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Cancer

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  • Gene patent case could impact patients, research

    Gene patent case could impact patients, research
    Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah. That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
  • Taneytown foundation give $5M to Carroll hospital, hospice campaign

    Carroll Hospital Center and Carroll Hospice announced this week that the Taneytown-based Kahlert Foundation has donated $5 million to the "Campaign to Cure & Comfort, Always," a $22 million community fundraising initiative. This is the first multi-...
  • Howard County Briefs

    'Houses of Hope' The Columbia mall hosts the Cool Kids Campaign's exhibition, "Houses of Hope," continuing through Saturday, Aug. 18, at 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The exhibition consists of 12 handmade birdhouses painted by current and...
  • Who will make sure genetically modified foods are safe to eat?

    I was startled by University of Maryland nutritionist Karen Kolowski's recent article about genetically modified foods ("Educate yourself on genetically modified food," Aug. 8). While it is true that such foods don't occur in nature and that their...
  • 'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'

    'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'
    After the United States overwhelmed France, 86-50, in the Olympic women's basketball final Saturday in London, new introductions were in order. "My name is not Angel McCoughtry. My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist," the former St. Frances star...
  • The Sun remembers: Aug. 12-18

    The Sun remembers: Aug. 12-18
    Aug. 14, 1998: Orioles catcher Chris Hoiles hits two home runs with the bases loaded in a 15-3 romp over the Indians in Cleveland. "My biggest asset is when I have a stick in my hands," says Hoiles, only the ninth player [and first catcher] to slug two...
  • Led by Seether, 98 Rock's Autumn Equinox presents a variety of hard rock

    Led by Seether, 98 Rock's Autumn Equinox presents a variety of hard rock
    Seether, Sick Puppies and Charm City Devils performed at Pier Six Pavilion on Saturday night. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there. The Autumn Equinox, a 98 Rock-sponsored concert featuring Charm City Devils, Sick Puppies and Seether, may not...
  • Ryan selection forces Democrats to put up or shut up

    With the selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney forces the Democrats to produce a budget of their own. It's too hot of a topic not to. They can't bury their collective heads in the sand any longer, they have to cough it up. We all know...
  • Towson resident and cancer surivor claims $250K lottery prize

    Nicholas Ruth's lottery ticket held the winning numbers for a Mega Millions second-tier prize — $250,000 — and he didn't even know it. The Towson resident bought a ticket was at 7-Eleven, on Loch Raven Boulevard, and didn't check his...
  • Houses of Hope, built by children with cancer, on display at Columbia mall

    Houses of Hope, built by children with cancer, on display at Columbia mall
    April Huff remembers the moment she learned her then-two-year-old daughter, Athena, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It was a little over a year ago, and it changed her life forever, she said. But if one thing makes it bearable, she said,...
  • Birdhouse creations share hope, trials of pediatric cancer patients

    As students and their parents go back-to-school shopping this month at Towson Town Center, Chris Federico, president and co-founder of the Cool Kids Campaign, hopes a set of hand-painted birdhouses on display at the mall will remind shoppers that many...
  • Nice to see Jerry Lawler back, but some of the imagery was inappropriate

    Nice to see Jerry Lawler back, but some of the imagery was inappropriate
    Two weeks ago, Jerry "The King" Lawler suffered a heart attack on live television. In the time since, websites have reported and speculated on Lawler's condition and the events surrounding the incident, which played out on live television. On tonight'...