| 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 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...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health (UCH) is pleased to announce that it has named
Dr. Philip Nivatpumin has been named by Upper Chesapeake Health as medical director of the UCH Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center.
The Kaufman Cancer Center is currently...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:52 PM
For nearly a quarter-century, doctors have ordered annual PSA tests for men of a certain age to screen for prostate cancer, despite a lack of evidence that its benefits outweigh the risks — especially when tiny, slow-growing tumors were detected....
| May 30, 2013
After her melanoma, Cheryl Stratos is mostly back to a normal life, running a business and driving her teenage son to weekend events, but there are reminders that it could all come back: The sores all over her body, the high fevers, the hair loss --...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The plaque hangs on the wall of the doctor's office, proof of its worth to Greg Brouse, 1981 grand-prize winner of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award.
"My kids can't believe I was either a scholar...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Chesapeake Urology Associates, P.A., one of the nation's largest urology groups, has announced Dr. Sankar Kausik, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been named Chief of Urology for the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, part of Upper Chesapeake Health, an affiliate...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Actress Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy rather than risk developing breast cancer hit close to home for Melissa DeSantis, a Bel Air mother of three children.
As DeSantis read about Jolie's experience, she began to feel a sense of...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Harford County residents are being asked to support two worthy fundraisers to benefit two families of sick children.
The fundraisers are to benefit the family of a 9-year-old boy, who's been battling cancer, and the other to benefit the family whose 4...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Columbia resident Michael Osborne was diagnosed with Stage III lung cancer in April of 2008, one prevailing thought kept running through his mind.
"I was devastated because, to me, lung cancer meant you were dead," Osborne said. "That's what I knew...