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Cancer

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  • 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...
  • Timonium: Optimists celebrate past efforts, greet new leaders

    The changing of the guard recently took place at the annual installation dinner of the Optimist Club of Timonium. The following members were installed: Skip Sheeler, president, Don Imwold, vice-president (youth programs); Jocelyn Sandy, vice-president...
  • 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...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu immunization clinics The Department of Health will provide seasonal flu vaccinations at the following walk-in clinics. Both nasal-spray and injectable vaccinations will be available. •Glen Burnie Health Center, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and...
  • 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...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Look good, feel better The free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive a bag of cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and...
  • Humphrey Bogart's son to film commercial in Baltimore

    Humphrey Bogart's son to film commercial in Baltimore
    A son of Hollywood royalty will be in Baltimore this week, lending his support in the fight against the disease that killed his father 55 years ago. Stephen Bogart, the son of acting legends Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, will be in town Oct. 24 to...
  • 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,...
  • Ulman Cancer Fund will continue to work with Armstrong's foundation

    Ulman Cancer Fund will continue to work with Armstrong's foundation
    With the announcement Wednesday that Lance Armstrong would leave his role as chairman of his foundation, a local organization with strong ties to Armstrong and his work said it would continue to work with they beleaguered cyclist. Brock Yetso,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...