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Annapolis City Hall lights up pink for breast cancer

During breast cancer awareness month, Annapolis and Anne Arundel County leaders encourage women, many who may have pushed off preventative screenings during the pandemic, to schedule appointments

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Howard County high school students launch 2nd annual

This month, Howard County-based Chasing Childhood Cancer will be holding its second annual virtual 5K from Oct. 20-27 to raise support for the Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center

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National cancer summits held in Randallstown and …

The Energy Department and the National Cancer Institute said it was launching a new program to analyze cancer data with supercomputers, and …

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Chesapeake Cancer Alliance Holiday tree storefronts

Joan Hayden, left, with the Chesapeake Cancer Alliance and Toni McCracken, owner of the Tiger Lily Boutique, make a few final touches to the trees and wreaths in …

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Mount Airy’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed among U.S. women and is the second leading cause of death among women after lung cancer, according to a news release.

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Cancer is terrifying. Dealing with cancer during a

Cancer patients can still avoid a doctor’s office for most appointments. About three-quarters of the appointments at Hopkins are now through …

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Spa-like treatments ease symptoms in cancer patients

In mid-2017, doctors discovered Yommer, 58, had prostate cancer. Then came a bladder cancer diagnosis the following June. The second diagnosis, a more aggressive cancer, meant Yommer, a …

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In a Baltimore courtroom, mercy for an inmate with

While the chains around his waist seemed grotesquely inappropriate, I suppose there was a chance a 64-year-old man with end-stage liver cancer could …

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Covering cancer scars with ink

In this Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 photo, breast cancer survivor Mari Jankowski takes a photo of her new tattoo that covers a scar in West Allis, Wis. For women who have survived breast cancer, reconstructive surgery can be a first step toward looking like their old selves.

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Westminster woman in New York City Marathon to inspire

A Westminster woman is aiming to inspire hope by participating in a nationwide marathon that celebrates 15.5 million cancer survivors and raises money to support patient programs and

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Dr. Diane M. Becker, a public health scientist who

Dr. Diane M. Becker, a retired Johns Hopkins public health scientist who championed healthy community medicine in underserved areas, died …

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Bel Air group spreads holiday cheer on Main Street, raises

To help spread some holiday cheer, a group with the Chesapeake Cancer Alliance set out Monday to decorate several storefronts with Christmas trees and wreaths for …

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Pink Fling at Carroll Hospital PHOTOS

Cancer survivors Cecilia Alcorn, left, and Norma Bair piece together bouquets of flowers as they take part in a celebration for breast cancer survivors at Carroll Hospital on …

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Carroll Hospital physician, lymphoma survivor lauds

That cancer could have been there for another whole year if the patient was only getting mammograms.” One of the more important changes that the doctor has witnessed is …

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Hopkins study maps cancer by city ZIP code; Lexington

A study of Baltimore cancer rates shows that the inner-city neighborhood near Lexington Market has the highest rate in the city, followed by an industrial stretch south of …

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Cancer quinceanera

A cancer patient dances with a cadet from Nicaragua’s Military Academy during her “Quinceanera” (15th birthday) party at a hotel in Managua September 20, 2014. A quinceanera is a traditional celebration for a girl turning 15.

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Cancer, AIDS and Research

Cancer is a calamity that's arrived; the full impact of AIDS is inexorably on the way. Desperation has led to a good deal of nonsense in the arguments …

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Carroll County needs a Veterans Treatment Court; Young

Hello. My name is Oliver and I am 8 years old. In November 2018 I was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of blood cancer. I am still in treatment almost three years later.

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Cancer survivor Katie McCracken an inspiration to Towson

But the cancer diagnosis had Cristen McCracken, usually an optimist, fearing the worst. “There’s a Little House [on the Prairie] episode and a Waltons episode with a child with leukemia, and

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Amid cancer, Hogan finds 'a real camaraderie'

Since revealing his cancer diagnosis in June, Gov. Larry Hogan has forged a sprawling yet intimate support network that includes friendships with a middle-aged mother of three, a …

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New Hopkins device allows researchers to observe how

The way cancer spreads from one organ to other parts of the body, called metastasis, has never been seen this way before. It became possible after several years of work by a …

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Cancer, heart surgery can't keep her from her true love

Cancer, heart surgery can't keep her from her true love. By By Sandra McKee and The Baltimore Sun. Oct 25, 2012 at 3:00 AM. The players of the …

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Clinical trials and immunotherapy fuel optimism in cancer

Cancer cells have found a way to cheat death by turning this protein off. "These [immunotherapy] drugs reverse that process, and by doing that, …

