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Leukemia

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  • Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

    Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies
    Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
  • New options to treat multiple myeloma

    New options to treat multiple myeloma
    Multiple myeloma is cancer of the bone marrow, an incurable type of the disease that kills about 10,700 people a year. But for the 22,000 diagnosed annually, including recently Tom Brokaw, former NBC news anchor, there are new options for treatment and...
  • Radio personality Maria Dennis diagnosed with leukemia

    Radio personality Maria Dennis diagnosed with leukemia
    Radio personality Maria Dennis announced on the air Thursday morning that she has just been diagnosed with leukemia. Dennis is one third of the popular "Maria and The MIX Morning Show with Reagan and Jon." She explained her three-week absence from the...
  • Frese balances family and basketball as she steers Terps back to Final Four

    Frese balances family and basketball as she steers Terps back to Final Four
    COLLEGE PARK — Brenda Frese will be the first to tell you she sometimes trampled through life, so intent on the goals ahead that she didn't necessarily worry about the bruised feelings left in her wake. If she wanted something, she took it, a...
  • Arthur Jones on time with the Ravens: 'It was an awesome four years'

    Arthur Jones on time with the Ravens: 'It was an awesome four years'
    It has been a hectic 48 hours for former Ravens defensive tackle Arthur Jones, whose hard work during his four years in Baltimore was rewarded with a five-year, $33 million contract from the Indianapolis Colts shortly after free agency began Tuesday...
  • Book project earns Silver Awards for two Girl Scouts [North Laurel/Savage]

    We should all be proud to have Savanah Shaffer and Caitlin Pettengill as part of our community. They just recently earned their Silver Awards in Girl Scouts. These two Patuxent Valley Middle students are part of Troop 1491. They have spent almost a year...
  • Stan Koziol, former member of Blast and Loyola soccer teams, dies at 48

    Stan Koziol, former member of Blast and Loyola soccer teams, dies at 48
    Former Loyola University soccer great Stan Koziol, who also played briefly for the Blast in an eight-year professional career, passed away Monday morning after battling leukemia. He was 48. Koziol, a New Jersey native, enjoyed a stellar four-year career...
  • Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]

    Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]
    Health insurers in Maryland and throughout the country are jeopardizing patient health by dramatically and arbitrarily increasing the cost of vital medications. As insurers increasingly assign cancer treatments to so-called "specialty tier" cost...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • New construction projects in Bel Air halted; Roland Place stormwater repairs to continue

    New construction projects in Bel Air halted; Roland Place stormwater repairs to continue
    Issuing building permits and restarting stalled construction projects have been suspended in Bel Air until the town can find a solution to its drought issue. Bel Air town commissioners voted at their meeting Monday to approve Resolution 1019-13, which...
  • Starboard Society steers course to help others [Towson]

    Starboard Society steers course to help others [Towson]
    Residents in Towson, Loch Raven, and surrounding areas have been working together since 2011 to help neighbors who have experienced unexpected hardships. Now, after running two successful holiday campaigns, the group has formed a nonprofit organization,...
  • Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress

    Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress
    Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69. Born...