Cancer

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Univ. Of Md. Builds Medical Center Offering Proton Therapy

Cancer tumors doctors couldn’t touch may soon become fair game.

10/15/2014

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5th Annual Dominator Memorial Walk/Run Benefits Childhood Cancer

If you like to run or walk you can do it Saturday in Harford County and at the same time raise some much needed money for the fight against pediatric cancer.

09/26/2014

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GWU Fraternity Rallies Around Cancer-Stricken Dad

A George Washington University fraternity is rallying around a member whose father is battling his fourth round of cancer and has been given a year to live.

09/26/2014

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New Data Shows No Fort Detrick Cancer Clusters

Public health officials say an updated study shows no statistically significant evidence of cancer clusters within 2 miles of Fort Detrick in Frederick.

09/25/2014

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New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases

Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.

09/17/2014

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Ride To Conquer Cancer Is Underway

The Ride to Conquer Cancer is officially underway!

09/13/2014

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Song About Prostate Cancer Inspired By Md. Man

Chances are, you know someone who has prostate cancer. One in six men is affected with the disease, which can be treated if diagnosed in the early stages.

09/12/2014

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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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At-Home Test For Colon Cancer Coming Soon

The Mayo Clinic is the first in the country to offer a new, at-home screening test for colon cancer.

08/27/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

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Choice Saves Life Of Stranger Who Becomes Friend

A chance match between genetic material turned international strangers into friends, one saving the other’s life.

08/02/2014

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Cancer Patients Can Get ‘Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available

Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.

08/01/2014

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