| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Douglas Davis said he didn’t used to wear suntan lotion or a hat when on the job finding underground utilities for Miss Utility.
“I do now,” said the one-year cancer survivor, who had stage-four melanoma, a type of skin cancer.
| May 27, 2013
| 11:47 AM
An aunt of Angelina Jolie who carried a same gene mutation linked to breast cancer as the actress has died of the disease at an Escondido hospital, according to an interview with her husband.
Debbie Martin, 61, passed away early Sunday, only a few weeks...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:47 PM
I was moved by Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she had a double mastectomy because she has a BRAC gene mutation that indicates a higher risk of getting breast or ovarian cancer. I am BRCA 1 positive and had my breasts removed to reduce my risk...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:03 PM
You may be used to seeing me behind the anchor desk on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
But for last few months, a lot of my time has been spent at the Blue Ridge Cancer Care.
I have ovarian cancer. I was diagnosed right before Christmas.
| Apr 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Doris “Doey” Glessner was known for her spunk and style. Her zest for life was contagious, and she shared her life lessons with others by example.
Youngest son Neal Glessner of Hagerstown said an appropriate epitaph for his mother would be,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Oviedo: The Mother's Day Teal Ribbon Run 5K benefits ovarian cancer. It's at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, May 12, at Oviedo Mall. The first 700 entrants get T-shirts, and entries are $25 before May 4, $28 after. A fun run for ages 11 and younger is $10. Or you can...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:33 PM
"Just put your heels out over the ledge," says the woman, reminding me that I have ropes attached to me in six -- six! -- different places.
I cheat out about an inch, because this ledge is 14 stories above the ground, and my heart is racing. And the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?
A new study suggests, people who are happier in their daily lives have healthier levels of key body chemicals than those who muster negative thoughts. The study further suggested that happier people may have...
| May 21, 2013
Four days after her April 27 breast reconstruction, the third and final surgery aimed at sparing her an early death from breast cancer, Angelina Jolie was in good spirits at home.
Upon paying a house call, her surgeon, Dr. Kristi Funk of the Pink...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:03 AM
Comedian Martin Short is writing a memoir for Harper to be released in the fall of 2014. In an announcement from his publisher, Short said the book was not yet titled. "I haven't named my book yet, but I'm toying with the title, 'If I'd Saved, I Wouldn'...
| May 15, 2013
New technology for identifying early stage ovarian cancer in uterine and cervical cells could have the potential to one day stem this often deadly disease, according to a recent study in the International Journal of Cancer.
Using equipment that can...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Tasha Imberi, 17, never thought a heart screening at Eureka School would turn up an 11-pound tumor.
During the routine health screening for students in January, technicians advised her to have her abdomen examined after they noticed it was abnormally...