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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • The witch hunt against Lance Armstrong isn't over

    In describing the status of cyclist Lance Armstrong, reporter Jill Rosen somehow managed to turn from straight reportage to editorializing ("To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning," Sept. 21). Mr. Armstrong has not been proven guilty of...
  • 'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help

    'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help
    Deborah Gibson grew up on a dairy farm near Allentown, Pa., and learned at a young age how to hunt for deer and other animals. Skeet and trap shooting — the art of shooting clay pigeons out of the air — were not among her family's outdoor...
  • Ride the Bike & Hike Trail for cancer research

    Ian Hannafin, 17, and his 14-year-old sister, Fiona, are at it again. They are organizing the fifth annual Parkton Kids Ride on the Bike & Hike Trail to raise money for cancer research. The Aug. 19 bicycle ride goes 14 miles, from Freeland to Parkton...
  • 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...
  • Letter: Not just women win thanks to Affordable Care Act

    Health care ruling is victory for women, all Americans The Supreme Court's ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act marks a critical victory for women's health and the health of all Americans. As a returning college student, who has lived without health...
  • West Friendship: Fire department chief among those who saved Virginia woman

    As a community we are beaming with pride. West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Mark Miller was among a team of Maryland Wildland Firefighters whose rescue efforts saved the life of a woman in Virginia on July 3. Members from the 20...
  • 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...
  • More younger people getting colorectal cancer

    More younger people getting colorectal cancer
    Carol Carr showed all the signs of colorectal cancer seven years ago, but doctors thought the 44-year-old Glen Burnie woman was too young to have the disease and never tested her for it. Instead, they said her diarrhea, vomiting, cramping, iron...
  • 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...
  • Lois O. Stoner, legislative aide

    Lois O. Stoner, legislative aide
    Lois O. Stoner, a past president of the League of Women Voters of Maryland who spent two decades as a liaison between the Montgomery County school board and the state legislature, died July 13 of complications from cancer at her home in Rockville. She was...
  • 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...
  • 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...