| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:01 PM
The Penn State football team pushed ahead Friday, making strides at Friday's Lift for Life event.
Lift for Life raises thousands of dollars each year for kidney cancer awareness and research.
Thursday's release of the Freeh Report marked another dark...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Sauk Village officials are working on an emergency plan and might provide residents with bottled water in response to a report that says the well water in the small south suburb is contaminated, the mayor said Tuesday night.
About 250 residents...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 10:52 PM
CALEXICO — Gabby Gasca-Zuno was shocked when she found out her then 2-year-old son was diagnosed with a form of kidney cancer in 2008.
He went through chemotherapy and radiation and is in remission at age 6.
“You never expect anything...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 11:13 PM
CALEXICO — After spending more than 26 hours setting up, fighting the weather and walking Siria Hurtado was ready to go home and sleep.
Each member of her team Calderon switched off walking throughout the 24-hour relay period, and she estimated...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Allen J. Reese, 54, of Greencastle, formerly of Rockwood, died Nov. 20, 2012, in Washington, D.C., after a courageous battle with kidney cancer. Born Aug. 22, 1958, in Somerset, he is the son of Donald and Sally (Tirko) Reese of Rockwood. Preceded in...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:44 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - White patients with the most common form of kidney cancer, called renal cell carcinoma, are slightly more likely to survive the disease than black patients, according to a large new study.
The researchers looked at nearly 40,...
| Apr 26, 2012
Celebrity hairstylist Martino Cartier's charity "Friends are By Your Side" is helping thousands of cancer patients get free wigs when other charities are turning them down. Eleven-year-old Kiki Stefani is from outside Philadelphia, who is the perfect...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:23 PM
A local man was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2008, shortly after losing his wife of 30 years to cancer.
“It's a rollercoaster,” said Greg Schilling. “First you feel hopeless. Then, you want to have hope.”
Schilling found hope...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Editor’s note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs “A Life Remembered.” Each story in this continuing series takes a look back — through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others — at a member of the community who died...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Police officials and other employees at Bob Hope Airport on Tuesday donated a combined $2,125 to a 6-year-old girl who -- having been diagnosed with a form of pediatric kidney cancer -- has been raising funds for cancer research.
It all started with a...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Watching 66-year-old Dorothy Kuhn slowly inch her walker around Greencastle-Antrim High School’s track on Friday for the start of the Greencastle Relay for Life was nothing short of inspirational.
The 18-year breast cancer survivor managed to...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get skin cancer, compared to those who rarely used those...