| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Jonathan W. "JP" Pine Jr., a longtime editor at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer Health who had been active in several patriotic organizations, died Thursday of lymphoma at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.
The Roland Park...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:08 PM
After a surgical scandal involving a cardiologist brought St. Joseph Medical Center to its knees, the medical staff left behind struggled to move forward.
Patients and doctors fled in droves after the scandal broke in 2009. Negative headlines beat at...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues.
The new enemy is their waistlines.
Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed.
In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The rise in the number of female military veterans has led the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center to update its breast cancer care options to meet the growing demand.
"Females are the fastest-growing demographic of veterans," said Dr. Ajay Jain,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health is preparing to open its $60 million Patricia D. and M. Scott Kaufman Cancer Center on the campus of Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
In advance of the center's scheduled public opening on Oct. 7, Upper Chesapeake...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Ivelisse Page is on a mission.
In 2011, Page launched Believe Big, a nonprofit foundation that helps cancer patients and their families through this traumatic, life-changing diagnosis. Based on her own experience as a colon cancer survivor, Page aims to...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Shirley B. Howard, a former local TV personality who with her late husband co-founded the Children's Cancer Foundation and proceeded to raise millions of dollars to help children suffering from cancer, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at her...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:16 AM
I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge a marvelous group here in Harford County, who are incredible fundraisers for the AMC Cancer Research Harford County Chapter/AMC Cancer Fund, University of Colorado.
I am privileged to be a part of the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
| Jul 15, 2013
When James Russell learned that he had a rare form of appendix cancer, he thoroughly investigated his treatment options.
His research led him to Dr. Armando Sardi, a surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore who is one of a few...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen.
Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly decided to have her...