Marlene Greenebaum, a Baltimore-area philanthropist and cancer survivor who with her husband, Stewart, founded the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, died in Pikesville on Dec. 23. She was 80.
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have discovered that a bacterial protein interferes with an infected cell's ability to respond to and repair DNA, a problem that can cause cancer.
Rain didn't scare away thousands who showed up for Maryland's Race for the Cure in Howard County. This was the first year for Howard County to host the race, which raises money for breast cancer research. The 2018 Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure was a 5K around Columbia Gateway Drive.
In July, 2017 Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, was diagnosed with glioblastoma, aggressive form of brain cancer. A little over a year later, on Aug. 25, McCain passed away from the disease. That is, according to Dr. Roberto Martinez, fairly common.
Manchester resident Jason Lynn, 38, owner of House of Madness Tattoo Emporium & Odditorium in Hampstead has encountered all kinds of requests during his career. But it was only this past Labor Day weekend when he decided to try something new — a three-dimensional nipple reconstruction tattoo...
Shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, the Carroll County Health Department posted a special alert to its Facebook page. “There were eight potential overdoses in the past 24 hours throughout Carroll County,” the alert read.
One-day event licenses to serve alcohol at a fundraiser for a family with young children whose mother and father are battling cancer and for a gala Bel Air High School reunion were recently approved by the Harford County Liquor Control Board.
Royston was not a Hollywood movie star or a highly paid sports celebrity, but she was a hero for many in the community. Her obituary said it best, she was “a passionate and dedicated elementary school teacher, having taught 1st, 3rd, 5th and 6th grades” in the public school system.
Annnetta M. Richter, a flower show judge and a past president of the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland Inc., died Aug. 7 from heart failure at her Blakehurst Retirement Community home in Towson. She was 91.
The Bosom Buddies of Carroll County, a group of women who met three years ago through the Carroll Hospital Embrace program for breast cancer survivors, have raised more than $10,000 for that program in just more than three months.
The separation of body and mind that humanity has created is artificial. We as a society should not continue to tolerate a medical system that treats the body but fails to acknowledge and prevent the negative health effects of social injustice, poverty and trauma.
Our usual Sunday dinners were filled with laughter, comfort food, good wine and lively conversation. It was a tradition with the Euker family that we all relished. But this particular Sunday was different. We had all gathered to share a meal, bake cookeis and cut my hair. My chemo had begun.
This year, the free event will kick off at noon and include picnic food, a DJ, face painting and other child and family friendly fun, according to Sherry Morres, a clinical research nurse at the cancer center and the original organizer of the survivors day event.
Carroll Hospital’s Center for Breast Health continues to find ways to improve and stay at the forefront of treatment for women with breast cancer, becoming the first hospital in Maryland to adopt a new technology that makes removing tumors safer and the process of marking them less painful.
The Kim Kelly Burden Foundation has been named one of six Hospice Heroes for 2018, people and organizations recognized for their outstanding commitment to the hospice and its mission to care for and comfort people in their last six months of life.
Dr. Bernard Michael McGibbon, a retired surgeon who practiced at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center and was known for his skill in reconstructive surgery, died of pneumonia complications April 18 at his Timonium home. He was 86.
Cherry View Park community is hosting a yard sale on April 28 , from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Food will be available in the Community Center. Montpelier Mansion will be hosting numerous events, including its annual Festival of Herbs, Teas and the Arts.
After one year back in Baltimore, the Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure, which raises money for breast cancer research, will move to Columbia this fall to what organizers called a more centralized location that they hope will attract more people from throughout the state.
The One Voice program, started in 2011 under a grant, at the University of Maryland's St. Joseph Medical Center's Cancer Institute offers diagnostic and referral services in a comfortable setting for uninsured women who often didn't seek treatment.
Alice R. Gadzinski, an artist-in-residence at the Creative Alliance who was known for her papier-mache sculptures, died March 10 after a yearlong struggle from breast cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Highlandtown resident was 30.
Nutritionists say there are some benefits of fasting on and off to loose weight — when it's done right, But they caution that there also dangers to intermittent fasting, and that some claims are not backed by science.
There are many ways in which sports and sports figures can work with the general public to help bring awareness to certain causes that combine the star power of the professional athlete with the resources of hard working volunteers to reach a common goal.