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Skin Cancer

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  • Nancy Marie Haragan, arts advocate

    Nancy Marie Haragan, arts advocate
    Nancy Marie Haragan, founding executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, died Sunday of metastatic melanoma at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 60. "Reflecting on all she's done for the arts community made me realize...
  • Like I said: Santa, elves, reindeer to roam streets of Havre de Grace Sunday

    If you see Santa Claus, or perhaps some elves or some reindeer, running through the streets of Havre de Grace, don't be alarmed. Chances are good they'll be trotting through town as part of the Running With the Reindeer 5K race. This is the inaugural 5K...
  • Should kids be allowed to use tanning beds?

    Should kids be allowed to use tanning beds?
    State health officials are reviewing Maryland's tanning bed regulations. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Friday it wants public input on the regulations, which require anyone under 18 to have permission from a parent or guardian before...
  • Kids whose parents have cancer find comfort at Camp Kesem

    Kids whose parents have cancer find comfort at Camp Kesem
    The pastel-colored ball of yarn made its way from one tiny hand to another at the Camp Kesem "empowerment ceremony," with each camper unraveling their part of a common, painful thread. What bound them together was cancer — which had come...
  • Gas companies need to come clean about fracking health risks

    While the Pennsylvania law cited in your article "Doctors question fracking law" (April 20) "compels natural gas firms to turn over information about chemicals they use ... to health care professionals who ask," there seems nothing in it that would stop...
  • Busch treated for non-malignant skin cancer

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch was treated this week for what he called a non life-threatening form of skin cancer -- a condition he attributes largely to his years of work as a lifeguard at a time when sunblock was less effective and often went unused....
  • Ravens Coach Cam Cameron speaks out against skin cancer

    Ravens Coach Cam Cameron speaks out against skin cancer
    Baltimore Ravens Offensive Coordinator Cam Cameron was a young coach at the University of Michigan when his then head coach Bo Schembechler noticed a spot on his back. The spot turned out to be a malignant mole and Cameron was diagnosed with stage 2...
  • Community in shock over Harford man's drug charges

    For many, Bob Chance has been the face of ecology in Harford County. He taught earth science during a three-decade run in the public schools — and was named to the school system's Hall of Fame. He promoted recycling long before the government got...
  • Drug may help dogs with cancer

    Drug may help dogs with cancer
    Dogs suffering with potentially fatal skin cancer may qualify to receive expensive treatments for free through a route not often available in South Florida: a veterinary clinical drug trial. The Animal Cancer Care Clinic, which has a hospital and two...
  • Not safe from the sun

    Not safe from the sun
    Betty Jordan always regarded melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, as a white person's disease. "Whenever I heard the word, my mind would automatically think: 'Caucasian,' '' she says. "It was something I never worried about.'' So she was shocked...
  • Keeping the risk of skin cancer at bay

    For many, summertime means beaches, tans and sun-bathing. However, it can also be a time of increased risk for skin cancer. As people grab their umbrellas and flip flops and head for the beach, many are unaware of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun's...
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