| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Johns Hopkins University scientists will share in one of the largest one-time philanthropic gifts for cancer research ever made, $540 million aimed at preventing and curing the disease, officials are scheduled to announce today.
The $90 million marked...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Breast cancer kills when rogue tumor cells spread through the bloodstream, squeezing through microscopic gaps to inundate organs until they fail. But what if that spread could be prevented, the cells left free-floating to be crushed in capillaries or to...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Johns Hopkins scientists have found a way to screen for hard-to-detect endometrial and ovarian cancers in women using a routine Pap smear, a discovery they hope eventually could reduce the number of deaths caused by the deadly malignancies.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding. — Louis D. Brandeis
Just a few words and little thought separate yet another stronghold of the American economy from ruin....
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer.
| Sep 1, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Sue Komaromy has been out of New York since leaving her home on Long Island more than a quarter-century ago to play volleyball at Towson. Yet there is still a lot of New Yorker that remains in the 44-year-old mother of two who lives in Sykesville.
| Sep 21, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Roberta M. "Bobbie" Boykin, an attorney and yachtswoman, died Sept. 13 of breast cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
The former Ruxton resident was 49.
The daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Roberta Maccoun...
| Dec 19, 2004
That night after everyone had gone, when it was late and the hospital was quiet, the boy savored his triumph.
He eyed the long white coat that hung nearby. An honorary medical degree that his doctors had presented him that afternoon was propped against...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
HARTFORD — The alliance Hartford HealthCare announced a year ago with Memorial Sloan Kettering to tap into the leading New York cancer center's research and treatment capabilities is moving forward.
The two health organizations announced Tuesday...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:33 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Hopes for AstraZeneca's promising cancer drug pipeline were boosted on Friday by news the company had moved its immuno-oncology medicine MEDI-4736 into a mid-stage study in colorectal cancer.
The drug, which is designed to help the...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
How much would you pay for a drink that promises to revitalize your mind and body, elevate your energy or give you the focus you need to cross every item off your to-do list? Catching a third wind is priceless, which is why energy-drink sales are in the...