| 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...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:34 PM
When a young woman is diagnosed with cancer, getting pregnant is probably the last thing on her mind. But if she wants children in the future, it's something she should think about. The chemotherapy and radiation treatments used to treat cancer can hurt a...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley likely would veto any legislation to legalize medical marijuana because of concerns over whether it would stand up to federal scrutiny, his spokeswoman said Thursday.
His decision comes as states with programs similar to what...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:13 PM
She enters the clinic on a walker, slow yet remarkably steady, and as Pauline Wood hails her host for the day, she gives him a bag of lemon tarts she rose early that morning to bake.
With her white hair and glasses, Wood, 89, is every inch the lovable...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2011
Dr. Betty W. Robinson, a psychiatrist who had been director of inpatient services at the Walter P. Carter Center in downtown Baltimore and an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died June 19 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 10:56 AM
21st Century Oncology, which operates a network of free-standing radiation oncology centers, including one each in Bel Air and Belcamp, has announced it has received full accreditation from the American College of Radiation.
"It is an honor to have...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:31 AM
Isabella Martire, a 52-year-old oncologist in Laurel, will be sentenced Oct. 17 after pleading guilty to buying prescription drugs not approved for use in the United States, and using them on cancer patients.
According to U.S. Justice Department...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 11:42 AM
Mark Gregory pauses as he relives the time when he nearly died. His gaze trails off into the distance and words fail him as he ponders a past he prefers to keep behind closed doors.
Yet, he's willing to dredge up those painful events for a purpose....
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Cheryl Corbin's mother and grandmother had breast cancer, so an oncologist suggested she be tested for an inherited gene mutation linked to the disease. But when the results came in, she didn't show up to hear them.
"I was afraid to hear the words,"...