To give back in support of Cancer LifeNet, Rivera has formed Team Yomaris to participate in the Sixth annual Amanda Hichkad CCA Celebration Walk Saturday, May 18, at 8 a.m. at The John Carroll School, 703 E. Churchville Road in Bel Air.
"It's really about time that happened," said Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee, deputy director of Johns Hopkins University's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. Patients should be asked what side effects and risks they'll accept, "not just treated as research subjects," she said.
As a pediatric hematologist/oncologist, I strive to provide my patients with the same level of care Governor Hogan received. Unfortunately, due to shortages of old and off-patent drugs used to cure approximately 85 percent of all children with cancer in the U.S., it is increasingly hard to do.
Every Havre de Grace leader, including the mayor, city council members and department heads, wore a light blue shirt bearing the slogan “We got this” during the regular council meeting Monday evening as a tribute to Council President David Glenn’s battle with cancer.
Dr. Paul Talalay, a noted molecular pharmacologist who headed a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine research team that found a chemical in broccoli that boosted the cancer-fighting abilities of humans and animal cells, died Sunday of heart failure at his Roland Park home. He was 95.
Head-shaving events are held in communities around the country, including Bel Air, each year as people get their heads, as well as beards or mustaches, shaved in exchange for donations to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
Dr. J. Thomas August, who did pioneering research in immunology and vaccine development at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died Feb. 11 of metastatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former Poplar Hill resident was 91.
There is much political talk about Larry Hogan taking on Donald Trump in 2020. But does the Maryland governor the kind of media skills and moves it will take to run against someone as TV tough and Twitter nasty as the transgressive and tailor-made tabloid character in the White House?
As the federal government in Washington sinks into ever-deeper dysfunction and the public casts about for alternatives, some so-called “Never Trump” Republicans are urging Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to run in a 2020 primary against his party’s president.
When cancer starts in the cervix, it is called cervical cancer. The cervix is the lower, narrow end of a woman’s uterus. Cervical cancer usually grows very slowly, so it is highly curable when found and treated early. All women are at risk for cervical cancer with 13,000 diagnoses every year.
Harford County Executive Barry Glassman discussed how county government finances have improved over four years and highlighted strong homebuilding and job growth as well as improved addiction and mental health services in his State of the County address to the Harford Chamber of Commerce.
Bethany Jane, the woman behind the "Mary Jane Chronicles" website, seeks to expand the Maryland marijuana community's social network through themed, educational events where they can connect with other patients and dispensaries.
Facials, acupuncture and massage may seem more suited for spa clients looking to be pampered, but studies show such treatments can relieve pain, reduce swelling and improve cancer patients’ outlook in ways traditional medicine sometimes can’t.
After two of the most expensive U.S. House races in history, David Trone could finally exhale. The 63-year-old executive, who recently endured a cancer scare, was sworn in as Maryland’s newest congressman. “It’s good to get over the top,” said the Democrat.
In the cold months, this barrier island is a place of austere stillness, its famed wild ponies grazing along brown marshes, their long faces reflecting in waters often skimmed in ice, their seasonally shaggy coats flickering in the chill breeze.
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.
Low-dose Computerized Tomography gives patients at a higher risk for lung cancer to be screened before symptoms begin to manifest. Discovery of the cancer at an earlier stages and before it begins to spread gives more opportunity and options for treatment and a better chance of successful outcomes.
Angela G. DeCarlo, a Loyola University Maryland senior who was committed to peace and justice issues, died Nov. 4 from liposarcoma. a rare cancer of connective tissues, at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 21
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.