| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:59 AM
Inside the new Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital space will be a Pediatric Cancer Pavilion. This includes the outpatient hematology/ Oncology Clinic, with eleven infusion rooms and eight exam rooms for treating the youngest cancer patients who...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Poulsbo teen Greer Gates started a jewelry-making business at the age of 7 with one purpose -- to fund cancer research. Now, at 14, she’s working with some of the country's top cancer researchers, providing tens of thousands of dollars for...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Chubby, pink and anesthetized into unconsciousness and paralysis, 16-week-old Ian Lund was a small bump under blue drapes on an operating table at University of Chicago Medicine. Perched above him was a robot, with arms like a three-legged spider.
| Feb 21, 2012
8 year old Ian Lemus loves to read.
He's feeling better because of the cancer drug Methotrexate. Last March he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
The drug made his hair fall out--but it's kept him alive and is near the end of his...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Many mothers subscribe to the belief that breastfeeding is healthy for their children. Medical experts encourage breastfeeding for at least a period of one year so that the infant receives optimal nutrition and the antibodies necessary to start off life...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 6:00 PM
A Medicaid reimbursement issue affecting the John R. Marsh Cancer Center in Washington County apparently has been resolved.
This was the second straight year Del. John P. Donoghue, D-Washington, presented a bill trying to fix what was seen as technical...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, surgical oncologist from Broward General Medical Center (BGMC) and Kelley Mitchell, news anchor and reporter with WLRN, will share their knowledge of breast cancer with attendees at Chabad Lubavitch of Fort Lauderdale's Feminine...
| Feb 27, 2012
Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Summit Cancer and Hematology Services, an affiliate of Summit Health, has installed a complete blood count (CBC) instrument inside their medical oncology office at 755 Norland Ave., Chambersburg.
With the new CBC instrument in-house, patients will no...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:47 PM
The Somerset Area High School girls volleyball team hosted its annual "Dig Pink" match for breast cancer on Tuesday night.
Judging by the capacity crowd, the amount of money raised and the outcome of the match — a 3-0 sweep over LHAC rival...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:39 AM
About 10 years ago, Ann Marie Boettger watched her son play on a swing under a large tree while wearing a cape, pretending to fight off the bad guys. Crosby, now 16, had no idea his mother was watching, nor did he know he was the focus of her camera lens....
| Aug 12, 2012
Winchester Medical Center
WINCHESTER, Va. — Hagerstown native Dr. Kenneth Saum joined the Winchester Medical Center medical staff as the medical director of thoracic surgery.
A graduate of the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth...