Cancer

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Actress Rita Wilson Announces She Has Breast Cancer, Had Double Mastectomy

Actress Rita Wilson announced Tuesday she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy.

04/14/2015

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New Cancer Report May Help Doctors ID Which Patients More At Risk

A new national report on cancer offers a road map for targeting cancer more precisely.

04/04/2015

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Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about her decision to make a pre-emptive strike against cancer, opting for a preventative double mastectomy. Her decision launched a worldwide discussion.

Md. Doctor Applauds Angelina Jolie’s Decision To Remove Ovaries After Cancer Scare

Brave move. Hollywood star Angelina Jolie makes a shocking revelation, telling the world about her close call with ovarian cancer and why she can no longer have children.

03/24/2015

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New PBS Cancer Documentary Filmed At Johns Hopkins Hospital

The story of cancer. A new documentary about the deadly disease is filmed right here in Baltimore.

03/23/2015

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Cancer Survivors Bring Awareness, Encourage Early Detection

It is a disease that affects thousands of woman in Maryland– killing more here in Baltimore than any other area.

03/14/2015

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Baltimore Cancer Patients Experiment With Cutting Edge Treatment

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Some Baltimore area cancer patients are on the leading edge of treatment. As Mike Schuh reports if the experiment is successful, millions may later follow in their foot steps. Thanks to modern medicine, […]

03/13/2015

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Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Coffee With Maria Dennis.

02/17/2015

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Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.

01/21/2015

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Carroll Co. Teen Raises Funds For St. Jude’s

She’s only 13 and has cerebral palsy, but that hasn’t stopped one Carroll County teen from reaching out to help others.

01/19/2015

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Casey Cares Foundation Gives 2-Year-Old Girl With Leukemia A Birthday Surprise

Celebrating birthdays is the best when you’re young. But for one special Anne Arundel County girl, turning two was a huge milestone.

11/18/2014

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Google Working On Pill That Could Detect Cancer Cells

Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient’s bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.

10/31/2014

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Woman Journeys Through Pregnancy And Breast Cancer

Amber Blose typed up a few paragraphs and posted to the Internet. With the last few key strokes, she wrote:
“No sugar-coating will be found. That’s just not my style.”

10/26/2014

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