| Oct 12, 2008
In the nearly 40 years since the nation declared war on cancer, great advances have been made in breast cancer screening, early detection and treatment.
The death rate for breast cancers has fallen.
More is discovered all the time about the genetics and...
| Oct 13, 2008
At first, he thought it must be a hoax.
The man in the picture didn't have hands at the ends of his arms; he had what looked like tree branches - two masses of tangled, overgrown bark.
In more than 20 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Anthony Gaspari,...
| Oct 13, 2008
In a darkened slice of a convention center ballroom, Dr. Leisha Emens takes her place in front of hundreds gathered to hear about her latest research.
The Johns Hopkins oncologist doesn't look particularly comfortable in the spotlight. This is no way...
| Oct 14, 2008
The elevator doors open on the fifth floor at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Peggy Murphy tentatively steps out, as if crossing a threshold in the struggle to stay ahead of her breast cancer. Last fall, she had been accepted into Dr. Leisha Emens' clinical...
| Oct 15, 2008
As Darby Steadman steps out of her champagne Volvo station wagon, the valet parking attendants at the Johns Hopkins garage warmly welcome one of their regulars. She'll make the 30-minute trip from her Severna Park home every day this week and more than...
| Oct 16, 2008
Anita is dead.
The news, in the first week of August, jolts this loose-knit community of women participating in a trial of an experimental breast cancer vaccine. Just a year ago their friend had triumphantly shared that she was cancer-free, practically...
| Oct 17, 2008
Dr. Leisha Emens dreads the calls she has been getting lately. The news is rarely good. "A lot of people are dying right now. It's to be expected. These people have an incurable disease," Emens says in late August, as she wraps up her early work running...
| Jun 22, 2008
Maryland voters listening to the debate over legalizing slot-machine gambling in the state might be feeling a bit of deja vu - from the 2000 presidential race.
Back then, George W. Bush and Al Gore frequently lobbed accusations of "fuzzy math" when...
| Aug 2, 2008
Bruce E. Ivins, the government biodefense scientist linked to the deadly anthrax mailings of 2001, stood to gain financially from the huge federal spending in the fear-filled aftermath of those killings, the Los Angeles Times has learned.
Ivins is listed...
| Mar 4, 2009
Peggy Murphy, whose tireless fight against advanced breast cancer through traditional means and an experimental vaccine trial at Johns Hopkins was chronicled in a Baltimore Sun series last fall, died yesterday. She was 58.
Murphy never gave up hope...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:14 PM
Dec 12 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the
Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and
does not vouch for their accuracy.
* Stanley Fischer, widely seen as a dean among the world's
top central bankers, is President...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Dec 11 (Reuters) - Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets
on several U.S.-listed companies, including Autozone and Google, on Wednesday.
* W. R. Grace : Baird cuts to neutral on valuation
* Stratasys :...