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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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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...
  • Family of Yeardley Love embraces field at Notre Dame Prep as lasting legacy

    Family of Yeardley Love embraces field at Notre Dame Prep as lasting legacy
    In the emotional years since the murder of Yeardley Love in May 2010, her mother, Sharon, and older sister, Lexie, have had one thing to distract them from from their sadness, a "driving force," as Lexie called it, that has kept them afloat when little...
  • 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...
  • Howard County General welcomes new doctor to breast center

    Howard County General welcomes new doctor to breast center
    When it comes to breast health, Howard County women now have treatment options closer to home. Howard County General Hospital this year opened a new breast center, offering comprehensive services like mammographies, diagnostics and biopsies, and a full...
  • 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...
  • Bits & Pieces: MPSSAA offers free webinars about college athletic recruiting

    The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association is teaming with the Recruiting Education Foundation to provide information about the college athletics eligibility and recruiting process. I recall attending a seminar at Long Reach High School...
  • Jacqueline M. 'Jackie' Zajdel, hairstylist

    Jacqueline M. 'Jackie' Zajdel, hairstylist
    Jacqueline M. "Jackie" Zajdel, a popular Canton cosmetologist who was a maestra of the shag, beehive, French twist and teased hair for decades, died Aug. 24 of cancer at Mercy Medical Center. The longtime Highlandtown resident was 67. Jacqueline Mary...
  • 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,...
  • Married patients better cancer survivors, study finds

    Married patients better cancer survivors, study finds
    Married patients suffering from advanced lung cancer are likely to live longer after treatment than those who aren't hitched, according to research released today. The study by researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum...
  • Is organic food worth it?

    Is organic food worth it?
    Not so long ago, only "health food nuts" preferred organically grown fresh fruits, vegetables and meats over their industrial agriculture equivalents. Nowadays, lots of people look for the words "organically grown" when they want to eat healthy. But...
  • With Ravens facing Colts, there's more familiarity than contempt

    With Ravens facing Colts, there's more familiarity than contempt
    When the Indianapolis Colts traveled to Baltimore for the Ravens' playoff opener in January 2007, fans greeted the city's former team with a vengeful intensity rarely seen in these parts. Six years later, the Colts are coming back to town for another...
  • Be a part of cancer research

    Update: Organizers said that people can now walk in to sign up for the study. If you'd like to register beforehand you can do so here:  www.CPS3baltimore.org  or www.CPS3Harford.org.  The American Cancer Society is looking for thousands of volunteers to...