| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Last week, Catonsville resident Jason Howard reaped the rewards for his theory on how to treat and cure cancer.
Now he and his co-workers are hoping the notoriety will mean a boost for their cause.
Howard was awarded $25,000 on April 3 from the Rangos...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Saint Agnes Hospital is proud to announce the launch of The Hodes Liver & Pancreas Center, Saint Agnes Hospital’s newest expansion of services. The Center will be led by Dr. Mark Fraiman, a hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon, who is one of the...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:21 AM
A stranger approached a cluster of women laughing and chatting at an Annapolis coffee shop and politely inquired what type of group was having so much fun.
"One that you don't want to join," answered 55-year-old Sally Ring, setting off another wave of...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:05 PM
At the ding of a cowbell Sunday, staffers in a command center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital began clapping and yelling out victory cheers.
Another department had begun to transfer patients as part of a massive move from Hopkins' aging hospital building...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:00 PM
An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief.
In poor countries the cost is considered too high for drugs like morphine when such opioids are often stolen, abused or not taken...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Mia Loizeaux, whose four-year struggle with a rare form of cancer shaped her determination to become an oncology nurse and help others similarly afflicted, died Thursday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 31.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 12:33 PM
When it comes to breast health, Howard County women now have treatment options closer to home.
Howard County General Hospital this year opened a new breast center, offering comprehensive services like mammographies, diagnostics and biopsies, and a full...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Married patients suffering from advanced lung cancer are likely to live longer after treatment than those who aren't hitched, according to research released today.
The study by researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Ricardo Campos was born in El Salvador, but it was three years ago in a hospital room at Johns Hopkins Hospital that he was given life. Suffering from bone cancer, he underwent surgery in 2009 that required him to use a wheelchair for one year, until he...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network applauds the work of the Maryland General Assembly in passing the Kathleen Mathias Oral Chemotherapy Act of 2012. The provisions of the bill went into effect Oct. 1, resulting in increased quality of...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:24 PM
For years, the PSA test has been the standard method for early detection of prostate cancer, which strikes one in six men.
But recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federal advisory panel, said the test that checks for prostate-specific...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:44 PM
If there ever was a right time to be diagnosed with breast cancer, Beth Thompson found one.
In February 2006, the pea-size tumor in her right breast was too small for a clinical trial of Herceptin, a targeted therapy that had proved effective in advanced...