There's no question in Steve Pearce's mind what his career highlight has been so far: Picking up Ryan Goins' grounder in the top of the ninth on Sept. 16, 2014, running to first to step on the bag and then throwing his hands up in the air as Camden Yards roared.
Catonsville resident Robert Edrington has defeated cancer twice.Next week, he'll take on the disease again, this time on a bicycle. The father of two will be taking part in his second Ride to Conquer Cancer around the capital region Sept. 19 and 20 to benefit the cancer research at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and other central Maryland hospitals.
At first, Richard Lynch thought his wife just had a sore throat. But about two months ago, the co-owner of Bel Air's Buontempo Brothers Pizza was shocked to learn Carolyn, who just turned 50, actually had leukemia.
Columbia residents Christy Erwin and Margie Jessell have organized Around the World Family Fitness Challenge, Aug. 22 at Martin Road Park in Columbia to raise funds for Zaching Against Cancer with 14 challenging activities participants do at their own pace.
Scientists have used tissue from aborted fetuses in their research for years, but debate over the practice has re-emerged after Planned Parenthood was recently accused by anti-abortion activists of profiting from the practice.
Signs, pom-poms and horns are expected to fill Centennial Park early Sunday morning as spectators surround the area to cheer on close to 2,000 participants in the 10th annual Iron Girl Columbia sprint triathlon.
Wednesday marked the fourth day of TV weatherman Justin Berk's Trek Across Maryland, a seven day, 321-mile journey from McHenry to Ocean City to raise funds for the Cool Kids Campaign, a nonprofit which supports children with cancer and their families.
A clinical trial through the University of Maryland Medical School and the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center gave those with blood plasma cancer longer remission times by re-engineering parts of the immune system
Progenics Pharmaceuticals has licensed a highly sophisticated dye, or imaging agent, created by a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professor that can identify prostate cancer cells that can then get picked up by a Pet Scan machine.
Gov. Larry Hogan entered a Baltimore hospital Sunday for his second round of chemotherapy treatment, as well-wishers prayed, sang and left him handwritten notes during a Harford County vigil that organizers pledged to repeat around the state.
Dr. Risa B. Mann, professor emeritus of pathology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where she also headed the residency-training program for the department of pathology for 20 years, died June 26 at her Chevy Chase home of non-smoking lung cancer. She was 69.
On the first day after Gov. Larry J. Hogan told Maryland he has an aggressive form of cancer, he stayed away from the State House and worked from the governor's mansion in between medical appointments.
What turns fun, social activities like bowling, laser tag, and dinner at a restaurant into events with an important purpose? When they are organized as fundraisers with a mission, and that is what Ben Oliver, of Timonium, did. This rising junior at The Gilman School was recently recognized for his outstanding efforts in raising money for the Maryland Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLSS). As first runner up in the Student of the Year Campaign, Ben raised more than $18,000.
By Karen Gardner Radke and firstname.lastname@example.org
Twenty years ago, a small group of people comprising 13 teams raised $27,000 for cancer research by walking around and around the track at Bel High School at the first Relay for Life in Harford County. Since then, Relay for Life has found great success in Harford County, growing to as many as three different events in a year and raising more than $1 million for the American Cancer Society.
On Feb. 2, Cathy Chiaramonte, 54, a teacher at Eldersburg Elementary was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, a fast-growing brain tumor, according to information from the American Cancer Society, after an episode at school in which she was rushed to the emergency room, she said.