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Cancer

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  • 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...
  • American Cancer Society's Laurel Relay for Life mixes emotions with fun

    American Cancer Society's Laurel Relay for Life mixes emotions with fun
    Since it started 14 years ago, the Laurel Relay for Life has grown in size and scope. Each year sees new traditions and new participants discovering the event — which, veterans say, is at once powerful, emotional and a lot of fun. This year, a...
  • Elizabeth Ann Daly, DAR state regent

    Elizabeth Ann Daly, DAR state regent
    Elizabeth Ann Daly, who was a past Maryland state regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution, died of congestive heart failure Monday at her Woodbine home. She was 91. Born Elizabeth Ann Prentiss in Baltimore and raised in Howard Park, she was...
  • Bringing down the cost of oral chemotherapy

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network applauds the work of the Maryland General Assembly in passing the Kathleen Mathias Oral Chemotherapy Act of 2012. The provisions of the bill went into effect Oct. 1, resulting in increased quality of...
  • Marriotsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Howard County Conservancy makes plans as the great outdoors beckons

    During the summer, the Howard County Conservancy offers many opportunities for outdoor entertainment and education. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, Florence Miller and Tim Singleton will lead a free Wonder Walk titled "You Too Can Haiku: Walk in the...
  • Doctors grapple with prostate cancer screening guidelines

    Doctors grapple with prostate cancer screening guidelines
    For years, the PSA test has been the standard method for early detection of prostate cancer, which strikes one in six men. But recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federal advisory panel, said the test that checks for prostate-specific...
  • Commentary: One less sugar sweetened drink can make a difference

    Growing up in Texas, I played fast pitch softball. After playing in the hot Texas sun, our team, the Sweetpeas, had a snack of oranges and water, in containers brought from home. Today, my husband and I are new Howard County residents and we have...
  • Clarksville: Relay for Life set for June 8

    Come on out for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Western Howard County at Western Regional Park June 8. Opening ceremonies begin at 6:30 p.m. Plan to stay at least through the impressive lighting of the luminaria honoring those who have...
  • The high cost of waiting

    The high cost of waiting
    As a nation, our collective attention is increasingly drawn to the way in which health care costs are crippling the economy. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services projects this cost, if unchecked, could rise to $3.4 trillion in 2015, a whopping...