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Cancer

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Ulman Cancer Fund has no plans to drop Lance Armstrong

    The Ulman Cancer Fund has no plans to drop its partnership with Lance Armstrong or his cancer foundation in the wake of the cyclist's decision to no longer fight the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on performance-enhancing drug allegations. "Our personal view is...
  • 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...
  • End of an icon

    End of an icon
    It may be a desire for immortality that pushes some athletes to seek to transcend the limitations of mere mortal bodies through the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Certainly Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner and Olympic champion,...
  • 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...
  • Here's where to go for the best GOP convention TV

    Here's where to go for the best GOP convention TV
    Forget the broadcast networks of ABC, NBC and CBS. And forget PBS, too, unless you are part of the minority that doesn't have cable or online access. Public television simply doesn't have the resources any longer to do any kind of original, first-rate...
  • It's not about the bike, it's about cancer

    It's not about the bike, it's about cancer
    Oh, Lance. How could you? Thursday’s announcement was stunning. Seven-time winner of the Tour de France, testicular cancer survivor, Livestrong founder, cancer fundraiser, our hero, our real-life Superman — and you’re giving up without...
  • 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,...
  • Circumcision's benefits outweigh risks, doctors' group says

    Circumcision's benefits outweigh risks, doctors' group says
    The American Academy of Pediatrics is modifying its stance on circumcision for the first time in more than a decade, acknowledging that the health benefits outweigh the risks of the procedure, which involves removing the foreskin of a baby boy's penis....
  • 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...