopkins students see 'future of suture'

    With FastStitch, Hopkins students see 'future of suture'
    The device looks comically simple, almost like a toy: Royal blue handles curve into a bright white clamp, part pliers, part hole punch. But FastStitch, a new surgical tool designed by a team of Hopkins students and graduates, has serious ambitions...
  • Joe Patrick Byrne, of J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, dies

    Joe Patrick Byrne, of J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, dies
    Sad news for Baltimore's Irish community: Joe Patrick Byrne, who for decades ran J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, passed away last Saturday of cancer. The future of the pub is uncertain. Byrne, who lived above the bar, made J. Patrick's one of...
  • 'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery

    'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery
    I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand. But...
  • 'Weeds' recap, season 8 episode 2

    'Weeds' recap, season 8 episode 2
    We left Nancy hyperventilating through an oxygen mask while in a medically induced coma following her shooting. In this episode, we meet her awake and her old smiling self in the hospital. Nancy reminisces about past neighbors in her plush and...
  • Engaged: Jackie Ennis and Peter Obrecht

    Engaged: Jackie Ennis and Peter Obrecht
    Wedding Day: October 27, 2012 Her story: Jackie Ennis, 30, grew up in the Ruxton area. She is a recruiter for Ultimate Staffing and lives in Towson. Her father, Dr. Len Ennis, is a cardiologist at Good Samaritan Hospital. Her mother, Celia Ennis, is a...
  • Fight against cancer is a fact of life for Manchester girl, 11, and her family

    Fight against cancer is a fact of life for Manchester girl, 11, and her family
    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...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Alcohol abuse grant The Department of Health's alcohol and drug abuse prevention and education services have been awarded a Maryland grant of $31,132, which will aid in programs to reduce underage drinking. Grant target areas are Brooklyn Park, Curtis...
  • Glenwood: Public comment sought on changes at Dayton Post Office

    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...
  • Cara G. Becker, volunteer and entrepreneur

    Cara G. Becker, volunteer and entrepreneur
    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,...