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  • Lance Armstrong headlines Ellicott City forum

    Lance Armstrong headlines Ellicott City forum
    Lance Armstrong tried to shed his serious public persona Saturday in Ellicott City by poking fun at the elephant in a room about half-filled with triathletes: his lifetime competitive sporting ban. His host, Brock Yetso, president of the Ulman Cancer...
  • Camden Yards event looks to brush back lung cancer

    Camden Yards event looks to brush back lung cancer
    Monica Barlow hates being asked whether she is a former smoker. To her it doesn't matter. To the people she meets who hear she is battling Stage 4 lung cancer, it seems the only possible explanation. "The answer is no, but that kind of frustrates me,...
  • 1,000 students, advocates march for Maryland Dream Act

    1,000 students, advocates march for Maryland Dream Act
    Ricardo Campos was born in El Salvador, but it was three years ago in a hospital room at Johns Hopkins Hospital that he was given life. Suffering from bone cancer, he underwent surgery in 2009 that required him to use a wheelchair for one year, until he...
  • Lynn R. McKain, McDonogh School communications director

    Lynn R. McKain, McDonogh School communications director
    Lynn R. McKain, longtime director of communications at McDonogh School, died Sunday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The Sykesville resident was 53. "Lynn was just a beautiful person, and she was a wonderful colleague," said...
  • Government to treat cancer caused by September 11 attacks

    The federal government this week acknowledged a link between unhealthy conditions at ground zero in the  in the aftermath of the the Sept. 11 attacks and several types of cancer. It added 58 cancers to covered illnesses for people exposed to toxins at...
  • Lance Armstrong wins Howard County triathlon

    Lance Armstrong wins Howard County triathlon
    Lance Armstrong won the Revolution 3 Half-Full Triathlon at Centennial Park in Howard County on Sunday, finishing the 70-mile race in just under 4 hours, 11 minutes. The effort by the famous cyclist and embattled seven-time Tour de France winner in the...
  • Vera Wang calls Stacy Keibler 'chic' at Fashion Week

    Vera Wang calls Stacy Keibler 'chic' at Fashion Week
    Hot off an appearance at the star-studded Stand Up to Cancer benefit in Los Angeles, Stacy Keibler was in New York this week, charming Vera Wang at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Keibler had a front row seat for Vera Wang's runway show Tuesday. But the real...
  • Johns Hopkins biology professor wins top research award

    Johns Hopkins biology professor wins top research award
    Johns Hopkins University adjunct biology professor Donald Brown has won the 2012 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science for his work in genetics, as well as mentoring young scientists. He is the sixth Hopkins faculty member to win...
  • Sports notices: Thunder U-14 girls are holding soccer tryouts

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Soccer Thunder Soccer Club is holding tryouts for its rising U-14 Girls WAGS Division I...
  • 'Patches' Jarrett Lickle, children's TV personality

    'Patches' Jarrett Lickle, children's TV personality
    "Patches" Jarrett Lickle, a popular children's television personality who later performed at Cockeysville-area restaurants, died of cancer late Friday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Sparks resident was 87. Mr. Lickle played a guitar-playing...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 14 'Oakland Music Cafe' Joseph Isaacs and Billy J. Carter perform at 3:30 p.m. in the ballroom of Historic Oakland Manor, 5430 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Admission and refreshments are free, donations are appreciated. The music series...
  • Goal of Baltimore Ravens chiropractor: raise $100,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Goal of Baltimore Ravens chiropractor: raise $100,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    Doug Miller doesn't remember if it was moments, minutes or hours after he learned that he had an advanced stage of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2008 when he determined how he would attack it. The Catonsville resident adopted the attitude he had as a swimmer...