| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A new international study shows that treating ovarian cancer with Avastin delays the disease progression and may improve survival.
The drug, generically called bevacizumab, seemed to keep the disease from returning for two months. It was delayed five...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malleyneeds to do the right thing and sign medical marijuana legislation if it makes it to his desk ("Patients urge OK of medical marijuana," March 10).
While there have been studies showing that marijuana can shrink cancerous tumors,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Archbishop Spalding football coach Mike Whittles, who continues his inspiring battle with stage four pancreatic cancer, will be inducted into the Cavaliers Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Whittles, who has battled cancer for almost a year, has been the...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Early Friday in a small, brightly lit operating room in Johns Hopkins Hospital, a half-dozen doctors and nurses huddled over the gut of a cancer patient, quietly passing metal instruments and surgical sutures.
After more than four hours of cutting and...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:43 PM
State health officials are warning Marylanders that baby rabbits, turtles, chicks, ducklings and other animals popular around the Easter holiday can spread salmonella and other harmful bacteria to people.
Since September 2001, six people in Maryland have...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is inside linebacker Albert McClellan.
How does it feel to go from undrafted rookie in 2010 to starter against the...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Todd Bolton guessed Friday afternoon that he’s been to about 35 games at Camden Yards since the place swung open its black gates 20 years ago. That’s still 45 or so short of his total trips to Memorial Stadium, the 58-year-old said. It’s...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 1:17 PM
NFL referee Tony Corrente's first encounter with Baltimore Ravens Matt Birk and Michael Oher this season floored him, literally.
The Ravens were scuffling with a couple of Pittsburgh Steelers during the season opener on Sept. 11, and Corrente, trying...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Carolyn Holly Howard, a practitioner of alternative medical techniques, died Tuesday at her Baltimore home after an eight-year battle with ovarian cancer.
The resident of the Woodlands at Coldspring Newtown was 61.
Ms. Howard was born in Dallas, Texas,...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Doctors in America told Chris Lyles a cancerous tumor on his windpipe was inoperable, but he and his family wouldn't take no for an answer.
They wrote surgeons all over the world, pleading for someone to take his case. Then during an Internet search,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:53 PM
ANNAPOLIS - The 2012 General Assembly session closed without an agreement between the House of Delegates and the Senate on an operating budget for the state. Many other bills passed or failed during the 90-day session.
Budget and Casino Gambling
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:22 AM
It is well documented that African-American women with breast cancer are more likely to have a more aggressive type of the disease that kills them, but why remains a mystery.
The answers may be found one day soon, as researchers focus more on the genetic...