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Oncology (INACTIVE)

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  • Catonsville cancer researcher hopes notoriety will aid search to treat and cure cancer

    Catonsville cancer researcher hopes notoriety will aid search to treat and cure cancer
    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...
  • Dr. Betty W. Robinson, psychiatrist

    Dr. Betty W. Robinson, psychiatrist
    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...
  • Laurel oncologist pleads guilty to buying and using unapproved drugs

    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...
  • River Hill cancer survivor beat incredible odds, tells his story

    River Hill cancer survivor beat incredible odds, tells his story
    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....
  • Researchers turn attention to breast cancer prevention

    Researchers turn attention to breast cancer prevention
    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,"...
  • Ron Smith to stop chemotherapy, remain on air 'as long as I can'

    Ron Smith to stop chemotherapy, remain on air 'as long as I can'
    Ron Smith went on WBAL radio Thursday, just as he has for the past 27 years. But the conservative talk-show host, who was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, opened his show telling listeners — with characteristic bluntness — that he...
  • Doctors aim to stop pancreatic cancer before it forms

    Doctors aim to stop pancreatic cancer before it forms
    Seeing a chance to stop one of the most deadly kinds of cancer before it forms, doctors at Johns Hopkins and at other hospitals around the nation are focusing on the common pancreatic cyst. Up to 20 percent of pancreatic cancer begins as one of these...
  • Ron Smith and a thing called hope

    Never have I read a more poignant and thought provoking opinion piece than Ron Smith's last column for The Sun ("My work here is done," Nov. 18). It seems cut and dried that realism is the proper philosophy when someone elects not to continue cancer...
  • A free-market solution for drug shortages

    Hospitals nationwide are experiencing shortages of critical generic intravenous drugs. We believe a fundamental reason for this national shortage is government price controls. With these limits, there is little incentive to invest in new facilities and...
  • Dr. Fray F. Marshall

    Dr. Fray F. Marshall
    Dr. Fray Francis Marshall, a urologist and former Johns Hopkins professor who developed surgical technique for the treatment of kidney cancer, died of cancer Dec. 2 at the Atlanta Hospice. He was 67 and had lived in Ruxton before moving to Georgia in...
  • William Pitcher, insurance firm owner, dies

    William Pitcher, insurance firm owner, dies
    William Malcolm Pitcher, an insurance firm owner, died of cancer July 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson, one of the local charities he assisted during his life. The Brooklandville resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Bateman Avenue,...
  • Families, Sinai staffers come together to race for children

    Families, Sinai staffers come together to race for children
    Baltimore resident Sean Harris has grown accustomed to seeing doctors and staff at the Children's Hospital at Sinai; they've provided care for his 3-year-old son, Sean Jr., who in March was diagnosed with a brain tumor. On Sunday morning, Harris and...