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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • 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....
  • The human cost of our flawed experiment with gene patents

    Nina, a resident of East Baltimore, celebrated her 41st birthday last Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, she struggled for breath to extinguish the candles on her cake. Two years ago Nina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Genetic testing and...
  • Harford ready to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there will be plenty of reminders, activities and educational opportunities throughout Harford County. Harford's observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets started this Friday evening,...
  • Columbia woman's breast cancer fundraiser celebrates 10 years

    Columbia woman's breast cancer fundraiser celebrates 10 years
    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...
  • Field hockey game to raise money for fight against cancer

    Field hockey game to raise money for fight against cancer
    Archbishop Spalding has been hosting a fundraiser for the fight against cancer for the past six years, but Thursday's field hockey game carries special meaning for both the Cavaliers and their opponent, St. Mary's, which is playing in the contest for...
  • Art show and silent auction for Towson High lymphoma patient set for Friday

    Art show and silent auction for Towson High lymphoma patient set for Friday
    Holding up the Sky, a fundraiser for Towson High student Sky Campbell will be held from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. on Friday, June 14 at the grand opening of Gallery 788's new location near Belvedere Square. Sky,  a 14-year-old West Towson resident, has been...
  • Harford County confronts deaths of four officers

    Harford County confronts deaths of four officers
    Piled on Sheriff L. Jesse Bane's desk are stacks of unopened mail, and among the envelopes stuffed with condolences, is a black leather-bound Bible inscribed with gold lettering. Harford County's top lawman has been wrestling with leading an agency of...
  • Ethel May 'Mickey' Gilliss, teacher

    Ethel May "Mickey" Gilliss, a retired elementary school teacher, died Sept. 18 of cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 88. The daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Ethel May "Mickey" Rankin was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and...
  • Tattoo shop to hold fundraiser for little girl battling cancer

    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,...
  • Kicking the meat habit

    This has not been a banner year for the meat industry. A study by the Harvard School of Public Health confirmed once again that meat consumption raises the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and World Health Organization Director General Margaret...
  • 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...
  • 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...