| 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 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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:04 PM
On Saturday afternoon, Bel Air was crawling with people donning green shirts and looking for something. While the folks wearing green shirts were looking for items as part of a scavenger hunt, they were helping in a small way to find effective...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Carol Carr showed all the signs of colorectal cancer seven years ago, but doctors thought the 44-year-old Glen Burnie woman was too young to have the disease and never tested her for it.
Instead, they said her diarrhea, vomiting, cramping, iron...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 11:00 AM
As a radiation oncologist here in Bel Air, I wanted to share an issue that could affect the cancer treatment of a great many of our friends and neighbors.
Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a change to the way free...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:52 PM
The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the newly created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital business....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:55 PM
The man tapped Thursday as the CEO of the soon-to-be created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is known for his work in oncology, but for the last few years has been working toward a career on the administrative side of the hospital...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Living with cancer is not easy, but HealingPoint Acupuncture and Healing Arts in Columbia offers services to help ease the pain.
Bridget Hughes founded HealingPoint as a general acupuncture practice with her husband, Brandon, in 2001.
“We had no...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Nonprofit organizations abound in Howard County and Howard Magazine highlights who they are, what they do and how you can help.
Name: Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center
Who: Leslie Rogers, director
Q: What is your mission?
A: The Claudia Mayer...