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Trey Mancini is more than MLB’s ‘face of cancer.’ The

The Orioles will play their 162nd and final game Sunday, and Trey Mancini has played in almost 150 of them after missing last season undergoing …

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National group wants cancer warning labels on acid reflux

The Esophageal Cancer Action Network in Baltimore plans to file a citizen's petition Monday with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to require cancer warnings on …

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Harford’s Linkous family goes bald, raises money to fight

The Linkous family was introduced to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation several years ago through Chuck Chamness, the retiring President and CEO of NAMIC, whose son Joey is a …

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Former first lady's form of cancer expected to kill 21,000

Former first lady's form of cancer expected to kill 21,000 this year. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the disease that killed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is an …

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Orioles star Trey Mancini earns American League Comeback

The league’s honor matches the one Mancini, 29, received from his peers after missing the 2020 season undergoing treatment for stage 3 colon cancer. He …

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Former Harford County police dog fighting cancer; owner

But the cancer can be effectively treated with radiation and offers an 80% success rate. A former co-worker of Seilback’s started a GoFundMe page to help cover the costs of Diogi’s treatment

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NO REGRETS; When tennis star Pam Shriver met the man of

The cancer was in remission when the two started to date, but they both realized it was unpredictable. "There's always a time in a relationship when …

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Clues sought in cancer cases of Fla. children St. Lucie

In fact, the rate of cancer among children nationwide has been rising steadily since the early 1970s. About 8,000 new cases of cancer, the most common form …

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Dwayne Osgood, a former Navy men’s lacrosse player, died

Osgood died of cancer in December, and his sister-in-law, Katie Bennett, is seeking to raise awareness and money for brain cancer research and will also run in …

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Linda’s Journey, Part One: Confronting cancer [GRAPHIC

Once the cancer was discovered, she was referred to surgeons at Johns Hopkins, and on Dec. 12, 2007, much of her nose was removed in an operation that lasted eight hours. As a nurse, Hershey had watched hundreds of patients face surgeries: heart …

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Mrs. Quayle recalls cancer tragedy Vice president's wife

Maryland -- at 194 cancer deaths per 100,000 population -- has the highest cancer death rate of any state in the United States, a fact that did not escape Mrs. Quayle.

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Treatment of brain cancer may extend patient's life 5 or

* The Cancer Information Service, (800) 4-CANCER. * National Brain Tumor Foundation, 323 Geary St., Suite 510, San Francisco 94102; (415) 296-0404. * …

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Study reveals strongest link yet between organ transplants

Testing revealed liver cancer, which doctors tried to remove surgically. But when they opened her up they discovered that the tumor was too big. A …

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Zoe Stauch is beating Leukemia, and being a kid

There are a lot of ways in which pediatric cancer is different than cancer in adults. The emotional toll it takes on the family as a whole is one of them, according to Dr. Aziza Shad, one of Zoe's

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NFL goes pink to support National Breast Cancer Awareness

40 Photos. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to show their support the National Football League’s players, coaches, referees, cheerleaders and spectators donned the color pink. Denver Broncos cheerleaders perform before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Denver. (Jack Dempsey/AP Photo)

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An upbeat Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan vows to beat

The cancer begins with an abnormal white blood cell and can easily spread throughout the body through the lymph system. More than two-thirds of …

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Nonprofit teams up with 2 Howard businesses to create wigs

For the month of September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, she and HoCo Pirate Adventures, a local dad who hosts treasure hunts, are hosting a …

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At the beginning of another oyster season in Maryland, the

After the coronavirus pandemic decreased demand for oysters during last year's wild harvest season, Maryland's seafood industry is praying for …

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Little proof found linking radon in homes to cancer

But the EPA and other scientists contend that there is enough indirect evidence that radon is a major cause of cancer at levels found in many homes to take action.

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Colorectal cancer one of only a few cancers that can be

•Colorectal cancer is the nation's second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men and women. Advertisement •Colorectal cancer is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented.

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Screen for colorectal cancer at age 45, American Cancer

Colorectal cancer, the third-most common type of cancer in the United States, still manifests mostly in Americans older than 55. The Center for …

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Carroll Hospital's new head of radiation oncology on this

The idea that cancer is a single disease is a major myth. In actuality, cancer has many different mechanisms that manifest in various ways. Some cancers are highly curable with appropriate

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Ravens defensive line coach Clarence Brooks says he has cancer

As a cancer fighter hoping to become a cancer survivor, I don't need sympathy. I need understanding [of] what I'm going through, and we got that here," Brooks said. "John was the first one I …

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