| Jun 10, 2012
| 6:22 PM
This year's Relay For Life in Meyersdale will have two new co-chairwomen in charge of the 24-hour walk for the American Cancer Society, set for June 15-16 at the Meyersdale school track.
Ginny Knieriem of Meyersdale and Donna Saylor of Salisbury are...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:10 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have completed a major analysis of the genetics of breast cancer and find four major classes of the disease. They hope their work will lead to more effective treatments.
The new findings offer hints that one type of...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Ovarian cancer patients are living longer, but the disease still haunts those diagnosed.
Living with ovarian cancer for four years, she’s already beat the odds of a disease once called the Silent Killer.
Alice Vogt lives in Bedford County with her...
| Sep 26, 2012
Telicia Gardner, of Chicago, plans to breast-feed her son, Josiah Neal, until he is a year old — for several reasons.
"It's healthier for the baby, cheaper than buying formula and it's helping me lose weight," said Gardner, who delivered on June...
| Sep 4, 2012
Eleanor LaVove, a former fashion editor who co-founded Angels Attic, a museum devoted to antique and contemporary dollhouses, toys and miniatures, died Aug. 24 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. She was 94.
The cause was ovarian cancer, said...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:03 PM
If you're being treated for breast cancer, chances are you feel like something stuck to the bottom of a shoe.
"Going through cancer treatment, people become unwell; they lose muscle mass, cardiovascular fitness and their activity levels go down," says...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Hunched over beads and filament in a jewelry-making workshop, Sandy Buchbinder spent another sustaining hour Tuesday in the company of her comrades in the cancer wars.
The Bethlehem woman beat back breast cancer with a mastectomy five years ago, and now,...
| Jul 23, 2012
Back in 1978, when Y-Me began in the south suburbs, information on breast cancer was scarce. A new patient often would receive little more than a brochure from her doctor, then be sent home to cope with a life-altering disease rarely discussed in polite...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Family and friends gathered to raise money for a young Roseville woman battling cancer Sunday. Their goal is to make at least $2,000.
Brittnee Reed is just 19-years-old and has stage four ovarian cancer.
"She's the type of person who is just everybody's...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 3:49 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with ovarian cancer may have somewhat better survival odds when they feel emotionally supported by family and friends, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that of 168 ovarian cancer patients, there were 95 deemed...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Today, they chair a banking institution with billions in assets, provide medical care for hundreds of families, recruit big-name economic development prospects, head a public library system, lead the YMCA, own a restaurant and steer Washington County...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:25 PM
The Leonard Bernstein musical "On the Town," a stage adaptation of "The Chosen" and "Much Ado About Nothing" will be the three shows on the main theater at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass. this summer in the Berkshires
"On the Town," directed by...